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Fifth Third Bank Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a campaign that raises awareness about employment for people with disabilities and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. 

This year is the nation’s 75th observance of NDEAM, which is administered by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. The observance culminates the department’s commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Schneider Electric Well on Its Way to Achieving Its Year-End Sustainability Targets

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  • New social and environmental objectives to be outlined in early 2021
  • Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) recorded a score of 8.63 on a 10-point scale

 

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  • New social and environmental objectives to be outlined in early 2021
  • Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) recorded a score of 8.63 on a 10-point scale

 

HP LIFE Centers Mexico

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HP, the HP Foundation, and U.N. Women under its Second Chance Education & Vocational Learning Program, with support from BHP Foundation, are providing women in Mexico with access to free digital skills training at HP LIFE Centers in Huixquilucan, Mexico state, and Zapopan and Jocotepec, Jalisco state.

ON Semiconductor's Shenzhen Sales Office Holds Their First Charity Week Event

by: Wendy Wang, human resources manager and grant advisor for Asia Region
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The ON Semiconductor Shenzhen sales office held their first Charity Week with the support from the Shenzhen staff recreation committee and the local management team. The goal was to increase employees’ awareness in the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs and showed that together as a team, they can achieve significant results for a great cause. 

Timberland Hosts 23rd Annual Serv-a-Palooza

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Timberland will host its 23rd annual Serv-a-Palooza, a company-wide community service event where employees volunteer time in their local communities.

This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, instead of hosting 50-to-100 volunteers at multiple service sites, projects will occur over multiple days in small groups of ten or less, in the outdoors, in full- or half-day shifts, and adhere to safety protocols mandated by the state.

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Board Diversity Case Study: A Tailored Program to Get More Women on Corporate Boards

By Julie Walsh Senior Vice President Corporate Secretary and Chief Corporate Governance Officer at Scotiabank in Toronto, Canada
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Scotiabank has long been committed to board diversity and has taken great strides to achieve it. We first adopted a board diversity policy in 2013, setting out our gender diversity goals but also defining diversity broadly across a range of characteristics.

Today, 46% of our directors are women, and we have consistently had more than 20% women board members since 2004.

But there are other equally important ways that companies can contribute in order to support women, their careers and their ascension to boards.

Booz Allen and Special Olympics of Virginia: Pulling Together for Disability Awareness Month

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Booz Allen has been a proud sponsor of Special Olympics of Virginia (SOVA) for more than a decade, and for the past several years has joined teams across the region at the organization’s annual Dulles Plane Pull. In 2019, Booz Allen was named “Most Enthusiastic Team” and was also one of the fastest teams to pull a Boeing 757 for 12 feet down the runway, winning third place.

Mosaic's 2025 ESG Performance Targets - Indigenous Engagement

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In this video series, we’re sharing more about the intent of Mosaic’s 2025 ESG Performance targets and how we’ll get there. Acting Responsibly is a strategic priority for our employees and our company. This critical work helps Mosaic to maximize our positive impact on society.

Government & Stakeholder Relations Manager Tyler Hopson and Indigenous Engagement Coordinator Earl Greyeyes explain Mosaic’s 2025 ESG Performance Target on 15% Indigenous representation.

MetLife Named Top Adoption-Friendly Workplace

For the 13th year in a row, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has recognized MetLife as one of America’s Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces.
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NEW YORK, October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that, for the 13th year in a row, it has earned a spot on the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s annual list of America’s Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces. MetLife has been recognized for its employee adoption benefits, parental leave policies, and flexible work culture.

A $1 Trillion Manager's Europe Boss Says ESG Stood the 2020 Test

By Ksenia Galouchko
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Marie Dzanis, head of EMEA for Northern Trust Asset Management, says sustainable investing outperformed during market volatility and extremely rough economic conditions. 

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Marie Dzanis, head of EMEA for Northern Trust Asset Management, says sustainable investing outperformed during market volatility and extremely rough economic conditions. 

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