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Heels and Hosiery: Lucy Choi and Bianca Miller-Cole on “Taking Risks”

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Shoe designer Lucy Choi and entrepreneur Bianca Miller–Cole were the guests of honour last week at an evening of inspiration hosted by the Barclays Win Gender network.

“It’s important to take risks in life,” says shoe designer Lucy Choi. “If you believe and feel passionate about what you’re doing, then go for it.”

Choi was talking to around 100 Barclays staff who crammed into her boutique in central London last week seeking inspiration, insider tips – and possibly a new pair of heels.

Women Are Changing the Face of Facilities Management

By: Charlotte Jensen
Blog

Facilities management has long been a male-dominated career field. In fact, it may be even more lopsided than many other male-dominated fields: In facilities management (FM), men outnumber women in leadership roles by nine to one, according to a recent survey from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources.

Advice for Women Going into Mining, from De Beers Group's Liezl Maritz

Environmentalist Liezl Maritz explains why she works at Namdeb and offers advice for women going into mining…
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I started working at Namdeb in 2012 as a job attachment. In 2013, I began in a developmental position as an Environmental Officer and was permanently employed as a Senior Environmental Officer for Exploration and Strategic Projects in 2014. I moved over as a Senior Environmental Officer to Namdeb’s biggest operational mine, Southern Coastal Mines, in 2016 where I am still based.

Americans Willing to Buy or Boycott Companies Based on Corporate Values, According to New Research by Cone Communications

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BOSTON, May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Seven-in-10 Americans believe companies have an obligation to take actions to improve issues that may not be relevant to everyday business operations, according to the 2017 Cone Communications CSR Study. The study, with benchmark data dating back to 1993, examines not only the consumer attitudes, perceptions and behaviors around corporate social responsibility (CSR), but also if and how companies should stand up for social injustices.

Quality of Life for Energy & Resources’ Indigenous Partners & Employees

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Erwin Joosten

Senior Vice President, Engineering & Construction Projects - Sodexo

Canada is home to an Indigenous population of 1.4 million. Their quality of life, when compared to their non-Indigenous counterparts, is impacted by factors that many of us can’t imagine.

HP Named a Top 25 Public Company Diversity and Inclusion Leader

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HP is proud to be listed by Racing Toward Diversity Magazine as a Top 25 Public Company Diversity and Inclusion Leader. Racing Toward Diversity recognizes companies who embrace diversity in the workplace, work with diverse suppliers, and appeal to diverse customer groups.

Learn more about HP's work in advancing Global Diversity and Inclusion.

HP Supports the Equality Act

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The Equality Act provides basic protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in several areas. HP is proud to support this vital piece of legislation.

Learn more about HP's work in advancing Global Diversity and Inclusion and follow our progress on Twitter at @HPSustainable.

The Ohio Diversity Council Announces 2017 Top Business Women in Ohio

Press Release

CINCINNATI, May 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Ohio Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Top 15 Business Women in Ohio, a definitive list of female executives, influencers and achievers impacting various industries in corporate America. Each executive honored with this distinguished award will be formally recognized at the 2017 Ohio Women’s Conference on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. This event offers women a venue to learn from and network with many of the top female business leaders in the state of Ohio. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Power to BE.”

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