GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ –Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has been recognized in the Diversity Best Practices (DBP) Inclusion Index for the third consecutive year, and has been named to the Index’s “Top 10 Percent” for scoring an 82 percent, among the highest of the 15
At DirectWomen’s Sandra Day O’Connor luncheon, Vicki Henn, chief HR officer, speaks on the importance of diverse representation across our company.
October 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - One-fifth of seats on a broad swath of public-company boards are now held by women, up from 19% earlier this year and 15% since Equilar Inc., a governance-data firm, began tracking the measure in late 2016. So, while 20% represents progress, it's still a long way from equality.
Growing up, there were only two careers that interested Booz Allen Lead Associate Duvelza Saenz: cyber warrior or Xena the Warrior Princess. Lucky for the cyber world, Booz Allen, and the many women and girls Saenz mentors and supports, she went with the former.
A passion for bringing people together—including the next generation
“I enjoy the collaborative environment that Booz Allen encourages,” Saenz said. “We have awesome team members with unique backgrounds who are open to innovative ideas.”
ON Semiconductor’s newest affinity group, the Black Employee Network or B.E.N., launched in July 2019. B.E.N. formed organically by a group of employees in Phoenix, Rochester and Sunnyvale. This group hopes to create an avenue to build relationships with people of similar backgrounds and likeness across the Black community and beyond at ON Semiconductor. We decided to use Black, rather than African American, because of the variation of lineage within the community and as a more inclusive perspective of the collective experiences in the US and across the globe.
BMC: What motivated Chevron to develop programs that support people with disabilities and their families?
EM: The motivation for Chevron to develop programs for the underserved, and specifically people with disabilities, goes back to several milestone events that eventually led to a set of guiding principles called The Chevron Way.
Businesses and governments around the world are hearing from women about the realities and challenges they face—from the rollback of women's health protections to issues they're facing in their communities as a result of climate change. How can companies listen and, most importantly, take action?
At the BSR Conference 2019, we will explore how the global rise in women’s voices is creating a new climate for business. Register today.
We would like to introduce you to one of our programme partners, Qualcomm. Their Wireless Reach™ programme broadens their impact by bringing advanced wireless technologies to underserved communities around the world, enriching people’s lives while creating new markets for their business. Wireless Reach™ invests in programmes that leverage Qualcomm’s leading-edge technologies to improve lives, transform communities, and protect the planet. Currently, there are 119 Wireless Reach™ programmes that have reached more than 17 million people in 47 countries.
It was women wielding the wrenches, fixing the airplane engines and sitting in the captain’s chair in the cockpit of the 190-seat airplane inside JetBlue’s hangar at Logan International Airport on Saturday — a rare sight in an industry dominated by men.
Female pilots, mechanics and fight attendants greeted more than 40 girls ages 6-17 with a first-class glance at what it’s like to be a woman in aviation as part of the airline’s “Fly Like A Girl” campaign.
UPS Honored During Award Ceremony in D.C. on October 10th
UPS has been recognized with the 2019 Corporate Award by The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the preeminent membership organization focused on the development of global black leaders. Additionally, ELC has welcomed four UPS executives into its membership of senior executives: George Brooks, President, Americas Region; Rhonda Clark, President, Global Buildings and Systems Engineering; Charlene Thomas, Chief Human Resources Officer; and George Willis, President, U.S. Operations.