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Goodyear Better Future: Inspiring Culture

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Learn more about the Inspiring Culture pillar of Goodyear Better Future in this video from Gary VanderLind, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources.

COVID-19: How Companies Are Responding

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve on a daily and almost hourly basis, it is an “all-hands-on-deck” situation to mitigate the health crisis that requires government, nonprofits, business and individual citizens to act and support. As we all seek to better understand how companies can be a positive force during uncertain times, we’ve rounded up a few examples of companies stepping up to support coronavirus mitigation:

Women's History Month - A Time to Reflect and Be Inspired

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In celebration of women’s history month, we highlight some of the women whose hard work and tenacity have inspired us and made an impact on our past, present and future.

Profiles in Creating Possible: Bismay Mishra Advocates for Transgender Equity

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Educating people about gender identities and sexual orientation can be challenging to navigate in any setting – let alone at a company with employees from diverse backgrounds all over the world. But Bismay Mishra, Associate Director, Global Analytics & Insights at Gilead, believes he has found a good formula.

Profiles in Creating Possible: Julie Di Paolo is on a Mission to Understand Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Inflammatory Diseases

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When Julie Di Paolo’s father was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory condition with limited treatment options, it sparked curiosity and drive that have carried forward into her career at Gilead, where she is Executive Director of Inflammation Biology.

“I realized how few medications were being developed to treat the drivers of inflammatory diseases, and how far away the field was from delivering curative therapy,” she recalls. “That still sticks with me today.”

UPS Longitudes | In the 'Decade to Deliver,' It's Time for Responsible Leadership

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As we enter a new decade and 2030 appears on the horizon, the world as we know it is at a crucial juncture. Faced with unparalleled challenges including a climate emergency, economic dislocation, increasing social inequity and the unintended consequences of rapid-paced technological disruption, there has never been a more urgent moment for collaborative, progressive action from global leaders.

In this, the “decade to deliver,” society at large will hold leaders from across all sectors to account for the actions and choices they make.

She Works Behind the Scenes to Help Customers

Chipo Mkandla studies customer interactions to improve processes at Duke Energy
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When Chipo Mkandla moved to the United States from Zimbabwe to work in hospitality, she never imagined she’d end up at an energy company. It turns out the roles had more in common than she thought.

Mkandla is part of Duke Energy’s customer experience team, and her job is to study the interactions between customers and the company and see if she can find ways to improve them.

From 19-Year-Old Receptionist to CEO: Ramona Hood's Promotion Makes FedEx History

by Max Garland
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Before Ramona Hood became CEO of a FedEx company, she was a 19-year-old single mother looking for a regular day job while taking night classes.

"I just wanted a schedule that would be consistent," she recalled.

Hood landed an 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. shift in 1991 as a receptionist for Roberts Express, which later became FedEx Custom Critical. It didn't take long for her to develop that short-term win into a long-term pursuit of leadership, culminating in her latest promotion.

Ambition Is Not a Simple Thing – a Conversation With The New York Women’s Foundation’s Ana Oliveira

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On March 8th, individuals around the world – of all genders – will come together to celebrate International Women’s Day. Since the first gathering, held over a century ago, leaders have made great progress in driving gender equality. But, we still have work to do to continue advocating for women’s advancement around the world.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists – Service Learning in Munich, Germany

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s waterfall of impact is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. Core to our ethos is the belief that we can all learn and grow through service.

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