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Walmart Is Joining a Growing Movement to Get Stay-At-Home Moms Back Into the Workforce

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by Claire Zillman

The largest private employer in the United States is joining a growing movement to get more women back into the workforce.

Walmart Labs, the tech division of the retail giant, has signed onto Path Forward, a nonprofit that facilitates programs to aid caregivers—mainly moms—in returning to professional work after taking time off to look after children, a parent, or another loved one.

Wells Fargo Awards $300,000 in Grants for Veteran Housing Efforts

VeteranWINS® grant program addresses veteran homelessness and sustainable housing
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/– The Wells Fargo Housing Foundation today announced that its third annual VeteranWINS® grant program will donate $300,000 across nine nonprofits to address sustainable housing for military veterans.

Nielsen Is Redefining Value

The global measurement leader’s second Global Responsibility Report is aligned with GRI Standards; also highlights SASB, TCFD
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Nielsen is a leading global provider of information and insights about consumers and markets worldwide, fusing science and data so that its clients—manufacturers and retailers of consumer goods, media companies and advertising agencies—can understand what’s happening today, what will happen tomorrow and how to act on this knowledge to efficiently deliver results that matter.

Important Dialogue: Community Investment Has a Role to Play in a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

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May 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Join LBG Canada companies on June 5, 2018 in Calgary, as we discuss community investment's role in a diversity and inclusion strategy.

Panelists include leaders influencing corporate thinking on abilities, LGBTQ inclusion, Action 92 and Indigenous inclusion, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Three Ways IBM Is Using Technology to Serve the Public Good

By Jen Crozier, President, IBM Foundation & Vice President, IBM Corporate Citizenship
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Technologies like AI, blockchain, and cloud are enabling us to make significant progress on many thorny social challenges.

But without thoughtful stewardship about how these powerful new technologies are designed, developed and brought into the world, they can also be disruptive in a negative way.

Companies that are leading the way in developing new technologies must also lead the way in ensuring they are secure, trustworthy, fair, and benefit all people.

Viacom Supports 1in6 and NO MORE’s Powerful Public Service Announcement

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Yes, it’s hard to believe, and yes research shows that at least 1 in 6 men have been sexually abused or assaulted in either childhood or adulthood.

1 in 6 is an organization devoted to helping men who have experienced unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live happier and healthier lives. No MORE similarly operates with a goal to create a community with zero gender-based bias and is dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual assault by creating awareness, inspiring action through movements as such, and fueling culture change.

CBRE’s Bobby Griffin Named a Top Executive in Corporate Diversity

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LOS ANGELES, May 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Bobby Griffin, CBRE’s Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion, has been named to the 2018 Black Enterprise list of Top Executives in Corporate Diversity. The annual list honors leading professionals who drive innovation, productivity and profitability by ensuring across-the-board diversity.

Minnesota Faces of Margraten: “The Biggest Gift”

Medtronic employees and retirees in the Netherlands and the United States team up on a unique project to honor American war heroes
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Linda Partridge of St. Cloud, Minn., was just three weeks old when her father, 28-year-old Lieutenant Norman E. Twetten, died in combat during World War II. Twetten perished on April 10, 1945, just days after learning his daughter had been born. As Linda grew up, memories of her father were kept quietly tucked away. The grief was just too much for her mother, Lorraine, to talk about.

Ultimate Medical Academy’s Brian J. Fitzpatrick Joins the Florida Diversity Council Board of Directors

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The Florida Diversity Council recently appointed Brian J. Fitzpatrick, senior director of Administration at Tampa-based Ultimate Medical Academy, to its board of directors.

“I am proud to join FLDC colleagues from employers across the state in discussing best practices for developing a diverse and inclusive work environment,” Fitzpatrick said. “I am also proud that UMA is committed to such a workplace and continues to advance diversity and inclusion initiatives.”

Accenture Commits US$200 Million to Education, Training and Skills Initiatives Over Next Three Years to Equip Disadvantaged People for Work in the Digital Age

Commitment includes company’s Skills to Succeed goal to equip more than 3 million people with job and entrepreneurial skills by 2020
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NEW YORK, May 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Supporting its vision to improve the way the world works and lives, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is committing more than US$200 million over the next three years to help equip disadvantaged people with job skills for the digital age.
 

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