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Gender Equality and Climate Change: The Synergies

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by Julie Gorte, Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing, Impax Asset Management LLC and Pax World Funds

Climate change is a story that encompasses everyone — believer, denier, rich, poor, black, brown, white, majority, minority, male or female. It’s an equal opportunity wolf at the door. But, as is the case with diversity in almost every pursuit, more diverse groups bring more to the table, and considering that climate change is the most important problem humans must solve, diversity has a contribution to make to climate change.

United Nations Global Compact Calls for Companies to Set Ambitious Corporate Targets for Women’s Business Leadership With Launch of New Target Gender Equality Initiative

Business ready to scale efforts to close the economic gender gap
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NEW YORK, February 12, 2020 – The United Nations Global Compact Network today launched Target Gender Equality, a new initiative to mobilize and support companies in setting and meeting ambitious corporate targets for women’s representation and leadership in business. 

Engaging Global Compact participants across the globe, Target Gender Equality will drive business action in support of Sustainable Development Goal 5.5, which calls for women’s full participation and equal opportunities for leadership, including in economic life, by 2030.

Keys to Productive Workplaces: Diversity in Talent, Gender, Ethnicity, Sexual Orientation, Cultural Perspectives, and Experiences

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Read the full report at: www.nrg.com/sustainability

We aspire to create a culture that fosters inclusion, inspires innovation, encourages respect, and promotes unlimited success for everyone as we create a suitable energy future. We also recognize that the power generation sector, including NRG, has room for improvement. 

ICYMI! Spring 2019 – Shedding Light on Gender and Navigating Academia

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We are excited to share the latest edition of ICYMI! A Magazine for Business Sustainability Professionals. In each edition of ICYMI!, we share the latest research, teaching and engagement from the Erb Institute. Our cover story for this edition is by Erb faculty member, Sara Soderstrom. She shares how she’s working to bring awareness to gender issues in academia.

Sappi Puts Its People First With Social Responsibility Goals

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The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.

Investments to Promote a More Inclusive Society

By Courtney King Murphy, Director, Strategic Partnerships, CECP
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It is undeniably a divisive time in the United States with growing inequality, polarization of the political spheres, heightened racial tensions, and acts of extremist violence. We are all longing for greater empathy and tolerance.

Sodexo Commits to Achieving Gender Parity

Sodexo joins the Paradigm for Parity® movement to address gender parity in corporate leadership positions
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today its partnership with the Paradigm for Parity® Movement to advocate for equal employment opportunities for all genders specific to leadership positions.

The Question I Hate

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March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, I’d like to share the question I get most often as a female leader.

It’s also the question I hate the most:

“What’s the business case for gender diversity?”

Ugh.

There are other variations:

“What’s the business case for diversity in general?”

“How does gender parity affect my bottom line?”

“How does being inclusive help me meet my KPIs?”

Teams With Gender Parity Achieve Better Results Across the Board: Sodexo Finds

Comprehensive Sodexo Study Finds Gender-Balanced Management Teams Perform Better on Key Business Objectives
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has found that teams managed by a balanced mix of men and women are more successful across a range of measurements. The five-year, one-of-a-kind study of 70 entities across different functions represents 50,000 managers worldwide.

Operating margins, client satisfaction and employee retention, among other key performance indicators, were all higher among gender-balanced teams, meaning a ratio between 40% - 60% women to men.

Sodexo Recognized by Bloomberg for Gender Equality

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company, announced today that it has been named to Bloomberg’s 2018 Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for its advancement in gender equality.

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