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Fifth Third Bank Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a campaign that raises awareness about employment for people with disabilities and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. 

This year is the nation’s 75th observance of NDEAM, which is administered by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. The observance culminates the department’s commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

HACR Leadership Pipeline Program Sponsors Announced for 2020

PepsiCo and Target to Serve as Co-Host Sponsors
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WASHINGTON, October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is pleased to announce that PepsiCo and Target Corp. will serve as co-host sponsors for its annual Leadership Pipeline Program being held November 10, 2020. This year’s program theme is Effective Leadership: The Future is Now, which will focus on helping mid-level managers position themselves for future executive positions in Corporate America.

Breaking New Ground: Women's History Month (Canada)

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October is Women’s History Month in Canada, a time to celebrate women from our past, and our present, who are contributing to a better, more inclusive world.

In recognition of this month of celebration, two of Eldorado Gold’s employees, Gülsüm Akkaya, and Yelda Temizci, who both work at our operations in Turkey, were selected to highlight the achievements made by women in mining companies, by the Mining Association of Canada.

Board Diversity Case Study: A Tailored Program to Get More Women on Corporate Boards

By Julie Walsh Senior Vice President Corporate Secretary and Chief Corporate Governance Officer at Scotiabank in Toronto, Canada
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Scotiabank has long been committed to board diversity and has taken great strides to achieve it. We first adopted a board diversity policy in 2013, setting out our gender diversity goals but also defining diversity broadly across a range of characteristics.

Today, 46% of our directors are women, and we have consistently had more than 20% women board members since 2004.

But there are other equally important ways that companies can contribute in order to support women, their careers and their ascension to boards.

Booz Allen and Special Olympics of Virginia: Pulling Together for Disability Awareness Month

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Booz Allen has been a proud sponsor of Special Olympics of Virginia (SOVA) for more than a decade, and for the past several years has joined teams across the region at the organization’s annual Dulles Plane Pull. In 2019, Booz Allen was named “Most Enthusiastic Team” and was also one of the fastest teams to pull a Boeing 757 for 12 feet down the runway, winning third place.

Mosaic's 2025 ESG Performance Targets - Indigenous Engagement

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In this video series, we’re sharing more about the intent of Mosaic’s 2025 ESG Performance targets and how we’ll get there. Acting Responsibly is a strategic priority for our employees and our company. This critical work helps Mosaic to maximize our positive impact on society.

Government & Stakeholder Relations Manager Tyler Hopson and Indigenous Engagement Coordinator Earl Greyeyes explain Mosaic’s 2025 ESG Performance Target on 15% Indigenous representation.

Management Leadership for Tomorrow Launches First-of-its-Kind, Standard-Setting Certification to Drive Action and Accountability on Black Equity in Corporate America

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Today, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) announced a first-of-its-kind certification—MLT Black Equity at Work—which establishes a clear and comprehensive Black equity standard for employers. The Certification provides the roadmap needed to enable employers to take a systematic, results-oriented approach toward achieving Black equity. 

Talking Accessibility—from Technology to Transit—with Booz Allen’s Eric Wright

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For many college grads, employment opportunities, affordable housing, cultural events, and even climate determine where they want to live next. For Booz Allen Senior Lead Technologist Eric Wright, what brought him to Washington, D.C. was its accessible Metro transit system.

Wright has cerebral palsy and needed a subway or other form of public transit to get to and from work.

Fifth Third Bank Named to the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

Recognized for Creating an Inclusive Workplace
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CINCINNATI, October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, has been named to the fourth annual Diversity Best Practices (DBP) Inclusion Index. The index helps organizations understand trends and gaps in demographic representation, creates a road map to drive internal change, and identifies diversity, equity and inclusion solutions to close the gaps. This is Fifth Third’s fourth time appearing on the index.

Social Justice and Equity, by Design

How Antionette Carroll started a movement for equity design, inspiring a new generation of designers and artists.
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