By Sarah Bostwick Stromoski, Manager, CEO Leadership, CECP
By far the best thing CEOs and their companies can do to combat sexism, gender discrimination, and sexual misconduct–in short, to support women–is to put diverse women into half of the positions of power and leadership. This is how we resolve a foul, permissive culture.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) announces the formation of the North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network (NASPON), today following the 15th Annual Roundtable Meeting in Bali, Indonesia. In an effort to accelerate collaboration within the market, NASPON’s mission is to educate, build momentum and assist North American companies in making and delivering on commitments to source sustainable palm oil.
Legg Mason has announced that it will offer US employees 12 weeks of parental leave to both men and women, effective January 1, 2018.
Expanding this benefit is consistent with Legg Mason’s efforts to improve diversity and inclusion across the company by treating all new parents equally – both male and female. All new parents with at least one year of service qualify for the benefit.
The company also announced that it will reimburse mothers who are traveling for business for expenses related to shipping breastmilk home for their children.
The Points of Light Civic Accelerator graduates 11 civic ventures that are addressing ways to improve educational and workforce outcomes to prepare individuals for 21st century employment
ATLANTA, January 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Points of Light Civic Accelerator announced today that it will invest $50,000 each in ReciproCare (Washington, D.C.), a for-profit enterprise, and La Cocina VA (Arlington, Virginia), a nonprofit enterprise. Both ventures are focused on access and pathways to employment to help more individuals and families succeed.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 3, 2018/3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to announce that Mr. Stowe Beam has been promoted to Vice President of the company’s Environmental Certification Services division.
During the renovation at The Palazzo casino and other parts of the property, the properties Sustainability team learned of an innovative product called Envy Walls, a temporary wall that is made of 100% recyclable and reusable materials. The manufacturing company states that every 700 square feet of Envy Wall reduces one ton of landfill debris compared to conventional framing, metal studs, and dry wall.
January 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group announced that Mark Murphy has joined the firm as Vice President and Co-Leader of its Railroad Segment. With over 35 years of experience, Mark specializes in emergency response and incident management for environmental spill events and natural disasters.
Designing STEM outreach programs for K-12 classrooms often becomes a balancing act between ambitious goals and limited resources. Scientific equipment is just one kind of resource, but one that is unavailable to many schools. Time is a less obvious resource, but time away from classroom curriculum is becoming increasingly hard for teachers to justify with their administrators. And personal access to relevant experts – face time with actual scientists – is a resource that many programs don’t even get to add to their wish lists.