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Benevity and General Atlantic Announce Strategic Partnership

Leading Provider of "Corporate Goodness" Software Set to Scale Globally
Press Release

CALGARY, AB, January 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., a global provider of corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has made a strategic investment in the company.

Q&A With Global Diversity and Inclusion Leader Rohini Anand, PhD

By Rohini Anand, Ph.D
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What are some of the main responsibilities of your role? 

The role of anyone leading global diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts and strategy is to impact culture change. My responsibility is to create a more inclusive culture at Sodexo and to position us as a good corporate citizen. As D&I change agents, we have to approach our work with a systems mindset, looking to address processes, policies and procedures, mindsets and behaviors, and, ultimately, the culture.

Sustainability Starts With Our People

We take sustainability to heart, especially when it comes to our people
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For any business looking to reduce its environmental impact, establishing a sustainability game plan is critical, but complex. Companies that set out on this path will want to look at ways to use fewer and renewable resources in their products; make their facilities more efficient; adopt sustainable procurement practices; and launch internal initiatives like recycling programs. There are many ways to protect our planet at every level and in every corner of a business, but there is an equally important and often overlooked element of a sustainability mission – people.

America's Best Employers For Diversity

Jeff Kauflin, Forbes Staff
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Forbes worked with research firm Statista to compile the definitive list of the best employers for diversity in America. Statista surveyed 30,000 U.S. employees in August 2017 to inform the list, asking questions about diversity, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age and disability. Responses among underrepresented ethnic minorities, women and people aged 50 and older received greater weight in the ranking.  

10 Reasons Why Schneider Electric Integrates the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, features among the 104 companies included in the 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Based on a detailed self-disclosure survey, the index provides a unique barometer of gender-equality performance across all sectors worldwide.

PNC Financial Services Included in Bloomberg’s First Sector-neutral Gender-Equality Index

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PNC Financial Services announced today that it is one of over 100 companies from ten sectors to join the inaugural 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). Launched January 22, 2018, the reference index measures gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement and gender-conscious product offerings.

The sector-neutral Bloomberg GEI follows the release of the Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI), launched in 2016. PNC was listed on the 2016 BFGEI, as well.

American Express Included in First Sector-Neutral Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Membership Doubles As Bloomberg Expands 2018 Gender-Equality Index to All Sectors
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 22, 2018 – American Express today announced that it is one of over 100 companies from ten sectors to join the inaugural 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). Launched today, the reference index measures gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement, and gender-conscious product offerings.

Sodexo’s Healthcare CEO in North America Named Among Powerful Executives by BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine

Aster Angagaw, CEO of Healthcare North America, Makes “Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America” List for Outstanding Leadership in a Public Company
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company, announced today that Aster Angagaw, CEO, Healthcare North America, Sodexo, was named as one of the 300 “Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America” by BLACK ENTERPRISE.

Voya Financial Joins First Industry-Neutral Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) announced that it is one of 104 companies to be included in the inaugural 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) in recognition of Voya’s strong commitment to gender equality. The index measures gender parity at companies across industries and around the globe using internal, company-provided statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement, and gender-conscious product offerings.

Legg Mason Hires Regina Curry as Chief Diversity Officer

Regina’s hiring is the latest in a series of actions aimed at advancing and enhancing diversity and inclusion initiatives across Legg Mason.
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Legg Mason is pleased to announce the hiring of Regina Curry as Chief Diversity Officer.

Regina joins Legg Mason after serving as Senior Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion at McCormick & Company where she successfully developed and implemented a multi-year global diversity and inclusion strategy, and established a firm-wide metrics framework to drive accountability.

Regina’s hiring is the latest in a series of actions aimed at advancing and enhancing diversity and inclusion initiatives across Legg Mason.

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