VMware recently held its annual Women Transforming Technology (WT2) conference, which focuses on promoting diversity and inclusion in the technology sector. As much as I’d been looking forward to attending the event — my first time — as the COVID-19 pandemic progressed, and the conference approached and became a digital event, I started wondering if I should skip it.
As a return to the office after COVID-19 comes into view, how can employers and employees prepare themselves?
Learn how designers can safely and successfully reenter the workplace and how employers can best support their staff through the transition. A panel representing various areas of the interior design community provides insight on the best strategies to create a smart rebound from home to work. The program references guidelines from health and workplace thought leaders and discusses key considerations to implement into practice.
A bit of humility in leaders goes a long way in a crisis, according to Shundrawn Thomas, President of Northern Trust Asset Management. By Cath Sullivan
Around 95% of Northern Trust’s 20,000 employees around the world are working remotely due to the COVID-19 crisis, but an established culture of trust and client service is standing them in good stead, Shundrawn Thomas, President of Northern Trust Asset Management says.
“You have to be intentional in connecting and communicating, but it’s certainly easier to do when you have a culture that already has that kind of dynamic,” he says from Chicago, in an interview ranging from culture and leadership to market volatility and the COVID-led changes that may be here to stay.
The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.
We’re all navigating this fast-changing environment, doing our best to adjust to the rapid shift to remote working and online learning. This can feel even more uncertain for our military and veteran community as they transition to civilian careers. This transition is daunting in any circumstance, but a fragile economy and shifting work dynamics creates even greater barriers for those who are separating from military service. Cisco continues to be committed to helping service members chart a clear path to meaningful employment, especially during these unsettling times.
On Friday 1st of May, the CR and Sustainability Market Survey 2020 came to a close with an incredible 1548 applicants.
Acre, Carnstone and Flag, launched The CR and Sustainability Market Survey 2020 to gain a better understanding of the growing areas of corporate responsibility and sustainability. The survey’s purpose is to provide a clearer view of how corporate responsibility and sustainability professionals fit into the modern business landscape.
A look at gender equality and why it matters to companies. The session aims to build a common understanding among participants, cover the implications of gender inequality for companies and workers, and look at the business case for addressing them. The masterclass will focus on the importance of working with partners along with recommendations for business on how to make progress on gender equality.
Company hits milestone to use power of business as a force of good and strengthen stakeholder values
FISHERS, Ind., May 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is excited to announce obtaining Pending Certified B Corporation status through the B Lab. Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a globa