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VMware Diversity and Inclusion Update 2018

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By Amber Boyle, VMware Diversity and Inclusion Director 

This year, the conversation around diversity has been amplified. While progress is being made in the area of diversity and inclusion (D&I) from Hollywood to the C-suite, company diversity report releases alone won’t move the needle in our communities. Conversation – and action – need to take place every day.

Duke Energy Funding N.C. Wood Stove Changeout Program to Improve Air Quality

Summary: 
  • American Lung Association to administer program in North Carolina

  • More efficient wood stoves will help lower particle pollution emissions

Press Release
  • American Lung Association to administer program in North Carolina

  • More efficient wood stoves will help lower particle pollution emissions

Viacommunity Hosts a Screening of Selma in Honor of Black History Month

by Amanda Critelli
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On Feb. 21, 40 high school students from New York City and neighboring public schools made their way to Viacom’s Times Square headquarters to celebrate Black History Month with a screening of Paramount’s critically acclaimed Selma, a crucial film about the African-American experience.

How to Address Gender Equality Through Reporting?

Use these GRI Standards to get started
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The United Nations Sustainbale Development Goal number 5 aims to eradicate gender inequality by 2030. If the world is to achieve this, it is essential to eliminate the root causes of discrimination that can impede the advancement of women. Companies, whether large or small, are key actors in the struggle for gender equality. In their role as job creators, they can promote equal opportunities when it comes to issues like salary and parental leave. And, by disclosing their impacts, they can help make the good fight more transparent.

Astellas Volunteers Restore a Home and Hope with People Attempting to Help (PATH)

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Nine Astellas volunteers from the PCP/Specialty team helped to restore a home in Tyler, Texas. The team worked with PATH (People Attempting to Help) to support the organization’s Transitional Housing Program—designed to provide safe, decent and affordable housing to low-to-moderate income families in East Texas.

“PATH acquired a rental house, and it was in need of some TLC—this is where we came in to help,” said Matt Mercer, regional sales manager, PCP/Specialty, West. 

Sustainable Investing Challenge Expands Its Global Footprint

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This year’s 8th annual Sustainable Investing Challenge has attracted the most geographically dispersed slate of finalists yet, with an equally diverse offering of investment proposals.

Scotia Launches Chirpy’s Kiddy Cricket Manual

By Jelani Beckles, Trinidad and Tobago Newsday
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President of Cricket West Indies Dave Cameron wants over 300,000 children in the Caribbean to benefit from the Kiddy Cricket Scotiabank Chirpy’s Classroom Adventure Academic Manual.

Continue reading on Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

How HP Is Supporting Female Leaders in India

One HP employee’s idea became a program that supported dozens of women's professional development.
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by Christian Hicks, a member of HP’s Employee Experience team

Nearly half of India’s 1.3 billion people are women. Yet women comprise only one-third of HP employees in India—and just 15 percent are managers.

When HP’s Nanditha Seetharamaiah learned about this inequality, she decided to do something about it.

City Year Names David L. Cohen and Jonathan S. Lavine Co-Chairs of its National Board of Trustees

Tushara Canekeratne, George Nichols, Enrique Salem and Wendy Spencer Join Board as National Trustees
Press Release

BOSTON, March 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — City Year, an education nonprofit fueled by national service that helps students and schools to succeed, announced today that David L. Cohen and Jonathan S. Lavine have been elected co-chairs of its national Board of Trustees.

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast NBCUniversal, Cohen has served as vice-chair of the national board since 2013, when Lavine, Co-Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Bain Capital Credit, was first elected chair. The two will now lead the national board together.

Women in Business Find Allies at PNC

Just 30 years ago, women couldn’t access the financial resources they needed to start a business. Today, women-owned businesses are among the fastest-growing business segments in the United States.
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By Beth Marcello

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