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Why There Has Never Been a Better Time for Neurodiversity

Be Inspired to "Think Differently"
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I am not a neutral party when it comes to neurodiversity.  I am a parent of an autistic teenager, and my work is also related to the topic. Neurodiversity is the different ways we as humans think, communicate and see the world. It’s the fact that variations in the human genome that include autism, ADHD, OCD, and dyslexia, among others, are simply variations of the brain. Neurodiversity also implies that these differences, while presenting certain challenges, also contain often untapped strengths for the individual, for businesses, and for society overall. 

Bacardi in Costa Rica Among Top Employers for Young Professionals

Employers for Youth Ranks Bacardi #2
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In its first year of participation, Bacardi in Costa Rica comes in #2 as “Best Companies for Young Professionals” as announced by Best Place to Employers for Youth (EFY) and a study conducted by FirstJob. The survey was based on 10 dimensions including innovation, benefits, career development, quality of life, recognition, reputation, and others valued by talent entering the workforce. The Bacardi scores, across all dimensions, exceeded benchmarks set by EFY, including top marks for workplace infrastructure (91.3%), work environment (90.9%), and diversity and culture (90.1%).

Herbalife Nutrition Receives the Saigon Times 2020 CSR Award

Herbalife Nutrition Vietnam recognized by the Saigon Times
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Herbalife Nutrition Vietnam recently received the Saigon Times 2020 CSR Award for the 2nd consecutive year. The award was received in acknowledgement of the company’s significant contributions to the community, protecting the environment and safeguarding the interests of workers.

The Saigon Times CSR program was designed to engage and recognize both local and foreign companies who have made effective CSR contributions for the sustainable development and prosperity of the country.

Finding Common Ground in Unexpected Places

For Kimberly-Clark employee Jim King, his work with Common Ground Outdoor Adventures has given him a different perspective on how we define success, and what it means to lead with care.
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Jim King never takes his ability to walk, see or hear for granted. For the past three years, he has volunteered as a ski coach with Common Ground Outdoor Adventures, which provides life-enhancing outdoor recreation for over 3,600 youth and adults in Utah with disabilities.

Booz Allen Named One of America's Best Employers for Veterans

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What qualifies an organization as one of America’s Best Employers for Veterans? Forbes and market research firm Statista asked more than 5,000 veterans working at companies with 1,000 or more employees.

In a Year of Profound Change, Over 1,100 C-Suite Leaders Convene to Accelerate Commitments to Diversity & Inclusion

Herbalife Nutrition’s CEO joins CEO Action to address systemic issues of inequity in society
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Herbalife Nutrition’s Chairman and CEO John Agwunobi along with with more than 1,000+ leaders joined the 4th annual CEO Action Closed-Door Session to discuss the bold commitments necessary to address systemic issues of inequity in society. Now more than ever, CEOs understand that they must also come together to use collective resources, experience and time to change systems that have contributed to societal injustices.

Northern Trust's Business Resource Councils

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The Northern Trust Business Resource Councils (BRCs) are employee-led resource groups that provide tools and resources to support the development of an inclusive culture that values and leverages DE&I to achieve and sustain superior business results through:

T. Rowe Price Encourages Employees to Help End Transphobia

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T. Rowe Price is cognizant of challenges transgender people face globally, including transphobia, regressive legislation, restricted access to medical support, and violence. To heighten awareness and to support Trans people at the firm and in the broader community, T. Rowe Price is providing a series of stories and resources to encourage its associates to become active allies and help end transphobia.  

VF Corp. Invests in Empathy and Resources for Working Parents

by Rick Bell, workforce.com Editorial Director
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The apparel company gives pandemic-weary parents added help to aid their children’s distance-learning needs.

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The apparel company gives pandemic-weary parents added help to aid their children’s distance-learning needs.

Merck Named 2020 “Best-of-the-Best Corporations for Inclusion” by National Business Inclusion Consortium

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Merck has been recognized for its commitment to diversity and inclusion across all communities. The National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) has named the fifth annual cohort of Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities.

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