Gender Equality

TD Recognized in Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

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TORONTO, January 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- TD is pleased to announce that it is one of 52 companies included in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI). Aimed at investors and organizations, the index reveals information on company gender statistics, gender conscious product offerings, external community engagement and employee policies and practices.

How This Woman is Getting Top Companies to Hire More Female Directors

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A few months ago, HP Chief Marketing & Communications Officer Antonio Lucio took a bold step to shake up the advertising and public relations industries by issuing a call to action for greater gender diversity. But, it’s not an effort any company can take on alone.

Cargill Pledges Gender Equality in Leadership by 2030, Unveils Paid Family-Leave Policy

by Dan DeBaun
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The companies signing on for Paradigm for Parity will tackle goals like combating unconscious bias in the workplace, getting the number of women in top roles up to 30 percent in the near future as they work toward parity and providing regular progress reports to the coalition.

Cargill will work towards its goals by providing sponsors and company mentors to women who are well positioned to advance. It also will base career progress on business results and performance, rather than physical presence in the office.

Pfizer Foundation Partners with Save The Children to Support Gender Equality in Malawi

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Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, has been a member of Save the Children’s Board of Trustees since 2012. She shares Save the Children’s dedication to creating immediate and lasting change in the lives of children and families around the world. 

Since 2014, the Pfizer Foundation has actively supported Save the Children’s much-needed efforts to improve access to childhood immunization and family planning services for women in the African nation of Malawi, where millions of people make the equivalent of just $1 per day.  

Modern Leadership & Social Change: A Discussion with John Gerzema of BAV Consulting

New Episode on the Champions for Social Good Podcast
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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with John Gerzema (@JohnGerzema), Chairman and CEO of BAV Consulting (@BAVConsulting), and an internationally recognized theorist on consumerism and its impact on growth, innovation and strategy. John discusses his recent research on modern leadership that surveyed 64,000 people across 18 countries, which laid the foundation for his latest book, The Athena Doctrine.

Top Selling Pharmaceutical Companies Ranked According to Diversity in Executive Leadership

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HOUSTON, October 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to present “Leading While Diverse: The Case for Diversity in Corporate Governance,” a comprehensive research report ranking top pharmaceutical companies based on their diversity in executive positions and boards of directors. The reputation of multinational pharmaceutical companies is currently one of the lowest, second only to health insurance companies.

BSR Partners with Leading Supply Chain Initiatives on Ambitious Three-Year Project to Advance Women’s Empowerment

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PARIS, October 3 2016 /3BL Media/ —Today, BSR announced a new collaboration with leaders in supply chain networks to advance women’s empowerment in global supply chains.

Making the World a Safer Place for Women

By: Rohini Anand
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Around the world, 1 in 3 women experience physical and/or sexual violence at some point in their lives. That means 35 percent of our sisters, 35 percent of our friends, 35 percent of our coworkers—or maybe you’ve even experienced it first hand.

Sodexo announced a new Commitment to Action today at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York called Girls, Women and the Global Goals: Workplace Strategies to End Violence Against Women. This is an effort to raise awareness about and curb gender-based violence, something no one should have to experience – ever.

Sodexo Launches Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action that Addresses Ending Violence Against Women

Over the next three years, Sodexo will reach more than 100,000 employees with a new workplace strategy to help end violence against women in Latin America and India.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has launched a three-year Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment called Girls, Women, and the Global Goals: Workplace Strategies to End Violence Against Women.

New BSR, Women Deliver, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs Report: How Business Can Advance Women’s Health, Rights, and Wellbeing in Global Value Chains

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San Francisco, September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ — In the past several years, there has been a growing business movement to empower women, with individual companies setting internal targets and with commitments enshrined at the global level in the Sustainable Development Goals, the Women’s Empowerment Principles, and the UN HeForShe campaign.

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