In advance of International Women’s Day this weekend, we spotlight the leader of Global Reflections at family-owned Bacardi. Leila Stansfield, VP of Global Strategy for the world’s largest privately held spirits company in the world, is also responsible for promoting a diverse and inclusive environment, one that reflects the communities the Bacardi operates in. A strategic focus includes Women in Leadership.
In honor of International Women's Day 2020 #IWD (Sunday, March 8), FSG's gender team shares thoughts on gender equity:
Sweden recently realized that their snow clearing routine was typically benefiting men over women. In the winter, snow was cleared first on main roads leading into the city, benefiting commuters—who were mostly men. Foot- and cycle-paths were cleared last—not so good for pedestrians and cyclists, who were very often women traveling with children in pushchairs.
by Jinny Jeong, Associate Manager, Company Services, CECP
Ask yourself: how are you contributing to solving today’s problem? It could be something small, specific to just today, or conceptual and large with a longer time frame. While the answer may sometimes be elusive, CECP is proud to have been a trusted advisor to leading companies for over two decades, helping share best practices and insights to tackle society’s challenging problems. In the past few years, CECP has been advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) practices for, and with, our companies.
Based in Bridgewater, New Jersey, Sanofi US has earned a spot on the NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women, Working Mother 100 Best Companies and Best Companies for Dads lists as well as the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index.
The pharmaceutical company’s commitment to gender parity is underlined by its ambition of reaching 50/50 in senior leadership by 2025 and evident in its strong female representation in its seniormost ranks in North America. In 2019, all North America business units and the regional R&D hub were led by women.
For International Women’s Day, Amanda reveals how she was impacted by some of Gildan’s initiatives
Meet Amanda Jackson, Reworks Supervisor at Gildan’s distribution center in Charleston, U.S. Amanda participated in the Leading the Gildan Way program, an 11-month initiative designed to empower employees through leadership development activities and workshops. Today, Amanda shares how she was impacted by the program and how it helped empower her as a woman in her field.
Read what women at Gildan have to say about the transformative potential of company initiatives
For International Women’s Day, Gildan is honouring the spirit of this year’s theme, “An equal world is an enabled world”, with a mini-series that revisits some of the Company’s initiatives focused on professional development and women’s empowerment. In doing so, the mini-series aims to explore how each initiative impacted a female employee who participated.
NEW YORK, March 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has been named a top company for executive women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), in recognition of its efforts to identify, promote and mentor successful women. This is the 12th time MetLife has been recognized by NAFE, a division of Working Mother Media, for creating a culture of inclusion at all levels of leadership.
Automaker Earns Perfect Score for Fourth Consecutive Year on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality
CAMDEN, N.J., March 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that for the fourth year in a row, the automaker has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. Subaru joins the ranks of more than 680 major U.S. businesses that also earned top scores this year.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 4, 2020/3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been named one of the 2020 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives.