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Scotiabank Women Initiative Tackles Gender Equality

The time is NOW.
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Introducing the Scotiabank Women Initiative, a program designed to advance women-led business in Canada through access to capital, education and mentorship. The Scotiabank Women Initiative is unique because it is a comprehensive offering of capital and resources to support women-led businesses at different stages of growth. We strongly believe that the three pillars of The Scotiabank Women Initiative – Access to Capital, Mentorship, and Education – will deliver meaningful, long-term support to women-led businesses and help women take their business to the next level.

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Discovery Education Launch ‘Speak Truth to Power’ Virtual Field Trip to Inspire and Engage the Next Generation of Human Rights Defenders

RFK Human Rights President Kerry Kennedy, Human Rights Advocate Van Jones, March for Our Lives Youth Activist Naomi Wadler, Among Others Underscore the Importance of Community Engagement and Advocacy During Virtual Fireside Chat
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SILVER SPRING, Md., December 5, 2018 /3BL Media/  In celebration of Human Rights Day, Robert F.

National Diversity Council and Southwest Airlines Join Forces to Improve Workplace Diversity

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HOUSTON, December 4, 2018 /3BL Media/- The National Diversity Council and Southwest Airlines are proud to close out the 2018 year by announcing their new partnership. Southwest has been named National Diversity Council’s official airline, enabling the company’s consultants and certified diversity professionals to travel the world demonstrating the importance of inclusive work environments.

Arrow Electronics Hosts Diverse Students from Five Colorado Universities

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Denver, Colorado – This fall, Arrow Electronics hosted over 50 diverse students from five Colorado universities to learn more about careers at Arrow. These universities included Colorado State University, Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Denver and the University of Denver.

Arrow’s talent pipeline program looks to discover the next generation of builders, designers, engineers and imaginers who will guide innovation forward, and this program was created to foster a diverse pipeline of talent right in Arrow’s backyard.

Novartis Social Business Joins Forces With THET to Train Hospital and Health Center Staff in Ethiopia

This new partnership responds to a request for training and capacity building from the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health to support its decentralization strategy for non-communicable disease services.
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We are pleased to announce that and The Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) have come to an agreement to train hospital and health center staff at 60 sites across Ethiopia, ensuring that patients no longer need to travel long distances to seek treatment against non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

KeyBank Enables the Rehabilitation of Affordable Seniors Housing in Puyallup, WA

The financing allows for the preservation of more than 200 units of affordable housing serving seniors in the community
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CLEVELAND, Ohio, December 3, 2018 /3BL Media/—KeyBank provided and arranged both construction and permanent financing to support the Senior Housing Assistant Group (SHAG) with the acquisition and rehabilitation of Sunset Garden Apartments, an affordable seniors housing property serving those aged 62 or older in Puyallup, WA. The 276-unit community is reserved for seniors making between 50 – 60% area median income (AMI), given its Section 42 designation under the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program.

Scotiabank Video: Today is International Day of People with Disabilities

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International Day of People with Disabilities is today and the Scotiabank DiversAbility Alliance Employee Resource Group, led by Executive Champion 

Tetra Tech’s Leadership Academy Class of 2018 Graduates at the Company’s Annual Meeting

Preparing high-achieving technical leaders to provide our clients with innovative solutions across our markets
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On November 16, 2018, Tetra Tech recognized the accomplishments of its 2018 Leadership Academy class at its annual corporate meeting, where participants received their certificates of completion from CEO Dan Batrack. The Leadership Academy prepares project managers to become outstanding business leaders to better serve our clients.

New Paper Outlines Paths to Promote a More Inclusive Society Through Corporate Social Engagement

Robust analysis and research offer practical examples and guides for companies seeking to address diversity and inclusion issues
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NEW YORK, December 3, 2018, /3BL Media/ – CECP: The CEO Force for Good today published a new white paper exploring how companies are integrating diversity and inclusion (D&I) into their corporate citizenship and responsibility priorities, Diversity & Inclusion in Corporate Social Engagement. With support from the Walmart Foundation, CECP led this year-long inquiry with the goal of identifying and

Beyond Insurance: How Allstate Is a Force for Good

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Allstate released its new Sustainability Report, highlighting achievements in reducing its environmental footprint, increasing the diversity of its workforce and building strong communities.

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