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Leading with Perspective at Crayola

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Thanks to Kate Matelan, search engine optimization content associate at Crayola, she and her fellow employees look at their “playground” in a new way.

Green STEM Career Education Initiative Partners With Ingersoll Rand’s Trane and Thermo King Brands

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MINNEAPOLIS, October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy is pleased to announce it will partner with Ingersoll Rand’s Thermo King® and Trane® businesses to further its national climate change education Green STEM Career initiative for the 2019-2020 year.

Sodexo Recognized by DIVERSEability Magazine as One of the Top Disability-Friendly Companies

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 01, 2019 /3BL Media/-- Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been recognized by DIVERSEability Magazine on their Best of the Best list as a Top Disability-Friendly Company.

GM Named One of the Top Companies Globally for Gender Equality

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October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - General Motors has once again been recognized as one of the top companies globally for gender equality. GM is ranked No. 2 in the U.S. and 11 in the world. GM remains the only automotive company ranked in the top 100. The study was conducted by Equileap, an organization aiming to accelerate progress towards gender equality in the workplace.

Publicis Groupe’s Renetta McCann Speaks at Viacom's Inclusion Week: ‘Organizations Are Temples for Power and Privilege.’

A career change agent describes the limits of imagination.
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By Kelby Clark

Renetta McCann, a 30-veteran of the advertising industry, is honest about the privileges and pitfalls of being a diverse executive.

“I cannot walk into an industry event today and not see someone whose career I’ve touched in some way. It’s almost impossible,” said McCann during an on-stage discussion last week with Louis Carr, president of media sales for BET Networks. But, “the demands of being Superwoman and putting everything on [my] shoulders caused me to compromise my mental health.”

United Nations Global Compact Targets Gender Equality

New initiative aims to increase women’s representation and leadership in business
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UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 1 October 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United Nations Global Compact today announced a new global initiative to increase women's representation and leadership in business.

Bringing Comfort and Care to Support Camp Blue Skies

Making Our Communities Stronger
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We proudly support Camp Blue Skies; an overnight camp for adults with disabilities. In 2018, Domtar volunteers worked with the camp to set up activities for campers, including zip lines, ropes courses, Frisbee games and post-lunch singalongs in the cafeteria.

Camp Blue Skies provides individuals with special needs a safe, friendly environment that can accommodate their physical and developmental challenges. The camp, which holds sessions in Georgia and North Carolina, works tirelessly to help serve a population that is largely underserved.

Cyber is Not For You Because You Are a Mom

Cyber warrior Avneet Hall reduces cyber threats while smashing glass ceilings
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By Avneet Hall, Symantec Cyber Career Connection Graduate

One of the first things I heard as I began my career in cybersecurity was, “Cyber is not for you because you’re a mom.” I was also told, “You’ll never see your kids.” As a first time mother of a six-week old baby, I had doubts about starting my cyber career. But, I thought about all of the women and mothers who are doctors, surgeons, and military commanders and decided, if they can do those jobs, I’m sure I can do this one.

Why We Advocate

4 ways Symantec’s Corporate Responsibility team advocates for a safer and more sustainable future
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By Tess Hetzel, Corporate Responsibility Manager

Living in Washington, D.C., “advocacy” is a word I hear every single day. Being a good corporate citizen means engaging with public policy, as local, state, and federal laws affect our employees, partners, and customers. Many of our stakeholders care not only about Symantec’s commitment to and track record on issues like climate change and diversity, but also about how we’re speaking out on these issues and mobilizing action.

Global Leaders From Public and Private Sectors Convene to Discuss Gender Equality

By Kiersten Barnet, Global Head of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
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At this week’s Bloomberg Global Business Forum, the world’s most influential leaders from across the public and private sector convened to discuss the theme of restoring global stability. In addition to providing a venue for meaningful conversations on the climate crisis and the importance of collaboration, the event featured a roundtable titled Gender Equality: Close the Gap, Drive Returns that covered the economic impacts of gender equality.

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