Achievement marks nine consecutive years with perfect score on survey benchmarking LGBTQ workplace equality
ST. PAUL, Minn., January 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, received a top score of 100% on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), designating it as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. This is Ecolab’s ninth consecutive year with a perfect score of 100% on the CEI, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
470,000 people and 493 companies joined the collective movement of Goodness in December 2020
CALGARY, Alb. – January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that its “Dear 2020 challenge”, a movement of Goodness fueled by collective action, engaged 470,000 people and 493 companies to achieve 3,357,236 acts of Goodness in December – surpassing the ambitious goal of 3 million.
The tragic killing of George Floyd in 2020, in our global headquarters hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota, inspired a group of General Mills employees to make a difference.
And they’re doing it through books.
After Floyd’s death, Alli Hearne – Senior Solutions Manager at General Mills – began searching for a way to talk to her children about racism, expose them to people of different backgrounds and ultimately reduce unconscious bias in the next generation.
At International Paper, we mobilize our people, products and resources to address critical needs in our community. See how employees at our Jackson, Miss. Box Plant rallied together to address an educational need in their community – school supplies for their local elementary school.
In wake of last week’s insurrection at the United States Capitol building, we are seeing a new wave of corporate activism emerge. In the past, it was standard operating procedure for brands to steer clear of the political conversation altogether. And while in recent years we’ve seen companies take stances on political issues – such as access to voting, social justice and climate change – they would often stop short of calling out individual politicians or blocking resources to persons inciting hate and violence.
Hoping for a better year this year? We are, too! Here are three tips for making your social impact programs successful in 2021. And don’t forget – we’re here to help! Small changes can yield big results, so try a few of the tips above and let us know how it goes.