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Schneider Electric Recognized by Bloomberg and Catalyst for Advancing Gender Equality and Inclusion

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  • For second year in row, Schneider Electric recognized in Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index
  • Schneider Electric is one of four companies to receive the 2019 Catalyst Award
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  • For second year in row, Schneider Electric recognized in Bloomberg’s Gender-Equality Index
  • Schneider Electric is one of four companies to receive the 2019 Catalyst Award

Advocating for the 40 Million Americans With Disabilities

As it fulfills its mission to build a better economic future for Americans with disabilities, National Disability Institute is fighting to ensure the rights of this underserved population are legally acknowledged and protected.
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Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Michael Morris, founder and executive director of National Disability Institute.

Schneider Electric Recognized for Gender Equality and Inclusion Efforts

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Schneider Electric is excited to be recognized by both Catalyst and Bloomberg for our holistic gender equality approach.

Yum! Brands Named to Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for Second Consecutive Year

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Louisville, KY, January 16, 2019 – Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) today was named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the second consecutive year for the Company’s focused commitment to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. The 2019 Bloomberg GEI includes 230 companies from 10 sectors across 36 countries and regions.

Cisco Named to 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

230 companies have been recognized for their commitment to advancing women in the workplace
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As part of Cisco’s continuing commitment to gender equality, we are proud to announce our inclusion in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for 2019! The 230 member firms in this year’s index are leading the way in how they advance women in their workplaces, their products, and their communities.

Learn more about the Bloomberg GEI here.

USC Shoah Foundation and Discovery Education Join Forces to Empower Students to Counter Hate Offering $10,000 in Scholarships and Prizes With ‘Stronger Than Hate Challenge’

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New video challenge inspires students and educators to fight against discrimination, injustice and hate by using the power of testimony to create a brighter future 

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New video challenge inspires students and educators to fight against discrimination, injustice and hate by using the power of testimony to create a brighter future 

Scout’s Vision: Tiny Home for Homeless Veteran

As part of his pursuit of the Eagle Scout rank, Boy Scout Tim Maron led a two-year effort to build a tiny home for a homeless military veteran — a project realized with the help of Wells Fargo.
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Step by step, teenager Tim Maron’s vision of home for a homeless military veteran has become reality in a resurgent, small-town neighborhood once infested with drugs and crime.

Today, that neighborhood is known for its clean streets and renovated homes, thanks to a local nonprofit, and most recently a modest tiny house project led by Maron, 17, a Boy Scout and budding young community leader in eastern Pennsylvania.

Consumers Energy Provides $10 Million to Help Families in Michigan With Winter Heating Bills

Up to 7,000 Households Can Get Assistance Through CARE Program
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JACKSON, Mich., January 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy announced today that it has now contributed $10 million to help customers in need to pay their energy bills -- part of the energy provider’s ongoing efforts this winter to help Michigan residents stay safe and warm.

Bloomberg Reporter Increases Women Quoted in Stories to 50 Percent

By: Chris Roush
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Originally posted on Talking Biz News

Ben Bartenstein, an emerging markets reporter for Bloomberg News, increased the percentage of female sources quoted in his stories to 50 percent in 2018.

The percentage was 13 percent in 2017, wrote Bartenstein in a series of tweets.

Lockheed Martin Top CSR & Sustainability Moments of 2018

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2018 was a big year for our customers and employees. As it comes to an end, we reflect on the missions, milestones and achievements.

Diversity and Inclusion is one of our biggest priorities. This year, we have been featured on the Best Companies for Diversity List by Black Enterprise, Indeed's Top Rated Workplaces for Veterans List and named one of 2018's Best Companies for Veterans by Monster.

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