Workplace Inclusion CSR News

Empowering Women in the Workplace: Female Employees Fast Tracked From Line Workers to Supervisors

Bangladeshi garment company DBL Group supporting career progression of its female employees through accelerated leadership training programme
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By Mashook Mujib Chowdhury, Deputy Manager, Sustainability, at DBL Group

Why Diversity and Inclusion Should Matter to Financial Advisers

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The face of the U.S. financial consumer is changing rapidly. Millennials are expected to drive a seismic shift in attitudes that will shape our culture, how they seek financial advice, and where they choose to work. With the changing demographics in the workplace and marketplace, advisers have an opportunity to build their business and to attract and retain younger clients by demonstrating a commitment to inclusion and being supportive of the LGBT community.  

4th Global Forum on Business for Gender Equality: The Future of Work and the 2030 Agenda

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Crowne Plaza Hotel
Santiago de Chile
27-28 February 2018

This forum brings together more than 400 business leaders, governments, academia, trade unions and civil society, from 25 countries, to share best practices for reducing gender gaps in the workplace and to highlight the role of the business sector as a key player in advancing gender equality and building inclusive work environments for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.  

The key objectives of this event are: 

The Strike That Brought Hope to Memphis Sanitation Workers

Surviving Memphis sanitation workers recall their 1968 campaign for economic equality, and the final moments of Dr. King’s life
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“I remember when I was hired by the Memphis Department of Public Works on April 15, 1967,” recalls Rev. Cleophus Smith. “This particular morning, it was cold. I’m talkin’ about cold, cold. We didn’t have sufficient gloves, clothes, nor did we have water to drink on the job.”

Beyond the Food: Wendy’s Recognized as an Outstanding Workplace

by Coley O'Brien, Chief People Officer
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People. Profits. Planet.

That was the focus of the TDn2K™ (Transforming Data into Knowledge) 2018 Global Best Practices Conference, which Wendy’s colleagues, franchisees and I attended in Dallas last month.

Global Survey Applauds TransCanada’s Gender Equality Efforts

TransCanada named among 104 companies in Bloomberg’s inaugural Gender-Equality Index
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TransCanada has earned global recognition for our efforts to create a gender equal work environment.

We are one of 104 companies from 10 sectors to be named in Bloomberg’s inaugural Gender-Equality Index (GEI), released January 22, 2018 – and one of only two energy companies to make the cut.

Part 2: Q&A With Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader Dr. Rohini Anand

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Rohini Anand, PhD, is the Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo, and Chair, Catalyst Board of Advisors. In a three-part Q&A blog series, we asked Dr. Anand to share details about her pivotal role at one of the world's largest multinational corporations focusing on “quality of life services.” Below is part two where we asked about what challenges she faces and what she believes the future holds for diversity and inclusion.

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Rohini Anand, PhD, is the Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo, and Chair, Catalyst Board of Advisors. In a three-part Q&A blog series, we asked Dr. Anand to share details about her pivotal role at one of the world's largest multinational corporations focusing on “quality of life services.” Below is part two where we asked about what challenges she faces and what she believes the future holds for diversity and inclusion.

Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent & Tech: Equity Along the Spectrum

Senior Director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech
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The Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent, and Tech Accelerate Community has taken a deep dive into the structure and objectives of individual programs focused on tech equity in the portfolios of its members. The objective of the CECP community is to develop a framework that can render corporate efforts in tech equity more impactful.

Diversity and Teamwork Drive Innovation

“Our teamwork, both regionally and globally, results in solutions that are much greater than if one region worked alone.”
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By Hassan Rmaile, Vice President, Global Research & Development, Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials

Back in August this year I attended the opening of our Innovation and Knowledge Center in Pune, India - an expansion of our facilities to celebrate our 20 year anniversary in the country.  The center is one of 7 global Innovation and Knowledge centers, each of which represent the specific needs of their region as well as having unique perspectives and specialist material science expertise.  

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