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At TransCanada, we believe a workplace that includes people with diverse backgrounds, opinions and skills makes us a better company
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At TransCanada, we believe a workplace that includes people with diverse backgrounds, opinions and skills makes us a better company. Our vision is to ensure our workforce reflects the communities where we live and work, and make sure everyone is respected and able to contribute to their full potential.

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, hear from one of our strong female leaders as she reflects on her dynamic career at TransCanada.

Meet Nicole Remillard, director of Health, Safety, Security and Emergency Management

Walmart's Sourcing From Women-Owned Suppliers Drives Business

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The number of U.S. women-owned businesses (WOB) is increasing dramatically, yet they continue to contribute the same percentage to domestic business revenues as they did 20 years ago — about 4% of all revenue — in spite of the number of WOB growing 114% compared to 44% for all businesses in the same period. The country had an estimated 11.6 million WOB in 2017, according to American Express OPEN, with $1.7 trillion in revenue.

VIDEO | Tackling Climate Change Through the Circular Economy

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In recent months, we’ve seen hurricanes in the United States that caused $300 billion in economic losses, floods in India that caused dozens of deaths and destructive wildfires in Iberia and California. This is what the world looks like after a temperature increase of 1°C - can you imagine what it will look like after 3°C?

The circular economy is one of the solutions, and it’s everyone’s business. Watch Maria Mendiluce, Managing Director at WBCSD, outline the circular economy and the action that business can take in her speech at TEDxDonauinsel.

The Future is Female: Break Through Ideas for Women in Foodservice

by Elizabeth Drake
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For the past five years, I’ve worked for an iconic brand where a female is the face of the Company. You know her as Wendy – the young, red headed girl with pigtails and freckles. And it’s refreshing to see Wendy’s face – a female face – every day when I come to work. 

American Express Names Sonia Cargan as Chief Diversity Officer

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NEW YORK, March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - American Express today announced the appointment of Sonia Cargan as the chief diversity officer. In this role, Cargan will be responsible for ensuring American Express remains an employer of choice among top diverse talent and drives collective success through the development of inclusive teams and a collaborative work environment.

Barclays HeForShe Ambassador Srishti Warman on Promoting Gender Equality in India

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On International Women’s Day, we talk to Barclays Business Analyst Srishti Warman about her work promoting gender equality in India – and how her commitment to “making a difference” began as a child.

217 Years to Women’s Equality? Not on Viacom’s Watch

by Lisa Di Venuta
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The World Economic Forum is concerned that, if nothing changes, full global gender parity is likely 217 years away.

Viacom thinks that we should start closing that gap today.

Tata Consultancy Services Spreads Its Message of Democratizing Access at This Year’s International Women’s Day Forum

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On March 7, Balaji Ganapathy, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Head of Workforce Effectiveness in North America, joined an esteemed panel of speakers in Washington D.C., at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and U.S. Department of State’s eighth International Women's Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality. This year’s forum focused on how private and public stakeholders can combine their resources and skills to achieve gender parity. Balaji discussed the need for gender innovations in education and training and what TCS is doing to impact and prom

VIDEO | Whole Planet Foundation: Powering Her Potential

Celebrating International Women’s Day
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In honor of women around the globe who are lifting up themselves and their families through their own hard work and creativity, happy International Women’s Day! Today Whole Planet Foundation celebrates the achievements of microentrepreneurs like Rupa who are using their voice and their personal power to change their own lives through microbusinesses they lead.

Work Life Balance? More Like a Seesaw

By Allyson Park
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Ask me about balance when my daughter forgets her PE clothes, our basement floods, one dog is sick, my husband is juggling seven active litigation cases and I’m on a busy work trip 1,400 miles away. Better yet, don’t ask. Fortunately, days when everything goes awry are rare, so I just do my best at staying agile and taking it one day at a time.

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