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Bloomberg Opens Data Submission Period for 2021 Gender-Equality Index

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Companies can submit their gender-related data via Bloomberg's Gender Reporting Framework as of today, June 1. By putting data forward using Bloomberg’s Gender Reporting Framework companies will be considered for inclusion in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The GEI tracks the financial performance of public companies most committed to gender equality in the workplace.

Setting the Stage for Gender Equality in Canadian Banking and Financial Services

Amidst the global pandemic, it is more important than ever not to lose focus on the progress and continuous steps necessary to promote gender equality in the financial services industry.
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Canada has witnessed some exciting gender equality wins over the last few years, both symbolic and concrete. Senate passed a bill to make the national anthem gender neutral1. The government rolled out an expanded parental leave policy, helping to alleviate the burden on new mothers2. The City of Montréal hosted the first-ever meeting of female foreign ministers3.

Tetra Tech Welcomes Our Leadership Academy Class of 2020

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Tetra Tech recently welcomed our 2020 class to the Leadership Academy, our annual professional development program. Thirty project managers from across Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States are engaged in year-long training to expand their understanding of Tetra Tech’s global operations and hone their operational, financial, and interpersonal skills.

Edward Jones Moves Up Ranks Among FORTUNE 500 for Eighth Consecutive Year

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St. Louis, May 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ —Financial services firm Edward Jones moved up 20 spots on the FORTUNE 500 for its eighth consecutive appearance on the annual list, which is published by FORTUNE magazine.

FORTUNE magazine ranks the largest U.S. companies by revenue. Edward Jones moved up 20 spots to No. 336, with more than $9.5 billion in net revenue for 2019, an increase of 10.8 percent year-over-year.

It’s Time to ‘Restructure Everything’ — and Push Diversity

By Jessica Lyons Hardcastle - SDXCentral
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VMware recently held its annual Women Transforming Technology (WT2) conference, which focuses on promoting diversity and inclusion in the technology sector. As much as I’d been looking forward to attending the event — my first time — as the COVID-19 pandemic progressed, and the conference approached and became a digital event, I started wondering if I should skip it.

Turning a Moment Into a Movement

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Karen S. Carter, Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Inclusion Officer, shares how employees from the shop floor to the C-suite are moving inclusion forward at Dow.

Continue reading the Shine Inclusion 2019 Report from Dow

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WBA Celebrates World Day for Cultural Diversity: When We’re Different, It Pays Dividends

A Q&A with Carlos Cubia, WBA vice president and global chief diversity officer, about World Day for Cultural Diversity on May 21
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Carlos Cubia has been vice president and global chief diversity officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance since 2017. He previously worked in leadership roles in the healthcare, financial services and insurance industries, developing ways to improve diversity and inclusion that also had positive business results.

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Carlos Cubia has been vice president and global chief diversity officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance since 2017. He previously worked in leadership roles in the healthcare, financial services and insurance industries, developing ways to improve diversity and inclusion that also had positive business results.

Making History at ON Semiconductor

by Kimberly Appleton, Senior Vice President of Global Sales Operations & EMSI
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Who am I?

Growing up in a blue-collar family I was not exposed to technical career options but I did love math and problem solving so I pursued an engineering degree followed by a Masters in Business. I honestly had no idea that would lead to such an exciting 28-year career in the semiconductor industry.

Amid This Pandemic, Women CEOs Share That Leadership And Culture Matter Most

by Robert Reiss
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Teresa White, President AFLAC US, and the AFLAC Field General for Coronavirus, talked about how a corporation can lead through these tough times. And as background, Aflac is an example as an exceptionally well-run enterprise: 18 years as Most Admired Company; 14 consecutive years as Most Ethical Companies; Top 10 Green company; 50 Best Companies for Diversity; 20 consecutive years as Best Companies to Work for in America. Teresa shared, "Culture is where people get it wrong. You can't start a culture in a crisis. Make sure that you are treating your employees right.

Virtually Experience the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit

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The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

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