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LGBT Retirement Communities: Aging in a Safe Place

by Daniel Rosen
Blog

The seaside town of Provincetown offered a lifestyle and a community that Kathryn Livelli had never encountered in her life until she moved there in the 1990s. Livelli and her partner, both New Jersey natives, decamped to the small town at the northern tip of Cape Cod after a car accident left them both seriously injured. They abandoned their high-paying corporate jobs, became the owners of Womencrafts (a feminist bookstore), and seamlessly blended into Provincetown’s LGBT community.

Corporate Activism Addresses Climate Change, Immigration Reform, LGBTQ Rights

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COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn.  Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways.

 
By Dave Armon
Blog

COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn.  Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways.

 

Carnival Corporation's Cunard Welcomes Same-Sex Marriages on its Iconic Three Ships

Luxury cruise line welcomes recent court ruling by taking one of the first bookings
Press Release

August 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Luxury cruise brand, Cunard, has welcomed its first booking by a same-sex couple following a recent Supreme Court ruling enabling same-sex marriages in Bermuda, where Cunard’s fleet of ships is registered.

The ruling means that Cunard, which has offered weddings on its ships for the past five years and has married over 250 couples, is one of the first British cruise lines to be able to conduct same-sex wedding ceremonies at sea.

Shire’s Pride Month Celebrations Bring Together Employees Globally

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Shire employees across the globe celebrated Pride Month in June through a variety of events ranging from city-wide parades to local panel events. Activities were led by B-Equal, Shire’s Business Resource Group (BRG) that supports the inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Professionals (LGBT+) and their Allies. Hundreds of colleagues, along with their family and friends, joined together to show their support of the LGBT+ community and recognize the importance of being an inclusive workplace.

Lockheed Martin Releases 2016 Global Diversity & Inclusion Report Affirming “Conscious Inclusion” as Key Business Imperative

Press Release

BETHESDA, Md., August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has released its 2016 Global Diversity & Inclusion Annual Report highlighting its commitment to Conscious Inclusion – an intentional focus on creating a diverse, inclusive and engaged workforce built on a strong foundation of equal opportunity. Lockheed Martin’s Conscious Inclusion model has three strategic focus areas: employee engagement, inclusive leadership and diversity outreach; and the 2016 report outlines efforts in all of these key areas. 

The UPS Foundation to Award More Than $7.7 Million to Promote Global Diversity & Inclusion

Grants Focus on Social & Gender Equality, Access to Markets, Skills Development and Education Programs
Press Release

ATLANTA, July 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will award more than $7.7 million in global diversity and inclusion grants to 39 organizations. The grants will support economic empowerment, initiatives to empower women and girls, and, workplace inclusion.

Trump's Dishonorable Transgender Ban

It's an ill-considered decision that offends on moral and practical grounds
Article

It's hard to know where to begin with President Donald Trump's tweeted ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military, which manages to offend on both moral and practical grounds, in both style and substance.

Mural Honors Victims of Pulse Nightclub Attack

A Wells Fargo branch in Orlando, Florida, has a new mural to pay tribute to the victims of the 2016 mass shooting and celebrate the city’s united and diverse community.
Blog

A year after the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Wells Fargo continues to remember the victims and join the city to rally around the Hispanic, LGBT, and other communities affected.

Wells Fargo recently dedicated a new mural at its Downtown Orlando branch at 131 North Orange Avenue, ahead of the first anniversary of the June 12, 2016, attack that killed 49 people and wounded dozens of others during the gay nightclub’s “Latin Night.”

DuPont Celebrates Diversity & Inclusion, Commits to Further Action

Article

With 46,000 employees operating in 90 countries worldwide, DuPont understands that to thrive we must not only cultivate a diverse and inclusive workplace that attracts the best talent but also ensure that our people intimately understand the needs of a global customer base.  Respect for People – one of our four Core Values – is the signpost that guides our efforts.  We believe it translates to competitive advantage by fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce with equally diverse insight into customer needs.  “Diversity and inclusion is not a ‘nice to have’ feature in an organization,” sa

Duke Energy Receives Top Award for Supplier Diversity

Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C., July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) awarded Duke Energy the top honor in the electric utility association’s 2017 Business Diversity Awards program.

The annual awards program recognizes companies for their efforts in advancing purchasing opportunities for diverse suppliers – including minority-, female-, veteran- and LGBTQ-owned businesses within the electric power industry.

Duke Energy earned the industry’s overall Excellence Award for its efforts to improve business diversity and inclusion.

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