Workplace Inclusion CSR News

Bias Bus Offers High-Tech Look at Diversity & Inclusion

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
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That’s me in the photo above, engaging with an interactive, virtual reality (VR) installation on the “Check Your Blind Spots” unconscious bias training tour bus. In this VR experience, I’m invited into an encounter between two young black men, a suspicious elderly white neighbor, and a white policeman. The point is to immerse the viewer into an all-too-common situation that is loaded with potential for misunderstanding and conflict (fortunately, nothing violent took place in this instance).

Passion vs. Purpose in Leadership: Which Do You Need Most?

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“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” Oprah Winfrey

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, and to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Legg Mason Supports CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ Goal to Tackle Unconscious Bias and Advance Inclusion Beyond the Business Community

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BALTIMORE, November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) supports CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ (D&I) as the coalition announces three key actions at its second annual CEO Closed-Door Session. These actions align with Legg Mason’s efforts to promote open dialog on diversity and inclusion.

From the Marines to Merck: Pursuing Missions That Matter

By Joe Butcher, Associate Director, Corporate Strategy
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When I decided to pursue a career in the military, I wasn’t sure whether it would be for 5 years or 20 years. I was passionate about serving our country and drawn to the Marine Corps’ camaraderie and values of “Honor, Courage, and Commitment”. I’ll be forever grateful for the experiences the Marine Corps provided me and, most importantly, the Marines with whom I served.

Ultimately, I decided to leave the military for business school and a new mission. I believe that the private sector’s resources can and should be used to help solve our world’s most pressing challenges.

Sodexo to Strengthen Commitment to the U.S. Hispanic Community

Sodexo Participates in HACR’s Research Initiative Aimed at Measuring Hispanic Inclusion in Corporate America
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, announced today its  participation in the 2018 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII), a research initiative conducted by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) and the HACR Research Institute, aimed at measuring Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America.

Hard Talk: Business Takes on Diversity and Inclusion

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
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Diversity and inclusion is the formal term of choice for issues that are racially, ethnically, and gender-related in today’s society. That legal-sounding label includes some of the most emotionally loaded issues in our culture, issues that have deep roots with complicated pasts in American history. Buoyed by cultural movements such as Black Lives Matter and #MeToo, issues of discrimination, unconscious bias, pay inequality, glass ceilings, immigration, LGBTQ rights, and outright harassment regularly make headline news.

3 Lessons We Learned Building a Veteran-Friendly Culture at Nestlé

Nestlé USA’s Chief People Officer takes a look at spotlights across the U.S. and how the right company culture helps veterans thrive
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By Judy Cascapera, Chief People Officer at Nestlé USA

For those who have served in the military, it can be a challenge finding a civilian workplace which respects and builds upon the skills learned in service. At Nestlé in the U.S. we want to overcome this challenge, fostering an inclusive working culture that allows our veteran employees and their families to thrive long term.

After Searching, Veteran Found a Home at Duke Energy

Ex-Marine from Ohio is training to become a lineworker
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Wayne Hambrick worked a couple of jobs after a back injury ended his career in the Marines. But he hadn’t found what he was looking for – until he got a position working outside in sometimes difficult conditions with long hours.

Hambrick joined the Marines when he was 21. It happened to be a natural fit, with plenty of his relatives having served in the military, including a grandfather who was a POW in Korea.

Consumers Energy Provides Inclusive Workplace for Veterans with their Veteran's Advisory Panel

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Consumers Energy's Veteran's Advisory Panel, or VAP, provides opportunities that allow veterans to utilize talents acquired from their military service and creates an inclusive workforce where veterans feel valued and supported.

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