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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.

How Scotiabank is Taking Action on Gender Equality

by Barbara Mason, Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer at Scotiabank
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I’m very pleased to announce that Scotiabank has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. The GEI is the world’s only comprehensive investment-quality data source on gender equality, which recognizes internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement.

General Motors Selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Recognizing Commitment to Advancing Women in Workplace

The 2019 Gender-Equality Index highlights 230 firms that are trailblazers in their commitment to transparency in workplace gender reporting
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DETROIT, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced that it is one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. The index doubled in size from 2018 and includes firms from 10 sectors headquartered across 36 countries and regions.

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 

M Jackson: It’s Thin Where We’re Skating

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Have you ever noticed that scientists historically are mostly white men? Do you think that this fact has skewed some scientific findings? Well, our guest today on Sea Change Radio has certainly noticed. This week, we speak to glaciologist M Jackson, who’s drawn attention from the right wing for the feminist perspective she applies to her research. We discuss her new book, "The Secret Lives of Glaciers," dive into her research, and examine how and why science has been influenced by centuries of white male dominance.

Aflore and Whole Planet Foundation Help Small Businesses Blossom in Colombia

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Whole Planet Foundation was created to support communities worldwide where Whole Foods Market sources products. Flowers for Whole Foods Market stores across the US, Canada, and the UK, along with many other products, are sourced in large quantities from Colombia — so while it’s perhaps a bit of a happy coincidence, it seems quite fitting that Whole Planet Foundation’s newest microfinance partner in Colombia is called Aflore, the name of which comes from the Spanish word flor, for ‘flower.’

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Watch in 2019

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2018 proved to be an active year in Corporate Social Responsibility with issues related to sustainability, globalization, advocacy on social issues and multiple natural disasters in the forefront. Some of these issues and trends will continue into 2019, but leaders should expect to see the following noteworthy changes:

On the Floor at CES: 3 Key Quotes on FemTech for Good

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This week, Porter Novelli’s Purpose Practice hit the floor at CES, the world’s largest gathering of consumer technologies, to see the latest at the intersection of tech and Purpose.

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