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Building a Diverse Workplace

At TransCanada, we believe a workplace that includes people with diverse backgrounds, opinions and skills makes us a better company

At TransCanada, we believe a workplace that includes people with diverse backgrounds, opinions and skills makes us a better company. Our vision is to ensure our workforce reflects the communities where we live and work, and make sure everyone is respected and able to contribute to their full potential.

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, hear from one of our strong female leaders as she reflects on her dynamic career at TransCanada.

Meet Nicole Remillard, director of Health, Safety, Security and Emergency Management

Walmart's Sourcing From Women-Owned Suppliers Drives Business


The number of U.S. women-owned businesses (WOB) is increasing dramatically, yet they continue to contribute the same percentage to domestic business revenues as they did 20 years ago — about 4% of all revenue — in spite of the number of WOB growing 114% compared to 44% for all businesses in the same period. The country had an estimated 11.6 million WOB in 2017, according to American Express OPEN, with $1.7 trillion in revenue.

Over 60 Stock Exchanges Around the World to Ring the Bell for Gender Equality

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NEW YORK, March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of International Women’s Day, over 60 stock exchanges around the world are joining the United Nations Global Compact, Global Compact Local Networks and their partners to host bell ringing ceremonies in support of gender equality.

VIDEO | Insights From Alliance Data's Female Leaders This International Women's Day

In Recognition of International Women's Day Our Leaders Share Why this Day Is Important

International Women’s Day shines a light on everyone’s talent. The day highlights the strengths and the ability that women have to lead us and help us be more successful. With more than 55% of our associate population comprised of women here at Alliance Data, we are recognizing this day not only for our female associates, but similarly for the 9,000 men who also make Alliance Data a best place to work.

VIDEO | Tackling Climate Change Through the Circular Economy

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In recent months, we’ve seen hurricanes in the United States that caused $300 billion in economic losses, floods in India that caused dozens of deaths and destructive wildfires in Iberia and California. This is what the world looks like after a temperature increase of 1°C - can you imagine what it will look like after 3°C?

The circular economy is one of the solutions, and it’s everyone’s business. Watch Maria Mendiluce, Managing Director at WBCSD, outline the circular economy and the action that business can take in her speech at TEDxDonauinsel.

Destined for Greatness: 5 Places Where Women Made History


Sure, you can crack open a history book to read about the courageous women who fought for women’s rights over the years. But why just read about them when you can take a walk in these women’s shoes, and visit the places where they took a stand? In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re sharing 5 places we fly where you can get inspired by the powerful women who have paved the way for women today.

Seneca Falls, New York (July 19 – 20, 1848) 

The Future is Female: Break Through Ideas for Women in Foodservice

by Elizabeth Drake

For the past five years, I’ve worked for an iconic brand where a female is the face of the Company. You know her as Wendy – the young, red headed girl with pigtails and freckles. And it’s refreshing to see Wendy’s face – a female face – every day when I come to work. 

Betsy Duke — A Career of Firsts in Leadership

Amid crises and accomplishments, Wells Fargo Chair Betsy Duke has forged a career of firsts, culminating with being named the first female chair of a major U.S. bank.

As she relaxed on a Saturday afternoon in 1991, Betsy Duke received a phone call that would change her life. Her mentor and boss at a community bank in Virginia, the Bank of Tidewater, had died from a heart attack. Twenty-four hours later, Duke became one of the state’s first female banking CEOs.

American Express Names Sonia Cargan as Chief Diversity Officer

Press Release

NEW YORK, March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - American Express today announced the appointment of Sonia Cargan as the chief diversity officer. In this role, Cargan will be responsible for ensuring American Express remains an employer of choice among top diverse talent and drives collective success through the development of inclusive teams and a collaborative work environment.

Barclays HeForShe Ambassador Srishti Warman on Promoting Gender Equality in India


On International Women’s Day, we talk to Barclays Business Analyst Srishti Warman about her work promoting gender equality in India – and how her commitment to “making a difference” began as a child.


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