CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has announced that it has received the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the U.S. Department of Defense gives to companies for their outstanding support for employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.
The award is presented annually by the Secretary of Defense, and Duke Energy was one of only 15 companies nationwide to be selected out of more than 2,300 nominations.
Two years ago, I published an article on Symantec’s iamtech Medium publication that shared my unique experience advocating for LGBTQ rights in India, and championing this cause across our Symantec Pune and Chennai offices.
Your CSR Program As a Diversity and Inclusion Catalyst
Every week, it’s not unusual to see a headline about diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace—whether it’s because a company is making strides in this area or they’re discovering an opportunity to do more. Business is increasingly focused on embracing D&I because they know that when they get it right, they’ll reap rewards like a better employer brand that attracts and retains high-performing people, improved performance and productivity, and even higher profits.
To celebrate Pride month, the rainbow flag will be prominently displayed throughout the month. Each color on the rainbow flag has a meaning: red for life, orange for healing, yellow for sunlight, green for nature, blue for harmony, and violet for spirit. You will see the flag displayed not only by individuals to show their pride and support but also by businesses who value diversity in the community and the workplace.
Measuring the business impact of a purpose-driven culture
Needless to say, one of the biggest investments for any company is their people. And with skilled talent being a fundamental resource constraint for most businesses across all industries, companies must work hard to mitigate the cost of lost employees.
Republic earned a top score of 100% and the distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertaining to LGBTQ workplace equality.
Last week, the Common Impact team gathered in our Brooklyn offices to connect as colleagues and plan for the work ahead of us. As a growing and geographically dispersed organization, it was the first time many of us had a chance to engage face-to-face in important conversations on the future of pro bono work, and it also provided an opportunity for the team to re-connect with our mission and each other.
The 4th annual report celebrates the leading family leave policies of American companies
NEW YORK, June 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ –American Express announced today that it has been ranked #1 on the 50 Best Places to Work for New Dads by Fatherly, the leading digital media brand for dads. American Express is one of just 50 companies included on the annual report highlighting the best paternity benefits offered by companies in the United States.