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Another Way to #BeYou: T-Mobile Brings Gender Pronouns to Retail Stores

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At T-Mobile, #BeYou has become an employee mantra — so much so that it’s displayed on magenta-painted walls in company hallways around the country. But it’s more than just a catchphrase. It’s representative of the company’s longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion that is truly part of its DNA.

Benevity Expands Market-Leading CSR Platform to Mobile, Enabling More Inclusive, In-the-Moment Giving

Benevity Mobile App Empowers People to Do Good Anytime, Anywhere
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced the next evolution of its platform with the launch of the Benevity mobile app. Free to Benevity clients and available now for iOS and Android, the app allows companies to expand their CSR programs and forge deeper and more inclusive connections with their employees, empowering their people to do more good in the moment.

Carnival Cruise Line Becomes First Cruise Operator Certified ‘Sensory Inclusive’ by Kulturecity

Leading Advocacy Organization Providing Training & Tools to Enhance Vacations for Guests with Autism, ADHD, PTSD, Down Syndrome and Sensory Disabilities
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MIAMI, December 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Expanding its commitment to making a cruise vacation more accessible for everyone, Carnival Cruise Line has become the first cruise operator to be certified "sensory inclusive" by KultureCity, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accessibility and inclusion for individuals with sensory needs and invisible disabilities. 

The rollout of the program started in October and all of Carnival Cruise Line'sSouth Florida-based ships are certified, with the balance of the fleet scheduled to be completed by March 2020.

Driving Diversity and Inclusion in Telecoms

By: Jo Perrin
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At the recent ITW Global Leaders’ Forum (GLF) meeting in London, Verizon’s Eric Cevis called for the world’s wholesale carrier leaders to come together to solve one of the telecommunication industry’s most pressing issues – diversity and inclusion. Eric proposed that the GLF sets up a working committee to focus on improving diversity and inclusion across the board – just as it has previously done with topics such as Security and Fraud.

Q&A with Pamela Strobel: Women Are Making Corporate Leadership Gains

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Are women catching up in the race for equality at the corporate leadership level? We asked one of our board members to share her thoughts on this as well as her experiences as a woman leader in a male-dominated corporate world.

The Financial Times Recognizes CBRE as a Diversity Leader in Europe

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LONDON, 22 November, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE has secured a place in the first ever Financial Times Diversity Leaders report for its EMEA business, and is the only commercial real estate services firm on the list. The report recognises the European companies and institutions that are considered to be the most inclusive employers by employees across Europe.

How Bacardi Aims to Shatter the Glass Ceiling

Spirits company launches mentoring program to cultivate female leadership.
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By Michael Woodward Ph.D.

The glass ceiling has slowly been cracking for years, but it is far from shattered. The 2019 Women in the Workplace report from McKinsey and Company found that women occupy only 21 percent of executive roles in the C-suite with just under 30 percent representation in vice president and senior vice president roles. Although there has been progress in the last five years, there is still a lot of work to be done.

Northern Trust's Shundrawn Thomas Walks the Talk on Diversity in Financial Services

A role model and a mentor who believes in paying it forward and back
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By Jeff Benjamin

Recognizing the self-fulfilling prophecy that develops when lower-level minority employees don't see minority representation in the executive ranks, Mr. Thomas said more effort needs to be made across the industry.

"We've been very intentional at Northern Trust," he said. "We not only have to have diverse slates of candidates, but we also require diverse slates of people interviewing candidates."

Trading Places With an Employee From Across the World

Participating in an international staff exchange with employees in Australia and Canada
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In 2019 two Tetra Tech offices on opposite sides of the earth participated in a staff secondment exchange. Patrick Lynch transferred from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, from March to September. Emily Messer transferred from Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, from June to September.

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