With 46,000 employees operating in 90 countries worldwide, DuPont understands that to thrive we must not only cultivate a diverse and inclusive workplace that attracts the best talent but also ensure that our people intimately understand the needs of a global customer base. Respect for People – one of our four Core Values – is the signpost that guides our efforts. We believe it translates to competitive advantage by fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce with equally diverse insight into customer needs. “Diversity and inclusion is not a ‘nice to have’ feature in an organization,” sa
WASHINGTON D.C., July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) awarded Duke Energy the top honor in the electric utility association’s 2017 Business Diversity Awards program.
The annual awards program recognizes companies for their efforts in advancing purchasing opportunities for diverse suppliers – including minority-, female-, veteran- and LGBTQ-owned businesses within the electric power industry.
Duke Energy earned the industry’s overall Excellence Award for its efforts to improve business diversity and inclusion.
Last month, 180 top-performing Arrow Electronics employees from around the world gathered with senior management for the company’s annual President’s Club meeting, which honors individual employees who made significant contributions to the company during the prior business year.
In conjunction with the Learning and Development courses offered to all Team Members, Sands Academy has established the Elevate Series. The series focuses on providing the tools for leaders to set the example for their Team Members and building relationships to ensure success within their teams. The Elevate Series offers four classes that are mandatory for all Supervisors and Managers with one that is mandatory for all Directors to offer support in various areas.
by Brian Tippens, Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer
At no time in history has more attention been paid to the lack of diversity in the technology industry. An increasing demand for transparency from customers, stakeholders, and employees alike, has led to growing pressure to diversify a predominantly white, Asian, and male workforce. New companies are mobilizing to take a stand on social issues, while others with a strong history of human rights are aiming to increase accountability within management to foster inclusion among their teams.
by James Fripp, Senior Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Yum! Brands
As a global restaurant company, we understand that diversity and inclusion are critical to the long-term success of our business – it’s part of the fabric of who we are as a company. We believe that the more our workforce reflects the global marketplace in which we operate, the more we will be able to satisfy our customers. In fact, one of our core values as a company is Believe in ALL People.
Lauren Shanks walked down North Charles Street this past weekend sporting #LoveWins swag as she took part in Baltimore’s Pride Parade for the third year as part of PayPal’s ongoing diversity efforts. The born and bred Baltimore native is an LGBT ally who spurred PayPal’s participation in the parade in 2015.
When Todd Sears started his career as a Wall Street investment banker in the late ‘90s, he had to be discreet about his sexual orientation and sought another job where he could bring “his whole self to work.” In a more welcoming atmosphere, he opened a lucrative new market for his subsequent employer, catering to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender clients, a groundbreaking idea for the time.
CEOs pledge to collaborate and cultivate workplaces that support open dialogue and meaningful action to advance diversity and inclusion
DAVIDSON, N.C., June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Michael W. Lamach, chairman and CEO of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, joined more than 150 of America’s leading CEOs in a pledge to cultivate diversity and inclusion in the workplace through the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™.