Workplace Inclusion CSR News

Lessons for Funders Supporting LGBTQ Communities

by Efrain Gutierrez
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FSG’s Efrain Gutierrez recently presented in front of more than 200 grantmakers committed to LGBTQ issues in Seattle, WA, as a part of the Pacific Northwest Plenary for Funding Forward 2017, a conference organized by Funders for LGBTQ Issues (FSG is a proud member). While the session focused on supporting LGBTQ communities in the Pacific Northwest, funders in the U.S.

Yum! Brands Celebrates Culture of Diversity & Inclusion with Pride

by James Fripp, Senior Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Yum! Brands
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As a global restaurant company, we understand that diversity and inclusion are critical to the long-term success of our business – it’s part of the fabric of who we are as a company. We believe that the more our workforce reflects the global marketplace in which we operate, the more we will be able to satisfy our customers. In fact, one of our core values as a company is Believe in ALL People.

Arrow Electronics Sponsors 2017 Colorado Women in Technology Conference; Meg Whitman as Featured Speaker

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CENTENNIAL, Col., June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics was again presenting sponsor of the annual Colorado Women in Technology Conference, a full-day retreat celebrating women across Colorado’s growing tech community. The featured keynote speaker was Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, who was introduced by Arrow CEO Mike Long. 

PayPal’s Lauren Shanks on Pride and Diversity Programs

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Lauren Shanks walked down North Charles Street this past weekend sporting #LoveWins swag as she took part in Baltimore’s Pride Parade for the third year as part of PayPal’s ongoing diversity efforts. The born and bred Baltimore native is an LGBT ally who spurred PayPal’s participation in the parade in 2015.
 

Support to Human Rights and Refugee Causes via Corporations Increases Almost 40 Fold Following Travel Ban

Donations Remain Nearly 6 Times Above Yearly Average Ahead of World Refugee Day
Press Release

CALGARY, AB, June 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - This World Refugee Day, Benevity, the market leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software,

Champion for Change: Why I’m Dedicated to Diversity

by Steve Neff, Head of Technology and Global Service at Fidelity Investments and Common Impact Board Member
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Champion for Change: Why I’m Dedicated to Diversity

by Steve Neff, Head of Technology and Global Services at Fidelity Investments and Common Impact Board Member

Originally published via Linkedin

150 Corporations Take Action on Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace - The Minute

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Corporate executives of 150 companies have joined in an unprecedented collaboration. They are committing their companies to open discussion on the issues of ethnicity and gender in the workplace.

Merck Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

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Merck joined more than 175 corporations in a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Merck’s CEO Ken Frazier, along with numerous other CEOs, signed a pledge, which outlines a specific set of actions they will take to cultivate a trusting environment where all ideas are welcomed, employees feel comfortable, and all are empowered to discuss this very important topic.

By signing this pledge, Merck demonstrates its commitment to diversity and inclusion by:

Why The Taproot Foundation Celebrates This One Wedding Anniversary

And how this day can help you bring your whole self to work
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By Elizabeth Schwan-Rosenwald, Chief External Relations Officer at the Taproot Foundation

My Ongoing Journey with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

by Andy Boes
Blog

I’m not exactly the poster child for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Aside from the long, tied-back hair and subtle earring that project a superficial divergence from the norm, I appear to be the mainstream standard for privilege: straight, white, cisgender male from a socioeconomically stable upbringing. The assessment is on point: I am privileged.  As such, it may come as a surprise that I am the one writing about DEI.  So, before I share my current DEI work at Common Impact, let me share my story. 

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