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"La Linea Rosa"

PepsiCo Mexico's Production Line Staffed Entirely by Women

At the PepsiCo Vallejo Biscuit Plant in Mexico City, one of PepsiCo’s main manufacturing facilities for Gamesa cookies, there is one product packaging line that is a little different from the rest.

The line is called “La Linea Rosa,” or “the Pink Line,” and it’s staffed entirely by women who wear pink vests and operate pink equipment. 

MetLife Receives Perfect Score on 2015 Corporate Equality Index for 12th Consecutive Year

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November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - MetLife was named a “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality,” scoring a perfect 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the 12th consecutive year. This national benchmarking tool gauges companies on their corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. MetLife joins the ranks of 364 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.

Team Intrepid Fallen Heroes - Race Across America

PepsiCo sponsors a team of bicyclists racing across America to raise money for wounded veterans.
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PepsiCo has a long history of supporting veterans and was named one of the Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers by G.I. Jobs magazine in 2013. We are also proud to support organizations that are helping wounded veterans and their caregivers. PepsiCo sponsored a team of elite amateur athletes in the 33rd Annual Race Across America cross-country bicycle race in June 2014. The team raced to raise money to help wounded veterans.

CBRE Appoints Tim Schroeder Co-Executive Sponsor Of LGBT Network Group

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Los Angeles, CA, October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CBRE Group, Inc. today announced that Tim Schroeder, a CBRE Managing Director has taken a leadership role in the Company’s LGBT Network Group (LGBTNG). Mr. Schroeder joins Chris Ludeman, Global President of Capital Markets, as a Co-Executive Sponsor of CBRE’s network group dedicated to its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender professionals.

Celebrating Clorox LGBT Allies With Tom Johnson


Tom Johnson, Clorox vice president – Finance, is the president of the board of directors for Out and Equal Workplace Advocates. Here Tom shares his thoughts on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) allies and his own experience with allies.

How do you define an LGBT ally?

An ally is someone united with others to drive change in their workplace, in their families and in their communities to celebrate diversity and equality.

Why are allies important to the LGBT community? 

Metlife Ranks Among Top 50 Organizations For Multicultural Business Opportunities

MetLife is the highest ranking insurance company and second highest in financial services on the 2014 list of America’s Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities.
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NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – MetLife [NYSE:MET] is the highest ranking insurance company and second highest in financial services on the 2014 list of America’s Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities.

The 14th annual “Div50” list, produced by DiversityBusiness.com, highlights the top 50 corporate and organizational buyers from diverse suppliers throughout the U.S, representing over 1.3 million businesses.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP Demonstrates How Giving Back Can be Part of Corporate Culture


Research has found that professionals who are required to track billable hours are often less willing to volunteer. The pressures of meeting certain quotas can deter professional services firms from taking the time to give back to the community. Quite the opposite trend can be seen at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, however, an international law firm that focuses on intellectual property; corporate, finance, and real estate; and litigation.

MetLife Receives Perfect Score on 2014 Corporate Equality Index for 11th Consecutive Year

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NEW YORK, December 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – MetLife [NYSE:MET] proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the 11th consecutive year. The result places MetLife among the top 29 percent of insurance companies on the index. This national benchmarking survey and report, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, recognizes corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality.

Supporting our Troops and Veterans: From Facebook to the Front Line


By Russell Clayton, National Chair of the Veterans Leadership Council and Senior Manager Supplier Governance,  Johnson  & Johnson Supply Chain


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