Cox Enterprises Announces New Relationship with Catalyst to Accelerate Inclusion of Women in the Workplace

Mar 2, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Press Release

ATLANTA, March 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Enterprises announced today its support of Catalyst, a leading nonprofit that accelerates progress for women through workplace inclusion. Cox is joining Catalyst at the global supporter level and will participate in the organization’s Annual Awards Conference and Dinner.

The events coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8, which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the globe. Catalyst has been selected as an official charity partner for the International Women’s Day organization in support of its 2017 theme, #BeBoldForChange.

“We’re excited to work with Catalyst to honor women’s contributions and advocate for equality in the workplace,” said Cox Enterprises Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Administration Marybeth Leamer. “Through its events, training courses and research, Catalyst helps create workplaces where all talent can thrive. Our support demonstrates Cox’s ongoing commitment to recruiting, developing and retaining female leaders.”

With the theme “Leadership Redefined,” the Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner will celebrate transformational leaders and innovative corporate initiatives that strive to accelerate progress for women in the workforce. The sessions will focus on the impact of inclusive leadership, cultures and workplaces. These and other Catalyst events, together with attendees who are committed to learning from one another, create an inspired and invigorated community of inclusive leaders.

Cox has a long history of supporting diversity and inclusion. In addition to being smart business, it is one of the company’s core values to foster an environment that builds on the unique talents that come from a variety of people and perspectives.

About Cox Enterprises

Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues exceeding $20 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit CoxCSRReport.com.

Media Contact: Elizabeth Olmstead, 678-645-0762, elizabeth.olmstead@coxinc.com