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UPS Longitudes | In the 'Decade to Deliver,' It's Time for Responsible Leadership

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As we enter a new decade and 2030 appears on the horizon, the world as we know it is at a crucial juncture. Faced with unparalleled challenges including a climate emergency, economic dislocation, increasing social inequity and the unintended consequences of rapid-paced technological disruption, there has never been a more urgent moment for collaborative, progressive action from global leaders.

In this, the “decade to deliver,” society at large will hold leaders from across all sectors to account for the actions and choices they make.

She Works Behind the Scenes to Help Customers

Chipo Mkandla studies customer interactions to improve processes at Duke Energy
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When Chipo Mkandla moved to the United States from Zimbabwe to work in hospitality, she never imagined she’d end up at an energy company. It turns out the roles had more in common than she thought.

Mkandla is part of Duke Energy’s customer experience team, and her job is to study the interactions between customers and the company and see if she can find ways to improve them.

From 19-Year-Old Receptionist to CEO: Ramona Hood's Promotion Makes FedEx History

by Max Garland
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Before Ramona Hood became CEO of a FedEx company, she was a 19-year-old single mother looking for a regular day job while taking night classes.

"I just wanted a schedule that would be consistent," she recalled.

Hood landed an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. shift in 1991 as a receptionist for Roberts Express, which later became FedEx Custom Critical. It didn't take long for her to develop that short-term win into a long-term pursuit of leadership, culminating in her latest promotion.

Ambition Is Not a Simple Thing – a Conversation With The New York Women’s Foundation’s Ana Oliveira

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On March 8th, individuals around the world – of all genders – will come together to celebrate International Women’s Day. Since the first gathering, held over a century ago, leaders have made great progress in driving gender equality. But, we still have work to do to continue advocating for women’s advancement around the world.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists – Service Learning in Munich, Germany

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s waterfall of impact is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. Core to our ethos is the belief that we can all learn and grow through service.

These Women Found Fulfilling Careers in Energy

For Women's History Month, meet Duke Energy employees who excel in their roles while encouraging the next generation
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Women make up about 20 percent of the country’s utility industry workforce, and at Duke Energy, we're on a mission to increase diversity and strengthen a culture that supports it.

Waking Up to Follow a Dream

By Cayla Yang
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For World Wildlife Day, Cayla shares her story of checking off all the appropriate boxes for adulthood, but only being 'fine' with her career. Then, she decided to follow a dream which led her to Cisco and working with our Sustainable Impact Program.

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For World Wildlife Day, Cayla shares her story of checking off all the appropriate boxes for adulthood, but only being 'fine' with her career. Then, she decided to follow a dream which led her to Cisco and working with our Sustainable Impact Program.

Yum! Brands Invests in World-Class Leadership Development for Front-Line Restaurant Managers With Acquisition of Heartstyles

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Advances global commitment to a people-first culture that elevates the customer experience

Initiates multi-year global rollout at KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell

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Advances global commitment to a people-first culture that elevates the customer experience

Initiates multi-year global rollout at KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell

Pushing Beyond the Ordinary in Corporate Social Responsibility

We believe that over the next 10 years, effective CSR initiatives of purpose-driven companies will be characterized by three principles: business alignment, user-centricity and co-creation.
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Corporate social responsibility—the practice of companies holding themselves accountable to serve a social purpose and make a positive impact—was not always the main focus of business leaders. Channel some profits into philanthropy, it was thought, and you’ve checked the CSR box.

Those days are long gone.

One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, this one team photo shows why Cisco is such a great company to work for. Yes, it’s all about people – working with super bright minds who come from all over the world is a great honor and privilege. But if you look closely, you will see that just around this one dinner table we had eight people from eight different countries – what a diversity of thoughts, conversations, and ideas!

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