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Diversity in the Workplace: Women in Leadership

Medtronic works to better support women pursuing leadership roles
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While public dialogue — and a commitment by many large companies — to address the gender equality gap is helping raise awareness, the percentage of women in leadership roles, across industries, continues to lag. At Medtronic, action translates into fostering a strong culture of inclusion and accountability; setting aggressive, measurable goals; and implementing policies and programs that accelerate progress. 

 

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While public dialogue — and a commitment by many large companies — to address the gender equality gap is helping raise awareness, the percentage of women in leadership roles, across industries, continues to lag. At Medtronic, action translates into fostering a strong culture of inclusion and accountability; setting aggressive, measurable goals; and implementing policies and programs that accelerate progress. 

 

Inclusive Workplace Earns Aramark Three Awards

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Higher rates of workplace diversity can help companies evolve, innovate, problem-solve and be more efficient. It attracts the best talent, and helps define a company's reputation as a responsible company.

In the past few weeks, Aramark has earned three separate awards recognizing the company for its inclusive environment:

Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Chevron is Engineering Opportunities for Women

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Chevron was honored with the Catalyst Award for efforts related to attracting, retaining, developing and advancing women at Chevron. In this video, Chevron executives and employees share the company’s 20-year journey to increase diversity and inclusion in the workplace driven by The Chevron Way and senior-level management commitment. 
 
To learn more about diversity at Chevron visit www.chevron.com/about/diversity

Opening Doors Through a Mother’s Heart

From despair to hope, Iris Peralta found a new door opened, her life changed, and a new joy in being a mother, with help from a Florida program supported by Wells Fargo.
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With motors and machine tools surrounding her, Iris Peralta smiles as she wields a welding gun at her workstation. Her work on the factory floor is to create new specialty parts for high-end sports cars.

She dons her protective helmet, positions the welding wand, and works the sweet science of machining she has come to love. With steady precision, she shapes the metal parts that will help the cars run like a top.

FCA US Earns Spot on DiversityInc’s 2019 Lists of “Noteworthy Companies for Diversity” and “Top Companies for Veterans”

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  • FCA US has earned one of DiversityInc’s top recognitions 11 times since the benchmarks were established in 2001
  • Third consecutive year the Company earned a top spot in the specialty category “Top Companies for Veterans” established in 2017
  • Commitment to diversity enables every employee to perform at their potential and the Company to achieve desired business results
  • Sophisticated supplier diversity programs continue to differentiate FCA US as a diversity leader
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  • FCA US has earned one of DiversityInc’s top recognitions 11 times since the benchmarks were established in 2001
  • Third consecutive year the Company earned a top spot in the specialty category “Top Companies for Veterans” established in 2017
  • Commitment to diversity enables every employee to perform at their potential and the Company to achieve desired business results
  • Sophisticated supplier diversity programs continue to differentiate FCA US as a diversity leader

Arrow Electronics Sponsors New Nonprofit Advancing Women in Electronics Industry

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DENVER, May 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics is a founding sponsor of Women in Electronics, a new nonprofit created to support women in the electronics industry. The organization expands leadership skills, accelerates personal and professional development and builds strategic networks to advance inclusion among electronics employers.

Hormel Foods Recognized as a Best for Vets Employer for Seventh Consecutive Year

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AUSTIN, Minn., May 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced it has been recognized on the 2019 Best for Vets Employers ranking by Military Times. This is the seventh consecutive year the company has made the list, which evaluates many factors that make a company or organization a good fit for military veterans.

CASE Construction Equipment Unveiled Accessible Backhoe Loader Prototype at bauma 2019

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CASE Construction Equipment, a global construction equipment brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) presented an accessible backhoe loader prototype at bauma 2019, which took place in Munich, Germany, in early April 2019. The machine has been developed to ensure that operators of all mobility levels can be members of the CASE operators’ community.

Diversity and Inclusion is a Winning Strategy for EHS and Sustainability Teams

Latest NAEM report outlines key strategies to improve talent management, employee retention and succession planning
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Diversity and inclusion strategies are the best way to build high-performance teams, improve employee retention and prepare the EHS&S function for a wave of leadership succession, according to a new report published today by NAEM.

NAEM is the National Association for Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management.

At a time when succession planning is a critical program for leadership at all companies, Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt said the report offers fresh thinking to inform EHS&S staffing strategies.

Nike, Bridgestone and a Dozen Others Join Businesses Pushing Back on Controversial Tennessee Bills

by Meg Garner, Reporter, Nashville Business Journal
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Locally, the Nashville LGBT Chamber distributed its own letter that was signed by seven of its major corporate members, including Bridgestone Americas Inc., Dell Technologies, Salesforce.com Inc. and Postmates. AllianceBernstein, Curb Records and Warner Music Group also signed on to the chamber's letter, after previously speaking out individually on the bills. Joe Woolley, the chamber's CEO, said in an email that 20 small businesses have also endorsed the letter.

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