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Scotiabank Recognized as Top 25 Most Diverse & Inclusive Companies

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Today, Scotiabank was recognized with 20th place in the global “Top 25 Most Diverse & Inclusive Companies” ranking, as part of the 2019 REFINITIV Diversity & Inclusion Index. One hundred companies have been ranked annually since 2016, with Scotiabank being listed with a the top 25 ranking this year, a 27-place improvement year over year.

FCA US Leads Charge in Automotive Supplier Diversity at 20th Annual MatchMaker Event

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  • “Collaborative Growth Initiative” created by FCA US and Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) to support economic growth for minority-owned businesses
  • Detroit-based businesses attended custom events developed to help strengthen relationships and build their businesses
  • More than $3.5 billion generated in new business opportunities for MatchMaker exhibitors since inception in 1999
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  • “Collaborative Growth Initiative” created by FCA US and Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) to support economic growth for minority-owned businesses
  • Detroit-based businesses attended custom events developed to help strengthen relationships and build their businesses
  • More than $3.5 billion generated in new business opportunities for MatchMaker exhibitors since inception in 1999

Celebrating Legacy at the 5th Annual National Latino Leadership Conference

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LOS ANGELES, September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE) an initiative under the National Diversity Council (NDC) will host their 5th Annual National Latino Leadership Conference on October 16, 2019, in the heart of Los Angeles at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown.

Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Earn Black & Veatch Honor From Midwest Asian Culture Group

Award recognizes company’s commitment to multicultural workforce
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With offices in more than 100 countries on six continents, global infrastructure solutions leader Black & Veatch champions workplace diversity and inclusion (D&I) as a competitive strength and simply the right thing to do. And again, the 104-year-old engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) giant is being honored for that commitment.

Booz Allen’s Terry McBride: Making Back to School More Inclusive for All

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In its National School Climate Survey, GLSEN, a national advocacy group for LGBTQ+ youth in schools, found that 70% of LGBTQ+ students experienced verbal harassment at school because of their sexual orientation. And 35% of respondents said they missed at least one day of school in the month prior to taking the survey because they felt unsafe there.

Diversity and Inclusion: Why it Matters at ON Semiconductor and Beyond

by Alicia Scott
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“It is the right thing to do!” This is the typical line heard when companies talk about diversity and inclusion is a part of their guiding principles. While the statement is true, it is not the end of the story. At ON Semiconductor, we know that having a diverse workforce and hosting inclusive environments across the globe are the right things for our employees, both in and out of the office.

Viacom's Marva Smalls on Leading With Diversity

“The business case for diversity is this: You can't survive without it.”
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Our In the Office With ... series gives Viacom executives the opportunity to reveal a little bit about who they are, how they lead, and what drives them in the day-to-day.

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Our In the Office With ... series gives Viacom executives the opportunity to reveal a little bit about who they are, how they lead, and what drives them in the day-to-day.

Scotiabank Looks to Employee Data to Tackle Gender Diversity

by Armina Ligaya and Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press
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When Scotiabank was looking to find new ways to close the gender gap, it turned to what it had been deploying in nearly every other facet of its business: technology.

It analyzed a myriad of data sets for its Canadian employees, including internal social media interactions and past performance data, to come up with variables that correlated with success, said Permpreet Sidhu, the bank’s vice-president of performance and inclusion.

Interview with Bayer's Dr. Hartmut Klusik "We Take Diversity And Inclusion Very Seriously”

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Respecting and promoting diversity among employees has long been one of Bayer's goals – and was also very important to Monsanto. In this interview Head of Human Resources at Bayer, Dr. Hartmut Klusik, talks about the active LGBTI community at Bayer and the company's inclusive culture.

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