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The Private Sector Is Crucial for Building a Diverse Workforce for the Future

by CECP: The CEO Force for Good
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The challenge of diversifying the tech workforce is confronting companies across sectors as more jobs are requiring computational thinking and digital fluency. Simultaneously, the demographics of the United States are changing rapidly, and companies are challenged with ensuring that the talent pipeline reflects those dynamic shifts. Developing a robust and diverse technical workforce in the United States is becoming a national priority as a result of the emerging technologies and their impact on industries.

Better Together: Workplace Giving & Volunteering

How an integrated, global program boosted a Fortune 500 financial services corporation’s participation by over 100%
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Leaders of a Fortune 500 financial services corporation’s CSR program believe that the company’s volunteering and gift matching programs are a differentiator—something that can truly set the company apart in attracting, retaining and engaging talented employees. This is especially important for a company located in the competitive hiring environment of Silicon Valley.

Developing Our People – Q&A With Jenine Ellefson, Vice President, People

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In our 2017 Sustainability Report, we show how our commitment to our people is at the forefront of everything we do. From recruitment to onboarding to succession planning, we are dedicated to growing the careers of everyone we hire. We sat down with Jenine Ellefson, our Vice President, People to talk about the many changes, successes and challenges we encountered in 2017, and how these stories have generated fruitful learning experiences and lasting value for the company.

Caterpillar Inc. | Cultivating Work that Matters

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As a company with hundreds of global locations that serve diverse industries such as transportation, construction, oil and gas, mining, marine and forestry, we are in a unique position to offer training and development opportunities for all employees.

Click here to learn more about how Caterpillar is leveraging each individual’s skills, abilities, experiences and cultural background to achieve superior business and personal results.

Booz Allen Places in the Top 25 on Forbes’ Best Employers for Women List

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As a leader in technology and a top employer of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) talent, Booz Allen understands that diversity – of background, experience and thought - is essential to maintaining the excellence of the work that is delivered. Through these efforts, Booz Allen has established a long history of supporting women in the workplace, and is proud to announce that it has be named on Forbes' inaugural Best Employers for Women List, placing #21 out of 300 awardees.

VIDEO | How This Special Olympian Found Her Power

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Elizabeth "Liz" Hubert, 22, is a seasoned competitor.

She got into powerlifting about eight years ago. Since then, she’s competed at state, national and world events with the Special Olympics. Most recently, she represented Oklahoma at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games held July 1-6 in Seattle. 

3 Top Women in Grocery Share Insights on Success, Mentoring, #MeToo and More

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Originally appeared in Progressive Grocer

IF YOU COULD GIVE ONE PIECE OF ADVICE TO A WOMAN SEEKING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORKPLACE, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

Jewel Hunt, Group VP Ecommerce, Albertsons Cos.

T. Rowe Price Releases 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Update

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BALTIMORE, August 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has released its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Update, which is available at troweprice.com/CSRreport. The firm publishes a full CSR Report bi-annually, and the 2017 Update offers new data to complement and update information previously reported in the 2016 – 2017 CSR Report.

Highlights from the 2017 Update include:

Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship

A Guide for Fueling Employee Engagement in your CSR Program
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With employees are looking for more than just perks and a paycheck, there’s a massive opportunity to harness their desire to do more good while embedding more purpose into your culture. High-performing companies are using their CSR and employee engagement programs to do just that, encouraging their people to support their passions in the workplace—including their desire to create a healthier planet!

The JetBlue Foundation and Project Scientist Empower the Next Generation of Girls in STEM

Cultivating a passion for science, technology, engineering and math, JetBlue Foundation sponsors Project Scientist’s STEM Expedition Summer Academy
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NEW YORK, August 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced the latest collaboration between the JetBlue Foundation and Project Scientist to introduce science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and aviation careers to girls from traditionally under-represented communities.

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