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Race and Insurance: What Insurance Commissioners Are Saying About It

With racial injustice at the forefront of the American conversation, Aflac CEO Dan Amos joined a group of insurance regulators to discuss how the industry can become more diverse and inclusive.
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by  Jared Shelly

Dan Amos, CEO of Aflac, said that fair insurance practices start with diverse insurance organizations.

“There should never be unfair discrimination,” said Amos. “But the culture of the company can make sure it doesn’t happen — or at least they stop it if they see it happen.”

National Diversity Council CEO Announces Book Release with a Portion of Proceeds Dedicated to the Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity

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San Antonio, TX- Ángeles Valenciano, the National Diversity Council’s (NDC) CEO will be releasing her first book focused on her leadership journey, La Sabiduría De Ana: Recetas De Liderazgo,and donate 10 percent of the book’s proceeds to the National Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity (NCRJE) for immigration initiatives. 

Valenciano will release the book on Amazon, in her native language, Spanish, to honor her culture, heritage and mother Ana’s legacy. Valenciano grew up in the town of San Luis Potosí and immigrated to the United States after finishing college in 1993. 

National Diversity Council Launches NDC Index, Announces Participating Companies

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HOUSTON, August 21, 2020, /3BL Media/ – The NDC Index, an initiative of the National Diversity Council, is an annual measurement of organizational commitment to diversity and inclusion among companies in the U.S. The National Diversity Council is pleased to announce the 17 companies that participated in the inaugural 2020 NDC Index and 2019 NDC Index pilot: 

  • American Water

  • Broward Health

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E17: Balaji Ganapathy, Tata Consultancy Services

How COVID-19 is Hurting Working Women
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Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Balaji Ganapathy, Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Chief Social Responsibility Officer at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), one of the largest technology firms in the world.

The National Diversity Council Announces Juneteenth Launch of the Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity in Solidarity With Communities Affected by Systemic Racism

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HOUSTON, June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/-The National Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity (NCRJE), an initiative of the National Diversity Council, will launch to the public on Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. A special announcement will be made by National Diversity Council CEO, Angeles Valenciano during a virtual meeting, “A Conversation with Dr. George Wright: The Significance of the Juneteenth Celebration in the United States,” on June 19, 2020 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CST. 

5 Ways to Foster Belonging as You Reopen

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As you begin the challenging process of opening up your offices, stores and facilities, or bringing your people back from furlough, it will be critical to foster belonging, inclusion and cultural safety. There’s a strong correlation between a sense of belonging at work, and commitment and motivation.

Your employees may be feeling some stress and anxiety, so their wellbeing is likely your top priority as you work to ensure both your people and your business thrive.

GreenMoney’s Annual Videos Issue on Sustainable Business, Impact Investing and Environmental Sustainability

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Welcome to GreenMoney's 5th Annual Videos Issue. We have curated a collection of beautiful, interesting and impactful films featuring a variety of innovators from the interconnected worlds of Impact Investing, Corporate Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability. We think you’ll find them as engaging as we do. All here - https://GreenMoney.com 

The Videos include:

Aramark Recognized Among DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Company Moves Up Six Spots, To #23
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May 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Aramark has been named #23 on DiversityInc’s listing of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity, up six spots from 2019.

Ideagen TV Announces New Monthly Guest Hosted Show Series With Microsoft's Gretchen O'Hara

Ideagen TV Announces New Show Series with Guest Host with Microsoft's Gretchen O'Hara
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Release Date: 4-21-2020                                

Launch of Ideagen® TV’s Gretchen O’Hara Guest Host Series

(Washington DC, District of Columbia, April 21, 2020)  Ideagen – “Where Global Leaders Convene” 

Ideagen is dedicated to providing a global platform to foster cross-sector collaboration by the world’s leading Brands, Companies, NGOs and Public Sector to create innovative solutions via collaboration at scale while creating awareness of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Responsible Gender Lens Investing: How Diversity Helps Preserve and Grow Wealth

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by Betsy Moszeter, Chief Operating Officer of Green Alpha Advisors 

The evidence now shows that diverse investment teams make better long-term decisions. 

The lack of gender diversity of financial services professionals is finally being talked about, but not sufficiently. It should be discussed more and in deeper ways, and – importantly – remediated in practice, because of the well-documented fact that heterogeneous teams outperform homogenous teams, across disciplines, and not by an insignificant amount.

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