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Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Recognizes Merck's Dr. Julie Gerberding for Significant Contributions to Health Care

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Dr. Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Vice President & Chief Patient Officer, Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health for Merck, has been named the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) 2018 Woman of the Year.

Finding Their Voice: Leveraging Social Media to Promote Civic Engagement in Afghanistan

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Stephanie Cálves, an associate in the Democracy and Governance sector with Tetra Tech International Development Services, discusses the use of social media to increase citizen engagement and participation in governance in Afghanistan. Across all of its international development projects, Tetra Tech works to ensure that projects are implementing technology that is fit-for-purpose, demand-driven, and builds local capacity. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Strengthening local government, increasing accountability, and improving service delivery by helping citizens engage with their representatives
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Stephanie Cálves, an associate in the Democracy and Governance sector with Tetra Tech International Development Services, discusses the use of social media to increase citizen engagement and participation in governance in Afghanistan. Across all of its international development projects, Tetra Tech works to ensure that projects are implementing technology that is fit-for-purpose, demand-driven, and builds local capacity. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

The First 2018 'Year in Review'

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By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

Here is the very first “year in review” you will read for 2018.

Yes, 2018.

Women Roar and a Few Corporate CEOs Bet on Them

By Sarah Bostwick Stromoski, Manager, CEO Leadership, CECP
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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.

Can you hear the roar in the corporate corridors?

Legg Mason Expands Parental Leave Policy

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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.

Tupperware Europe Celebrates The "Shero" in Giving Tuesday Campaign

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At Tupperware, we ignite a global community, especially women, to realize their best selves. #GivingTuesday is a global movement encouraging all of us to give. Give our time, our money, our goods and our voice. Tupperware leaders and friends are no strangers to those actions and with over 3 million sales force members worldwide, we see how those actions create confidence that radiates around the world.

Building Sustainable and Inclusive Economies in Indo-Pacific

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GRI’s programs with the Australian government contribute to building a more inclusive economy that ultimately creates a higher quality of life for people across the Indo-Pacific.

Ganjapreneurs: Andy Greenberg & Sharon Krinsky

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With the passing of the 21st amendment in 1933, the United States repealed alcohol prohibition. Prior to the prohibition era, saloons had catered to an almost exclusively male clientele. So it took several years for distillers and brewers to catch on to the fact that women enjoyed drinking alcohol, as well. The first successful spirits marketing campaign that targeted women, for Crown Royal whiskey, was in 1939 – with the velvety purple pouch apparently meant to double as a jewelry bag. Fast forward to 2017, where cannabis prohibition is beginning to crumble state-by-state.

Let's Crowd Source This: How to Get From Today’s Scandals to Workplace Parity?

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Reflecting on her interview with Robert Reiss, host of the CEO Forum, Lorna Donatone, CEO, Geographic Regions and Region Chair North America, Sodexo, addresses the need for workplace parity and how men and women in corporate America and beyond can advocate for gender equality in the workplace.

Corporate Leadership, Social Progress

Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP
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As the wild ride of 2017 comes to an end, we reflect on a year that was replete with loss and pain, but also a year when leading corporations have stepped up on major social issues.

Through CECP’s collaboration with 200+ companies, hundreds of monthly inquiries and discussions, proprietary surveys, and conversations with leading experts and on-the-ground practitioners, we see six trends as companies lead during these uncertain times.

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