Workplace Inclusion CSR News

3 Changes for Women and Business in 2019

To accelerate the pace of change in workplace gender equality, business can implement and scale solutions to reach more women.
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We celebrate International Women’s Day this year, as ever, with the launch of a wealth of new initiatives and commitments from companies, governments and civil society organizations. And yet, the pace of change is still too slow.

Teck Is Bridging the Gender Gap by Creating a Diversity Network in Chile

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In Chile, women make up just 8.3% of workers in the mining industry; at 14%, Teck’s workforce in Chile exceeds the industry average. However, knowing the importance of inclusion and diversity, we doubled down on a cultural change with a gender perspective to better support and attract women into our workforce. 

Comcast NBCUniversal Named a LinkedIn Top Company for 2019

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April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Comcast NBCUniversal has been named to LinkedIn’s Top Companies list for a third-straight year. The list identifies 50 companies where Americans most want to work right now.

The annual ranking is calculated by analyzing actions taken by over half a billion LinkedIn users and weighs three main metrics – job applications, engagement and employee retention – at U.S. companies with over 500 employees.

Scotiabank Demonstrates ESG Progress and Launches New Strategy in 2018 Sustainable Business Report

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April 4, 2019 -- Scotiabank’s 2018 Sustainable Business Report is now available online, and includes the Bank’s new strategy on Sustainable Business focusing on four core priorities where the Bank can help make the biggest impact: Trust, Climate Change, Economic Inclusion and Young People.

Celebrating Opportunity for All During Autism Awareness Month

by Brian Reaves
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Today is World Autism Awareness Day, a day to increase the global understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Autism is described as a “spectrum” because there’s a wide degree of variation in the way ASD affects people. When describing autism, the concept of neurodiversity is becoming more widely used. Neurodiversity is about recognizing and respecting the different ways each of our brains work.

Legg Mason Earns Top Marks in 2019 Corporate Equality Index

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BALTIMORE, April 2, 2019 /3BL Media/— Legg Mason announced today that it has received a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. Legg Mason joins the ranks of more than 560 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks in this year’s survey, which is administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.

Consumers Energy Discusses How Work Life Has Changed for Women Leaders With Its First Woman Senior Executive

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The challenges facing Consumers Energy's first woman senior executive Cathy Reynolds in the workplace might sound familiar to many women. CMS Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe sat down with Cathy, Consumers Energy’s first woman senior vice president, to talk about how work life has changed for women over the last 40 years.

Watch the video to learn about the challenges and how a “rapid progression of pandemonium” lead Cathy to make a tough decision.

Black & Veatch CEO’s Signature Cements Commitment to Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Pledge signed by Steve Edwards enables a workplace that reflects “our clients and the world around us”
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Diverse and inclusive workplaces promote better decision making, economic growth and professional development. That’s why Black & Veatch announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steve Edwards has joined the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

From the Call Center to the C-Suite: HPE's Neri Talks Diversity, Latino Leadership

By Jennifer Elias
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Antonio Neri, the only Latino to lead a Fortune 500 company in Silicon Valley, speaks about his personal "responsibility" to hire the right Latinos in tech and his ambitions for a people-focused legacy.

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Fly Women: An Interview with JetBlue's Hazel Theriault

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For Women’s History Month, JetBlue and the JetBlue Foundation are teaming up to profile some of the airline’s amazing female crewmembers with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) backgrounds who are leaving their mark on the industry. In this spotlight, we are highlighting Hazel Theriault, Public Programs Coordinator, Orlando Science Center.

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