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Fifth Third Bank Celebrates Juneteenth

Amid Juneteenth activities across its footprint, Fifth Third adds holiday for employees beginning in 2022
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CINCINNATI, June 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Beginning in 2022, Fifth Third Bank will expand its holiday calendar to recognize Juneteenth as the country’s 11th federal holiday, which commemorates the date the last Confederate slaves learned they were free. Due to the timing of the enactment of the new holiday and requirements for branch closures regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Fifth Third will remain open this year to avoid any disruption of service to customers.

Join Mondelēz International for the Next MDLZ Master Class on Diversity Equity & Inclusion

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Join Mondelēz International for the next MDLZ Master Class on Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI) on June 24th at 7 AM CDT in celebration of Pride month.

During this engaging LinkedIn Live event, you’ll hear from guest speaker Monne Williams of McKinsey who is known for her expertise in organizational transformation and DEI, and also serves on the board for Reaching Out, an organization committed to developing LGBTQ+ leaders of tomorrow.

Clarivate Pledges to Advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

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“Our commitment to addressing diversity and inclusion is not just a competitive or reputational issue, but a societal issue where CEOs and corporate leaders can and should play a critical role in driving real change.”

Ketan Patel, VP Cortellis, Product Platform

Since launching our company’s values in 2018, ‘value every voice’ has become one of our core tenets.

Fifth Third Boosts Investment in Detroit Minority Depository Institution

Additional $2.5 million makes Fifth Third largest financial supporter in First Independence Bank
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CINCINNATI, June 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Community Development Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Fifth Third Bancorp, has announced it is investing an additional $2.5 million in Detroit-based First Independence Bank. The move makes Fifth Third the largest investor at a total of $5.5 million in the minority depository institution and community development financial institution (CDFI).

S&P Global Research Shows Equitable Education, Advancement for Black Women Would Have Added $507 Billion to U.S. GDP

COVID-19 Exacerbated Existing Inequities That Leave Black Women Behind Financially
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NEW YORK, June 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. economy lost out on more than $507 billion in economic productivity as the attainment gap between Black and white women has widened since 1960, according to new analysis from S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI).

Alkermes: Diversity Strengthens Our Culture

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At Alkermes, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging means actively fostering a culture in which all voices are respected and valued, where employees can show up to work as their authentic selves and feel accepted.

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Why I Value our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Commitments and Capabilities

By Marie Hattar, Chief Marketing Officer
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We have certainly come a long way in the last decade. Most everyone has a seat at the CSR table, especially if an organization wants to perform well in today’s business environment. However, the fact that I can even make that statement is a win. Approximately ten years ago, many U.S.-based companies and other global brands did not have CSR strategies, enterprise programs, or performance measures in place.

Albertsons Companies Continues Its Efforts for Racial Equity With Enhanced Supplier Diversity Program

Company enters new vendor partnerships to increase diverse suppliers’ access to capital and provide more opportunities for collaboration
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BOISE, Idaho, June 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) today announced the launch of several new vendor partnerships aimed at helping the company boost supplier diversity as the company reaffirms its commitment
to racial equity.

Promoting Inclusion and Diversity Among Employees

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Qualcomm continued to expand its programs and activities promoting our inclusive and diverse culture among employees globally. GID’s support extends to our eight strong and vibrant Employee Networks (ENs), which added eight chapters globally while also increasing their domestic membership. Among domestic ENs, our African and African American Diversity (QAAAD) EN increased its membership more than 170 percent.

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month - Standing in Solidarity & Allyship

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As we conclude this year's Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, our theme throughout May has been allyship and solidarity. While May is a time to recognize the many contributions Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians have made to the American story, as well as the challenges they face, we encourage this recognition to continue throughout the year.

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