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The Boston Club Recognizes Alkermes plc and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts With First President's Award

Two organizations with presence in the greater Boston area honored for their commitment to gender diversity in the workplace
Press Release

BOSTON, May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Alkermes plc and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts are the recipients of The Boston Club’s first President’s Award, recognizing organizations that are leaders in supporting the advancement of women in the C-suite and boardroom, but whose corporate structure does not meet the specific research methodology used by the Club in its annual census of public companies.

Dow Advances to #19 on 2021 Top 50 Companies for Diversity List

Dow also earned a spot on 3 Specialty lists
Press Release

MIDLAND, Mich., May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Dow (NYSE: DOW) advanced to the 19th place on the 2021 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, which was announced recently at a virtual event hosted by DiversityInc. Dow’s placement on the list for the fourth consecutive year showcases the Company’s continued acceleration of actions and strengthening of inclusion and diversity (I&D) across the organization.

Intel Study: Diversity and Inclusion in Gaming

Intel continues its commitment to understanding critical issues that challenge the dynamic gaming community.
Press Release

May 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In collaboration with Newzoo, Intel today released a report titled “Diversity and Inclusion in Gaming.” This research identifies industry gaps and key insights in an effort to help make gaming more accessible and inclusive.

New Report Reveals CEO Insights Into Racial Equity Challenges

Press Release

May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new report released today by a partnership consisting of PolicyLink, FSG, and JUST Capital reveals what some of America’s CEOs and C-suite leaders identify as the key challenges to advancing racial equity and what it means for what comes next.

Comcast NBCUniversal Named a Top 10 Company on DiversityInc's Top 50 List


We are pleased to announce that for the fourth year in a row, Comcast NBCUniversal has been honored as a top 10 company on DiversityInc’s Top 50 list as one of the nation’s most inclusive companies, placing #6 overall.

In addition, Comcast NBCUniversal was honored on 11 of DiversityInc’s 2021 Specialty Lists, including being honored as the #1 Company for Talent Acquisition for Women of Color:

Comcast NBCUniversal Introduces 'We Belong,' A Multimillion Dollar Initiative in Support of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Press Release

NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - During Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, Comcast NBCUniversal will celebrate the extensive and often unrecognized contributions that the AAPI community has made to American history, culture and everyday life with a cross-portfolio campaign that spotlights how the community is woven into the fabric of this country with the central theme: “We Belong.”

Biogen Employees Engage in a Week-Long Series of Open Dialogues to Enhance DE&I Understanding


Joining the other companies that are part of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the workplace, Biogen held a Week of Understanding. Inspired by employees’ ideas and engagement, Biogen’s event included virtual conversations and opportunities to learn about DE&I within the company, the broader healthcare system and the wider world.

Medtronic Receives Its Highest-Ever Ranking on DiversityInc Top 50 List

Medtronic jumped to # 11 on this year’s list, the company’s highest-ever ranking from DiversityInc

Medtronic jumped to # 11 on this year’s DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, the company’s highest-ever ranking on the list. And it ranked # 3 on the Top Companies for Supplier Diversity list, also a highest-ever ranking for the company. Medtronic’s move from # 33 in 2020 to # 11 in 2021 on the overall list is one of the largest jumps of any company in the Top 50.

Box Tops for Education Partners With Black Men Teach

By Hanna Johnson

Black male teachers have an immense positive impact for all students in the classroom, yet they are significantly underrepresented, according to research from the Institute of Labor Economics. 

Only 2% of teachers in the U.S. are Black males. In Minnesota, the gap widens to just 0.5%. 

Bloomberg Media Expands Bloomberg Equality, Deepening Commitment to Covering Issues of Race, Gender, Diversity, and Fairness

Press Release

May 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Bloomberg Media today announced the expansion of Bloomberg Equality to elevate issues of race, gender, diversity, and fairness within the governments, companies and societies that it covers. Harnessing the extensive reach of Bloomberg’s 2,700 journalists and analysts, Bloomberg Equality aims to provide data, context, and local nuance on every topic from corporate leadership and capital, to society and solutions that show the promise of progress.


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