Workplace Inclusion CSR News

Bacardi General Counsel Marlene Gordon Joins Advisory Board for Women of the Vine & Spirits™

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HAMILTON, Bermuda, December 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ ˗˗Family-owned Bacardi announces Marlene Gordon, general counsel for Bacardi in North America, joins Women of the Vine & Spirits™ as an Advisory Board member for the United States. In this role, Gordon will contribute her experience and insight to the organization’s efforts to support and advance opportunities for women in the alcohol beverage industry.

Booz Allen Training Program, “Leadership in Focus: Be Inclusive” Receives Gold-Level Recognition from Chief Learning Officer Magazine

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In September of 2016, Booz Allen launched the “Leadership in Focus” series to develop critical skills and behaviors for leaders at all levels of the firm. The first course in the series, “Be Inclusive,” trains leaders about the behaviors required to create an inclusive work environment. At the heart of this initiative are diversity pioneers like David Sylvester, director of learning and development at Booz Allen.

Barclays Sponsors Women's Business Council Report to Explore UK Skills Gap

Staying On: The Age of Success
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For a long time, organisations have focused on young generations as a way to bring in new talent. Recruitment trends emphasise the hiring and retention of millennials, despite the fact that our population is formed of multiple generations and that the workforce is ageing. We are also seeing changes in the needs of the workforce, with more workers needing time out of work for various reasons at different points in their career. How can we ensure we are not missing or excluding this talent?

Eco Logical Australia, A Tetra Tech Company, Supports Aboriginal Trainees

Providing training in environmental conservation and cultural knowledge in Sydney, Australia
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Through the Aboriginal Riverkeeper Project, Eco Logical Australia, A Tetra Tech Company (ELA), provided training for young, First Nation Australians in Conservation and Land Management.

Wells Fargo Launches Enterprise Accessibility Program Office

Company highlights accessible services, Diverse Leaders Program, and Accessibility Hackathon results
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/In honor of the International Day of People with Disabilities, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is announcing the launch of the company’s Enterprise Accessibility Program Office. The office will coordinate and advocate for accessibility initiatives throughout the company to help deliver a positive and consistent team member and customer experience. 

Are You Building an Inclusive Employee Experience Through Your Corporate Giving Program?

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Whether through aging or injury, any of us can lose our ability to interact with the world around us, either temporarily or permanently. That’s why it’s important to remember that accessibility is for everyone.

Director of Product Design at Benevity, Jim Olson, shares a personal story in this blog - showing the human impact that often takes a back seat to data and metrics when discussing diversity and inclusion.

Visa Recognized in Top Diversity and Inclusion Indexes

Visa Earned a Perfect Score on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index for LGBTQ Equality and Is Featured in Diversity Best Practices’ “Inclusion Index.”
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This week, Visa received recognition from two notable organizations, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) and Diversity Best Practices (DBP), a division of Working Mother Media, for the company’s work in championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Microsoft’s World-Class Approach to Employee Engagement

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In this video, Microsoft Philanthropies Director of Employee Engagement Karen Bergin reveals the strategies that elevated their company’s workplace giving and volunteering program to a record 74% participation rate (with 70,000 employees!).

A self-proclaimed "giver by nature", Karen equates their workplace giving program to gaining a new superpower: the power to double your impact.

Northern Trust Gets a New Leader

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Shundrawn Thomas, the new president of Northern Trust Asset Management, is the first person of color in 128 years in the senior management group at the bank and will help diversity efforts. "So, if you're a young person of color coming into the financial services industry and at a great company like Northern you don't see people like you at that (senior) level ... you might say well, what chance do I have?" he said.

Duke Energy Earns Perfect Score in 2018 Corporate Equality Index

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Earns "Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality" distinction.

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Earns "Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality" distinction.

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