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BNY Mellon Selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

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January 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - BNY Mellon is one of 230 companies named to the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The GEI distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality.

M Jackson: It’s Thin Where We’re Skating

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Have you ever noticed that scientists historically are mostly white men? Do you think that this fact has skewed some scientific findings? Well, our guest today on Sea Change Radio has certainly noticed. This week, we speak to glaciologist M Jackson, who’s drawn attention from the right wing for the feminist perspective she applies to her research. We discuss her new book, "The Secret Lives of Glaciers," dive into her research, and examine how and why science has been influenced by centuries of white male dominance.

Our Company is Two-Thirds Women. Here’s Why That Makes Us Successful.

By Catherine Blades, Chief Brand and Communications Officer at Aflac
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#RealTalk only works when it’s followed by #RealAction. So when we started the Real Talk Lunch Series at Aflac for women in the IT group to gather and frankly discuss their workplace experiences, we made sure senior female executives were there. I was one of those executives and it was an eye-opening experience for me.

By sitting in on those sessions, I learned which issues to raise up and champion on behalf of the women in our workforce. I’m happy to report we’ll be expanding the program to the entire company later this year.

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Watch in 2019

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2018 proved to be an active year in Corporate Social Responsibility with issues related to sustainability, globalization, advocacy on social issues and multiple natural disasters in the forefront. Some of these issues and trends will continue into 2019, but leaders should expect to see the following noteworthy changes:

Duke Energy Named to Black Enterprise’s “50 Best Companies for Diversity” list

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Black Enterprise Magazine has once again named Duke Energy to its “50 Best Companies for Diversity” list. The companies singled out for distinction demonstrated a significant commitment to diversity in four key areas: board of directors, employee base, senior management and supplier diversity.

The announcement reflects Duke Energy’s long-standing commitment to foster diversity in our workplace and communities, as well as with the suppliers and providers with whom we partner to serve our customers. Among the programs that Duke Energy offers to advance diversity and inclusion are:

Water and Sanitation Finance in Indonesia

WPF partner KOMIDA innovates to make it affordable
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According to The World Bank, approximately 20% of the world’s population does not have a toilet in their home.  Cost can be one challenge for a household.  According to CGAP, “In Indonesia, for example, connection to piped water systems averages

Nominations Open for 2019 CR Magazine 12th Annual Responsible CEO of The Year, Lifetime Achievement Awards

Public and private companies are invited to nominate their CEO for this prestigious award
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WASHINGTON, Jan. 08 /CSRwire/ - Nominations are now being accepted for CR Magazine’s 12th annual Responsible CEO Award and Lifetime Achievement Award, given to corporate leaders committed to a progressive environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda.

Bloomberg Reporter Increases Women Quoted in Stories to 50 Percent

By: Chris Roush
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Originally posted on Talking Biz News

Ben Bartenstein, an emerging markets reporter for Bloomberg News, increased the percentage of female sources quoted in his stories to 50 percent in 2018.

The percentage was 13 percent in 2017, wrote Bartenstein in a series of tweets.

Legg Mason Celebrates a Decade of Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting

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BALTIMORE, December 17, 2018 /3BL Media/– Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) celebrates 10 years of connecting employees, communities and stakeholders with the publication of its annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. Encompassing corporate governance, diversity and inclusion, community engagement, employee benefits, and a multitude of related topics, the annual CSR report reflects the combined efforts and contributions of professionals within the firm and across all nine affiliate organizations.

Corporate Purpose Is the Tie That Binds: CECP’s Annual Trends Report

By Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP
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Leading companies are laser-focused on corporate purpose. They explore what their purpose is and how it translates to their people and community and bring that purpose to life through intentional practices and strategies. They use a human-centered lens for all business operations because it helps them see around corners and delivers a competitive edge. All this leads to a future-forward outlook that enables a long-term view.

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