women in leadership

A Dialogue with Sappi North America's Sustainability Leadership

Jennifer Miller and Laura Thompson discuss emerging issues in sustainable business practices
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Q: Sappi North America has made a strategic commitment to forward-looking sustainability practices for nearly ten years. What do you see as the hallmarks of world-class sustainability practice?

The Female Founders Inspiring the Next Generation

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The Barclays Eagle Lab in London’s Notting Hill was abuzz with entrepreneurial energy when a ‘speed-networking’ event, hosted by The Female Founders Forum, paired some of the UK’s top businesswomen with would-be entrepreneurs.

National Diversity Council Returns to Mexico City for 2nd Annual Women in Leadership Symposium

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MEXICO CITY, July 10, 2017 /3BL Media/- On July 20, 2017 the National Diversity Council, in partnership with AT&T and Southwest Airlines, will host the 2nd Annual Mexico City Women in Leadership Symposium. The symposium will bring together a diverse mix of successful female leaders to educate and inspire women to strive for success within their professional fields.

Caterpillar Promotes Women In Leadership

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Caterpillar has set ambitious targets in several key areas to increase the mix of qualified, capable females across our enterprise to industry benchmark levels by 2022. These goals include increasing our total female workforce to 29 percent, a 9 percent increase over our current population, and the number of female leaders to 25 percent, a 6 percent increase over the current composition of our leadership.

Click here to learn more about how Caterpillar promotes the Women in Leadership initiative.

TransCanada Nationally Recognized for its Commitment to Female Senior Leadership

Company remains focused on improving overall performance
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TransCanada is again part of Corporate Knights' Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list, announced June 6,  scoring with the highest number of women in executive management in the energy sector.

"As the number of female employees in TransCanada has increased over the years, so has the representation of women in our senior ranks," said Wendy Hanrahan, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Services.

Avnet Chief HR Officer MaryAnn Miller Named One of Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology

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PHOENIX, April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that MaryAnn Miller, Senior Vice President, Chief HR Officer and head of Global Marketing and Communications has been named one of 2017’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council. This is the third time in her 11-year tenure with Avnet that Miller has received this distinguished honor, first in 2014 and again in 2015.

Sappi’s Key Performance Indicators: Driving Social Responsibility

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Sappi takes a very active approach to social responsibility, driving key initiatives in support of our three key stakeholder groups: employees, customers and the local communities in which we operate. In addition to providing skilled jobs and continued job training, we improve the lives of people by promoting freedom of association, nondiscrimination and the abolition of forced and child labor. We also uphold the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Sappi Limited has been a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) since 2008.

JoAnne Taylor Recognized for Dedicated Work for Women in NetSuite

Senior Director of US & Corporate Human Resources at NetSuite was recently given HR Symposium’s 2016 Award of Excellence for her work in leading the Women in NetSuite (WIN) initiative
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Eighteen months ago, women represented 34 percent of employees at NetSuite, but less than 10 percent of leadership.

Recognizing that disparity, not just at NetSuite but in the tech community as a whole, a cross-functional team of women formed Women in NetSuite (WIN) to advance the professional development of women at NetSuite through recruitment, sponsorship, networking, education and advocacy.

Real Advantage Series – Advancing Women in Leadership

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This video is part of CBRE’s Real Advantage Series – a thought provoking video series which provides insights into a range of topics affecting businesses today. Along with opinion leaders from diverse backgrounds, CBRE is committed to encouraging further discussion into the innovations, challenges, and opportunities that are shaping the future of global business. 

Morgan Stanley's Sustainable Investment Themes 2016

Audrey Choi shares her insights
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Sustainable Investing Themes for 2016: ESG Integration, Climate Change and Inequality 

by Audrey Choi, CEO of Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing

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