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Illumina Commemorates Juneteenth

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"Put aside your guilt, and I'll put aside my anger, and we have a chance to learn from each other" -– Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick

Fifth Third Bank Celebrates Juneteenth

Amid Juneteenth activities across its footprint, Fifth Third adds holiday for employees beginning in 2022
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CINCINNATI, June 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Beginning in 2022, Fifth Third Bank will expand its holiday calendar to recognize Juneteenth as the country’s 11th federal holiday, which commemorates the date the last Confederate slaves learned they were free. Due to the timing of the enactment of the new holiday and requirements for branch closures regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Fifth Third will remain open this year to avoid any disruption of service to customers.

Continuing to Push for Social Justice and Equality for All

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On June 19, we celebrate Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. In 1979, Texas became the first state to make Juneteenth an official holiday. And yesterday, June 17, President Biden signed the Juneteenth bill, which designates Juneteenth National Independence Day as a national holiday and the first new one since Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1983.

Celebrating the Power of Love and Kindness

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Although Pride Month looks a little different this year under COVID-19 pandemic guidelines, there’s still much to celebrate — love, kindness and all the things that bring us together. In this month’s issue of American Way, Flight Attendant JC Watson shares how he shows up as his authentic self to spread love and kindness in the skies.

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Although Pride Month looks a little different this year under COVID-19 pandemic guidelines, there’s still much to celebrate — love, kindness and all the things that bring us together. In this month’s issue of American Way, Flight Attendant JC Watson shares how he shows up as his authentic self to spread love and kindness in the skies.

Companies Need to Manage the Economics of Impact in Order to Advance Equity

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In the midst of a pandemic and unprecedented recession, purpose-led companies have the enormous potential to advance equity and reverse deepening disparities.

We have seen multiple businesses making pledges to advance more equitable markets. But commitments are easy to make and hard to keep. To truly become a purpose-led company, companies must understand how products sold, their operations and associated costs, and yes, profit, close or widen inequities in our societies.

Clarivate Pledges to Advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

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“Our commitment to addressing diversity and inclusion is not just a competitive or reputational issue, but a societal issue where CEOs and corporate leaders can and should play a critical role in driving real change.”

Ketan Patel, VP Cortellis, Product Platform

Since launching our company’s values in 2018, ‘value every voice’ has become one of our core tenets.

Stellantis and National Business League Partner to Build Nation's First Black Supplier Development Program

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  • Program will develop Black suppliers for future contracting and procurement opportunities and success in a post-pandemic economy
  • New online virtual procurement and contracting marketplace will build a bridge between the public and private sectors to create substantive business opportunities for Black suppliers
  • Portal will enable the program to qualify, train and develop Black businesses for future contracting opportunities
  • Announcement part of 2021 observance of Juneteenth
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  • Program will develop Black suppliers for future contracting and procurement opportunities and success in a post-pandemic economy
  • New online virtual procurement and contracting marketplace will build a bridge between the public and private sectors to create substantive business opportunities for Black suppliers
  • Portal will enable the program to qualify, train and develop Black businesses for future contracting opportunities
  • Announcement part of 2021 observance of Juneteenth

New Employee Data Reveals the Gap Between Ambition and Action in How Companies Address Racial Justice and Equity

Only 26% of employees believe their employer has fulfilled most of its public commitments; nearly 40% would likely quit their job if their company did not prioritize social or racial justice
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CALGARY, Alberta, June 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Just ahead of Juneteenth, Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today released results from a survey commissioned to assess employee sentiment on companies’ commitments to address racial justice and equity.

Net Impact Announces 2020-2021 Chapter of the Year Winners

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June 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact announces the 2020-2021 Chapter of the Year Winners, an award given to one outstanding Chapter in each of the following chapter categories: Undergraduate, Graduate, International Student, Professional, and International Professional. This year’s distinctions were awarded to the Net Impact Chapters at Mesa Community College, Northwestern University - Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Indian School of Business, New York City Professional Chapter, and Amsterdam Professional Chapter.

KeyBank Joins Communities In Recognizing Juneteenth; Announces Donation To The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

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From supporting events in markets to a KeyBank Foundation grant, KeyBank is joining families, individuals, and communities across the country this week to recognize Juneteenth as an important milestone in our country’s history.

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