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Our Responsibility for Inclusion, Diversity and Equality

By Greg D. Carmichael | Chairman, President and CEO at Fifth Third Bank
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Let me be perfectly clear: at Fifth Third, racism and discrimination in any form is not tolerated.

These last few months have been difficult for our customers, difficult for us personally and professionally, and difficult for our community members. Like many of you, I’ve been disturbed and deeply saddened by the inequities that have been highlighted during the pandemic and in recent incidents across the country. Let me be perfectly clear: at Fifth Third, racism and discrimination in any form is not tolerated.

UPS Publishes 18th Annual Sustainability Report Highlighting Progress

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UPS PUBLISHES 18th ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS

  • Announces achievement of obtaining four 2020 goals, one year early
  • Showcases leadership in comprehensive reporting & disclosure
  • Issues company’s first ever Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Report
Press Release

UPS PUBLISHES 18th ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS

  • Announces achievement of obtaining four 2020 goals, one year early
  • Showcases leadership in comprehensive reporting & disclosure
  • Issues company’s first ever Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Report

Letter From Frederick W. Smith and Raj Subramaniam to All FedEx Team Members and Global Leadership

Newsletter

Team,

This is an extraordinarily difficult time in the United States as we grapple with tragedy and unrest in our communities. There is absolutely no place for racism or unequal treatment anywhere, and we must unequivocally speak out and reject it when we see it. That’s why we are writing to you today.

The recent killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many others are devastating. The unrest across the nation and the grieving in our local communities are a reminder that we all must keep doing more to create meaningful change and healing.

A Call for Unity

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While the coronavirus pandemic reminds us that we are all truly connected, the tragic and unnecessary deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and many others have devastated their families and communities and made it clear that inequality and injustice in the United States run deep and, when unaddressed, threaten the stability of our society.

The Sidelines Are Not an Option: Intel Pledges $1M to Address Social Justice, Racism

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Intel CEO Bob Swan sent the following memo to company employees in response to the recent senseless acts of racism and violence in the United States.

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Intel CEO Bob Swan sent the following memo to company employees in response to the recent senseless acts of racism and violence in the United States.

Bloomberg Opens Data Submission Period for 2021 Gender-Equality Index

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Companies can submit their gender-related data via Bloomberg's Gender Reporting Framework as of today, June 1. By putting data forward using Bloomberg’s Gender Reporting Framework companies will be considered for inclusion in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The GEI tracks the financial performance of public companies most committed to gender equality in the workplace.

Setting the Stage for Gender Equality in Canadian Banking and Financial Services

Amidst the global pandemic, it is more important than ever not to lose focus on the progress and continuous steps necessary to promote gender equality in the financial services industry.
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Canada has witnessed some exciting gender equality wins over the last few years, both symbolic and concrete. Senate passed a bill to make the national anthem gender neutral1. The government rolled out an expanded parental leave policy, helping to alleviate the burden on new mothers2. The City of Montréal hosted the first-ever meeting of female foreign ministers3.

Racism Is Another Virus to Eradicate

by Steve Rendle, CEO of VF
Blog

The following message was sent by VF’s CEO, Steve Rendle, to all VF employees globally on May 30.

To All VF Associates Worldwide –

This week the world witnessed the tragic death of George Floyd, an African American man whose life was needlessly taken by a Minneapolis police officer who pinned him to the ground and held a knee on his neck.

Masterclass Series on Gender Equality for Business by UNDP’s Business Call to Action and Oxfam

Press Release

ISTANBUL, June 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Business Call to Action and Oxfam have developed a two-part masterclass series that looks at gender equality for business and why it matters for companies that are now available online. 

Crayola Launches 'Colors of the World' Skin Tone-Inspired Crayon Colors

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Thanks to Crayola, children of many different backgrounds can have access to crayons that are reflective of their own skin tone.

The handicraft company announced its "Colors of the World" line featuring 24 new crayon colors representing 40 global skin tones.

In partnership with CEO of MOB Beauty Victor Casale, the shades were carefully crafted to go from extra light to deepest while incorporating rose, almond and golden undertones.

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