Research shows that diverse teams solve problems faster and that flexible workplaces attract talent, improve productivity, and increase employee satisfaction. The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance works toward positive change in all these areas—advocating for inclusion and diversity in the workplace and promoting flexible work schedules and fair hiring practices.
With the economic strain of the pandemic causing people to give less and in different ways, events like GivingTuesday are even more important than ever. While point of sale donations may be seeing a decline, the virtual nature of GivingTuesday means individuals can donate from their laptops or in their homes, which is especially important as COVID cases rise.
From November 13th to the 19th we observed Transgender Awareness Week – a time used to elevate transgender voices, build awareness and call attention to the many challenges transgender individuals face.
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 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.
We’ve won Out & Equal's 2020 Workplace Excellence Outie Award!
Amy E. Wilson, executive sponsor for our LGBTQ+ and ally employee resource group, shares a bit more on Dow’s ongoing commitment to LGBTQ+ equality.
The “Outies” are awarded at the annual Out & Equal Workplace Summit. Outie Awards recognize individuals and organizations who are leaders in advancing equality for LGBTQ people in workplaces globally. Read more about them here.
FY20 Integrated Performance Report Announces Goal for Carbon Neutrality by FY30, and Outlines Progress on Pay Equity and COVID-19 Response
Global corporate citizenship is instrumental to the work we do and how we operate. With today’s release of the Medtronic Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Integrated Performance Report we share our progress in key environmental, social, and governance (ESG) areas. This includes surpassing our FY20 environmental performance goals and setting a goal to go carbon neutral in our operations by FY30; achieving 100% global gender pay equity in many countries including the United States; and increasing global access to ventilators and other technology to aid in COVID-19 response.
It's never been clearer: our future depends on companies that not only innovate boldly, but ones that act with integrity.
Over the past months, we’ve seen ties between health, progress, and prosperity strain in real time due to the hardships brought on by the pandemic. Life as we know it changed dramatically, as did the role of the private sector in many ways.
According to the National Science Foundation, members of historically underrepresented groups—women and Blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians or Alaska Natives—have increased their representation in the science and engineering labor force in recent decades.