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Wells Fargo CEO Sloan Signs Diversity and Inclusion Pledge

CEO Tim Sloan has joined other CEOs in pledging to advance diversity and inclusion, noting, “Learning from other great companies is one way to make that happen.”
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CEO Tim Sloan has signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge, promising to further advance diversity and inclusion (D&I) at Wells Fargo by completing specific actions. Sloan is one of more than 250 CEOs and senior executives from other large companies in the U.S. who have signed it.

Timberland Hosts Young African Leaders Initiative Fellows at Headquarters

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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently welcomed a group of 25 emerging leaders from countries across Sub-Saharan Africa to its Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters as part of the U.S. State Department’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). The group of leaders, recipients of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, was given the opportunity to hone their skills at Dartmouth College during a six-week academic and leadership institute in business and entrepreneurship.

Aflac President Teresa White Discusses How To Find Your Work Nirvana

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In 2015, Teresa White became the first woman, and the first African-American, to hold the title of president at Aflac in its nearly 60-year history. She credits her success with her ability to write computer code, not only because it’s an unusual skill for an African-American woman but because, she says, it gave her confidence.

3 Business Benefits of an Employee Giving Program

How to attract, retain and engage an emerging workforce that’s hungry to do good
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A guest post on the Benevity Blog - by Sydney Frazer, Partnerships Manager at Glassdoor

Launching Flight Plans for High School Students

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Earlier this summer, JetBlue welcomed over 40 high school students from across the U.S. to New York’s JFK Airport to learn what it takes to pursue a career in the aviation industry. The event was part of the New York Student Aviation Expedition, an experiential learning trip organized by the Aviation Community Foundation to inspire students to launch their career paths.

Healthy Paychecks (and Health Checkups That Pay)

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“Our benefits programs are designed to ensure that we are promoting medical, financial, and mental wellness for all of our crewmembers. Our programs like DESTINATION: FAMILY, Healthy Rewards, and our BlueCarpet advocacy service bring the passion back to healthcare. We want our crewmembers to have the advantage that JetBlue encourages a healthy work-life balance.”

—Kristen Brown, Director Benefits, JetBlue

Disabled Students Learn about the Diamond Dream with De Beers Group

Teenage students with disabilities have learnt about job opportunities in the diamond industry at a special career guidance exhibition hosted by De Beers Group at its headquarters in South Africa.
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The visit by the 14 students from the Elizabeth Conradie School in Kimberley, organised in collaboration with the Department of Education, was the idea of an employee of De Beers Sightholder Sales South Africa (DBSSA), Jabulani Cindi, himself disabled.

TCR – A Paradigm Shift in Corporate Sustainability

By Frank Dixon
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A paradigm shift is needed in business. Whole system thinking shows that two foundational business ideas are reductionistic, irrational and unintentionally destructive. The first is that it is acceptable for businesses to focus primarily on their own financial well-being without regard for the larger economic, social and environmental systems that enable business existence and success.

Six Companies Who Go Global and Local With CSR

By Megan Wild
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What are your reasons for supporting or withholding support from specific companies?

Does Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) sound familiar? Whether you’re aware of it or not, people often align with an organization's values or implementation of social responsibility in the workplace or community — locally and globally.

VMware’s Culture Is Built on EPIC2 Values

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VMware has been recognized by Fortune magazine on its list of Best Workplaces for Millennials. This follows similar recognition for the company’s outstanding culture and working environment from outlets such as Forbes and Computerworld. So, what’s the company’s secret?

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