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I am an LGBT Ally at Bloomberg Because...

Bloomberg employees from around the world share why they are an ally of the LGBT community.
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Bloomberg employees from around the world share why they are an ally of the LGBT community. 

For more - http://www.bloomberg.com/bcause/

LGBT Rights Struggle Highlights Power of Businesses to be Voice for Equality

by Lecia Brooks
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It’s easy to think the battle for LGBT rights is almost over in this country. 

Public opinion has changed rapidly over the past decade, and the U.S. Supreme Court is widely expected to make same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states when it rules this June. But it’s premature to declare LGBT rights a settled issue. Much like the civil rights movement after the passage of major legislation, many issues in the struggle for equality remain unsettled.

Making the Business Case: Women’s Economic Empowerment

CSR Asia launches new business resource as part of the CSR Asia/Oxfam Inclusive Business Series.
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This new resource from CSR Asia provides a comprehensive toolkit for organisations looking to improve their gender diversity performance. It provides an overview of legislation and policy across Asia Pacific as well as a summary of guidelines to help companies report performance and advice on designing strategic community investment programmes aimed at empowering women.

New Non-Profit Empowers Employees to Confront their Companies about Gender Inequality

by Lynnette Mcintire
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In March, The New York Times ran a column declaring that "Fewer Women Run Big Companies Than Men named John." The article cited a Glass Ceiling Index that showed that Jims, Bobs, Jacks and Bills combined outnumber the total number of women among chief executives of S&P 1500 firms. A woeful sign that women still lag in leadership roles in corporate America.

The Bias Within All of Us

By Antoine Andrews, Symantec's Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion
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Who me, biased? Yes, you. Well not just you, all of us.

Most of you are probably thinking – I am the exception. I know I thought that when I first heard this. However, through my role as a diversity leader I have been challenged to think about equality and diversity differently, to seek out the latest research on what drives inequalities in our company, our industry and society.

Safeway Inc. Achieves Perfect Score in 2015 Corporate Equality Index

Company Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Thirteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality
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PLEASANTON, CA., December 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) announced today that for the second year in a row, it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBT equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Prioritizing Gender Equality

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When I started my agency, I did so with the belief that giving back needed to be at the heart of the business. I’m incredibly proud of the agency’s citizenship efforts. WE’s corporate citizenship represents our commitment to making a positive and sustainable social, environmental and economic impact through our services, employees, operations and contributions to society.

Time Warner Cable Receives Perfect Score on HRC Scorecard

Named "A Best Place To Work" for 3rd Year in a Row
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  • HRC Foundation Names Time Warner Cable ‘A Best Place to Work’  for Third Consecutive Year
  • Company Earns Perfect 100 % Score on 13th Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality
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  • HRC Foundation Names Time Warner Cable ‘A Best Place to Work’  for Third Consecutive Year
  • Company Earns Perfect 100 % Score on 13th Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality

Carnival Among Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Report Says

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A report from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) gave several South Florida-based companies perfect scores in its 2015 Corporate Equality Index this week.

The assessment rated 781 U.S. companies on the equality of their employment opportunities, employment benefits, LGBT competency and public commitment to LGBT-specific efforts like marketing to LGBT consumers. Points were deducted if the company had any known activity that was seen as anti-LGBT in recent public records.

Fox Audience Strategy Sponsors Women of Inspiration Awards

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Fox Audience Strategy, which promotes diverse voices across 21st Century Fox's entertainment businesses, served as the presenting sponsor of the 5th annual WISE Los Angeles Women of Inspiration Awards on Thursday, November 20. Women in Sports and Events (WISE) is a leading professional resource for women in the sports business.
 

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