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VMware Invests in a New Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab at Stanford University

VMware contributes $15 million to the Lab to focus on research on systemic biases in the workplace in the pursuit of advancing female leadership
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PALO ALTO, Calif.May 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- At the 3rd annual Women Transforming Technology (WT2) Conference in Palo Alto, with the theme “Inclusion in Action,” VMware (NYSE:VMW) announced it is collaborating with Stanford University to create the VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab, in

BSR18: A New Blueprint for Business

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By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

The world is changing at a rapid pace.

The business agenda is changing, and the sustainability agenda needs to change with it. At the BSR Conference 2018 in New York City November 6-8, we will be presenting “A New Blueprint for Business,” defining a path that enables business to thrive in societies that prosper.

2019 Gender-Equality Index Gives Companies Chance to Prove Their Commitment to Gender Equality to Investors

By Kiersten Barnet, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Chairman, Bloomberg L.P.; Manager, GEI
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Last week’s discussions at the Bloomberg Business of Equality Summit proved that the topic of gender equality is ubiquitous – companies can no longer ignore gender-related issues in the workplace. Policies and practices that promote equality benefit everyone – employees are happier, more productive and exhibit a greater sense of loyalty. Not surprisingly, we also know that companies that prioritize inclusion tend to outperform those that do not.

Ryan Murphy to Donate All Profits From FX’s “Pose” to LGBTQ Charities

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Ahead of the June 3 premiere of his new FX series Pose, a dance musical about ball culture in 1980s New York City, writer and producer Ryan Murphy announced he will donate 100% of his profits from the show to trans and LGBTQ charities across the U.S. The series features the largest cast of transgender actors in regular roles in TV history, as well as the largest recurring cast of LGBTQ actors ever for a scripted series.

GLAAD Media Awards Honor ‘This Is Us,’ ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ and More From 21CF for Outstanding LGBTQ Storytelling

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Three television projects from 21st Century Fox businesses took home top honors at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York City on May 5, including Twentieth Century Fox Television’s This Is Us, FOX’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and National Geographic’s Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric.

FCA US Earns Spot on DiversityInc’s 2018 Lists of “Noteworthy Companies for Diversity” and “Top Companies for Veterans”

Summary: 
  • FCA US has earned one of DiversityInc’s top recognitions 10 times since the benchmarks were established in 2001
  • Second consecutive year the Company earned a top spot in the specialty category “Top Companies for Veterans” established in 2017
  • Company’s longstanding, enterprise-wide commitment to diversity and inclusion supports a work culture where all employees are engaged, included and respected
  • Sophisticated supplier diversity programs continue to differentiate FCA US as a diversity leader
  • More than 1,000 companies participated in the 2018 DiversityInc evaluation
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  • FCA US has earned one of DiversityInc’s top recognitions 10 times since the benchmarks were established in 2001
  • Second consecutive year the Company earned a top spot in the specialty category “Top Companies for Veterans” established in 2017
  • Company’s longstanding, enterprise-wide commitment to diversity and inclusion supports a work culture where all employees are engaged, included and respected
  • Sophisticated supplier diversity programs continue to differentiate FCA US as a diversity leader
  • More than 1,000 companies participated in the 2018 DiversityInc evaluation

Astellas Included in Forbes Best Midsize Employers List for Fourth Year

Press Release

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas was again named one of America's top workplaces by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Astellas appeared among the top 200 best midsize companies in the U.S. from 2,300 employers assessed.  Astellas also ranked eighth out of the top pharmaceutical companies, up from the 25th spot previously.

HPE’s 2018 Women's Excellence Award Winner: “I Will Always Encourage Everyone to Pursue Their Passions”

by Curt Hopkins, Managing Editor, Hewlett Packard Labs
Blog

Susan Benzel, Hewlett Packard Labs’ Program Manager for the Machine, has won Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s 2018 Women's Excellence Award.

One of 10 women at HPE to recognized with the award, Benzel is described by her supervisor, HPE Senior Program Manager Katy Evertson, as tireless in her contributions not only to her day job, but also to being part of the Fort Collins Leadership Core team as well as her many contributions to the local Fort Collins community.

“Susan is pretty amazing to me,” says Evertson. “It is great to see her get the recognition she deserves.”

CVS Health Recognized by DiversityInc as Top 50 Company for Diversity for Second Year in a Row

Hiring and promoting more women and minorities to management helped company move up to #40 on 2018 list.
Press Release

 

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of its commitment to fostering a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has been named to DiversityInc's 2018 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list for the second consecutive year. The company’s #40 ranking, up 10 spots from 2017, was announced last night during DiversityInc's signature event in New York.

KeyBank Ranked #35 of “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” by DiversityInc

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CLEVELAND, May 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of its diversity and inclusion management, KeyBank has earned the #35 place on the 2018 DiversityInc “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list. KeyBank was also ranked #13 on the “Top Companies for Diversity Councils” list. The honors were announced by DiversityInc at an event in New York on May 1.  

This year marks the ninth time KeyBank placed on the Top 50 list and the fifth consecutive appearance on the DiversityInc “Top Companies for Diversity Councils” list.

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