Workplace Inclusion CSR News

Native American Employees Talk Diversity

Duke Energy employees honor their heritage
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During National Native American Heritage Month, Duke Energy highlighted the contributions of the company’s native American employees. In this video, several Native American employees talk about their culture, heritage and traditions.

Working Mother Media Names VF Corporation One of the “Top 75 Companies for Executive Women”

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DENVER, December 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, has been named one of the 2020+ Top Companies for Executive Women by Working Mother Media (WMM). WMM continues to explore ways to move more women into top positions, while highlighting the successes at these trailblazing companies.

Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers to Drive Workplace Equality and Inclusion Through The Consumer Goods Forum

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CGF Board Members Vote to Prioritise Actions that Promote Equality and Inclusion for All

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CGF Board Members Vote to Prioritise Actions that Promote Equality and Inclusion for All

Companies That Focus on Disability Inclusion Grow Faster Than Their Peers

New Accenture Research: Enabling Change, Getting to Equal 2020
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Our new global research finds companies that fully include employees with disabilities grow faster. Yet, employees with disabilities are 60% more likely to feel excluded than their colleagues. We uncovered eight important factors that build a more inclusive culture for all employees and help unlock a company’s full potential. Find out and learn more.

ON Semiconductor Hong Kong Site Celebrates Responsibility & Inclusion Week 2020

Written By: Zillah Chung, human resources manager
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With only single digit daily new COVID-19 cases, the Hong Kong human resources team decided to plan special activities tied to the company’s Responsibility & Inclusion Week. The team aimed at creating memorable employee experiences, at the same time driving the company’s values around inclusion, ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR).

More than 700 Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy Leaders Convene to Advance Racial Equity

Nation’s leading corporate purpose organizations join forces for two-day virtual event, Racial Equity: Moving Companies from Promise to Action
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NEW YORK, December 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To accelerate the progress and impact of business efforts to address racial equity, Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), The Council on Foundations, and Points of Light collaborated to host a two-day conference titled, “

Why There Has Never Been a Better Time for Neurodiversity

Be Inspired to "Think Differently"
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I am not a neutral party when it comes to neurodiversity.  I am a parent of an autistic teenager, and my work is also related to the topic. Neurodiversity is the different ways we as humans think, communicate and see the world. It’s the fact that variations in the human genome that include autism, ADHD, OCD, and dyslexia, among others, are simply variations of the brain. Neurodiversity also implies that these differences, while presenting certain challenges, also contain often untapped strengths for the individual, for businesses, and for society overall. 

Newly Funded MBA Initiative Paves the Way for Women in Challenging Circumstances to Become Female Leaders of the Future

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

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 The ‘Future3’ programme from Omniwomen UK + Allies and global charity Theirworld gives women in Beirut opportunity to advance through business learning

When Job Skills Meet Their Match

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Finding a job may seem pretty straightforward – update your resume, fill out an application, interview for the job. However, if you’re one of the estimated 3.5 million Americans with Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), it’s not that simple.

For many high-functioning young adults with autism, it is not a lack of intelligence or ability but rather a lack of training, education and social support that limits their futures.

Celebrating International Day of Persons With Disabilities

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Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World.1

The following article was authored by Dennis P. Heathfield, Executive Director Inclusion, People with Disabilities and Veterans, Cummins Inc. 

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