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Edison International 2019 Sustainability Report: Diversity and Inclusion

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Our success as a company is rooted in the work of our people. We’re building a culture where everyone is encouraged to bring their whole self to work and where our teams are empowered to innovate today for the challenges of tomorrow.

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Our success as a company is rooted in the work of our people. We’re building a culture where everyone is encouraged to bring their whole self to work and where our teams are empowered to innovate today for the challenges of tomorrow.

Ecolab's 2030 Impact Goals Advance Sustainable and Productive Operations to Help Industry Achieve Greater Purpose

New goals will drive further ambitious progress on water, carbon, food safety and public health
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ST. PAUL, Minn., July 15, 2020  /3BL Media/ – By 2030, there will be an additional billion people in the world, placing greater demand on natural resources. To help companies sustainably address growing demand, Ecolab Inc. has launched its ambitious 2030 Impact Goals to significantly increase the company’s positive impact within its own operations and through its work with customers.

Merck EBRGs Receive Diversity Best Practices Awards for Their Impact on the Community and Workplace

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Merck is honored that two of their Employee Business Resource Groups (EBRGs) were recently recognized by Diversity Best Practices for the work they do to drive diversity, equity and inclusion within the company and the communities in which we live and work. The U.S. chapters of the League of Employees of African Descent (LEAD) and the Next Gen Network (NGN) each won a Diversity Best Practices: 2020 Above and Beyond award.

Celebrating Military Service and Full Self Expression at Booz Allen: How Two LGBTQ+ Employees Bring Their Full Selves to Work

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“I am not only a member of the Armed Forces. I am a son, a brother, a friend, a member of my community, African American, and proudly gay.” -Booz Allen Senior Business Performance Analyst William Pickens 

For many of Booz Allen’s LGBTQ+ employees, military service is another important part of their identity.  Founded by a veteran and with veterans representing one-third of its employees, Booz Allen proudly supports its LGBTQ+ military employees—this Pride month and every month. Two of their stories follow.

How TD and a Critical PPP Loan Helped This Self-Made Small Business Owner and Army Veteran

Meet Jenny Kim, a woman who doesn't believe in giving up
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Jenny Kim defines the word tenacity.

The owner and operator of Young Fashions in Anderson, South Carolina, a beauty salon and beauty supply store, says everything she does to grow her business is for her mother.

Jenny grew up "dirt poor," as she put it, explaining that her mother worked multiple jobs, making just $70 a week to raise her and her two siblings and "put a roof over our heads."

$1.2 Million Awarded to Hitzke Development and Bridge Housing Partners to Build Affordable Housing for Veterans

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SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2020 /3BL Media/– LISC San Diego announced today that $1.2 million has been awarded to Hitzke Development and BRIDGE Housing Partners for pre-development on the Tranquility at Post 310 new construction project.

Tranquility at Post 310 is a 43-unit veterans development located at the site of the current American Legion Hall Post 310 in the emerging neighborhood of Southeastern San Diego.

National Military Appreciation Month: Booz Allen Celebrates National Guard and Reserve Employees

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Members of the National Guard and Reserve train with the military part-time while holding civilian jobs or attending school—and play important roles in America’s military community. 

National Guard soldiers are deployed domestically during conflicts and natural disasters and internationally alongside full-time service members when necessary. Reservists are called to active duty in times of war or national emergency.

Proud to Be #21 on DiversityInc’s 2020 Top 50 Companies for Diversity

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Few companies on the planet can claim the success of being an iconic company for more than 125 years. Even fewer can authentically show their purpose day in and day out of making moments of goodness for consumers. At the core of the achievements throughout our history is the talent, energy and commitment of our diverse workforce. We are encouraged by the highest levels of leadership to bring our whole selves to work each day and to share our unique perspectives. This enables us to remain a relevant part of big and small moments for people around the world.

Cisco Helps Military Veterans Find Paths to Meaningful Employment through Partnership with Onward to Opportunity

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We’re all navigating this fast-changing environment, doing our best to adjust to the rapid shift to remote working and online learning. This can feel even more uncertain for our military and veteran community as they transition to civilian careers. This transition is daunting in any circumstance, but a fragile economy and shifting work dynamics creates even greater barriers for those who are separating from military service. Cisco continues to be committed to helping service members chart a clear path to meaningful employment, especially during these unsettling times.

Aramark Recognized Among DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Company Moves Up Six Spots, To #23
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May 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Aramark has been named #23 on DiversityInc’s listing of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity, up six spots from 2019.

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