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ViacomCBS and Extra Partner To Celebrate LGBTQ+ Audiences

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To celebrate the return of live music and connecting with others, Extra worked with Velocity, ViacomCBS to spotlight Troye Sivan and the LGBTQ+ community in a VMAs ad campaign. 

When the MTV VMAs kicked off at Brooklyn Barclays Center on Sept. 12, it was a nod to the return to live music and live events. With its “Fresh Start” campaign, Extra Gum wanted to celebrate that re-emergence with Troye Sivan.

The Evolution of ViacomCBS' Multicultural Marketing Capabilities

“Multicultural marketing is no longer a ‘nice to have’—it’s a necessity.”
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Debbie King is Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing Communications and Culture at Velocity, ViacomCBS’s in-house, full-service marketing and branded content studio.

Engineering Impact: Inclusion, Diversity & Equity

Excerpts from the 2021 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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ID&E accelerates our competitiveness, financial strength, talent acquisition, innovation, and social impact. Through steadfast commitment, ownership, and accountability, we gain a strategic advantage to compete and win in the marketplace through smarter teams, higher engagement, and elevated performance. Our unwavering commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) means we strive toward zero barriers to opportunity within Medtronic.

Vistra CEO Curt Morgan Joins Disability:IN to Further Advance Inclusion and Equality

New partnership comes during Disability Employment Awareness Month
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Vistra (NYSE: VST) is further expanding its commitment to an inclusive global economy through a new partnership with Disability:IN, the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide.

Vistra CEO Curt Morgan marked Disability Employment Awareness Month by signing Disability:IN’s CEO letter, calling on other Fortune 1000 leaders to take action and advance inclusion.

Fifth Third Bank Celebrates 17 Years of Project SEARCH and Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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According to the US Department of Labor, the 2021 theme for National Disability Employment Awareness Month is, “America's Recovery: Powered by Inclusion.” As Americans recognize the many and varied contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy, leaders at Fifth Third Bank are celebrating 17 years of Project SEARCH, a transition-to-work program for people with disabilities, and hosting a variety of activities to honor the month.

GoDaddy Venture Forward Microbusiness Survey: Microbusiness Starts by Demographic

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Whether they needed income after being laid off, or joined the "Great Resignation," Americans created 2.8 million more microbusinesses in 2020 than in the prior year.

An increasing percentage were started by women, people without college degrees, and Black Americans.

Read full survey results here

MTV to Counter Hungary's Anti-Gay Law as EMAs in Budapest Will “Stand in Solidarity” With LGBTQ+ Community

BY GEORG SZALAI
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"As a gay man, my personal emotions got the better of me" initially before the company decided to go ahead with the event, shares Chris McCarthy, president and CEO of MTV Entertainment Group Worldwide.

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"As a gay man, my personal emotions got the better of me" initially before the company decided to go ahead with the event, shares Chris McCarthy, president and CEO of MTV Entertainment Group Worldwide.

Closing the American Digital Divide This Decade

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We have just released a point-of-view paper suggesting that it is possible to close the American digital divide—between those who, by virtue of their location, can access high-speed internet and those that can’t—in this decade. But it will not happen without changing our perspectives about what matters most and the technologies we will use to close the digital divide.

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We have just released a point-of-view paper suggesting that it is possible to close the American digital divide—between those who, by virtue of their location, can access high-speed internet and those that can’t—in this decade. But it will not happen without changing our perspectives about what matters most and the technologies we will use to close the digital divide.

Walmart and Walmart.org Increase Access to Educational Opportunities for Black and African Americans

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BENTONVILLE, Ark., October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Walmart.org today announced a trio of additional shared value and philanthropic initiatives that build on its strategy to advance equity in education, including:

Helping Senior Citizens Successfully Navigate the Internet with New Digital Skills: Albert Pannell

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Now more than ever, the internet is central to our everyday lives. We depend on it to find jobs, learn and do homework, stay entertained, shop and access health information. Most importantly, we rely on this technology to stay connected with family and friends.

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