Workplace Inclusion CSR News

West Michigan Employers Named to 'Inclusion Index'


Whirlpool Corporation among those recognized

By: Rachel Watson

Whirlpool Corporation among those recognized

Aflac Diversity Council Hosts 2018 World Fair


by Olivia Gunn, Digital Content Producer

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Aflac’s Diversity Council hosted a world fair to raise awareness of the importance of celebrating diversity and its role in the company’s success.

About Aflac

Equalizing Opportunity Benefits Everyone, Every Day


August 26, 2018, marked 98 years since the U.S. passed the 19th Amendment granting the right to vote to women. It was also the 48th anniversary of the Women’s Strike for Equality demonstrations that elevated the women’s rights movement. And August 26 was Women’s Equality Day, proclaimed by the U.S. Congress in 1971 as the date to celebrate progress and recognize the continued fight for equal rights and privileges for all citizens, regardless of gender.

Nestlé Purina Has Built One of the Best Companies for LGBTQ Workers. Here’s How.

We work hard to guarantee all employees feel welcome and included at the office.

By Laura Lee, Senior Manager of Digital Communications, Nestlé Purina

For three years now, the Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ civil rights group in the U.S., has awarded Nestlé Purina with a perfect score on its Corporate Equality Index. The organization’s national benchmarking survey scores businesses on their corporate policies and practices relating to the LGBTQ community.

Sysco Continues Building Diverse and Inclusive Culture as Part of 2025 Goals

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At Sysco, we strive to increase the diversity of our workforce, reflecting the communities we serve at every level of our organization.

Our Commitment

Support and sustain an inclusive work environment that engages and enables a diverse workforce to drive customer service and loyalty and, ultimately, business growth.

Our Approach

Walmart Hires More Than 206,000 U.S. Military Veterans and Promotes More Than 30,000 Since the Launch of the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment

Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart announced that the company has hired more than 206,000 veterans and promoted more than 30,000 to roles with higher pay and greater responsibility since launching its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013. The commitment guarantees a job offer to any eligible, honorably discharged U.S. veteran who has separated from service since the commitment was announced on Memorial Day 2013. Walmart is now more than 80 percent of the way to reaching its goal to hire 250,000 veterans by 2020.*

This Life With Gracie: Women Leaders Reignite Own Fire While Helping Girls Find Their Way


By Gracie Bonds Staples, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Every Wednesday for eight weeks this summer, Ava Pittman rubbed elbows with some of the most successful and influential women Georgia has to offer.

Cpl. Angela Florence at the Columbus Police Department. Kathy Bruer, owner of Belles & Beaus Etiquette & Manners and Aflac retiree. Teresa White, the first woman and African-American to hold the title of president at Aflac.

Aflac Makes 2018 List of Best Employers for Latinos


The U.S. Economy is picking up steam, and businesses are actively recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified employees. More and more leading companies place a premium on diversity and inclusion as they expand their workforces. What are the best opportunities for Latinos in this expanding market? Latino Leaders researched the top employers for Latinos, using such criteria as number of Latino employees; programs to recruit, promote and retain Latinos; outreach programs (both internal and external); and Latino representation in the boardroom, management and supply chain.

Benevity Expands Global Corporate Giving and Employee Engagement Solution

Companies can now engage employees in Germany with a localized “Goodness” experience, plus more international languages, support and currency options
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta August 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, announced the latest expansion to its market-leading international offering. Companies in Germany are now able to use Benevity to engage people in local volunteering and tax-receiptable giving to German charities as a way to build a more purpose-driven and socially responsible corporate culture.

Genergy: An Employee Resource Group at Consumers Energy

Achieving superior business results by connecting each generation’s unique perspectives
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Genergy, an employee resource group at Consumers Energy provides opportunities to connect each generation’s unique perspectives in order to achieve superior business results. Learn more at

About Consumers Energy


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