Workplace Inclusion CSR News

Cultivate Confidence: Joyce Roche, Girls, Inc.

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At our recent #CultivateConfidence panel Joyce Roché, former President and CEO of Girls Inc. agreed that men's support is vital to helping women rise up in the workplace. Joyce is also the co-author of “The Empress Has No Clothes: Conquering Self-Doubt to Embrace Success.”

Tricia Dent, MetLife | 2017 Working Mother of the Year

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As a single mother of two children, the founding member of a women’s networking organization, an active contributor to her community and a full-time professional, MetLife’s Tricia Dent personifies the passion, caring and adaptability that successful working mothers can bring to their families, their communities and the workplace.

What Does Pro Bono Mean for Leadership Development?

Three takeaways from Taproot's Leadership Convening
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At Taproot Foundation’s leadership convening Leading the Way, participants across the corporate, philanthropic, and social sector dug into how to use pro bono as a leadership development strategy. Whether it’s practicing intelligent risk-taking, increasing effective communication, or deepening an organization’s inclusivity, pro bono strengthens leaders and their organizations.

In case you missed the action, here’s a recap of the day’s key takeaways:

1. Leaders are all around us.

Three BNY Mellon Leaders Named OUTstanding Role Models

Executives featured on 2017 OUTstanding LGBT+ and Ally Lists, presented by the FT
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BNY Mellon’s Mitchell E. Harris, Michael Cole-Fontayn and Dario Parente are being honored for their impact on LGBT+ inclusion inside and outside the workplace.

Mitchell Harris, CEO of Investment Management, and Michael Cole-Fontayn, EMEA Chairman, are both named on the OUTstanding Leading Ally Executives List, presented by the FT. This list includes the top 50 ally executives dedicated to promoting LGBT+ inclusion through their work and in their communities.

Schneider Electric VIDEO | What Employees Think About a Global Family Leave Policy

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Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced a new Global Family Leave policy that is industry-leading in its global scope and strengthens the company’s commitment to Diversity and Inclusion. The policy will support Schneider Electric employees worldwide by providing paid personal time during moments when it matters the most, enabling them to better manage their unique life and work.

Ready & Able: a Different Perspective on Disability, a Catalyst for Innovation

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At Bloomberg, we focus on the unique abilities people bring to our team. It means putting the right programs and accommodations for people with disabilities in place. Every day, we strive to provide a supportive and inclusive environment, so that every employee can deliver on his or her potential.

While there are real challenges to living with a disability, our employees share their personal stories to show the creativity, talent and powerful character of people with disabilities.

Where ‘Me Too’ Can Take Us

By: Lorna Donatone
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The “#MeToo” social media campaign is extraordinary and enlightening. Clearly, we all need to take seriously that so many women are posting and tweeting those two words to say that they, too, have been harassed or assaulted.

There have been many heartfelt examinations of the personal impact of harassment and worse these past weeks. Those consequences are devastating, but they are not isolated.

Viacom’s Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program Grad Ceremony Inspires Teen Coders, Employees and Company Executives

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Each year since 2015, Viacom Headquarters has opened its doors to a group of teenagers, letting them loose on the floors of our tech department and off-site broadcasting control rooms.

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