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IFF Launches Employee-powered Diversity & Inclusion Vision, Mission; IFF CEO joins CEO Action Pledge

Press Release

NEW YORK, January 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, has announced its new diversity and inclusion (D&I) vision and mission. Created by an empowered global employee resource group (ERG), the Company’s statements reflect the values and priorities of both the employee base, as well as its leadership. Simultaneously, IFF CEO and Chairman

Northern Trust Included in Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Northern Trust also honored by Forbes and Fortune rankings
Press Release

CHICAGO, January 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Northern Trust announced today that it is one of 104 companies included in Bloomberg’s first sector-neutral Gender-Equality Index (GEI).

Want An Innovative Business? Start With Gender Equality.

by Michelle King
Article

"If you don’t have diverse talent within your organization, or if women aren’t playing a key role in driving innovation, you will not keep up with the external pressures and demands of an increasingly diverse and dynamic customer base,” says Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP.

Female Founders Forum: Chef and Entrepreneur Lisa Tse Speaks About the Challenges of Starting Your Own Business

"It’s tough to start up"
Blog

Originally published on Barclays

In the same week that the UK Government appointed its first ‘Minister for Loneliness’, we sat down with acclaimed chef and entrepreneur Lisa Tse, who spoke to us about the challenges of isolation and loneliness that often come with the early stages of starting a business.

Sodexo Partners With ANA Enterprise to Transform the Health and Wellness of America’s 3.6 Million Nurses

Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The ANA Enterprise today announced Sodexo has joined the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation™ (HNHN) Grand Challenge as a major partner in support of this transformative initiative.    

Activating With Purpose: How Brands Too Can Make a Difference for Women

Blog

It’s no secret that women’s rights and female empowerment have taken center stage in today’s society. Just this past weekend hundreds of thousands of women and men, again took to the streets to make their voices heard across the US on human rights, gender equality and parity, immigration reform, healthcare, reproductive rights, racial and LGBT equality and countless other issues.

America's Best Employers For Diversity

Jeff Kauflin, Forbes Staff
Article

Forbes worked with research firm Statista to compile the definitive list of the best employers for diversity in America. Statista surveyed 30,000 U.S. employees in August 2017 to inform the list, asking questions about diversity, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age and disability. Responses among underrepresented ethnic minorities, women and people aged 50 and older received greater weight in the ranking.  

10 Reasons Why Schneider Electric Integrates the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Blog

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, features among the 104 companies included in the 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Based on a detailed self-disclosure survey, the index provides a unique barometer of gender-equality performance across all sectors worldwide.

PNC Financial Services Included in Bloomberg’s First Sector-neutral Gender-Equality Index

Article

PNC Financial Services announced today that it is one of over 100 companies from ten sectors to join the inaugural 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). Launched January 22, 2018, the reference index measures gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement and gender-conscious product offerings.

The sector-neutral Bloomberg GEI follows the release of the Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI), launched in 2016. PNC was listed on the 2016 BFGEI, as well.

Sodexo’s Healthcare CEO in North America Named Among Powerful Executives by BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine

Aster Angagaw, CEO of Healthcare North America, Makes “Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America” List for Outstanding Leadership in a Public Company
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company, announced today that Aster Angagaw, CEO, Healthcare North America, Sodexo, was named as one of the 300 “Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America” by BLACK ENTERPRISE.

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