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Medtronic Honored for Supporting Women Engineers

The Society of Women Engineers awards Medtronic and Engineering Director Jim Borowick for ongoing contributions to diversity and inclusion

Inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) are not programs at Medtronic. Instead, ID&E are values that are central to the company’s identity and workplace.

Duke Energy Native American Employees Share Culture, Deepen Connections

New employee resource group at Duke Energy promotes inclusivity, raises awareness

First Peoples. Those two words hold meaning for many Native Americans, especially in November. The words are a connection to their identity and culture that has lasted hundreds of years.

This November, Duke Energy employees are launching an Indigenous people’s employee resource group (ERG) during Native American Heritage Month to strengthen the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Financial Women's Association Celebrates 2021-2023 President Hermina 'Nina' Batson During Its 65th Anniversary Year

Ms. Batson is proud to lead the FWA as its first Black President, continuing leadership programming and mentoring with an eye on expanded IDEA: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access. Friends and partners of the FWA include BMO, BNP and Ninety One.
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NEW YORK, November 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Financial Women’s Association of New York celebrates Hermina ‘Nina’ Batson, the FWA’s first Black president during its 65th Anniversary, with a Giving Tuesday Campaign, and FWA headline events and sponsorships extending across her two-year term. Ms.

American Express Backs Emerging Artists With $1 Million in Sponsorship to the Studio Museum in Harlem

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NEW YORK, December 2, 2021 /3BL Media/-- American Express (NYSE:AXP) announced artistic collaborations with world-renowned artists Julie Mehretu and Kehinde Wiley to reimagine and create new designs of the iconic Consumer Platinum Card. The company will also provide $1 million in sponsorship to The Studio Museum in Harlem (the Studio Museum) to support its work as the nexus for artists of African descent, locally, nationally, and internationally. Early in their careers, both Mehretu and Wiley participated in the Studio Museum’s prestigious Artists-in-Residence (AIR) program.

Refresh and Reset: A Pro Bono Website Upgrade


This is the second in a series of blog posts tracking Common Impact's long-term skills-based volunteering project with America Needs You and Fidelity Investments to upgrade the nonprofit’s website. Read the first post here.

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Bacardi Outlines How It Is Doing the Right Thing for the Planet

Bacardi publishes ‘The Way We Serve’ Corporate Responsibility Report for Fiscal Year 2021 with an in-depth look at initiatives in four priority areas
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, November 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Since it was founded in 1862, family-owned Bacardi has always ensured that while making exceptional spirits, which are enjoyed around the world, it does so responsibly. Today, the world’s largest privately held company published its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Corporate Responsibility Report outlining its commitments to its employees, customers, suppliers, consumers, and communities. Bacardi invests in Corporate Responsibility (CR) initiatives that set goals for a safer, brighter, and greener future for all.

M·A·C Honors Transgender Day of Remembrance

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This Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honour the lives tragically lost due to anti-transgender violence.

A Single Mom Returns to Work

Erica Bowman left the fast-paced world of finance to raise her family. When she decided to dive back in, our Return to Work Program was there to support her every step of the way.

When Erica Bowman left her career in financial services to become a stay-at-home mother, she understood the challenges ahead. Bowman in that time filed for divorce and became a single parent with a baby and knew that she would need to recommit to full-time work, both for the financial stability and as a role model to her young daughter.

Executive Leadership Changes Within the US Business Council for Sustainable Development

New Ideas for the Council's Equity Strategy
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November 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The US Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD) is pleased to announce the following changes within the Executive Committee that will further drive the organization to accomplish its new equity vision under the leadership of Claude Griffin, the new Executive Director.

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)

STEM Mentors Honored with Presidential Awards

Since 1996, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has been recognizing STEM mentors from across the country through the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)!

What is PAESMEM? The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) recognizes those who have made significant contributions to mentoring and enhanced the participation of individuals underrepresented in STEM.


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