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Dow Wins Out & Equal's 2020 Workplace Excellence Outie Award

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We’ve won Out & Equal's 2020 Workplace Excellence Outie Award!

Amy E. Wilson, executive sponsor for our LGBTQ+ and ally employee resource group, shares a bit more on Dow’s ongoing commitment to LGBTQ+ equality. 

The “Outies” are awarded at the annual Out & Equal Workplace Summit. Outie Awards recognize individuals and organizations who are leaders in advancing equality for LGBTQ people in workplaces globally. Read more about them here.

Merck Joins Agenda to Address COVID-19 Pandemic's Effects on Vulnerable Communities

Diversity champions collaborate on action plan to address social, economic effects
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Merck has signed on as a supporting company to a group of organizations looking to address the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

An Ally at the Intersection

By: Gerri Mason Hall
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Imagine a room with 4,000 people from every state and 40 other nations. It’s a giant room which intersects many ages, genders, races, abilities and ethnicities along with a diverse range of talents, experience and professions. In fact, they come from more than 250 employers including my own, Sodexo. You might wonder what makes this global business conference unique?

Cultivating a Global Inclusive Culture, with Pride

How Dell’s LGBT employee resource group, Pride, is making inroads, opening dialogue
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Human resources professional Nikki Gibson feels comfortable – and proud – about placing a picture of her family on her work desk.

On the surface, that may seem part of everyday work life for any professional. But as Nikki will tell you, it’s not.

While she feels good about bringing her full self to work – many in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community around the world feel unable to open up about who they are, do not have equal rights and are not free to express themselves.

An Inclusive Workplace: Unlocking Employee Potential to Drive Growth

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This post was written by Tom Johnson, vice president of Finance, Global Business Services.

When I joined Clorox in 1988, coming out as a gay man was the furthest thing from my mind. The company didn’t have domestic partner benefits, a GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender) employee resource group or openly GLBT employees in leadership positions. I wanted to progress in my career, but I saw no one like me in the management or leadership ranks. I concluded that the safest option for my career was to stay in the closet.

Accenture and Out & Equal Honor Green Chimneys with First Skills to Succeed LGBT Award

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(3BL Media) New York - June 29, 2012 - Accenture and Out & Equal today announced that Green Chimneys, a New York-based nonprofit, is the winner of the first Accenture Skills to Succeed LGBT Award. 

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