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Latin American Companies Actively Seek to Deepen Social Impact

The Global Pro Bono Network Summit for Latin America draws diverse participants to discuss social progress through cross-sector collaboration.
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Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a common agenda for the public, private, and social sectors in Latin America, and while partnership is recognized as a critical component toward this end, there has been no obvious pathway for cross-sector engagement and collaboration.

Please Speak to Strangers!

An Intergenerational Dialogue on Citizen Diplomacy
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Written by Brittany Lynk and Sherry Lee Mueller

On a recent visit to Washington DC, I reconnected with my mentor, Sherry Lee Mueller, who had a strong influence on the direction of my career. Among the many hats she wears, she is a professor at American University’s School of International Service. What follows is an excerpt from our conversation on global development, and the importance at the individual level to engage with others to create shared understanding.

Merck Named as a "Best for Vets" Employer by Military Times for Fifth Consecutive Year

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Merck has been recognized by Military Times as a 2019 “Best for Vets” employer for the fifth consecutive year.  In its tenth year, the Best for Vets: Employers rankings evaluate

Scotiabank Promotes Economic Inclusion and Gender Equality in Chile

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In February 2018, Scotiabank Chile was invited to share best practices for Gender Equality at the 4th Global Forum of Companies for Gender Equity, an event organized by the United Nations Development Program, the Government of Chile, UN Women and the International Labour Organization. Scotiabank Chile was the only private bank invited to participate in the meeting. 

Comerica Bank Brings Southern California Women Business Leaders Together

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Learn, Connect and Grow. That was our promise to the more than 500 business leaders who attended the Comerica Bank Women’s Business Symposium in Orange County. Our 13th year of hosting this event was a day full of thought-leadership content, inspiration and empowerment.

Entrepreneur Ivette Mayo kicked off the program with a spirited speech encouraging the audience to challenge limited thinking, take bold action, push past excuses and move beyond complacent to be POWERFUL.

Bloomberg LP Expands Parental Leave Policy from 18 to 26 Weeks of Fully-Paid Leave for Primary Caregivers

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Gender Neutral Policy Also Covers Adoptions and Foster Placements

Updated Policy Is Double the Average of Communications and Finance Industries and 63% More than Average for Tech Firms

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Gender Neutral Policy Also Covers Adoptions and Foster Placements

Updated Policy Is Double the Average of Communications and Finance Industries and 63% More than Average for Tech Firms

LeBron James and Walmart Team Up to Improve Local Communities

By Janey Whiteside, Chief Customer Officer, Walmart
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A lot of times when you think about Walmart, you think about how big it is, right? We have 4,700 stores in the U.S. alone. But, if you take a minute to think about it, what’s unique about Walmart is that we have a physical presence in local communities. You walk into one of our stores, and you see your neighbors.

No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11
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No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11

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No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11

Whirlpool Corporation Ranked a Top Corporate Citizen by CR Magazine

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Whirlpool Corporation has been named one of the Top 100 Best Corporate Citizens in 2019 by Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine). The publication’s list honors the top 100 U.S. public companies in the Russell 1000 Index for outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance.

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Why Your Company Needs a Neurodiverse Workforce

by Amy Brown
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This article series is sponsored by DXC Technology and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Even as diversity and inclusion (D&I) becomes a corporate buzz phrase, neurodiversity is often left out of broader D&I conversations. So, what is neurodiversity, and why does it matter to business?  

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