Gender Equality CSR News

Whirlpool Invites Returning Engineers = WIRE

Blog

Because the majority of career returners are female (70% are women), this program has great potential to help increase gender diversity primarily at the senior analyst to senior manager levels. This is a clear talent pipeline challenge today. Another benefit of engaging the returning population, both male and female, is reconnecting with people who bring a fresh, consumer-focused perspective about our products.

Forbes and Just Capital Name General Motors One of America’s Most Just Companies in 2018

GM ranks 14 and highest in its industry
Press Release

DETROIT, December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - General Motors was today named one of America’s Most JUST Companies in 2018, according to Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that ranks the largest publicly-traded corporations in the United States on the issues Americans care about most. GM is ranked 14 on the list, and is the highest-ranked company in its industry.

Legg Mason Hosts Day of Understanding to Address Bias and Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Asset Management Community

Press Release

BALTIMORE, December 7, 2018 /3BL Media– Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) joins more than 150 organizations for the “Day of Understanding” hosted by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusionto address bias and increase understanding in the workplace and beyond.

Legg Mason will engage its employees in an open conversation to drive greater understanding and an appreciation of differences.

National Diversity Council and Southwest Airlines Join Forces to Improve Workplace Diversity

Press Release

HOUSTON, December 4, 2018 /3BL Media/- The National Diversity Council and Southwest Airlines are proud to close out the 2018 year by announcing their new partnership. Southwest has been named National Diversity Council’s official airline, enabling the company’s consultants and certified diversity professionals to travel the world demonstrating the importance of inclusive work environments.

Between None and Many, There’s a Bridge

Three women board members at Cisco named to WomenInc.’s 2018 list of the Most Influential Corporate Directors
Blog

When we are surrounded by difference, we are better. We know diversity amongst board members, leaders, and teams has impact at scale. California recently became the first state to require public companies to have women on their board.

At Cisco, we were co-founded by a woman and have had women on our board for more than 22 years. Currently, we have three women serving on our board.

Bias Bus Offers High-Tech Look at Diversity & Inclusion

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
Blog

That’s me in the photo above, engaging with an interactive, virtual reality (VR) installation on the “Check Your Blind Spots” unconscious bias training tour bus. In this VR experience, I’m invited into an encounter between two young black men, a suspicious elderly white neighbor, and a white policeman. The point is to immerse the viewer into an all-too-common situation that is loaded with potential for misunderstanding and conflict (fortunately, nothing violent took place in this instance).

Restoring Land and Increasing Resilience Needs Women

Raising awareness of gender equity and equality is critical for Africa’s future, with workshops like one held recently in Ghana an important contribution.
Blog

Almost two dozen representatives from Ghanaian development agencies working in partnership with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in northern Ghana gathered in the city of Bolgatanga on 13 November 2018 for a training workshop on Social and Gender Dynamics and their Importance for Improving Resilience and Livelihoods.

Hard Talk: Business Takes on Diversity and Inclusion

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
Article

Diversity and inclusion is the formal term of choice for issues that are racially, ethnically, and gender-related in today’s society. That legal-sounding label includes some of the most emotionally loaded issues in our culture, issues that have deep roots with complicated pasts in American history. Buoyed by cultural movements such as Black Lives Matter and #MeToo, issues of discrimination, unconscious bias, pay inequality, glass ceilings, immigration, LGBTQ rights, and outright harassment regularly make headline news.

Pages

Subscribe to Gender Equality