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IWBI Launches Global Network of Advisors to Advance Health Equity Worldwide

Health Equity Advisory to further the goal of prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion
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NEW YORK, January 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute today announced the launch of its new IWBI Health Equity Advisory to help accelerate its vision for everyone to have a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. The Advisory will work to identify, codify and scale strategies  that can be used by buildings, businesses and communities around the world to help achieve this vision.

The Advisory will be led by a global group of prestigious co-chairs representing diverse areas of expertise and perspectives, including:

Medtronic: Equity and Opportunity for All

2020 marked a year of new partnerships and practices aimed at addressing systemic inequities in hiring and talent management.
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Creating better experiences for patients and customers starts with our people. A number of partnerships launched in 2020 are providing new opportunities to address systemic inequities in hiring and talent management processes, and accelerate progress in advancing inclusion, diversity and equity.

Invesco Recognizes International Human Rights Day

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In honor of International Human Rights Day (IHRD) on Dec. 10, Invesco hosted a virtual employee event with Adah Parris, a futurist, storyteller and cultural strategist, to share her perspective.

A polymath and enthusiastic curator of people, patterns and stories, Adah was recognized as one of the UK’s Top 100 Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Leaders in Technology in 2018. And in 2019, she was nominated by Google as one of the TED Talks Global Emerging Innovators.

On #GivingTuesdayNow, American Express is Expanding Its Global Support in the Fight Against COVID-19

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NEW YORK, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On #GivingTuesdayNow, we’re proud to recognize and support the heroic efforts of organizations, essential workers and others who are putting in countless hours to care for and provide relief to communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the start of this crisis, American Express mobilized quickly to back nonprofits leading the charge to provide protective equipment to frontline healthcare workers, research and develop vaccines and treatments, and feed communities impacted by COVID-19. 

UPS Infographic | An Integrated Approach to Diversity & Inclusion

UPS views diversity and inclusion as a top business priority.
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UPS is a global company—and is becoming even more so as much of the world’s economic and population growth continues to occur in emerging markets. We must ensure that the demographics and experiences of our workforce and supply base reflect the wide range of customers we serve. These are among the reasons that UPS views diversity and inclusion as a top business priority. We have the potential to do more and be more by integrating often disparate efforts into a well-coordinated strategy that leverages people and resources across a complex global organization.

Sodexo Participates in HACR’s Research Initiative Aimed at Measuring Hispanic Inclusion in Corporate America

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today its participation in the 2019 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII), a research initiative conducted by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) and the HACR Research Institute, aimed at measuring Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America. Sodexo received a five-star rating in HACR’s employment and governance pillars.

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.

The Rainbow Railroad

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More people today are living as refugees or displaced persons than at any time since the end of World War II1 and many of those seeking asylum are from the LGBTQ2+ community. In more than 70 countries around the world LGBTQ2+ people are facing extreme violence and persecution.2 They are looking for hope and a safe place to call home.

Video | On International Women’s Day, Brave Girl Rising Shines a Light on the Lives of Refugee Girls

The new film, written by award-winning poet Warsan Shire, brings one Somali girl’s story of hardship and hope to the big screen.
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In the new short film Brave Girl Rising, Nasro, a 17-year-old Somali refugee, shares her story from the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Every day, Nasro fights for her basic survival, safety and access to the one thing that gives her hope for the future: her education.

Let’s Protect The Dreamers

This is a statement from Donna Epps, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, Verizon.
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On February 11, 2019, our CEO, Hans Vestberg, along with over 100 other CEOs representing nearly every sector of the American economy urged Congress to pass a permanent, bipartisan solution this year to protect the Dreamers.

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