The technology sector awards women and same-sex couples the most comprehensive fertility benefit packages, according to a survey by FertilityIQ, an online platform for fertility patients to review doctors and research treatments.
Funding to address critical needs in Indian Country, including homeownership, economic development and energy sovereignty
DENVER, February 6, 2019 /3BL Media/--To support greater economic empowerment in tribal communities, the Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded nearly $13 million to nonprofits supporting American Indian and Alaska Native communities as part of a five-year, $50 million commitment to expand its focus on tribal philanthropy.
On one of the final days of 2018, Bloomberg News reporter Ben Bartenstein posted a 12-tweet thread that went viral.
“Half of the sources I quoted this year for @business were women,” he wrote. “That’s 337 in total, or about one a day. Unfortunately, it’s an anomaly in journalism & something I’ve failed at miserably in the past.”
Last week, I sat on a panel with Bank of America Vice Chairman Anne Finucane and Goldman Sachs Managing Director Dina Powell to discuss the state of gender equality in the workplace at Bloomberg’s annual ‘The Year Ahead Davos’. Our conversation focused on the financial imperative for representation across organizations – from the trading floor to the boardroom – and the key trends driving the evolution of equality. Following our productive discussion, I came away with four major factors catalyzing this change:
By Kiersten Barnet, Manager, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
This month, Bloomberg released the 2019 Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which includes 230 companies across industries that are committed to transparency in gender reporting and promoting equality. In my role as the head of the Index, I have had the opportunity to connect with business leaders from many of these organizations and gain a stronger insight into why companies report gender data and the value in participating.
Employers, Retailers and Financial Service Providers to ‘Make Wealth Common’
BOSTON & NEW YORK, February 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Decades of research points to the material, psychological and social value of wealth. Yet, building financial security is a persistent challenge for lower-income Americans who continue to become less wealthy, not more. In fact, more than 40 percent of people in the United States cannot cover an unexpected $400 emergency expense, according to the Federal Reserve.
People are the essential ingredient of our success. Fostering opportunity for our customers, associates, and suppliers, keeping our associates safe and healthy, and supporting the well-being of children, families, and the communities we call home, lie at the heart of our belief in what a better tomorrow can be.
To learn more about Sysco's commitment to Delivering A Better Tomorrow, read our 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility report here.
Making a difference in our projects, our offices, and our communities
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Tetra Tech’s more than 17,000 employees around the world positively impact our planet through their work on our projects and in our communities. Through our 2018 Photo Contest, employees showcased how they are making a difference through their work in the field, office, and community.
“Albertson's Grocery managers presented the organization with a $15,000 check. "Every dime that we receive makes the difference to our athletes. When you increase that to 15 thousand dollars from one organization, it's great." Priscilla Dowse said.”