Recognition reflects ongoing commitment to company-wide gender equality
ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, has been named to Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index for a second consecutive year. Ecolab is among 380 companies across 11 sectors included in this year’s Gender Equality Index (GEI), which tracks the financial performance of public companies that support gender equality through policy development, representation and transparency.
Years ago, one voice may not have gained too much traction – it may have moved forward for a bit, or floundered before reaching too many ears. Yet, today, because of social media, a voice can carry. Now, collective voices spreading like digital wildfire can sway public opinion. One misstep or wrong word from a person, a celebrity or brand can put that entity in a social media maelstrom – where mutual disapproval puts that entity on the outs. It’s a phenomenon that has come to be known as “cancel culture.”
by Dianna Caspary, Associate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
Kristen’s graduation day in May 2020 was postponed and changed to a virtual commencement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was disappointing, however, the actual date of graduation day did not define Kristen’s two-and-a-half-year journey to receive her Master of Business Administration (MBA).
“When I started my new job, I didn’t expect that I’d be working at the same place where I went to daycare.”
When Rachel Tao started work as a newly hired consultant at Booz Allen’s McLean headquarters last August, she took a walk back into her past. Twenty years prior, her parents—both Booz Allen employees—dropped her off at that very same facility to attend the firm’s new Bright Horizons child care center.
Sustainability salaries have increased across the globe since 2018, according to the newly released 2020 Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CR&S) Salary Survey. With more CR&S professionals (1,542 in total) taking part in the survey and revealing a higher remuneration package, this is a fitting testament to the growing importance of the sustainability sector.
The 17 th annual Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies will be unveiled on January 25 with a virtual CEO roundtable discussion to share insights from Global 100 pros and why it’s essential for businesses to speed up the race to a net-zero-emissions economy.
By Sheila Greaney, Office Manager Unified Communications Galway Dev Center
Almost a year ago now, Cisco decided to ensure the safety of all employees and closed our offices globally. It was clearly the right move to make in the wake of so many unknowns. As a Site Engagement Manager for our Galway, Ireland offices – I had to sit down and figure how this affected us from a culture perspective.
With 75% site attendance in Galway we always have a highly populated office which helps grow a very special site culture and atmosphere – something we take a great deal of pride in. We are, after all, Ireland’s #1 Great Place to Work!
In the first blog of the compliance assurance series, we talked about the importance of not overlooking the more routine environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance programs in the hectic time that we are living in. From this, you now know the importance of compliance and have some compliance tips to look back on. Now we want to go over a few stressors you should be aware of that could knock you off your compliance track this year.