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Video | eBay Everyday Heroes - Snacking on Purpose

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Lindsey West and Kim Smith want the same opportunities other young people want—a job that gives them a sense of purpose, an income that provides independence, and a work environment where they can thrive. At social good snack company, Peaceful Fruits, founder Evan Delahanty has built a successful business model that not only gives Kim, Lindsey and dozens more young people with special needs a job, but an opportunity to make the world and the lives of other people better one rainforest-friendly fruit snack at a time.

Johnson & Johnson Earns a Top Spot on the 2018 Access to Medicine Index

The company has secured a top ranking on the biannual report—which grades companies on their efforts to make medicine more accessible to those in low- and middle-income countries—for the sixth consecutive time.
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One billion. That's how many lives Johnson & Johnson is committed to impacting through its Health for Humanity 2020 Goals, which include a pledge to deliver innovative healthcare access to some of the world's most underserved communities and cutting-edge training programs for frontline healthcare workers.

Bias Bus Offers High-Tech Look at Diversity & Inclusion

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
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That’s me in the photo above, engaging with an interactive, virtual reality (VR) installation on the “Check Your Blind Spots” unconscious bias training tour bus. In this VR experience, I’m invited into an encounter between two young black men, a suspicious elderly white neighbor, and a white policeman. The point is to immerse the viewer into an all-too-common situation that is loaded with potential for misunderstanding and conflict (fortunately, nothing violent took place in this instance).

Inspiring Across Generations: Hear From Three Booz Allen Ascend IAG Award-Winners

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In the United States, the Pan-Asian population—whose 32-plus ethnic groups include Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese—is expected to triple to 40 million in the next 40 years. Ascend serves this population as the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian organization for business professionals in North America. It reaches out to 60,000 people with leadership programming for all career levels and initiatives like its annual Inspiring Across Generations (IAG) awards for mentorship, leadership, and board service. 

Passion vs. Purpose in Leadership: Which Do You Need Most?

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“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” Oprah Winfrey

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, and to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Restoring Land and Increasing Resilience Needs Women

Raising awareness of gender equity and equality is critical for Africa’s future, with workshops like one held recently in Ghana an important contribution.
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Almost two dozen representatives from Ghanaian development agencies working in partnership with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in northern Ghana gathered in the city of Bolgatanga on 13 November 2018 for a training workshop on Social and Gender Dynamics and their Importance for Improving Resilience and Livelihoods.

Meet Booz Allen’s Nancy Laben: A Woman Who Means Business

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Hear how Nancy Laben’s grandmother and experiences in Japan inspired her career [Credit: Washington Business Journal]

Timberland Receives Best Economic Empowerment Program Award for Work in Haiti

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Timberland’s work to reintroduce cotton farming to Haiti was honored recently with the US Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Award for the Best Economic Empowerment Program.

Bloomberg LP Chairman Peter Grauer Recognized as a Leading Global Champion of Diversity in the Workplace

Financial Times Ranks Grauer Among the Top Allies for LGTBQ Equality and Gender Diversity
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Bloomberg Chairman Peter Grauer has been recognized this year by two of the top diversity and inclusion rankings by the Financial Times, a testament to his advocacy for an inclusive workplace.

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