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A Day to Inspire Action and Equity

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By John Stauch, Pentair President and Chief Executie Officer

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who devoted his life to advancing equality, social justice, and opportunity for all. While progress has been made to achieve Dr. King’s vision, the events of the past year reinforced that we must confront the fact that systemic injustice and racism persist.

Disney General Entertainment Content Writing Program Names 2021 Participants

2020 Alumni Secure Staffing Assignments for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 Seasons
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January 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Disney General Entertainment Content (DGE) proudly announces the 13 writers selected for its 2021 writing program and names the recipient of Disney Channel’s Eunetta T. Boone Comedy Writer’s Scholarship, established last year by the network in honor of the late writer/producer for diverse and aspiring comedy writers.

Medtronic: Equity and Opportunity for All

2020 marked a year of new partnerships and practices aimed at addressing systemic inequities in hiring and talent management.
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Creating better experiences for patients and customers starts with our people. A number of partnerships launched in 2020 are providing new opportunities to address systemic inequities in hiring and talent management processes, and accelerate progress in advancing inclusion, diversity and equity.

#TtInspires: Brenna Minor, Disaster Recovery and CDBG Program Manager

Implementing federally funded disaster recovery projects to help build back resilient communities
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Brenna Minor is a program manager with Tetra Tech’s Disaster Recovery group, specializing in implementing federally funded disaster recovery projects. Brenna currently works with the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on COVID-19 recovery programs through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds. She also is developing the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)-Mitigation Action Plan for the U.S.

Scotiabank Makes 10-year, $500m Commitment to Foster Economic Resilience Among Disadvantaged Groups

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The pandemic’s uneven economic toll has highlighted the need to remove barriers that persist for some groups while increasing opportunities for all to participate in, and strengthen, the economy going forward.

With the goal of fostering economic inclusion and resiliency among disadvantaged groups, Scotiabank has launched ScotiaRISE, a 10-year initiative with a $500-million commitment. 

Scotiabank Launches ScotiaRISE to Help Build Economic Resilience; Foster Stronger Households and Communities

$500 Million commitment will further Education, Inclusion and Employment among those who need it most
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TORONTO, January 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank today launched ScotiaRISE, a 10-year, $500 million initiative to promote economic resilience among disadvantaged groups.

Women in Climate Tech Launches

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DURHAM, NC, January 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The launch of Women in Climate Tech (WiCT) was announced today by the group’s Steering Committee. The organization’s mission is to empower and amplify the voices of women working in this burgeoning industry and to grow the share of females represented who will work on this issue for generations to come.

New Catalyst Report Shows Committed Companies are Advancing More Women to Leadership Roles

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According to a new Catalyst Report, “Towards a More Equitable Future: The Catalyst CEO Champions For Change”, more than 70 global chief executive officers who are also part of the Catalyst CEO Champions For Change are elevating more women in leadership positions. Rockwell Automation is proud to be a part of this effort.

Belonging Begins with Us: How We're Working to Help Everyone Feel Included

By William White, Chief Marketing Officer, Walmart U.S.
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Every day, we welcome shoppers of diverse backgrounds and walks of life into our stores and clubs. Not only do we want shoppers to feel safe and comfortable shopping with us, but we also want them to see their local Walmart as a place where they belong and as a place that belongs to them.

Dow Celebrates International Day of Persons With Disabilities

by Mike Witt, Disability Employee Network Management Sponsor, On behalf of the Global DEN Steering Team
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I am inspired by the creativity of those working to shape our new normal for people of all abilities.

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