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An Inclusive Workplace is Good for Business

By: Ivor MacGregor
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Diversity surrounds us every day.

We can see diversity everywhere: in life experience, education, cultural background, gender and sexual identity. In the workplace, celebrating diversity means acknowledging the many identities that make an employee unique. To accept these unique identities, we first have to understand them. Understanding is a key step in creating an inclusive environment where employees feel acknowledged and valued.

Healthcare Benefits for Families of All Shapes and Sizes

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“JetBlue is thrilled to once again earn a top rating in HRC’s Corporate Equality Index...In a time when it’s more important than ever to come together as a nation and embrace our rich diversity, we continue to celebrate our LGBTQ crewmembers and are proud to be recognized as one of America’s best places to work.”

—Robin Hayes, President & CEO, JetBlue

Americans Willing to Buy or Boycott Companies Based on Corporate Values, According to New Research by Cone Communications

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BOSTON, May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Seven-in-10 Americans believe companies have an obligation to take actions to improve issues that may not be relevant to everyday business operations, according to the 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study. The study, with benchmark data dating back to 1993, examines not only the consumer attitudes, perceptions and behaviors around corporate social responsibility (CSR), but also if and how companies should stand up for social injustices.

Quality of Life for Energy & Resources’ Indigenous Partners & Employees

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Erwin Joosten

Senior Vice President, Engineering & Construction Projects - Sodexo

Canada is home to an Indigenous population of 1.4 million. Their quality of life, when compared to their non-Indigenous counterparts, is impacted by factors that many of us can’t imagine.

Comcast NBCUniversal Moves Up 10 Spots to No. 19 on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies List

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DiversityInc recognized Comcast NBCUniversal as one of the nation’s leading companies for Diversity & Inclusion at its annual Top 50 Awards Dinner on May 2nd in New York City.

We are pleased to announce that Comcast NBCUniversal ranked No. 19 on DiversityInc’s 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, up 10 spots from No. 29 in 2016, and up 30 spots in just four years.

HP Named a Top 25 Public Company Diversity and Inclusion Leader

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HP is proud to be listed by Racing Toward Diversity Magazine as a Top 25 Public Company Diversity and Inclusion Leader. Racing Toward Diversity recognizes companies who embrace diversity in the workplace, work with diverse suppliers, and appeal to diverse customer groups.

Learn more about HP's work in advancing Global Diversity and Inclusion.

HP Supports the Equality Act

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The Equality Act provides basic protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in several areas. HP is proud to support this vital piece of legislation.

Learn more about HP's work in advancing Global Diversity and Inclusion and follow our progress on Twitter at @HPSustainable.

Diverse and Inclusive Workforce Inspires Innovation at Shire

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At Shire, we are committed to people of all races, genders and sexual orientations. We believe our collective differences provide a solid foundation for our sector-leading position. Harnessing our differences provides a wealth of ideas and innovations that allow us to be more responsive to customer needs.

The Economist’s Pride and Prejudice Event Drills Down on Diversity

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On March 23, 2017, The Economist’s Pride and Prejudice event brought together more than 600 global leaders from business, politics, and civil society to discuss lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) diversity and inclusion. The global 24-hour conversation spanned events in Hong Kong, London, and New York—livestreamed to approximately 17 million people—and focused on the business costs and opportunities related to diversity.

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