Workplace Inclusion CSR News

Celebrating Merck's Global Diversity & Inclusion Experience Month

How we're leaning into the voices, perspectives and experiences that strengthen our purpose
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In January 2015, Celeste Warren, vice president and chief diversity officer, suggested during a team meeting that we need to celebrate the diversity of our employees and provide them with time to pause, learn and reflect. Energized, the team realized that a day — or even a week — would not be impactful enough. Celeste took in the perspectives of the team and said, “Let’s take the month,” and Global Diversity & Inclusion (GD&I) Experience Month was born.

Forbes Names Whirlpool Corporation to the Just 100: Companies Doing Right By America

Doing Well by Doing Good
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Whirlpool Corporation again was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for 2020, awarded by Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit organization recognizing the top 100 out of 922 publicly-traded companies in the United States. 

Whirlpool Corporation Celebrates Inclusion and Diversity in Multiple Regions Around the World for Global Inclusion Week

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North American Region (NAR)

For the second year in a row, Whirlpool Corporation in North America celebrated Global Inclusion Week (GIW) with a variety of speakers and sessions designed to engage employees and teach them about the importance and benefits of Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace. 

This year’s sessions included Jennifer Brown, author of “How to be an Inclusive Leader.”

Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Team #WeAreCisco Takes to Animal Crossing

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An island paradise.  

Sounds like a good plan for the year that is 2020, no? No news reports, no virtual meetings, just you, Mother Nature and some talking animal friends.  

Smithfield Foods' Megan Supan Recognized at 8th Annual STEP Ahead Awards for Excellence in Manufacturing

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SMITHFIELD, Va., September 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is proud to announce that Megan Supan, operations development manager, in its Wichita, Kansas facility, has been named an emerging leader as part of The Manufacturing Institute's annual STEP Ahead Awards. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry.

NortonLifeLock Re-launches HOLA (Hispanic/Latino Outreach, Leadership & Advancement)

This National Hispanic Heritage Month let’s listen, learn, connect, educate, and celebrate
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By Marie Miller-Rodriquez | Sr. Marketing Operations Manager with ID8, NortonLifeLock’s internal creative agency

I love computers, technology, and the Internet and am proud to be a part of a company whose purpose to create a safer digital world is critical both now and to our future. Even more importantly, I was drawn to NortonLifeLock’s employee-first culture, the forward-thinking mindset that encourages employees to connect with and appreciate one another’s diverse contributions.

Merck Joins Groundbreaking Gender and Diversity KPI Alliance

New alliance supports growing push for corporate diversity
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Merck has joined the groundbreaking Gender and Diversity KPI Alliance (GDKA) to support the adoption and use of a set of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure gender and diversity in their companies and organizations.

The Latinx Factor: The Force Reshaping American Business and The Economy

Oscar Munoz, Executive Chairman, United Airlines to moderate discussion at L’ATTITUDE 2020 on Sept. 24
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CEO’s of three of America’s largest corporations in travel, hospitality and finance discuss business trends, digitization, and how their respective industries are likely to evolve in the coming years.

Michael Corbat, CEO, Citi
Arne Sorenson, President and CEO, Marriott International
Moderator: Oscar Munoz, Executive Chairman, United Airlines

Click here to learn more and register

About L’ATTITUDE 2020

Meet the Civil Rights Leaders Joining T‑Mobile’s External Diversity and Inclusion Council

As part of a groundbreaking agreement signed last year, T-Mobile created an external council of leaders representing diverse groups to advise the company.
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Today, T-Mobile unveiled the members of its External Diversity and Inclusion Council. The group was created as part of T-Mobile’s groundbreaking multi-year, $25 million civil rights memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed last year with six diversity and civil rights organizations. The council includes a representative from each of the organizations that co-signed the MOU and others from outside T-Mobile who are leaders in their respective communities.

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