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Legg Mason Hosts Day of Understanding to Address Bias and Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Asset Management Community

Press Release

BALTIMORE, December 7, 2018 /3BL Media– Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) joins more than 150 organizations for the “Day of Understanding” hosted by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusionto address bias and increase understanding in the workplace and beyond.

Legg Mason will engage its employees in an open conversation to drive greater understanding and an appreciation of differences.

With Girls Who Code, Viacom Develops a Pipeline of Future Tech Leaders

What’s it’s like to be one of the 20 women chosen for the four-year internship program.
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In the summer of 2016, Sabrina Bergsten was a recent high school graduate preparing for her freshman year at Marist College. Rather than hang out at the beach, Bergsten spent her weekdays trekking in and out of Times Square for a highly selective tech internship at Viacom’s headquarters.

A Day In The Life at Benevity: Behind the Scenes of A Wildly Successful #GivingTuesday

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It’s been about a week since #GivingTuesday and we’re still replaying all the special moments of cheering, laughter, hard work and happy tears. Our entire company rallied together to achieve new heights of Goodness. It started with our small (and mighty!) crew and it spread…into our local communities, across our international client community, among thousands of charities and all over the Twittersphere.

If you’d asked us two weeks ago how it would go, none of us could have predicted that:

Trends in Action: Diversity and Inclusion

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This content was initially published in CECP's 2018 edition of Giving in Numbers, the industry-leading report on the corporate sector's continuous support of society.

Deloitte

National Diversity Council and Southwest Airlines Join Forces to Improve Workplace Diversity

Press Release

HOUSTON, December 4, 2018 /3BL Media/- The National Diversity Council and Southwest Airlines are proud to close out the 2018 year by announcing their new partnership. Southwest has been named National Diversity Council’s official airline, enabling the company’s consultants and certified diversity professionals to travel the world demonstrating the importance of inclusive work environments.

Army Principles Helped This Walmart Manager Move up the Ranks

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Elise Hackstall no longer wears an Army uniform. But to this day, the military values she learned in her years of service still inform her identity.

Take, for example, the honor code she learned as a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy: She’s been known to quote it when talking to her 10-year-old daughter about the importance of honesty.

Then there’s a skill she honed as an Army personnel officer: Be direct and constructive, even when the message you’re conveying might be tough to hear.

How My Disability Is Helping Make Walmart.com More Accessible

By Carrie Farber, Principal Product Manager, Walmart eCommerce
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I began as a product copywriter, responsible for writing thousands of item descriptions. I progressed to become a senior manager on our site merchandising and customer experience team.

At the same time I was expanding my focus on customer experience, I was also losing my eyesight.

Between None and Many, There’s a Bridge

Three women board members at Cisco named to WomenInc.’s 2018 list of the Most Influential Corporate Directors
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When we are surrounded by difference, we are better. We know diversity amongst board members, leaders, and teams has impact at scale. California recently became the first state to require public companies to have women on their board.

At Cisco, we were co-founded by a woman and have had women on our board for more than 22 years. Currently, we have three women serving on our board.

The Key to Life in a Small Town: Collaboration and Inclusion

By Steve Stouffer, Group President, Tyson Fresh Meats
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Collaboration and inclusion. They’re important in many aspects of life, and vital if you’re a large employer in a small town.

That’s why we’re pleased and humbled by a recent report by the Center for American Progress that mentions Tyson Fresh Meats’ part in helping two small Nebraska communities successfully manage immigration and demographic change.

Benevity Data Shows #GivingTuesday Activates First-Time Givers

T-Mobile, Warner Bros. and the Benevity community gear up to empower more people to #BeTheGood in the world
Press Release

CALGARY, AB, November 26, 2018 /3BL Media/  Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that among its enterprise clients, nearly half of all employees who donated or volunteered through Benevity for the first time on #GivingTuesday last year have given back again since then. With nearly 30 percent of total donors and volunteers being first-time participants on Benevity, the trend represents a significant opportunity for companies to engage more people in doing good.

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