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Sysco Values Inclusiveness

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What is an ally? Allies are good listeners. They are open-minded and knowledgeable. Allies educate themselves and take proactive steps to prevent discrimination. Allies embody Sysco’s value of Inclusiveness. Being inclusive allows us to create a safe, diverse and dynamic work environment for our associates and customers where everyone has an equal opportunity to feel valued and respected, including LGBTQ+ people.

The Scotiabank Women Initiative Continues to Deliver for Women Business Leaders

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WATERLOO, ON, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ hosted the third Un-Mentorship Boot Camp for women business leaders and entrepreneurs yesterday in Waterloo, ON. This is the latest in a series of events to provide effective education and networking opportunities for women in business.

Creating Transformative Experiences: Innovative Branded Content

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At Verizon Media, we build innovative content experiences fueled by audience passions. Our creative arm, RYOT Studio, is the first 5G-enabled branded content shop in the industry. And while we're still a couple of years away from realizing 5G’s full transformative potential, we're already able to apply it to our creative offerings through motion capture, real-time animation, collaborative Extended Reality (XR) experiences, and live-stream.

Risking Their Careers in the Name of Equality

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In the early 1990s, a group of gay and lesbian employees at P&G in Cincinnati banded together to fight for equality in their workplace. It seemed like an impossible dream—while P&G was one of the first Fortune 500 companies to add “sexual orientation” to its EEO (equal employment opportunity) statement in 1992, the company’s leadership was conservative and fellow employees were openly homophobic. And, in 1993, Cincinnati passed Article XII, an amendment that prevented any laws aimed at protecting gays and lesbians.

Healthcare Diversity Council to Host Inaugural National Diversity Conference Promoting Equity and Inclusion in the Healthcare Industry

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HOUSTON, June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Healthcare Diversity Council, an initiative of the National Diversity Council,  will host an inaugural conference focused on equity in the healthcare system on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at MD Anderson Cancer Center. The 2019 National Healthcare Diversity Conference will engage participants  in conversations focused on equitable practices in the healthcare space on the theme, “Diversity Transcending: Many Faces in the Mission of Inclusion.”

Feedback Tips from Tech, Politics, and Beyond: Booz Allen’s “Leading Together” Series

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How do you get the guidance you need for career growth? And how can you navigate these tough conversations to bring out the best in others? Booz Allen Chief Diversity Officer Marlene Aquino and audience members asked these questions and more during the May installment of Booz Allen’s “Leading Together” series on Facebook Live featuring Crystal Patterson, global civil partnerships manager at Facebook, and Amelia Friedman, founder and former COO of Hatch Apps. 

Global Push for Corporate Purpose Fuels 85% YoY Growth in Adoption of Benevity OneWorld™ International Solution

Benevity’s International User Base More than Triples as Hundreds of Thousands of People Give Across Borders
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CALGARY, Canada, June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced an 85 percent year-over-year increase in adoption of the Benevity OneWorld™ international solution, as more companies expand the reach of their CSR programs across borders. More than 600,000 new OneWorld users logged on to the cloud-based giving and volunteering platform in the last year alone—boosting the total number of people engaging with causes outside of their home country by 362 percent.

VMware Named to Computer World's Best Places to Work in IT 2019

Talented IT pros appreciate the outstanding perks and benefits offered by these top U.S. employers, but it's the team environment that keeps them truly engaged.
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Computerworld has ranked VMware among the Best Places to Work in IT 2019. VMware came in at number 12 out of the 49 large organizations (5,000+ U.S. employees) to make the list, which recognizes excellence in career developments, benefits, retention, training and diversity.

See the full list on computerworld.com, and check out career opportunities at VMware.com

Waving the Pride Flag

By Chelcy Walker
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We’re committed to being a Force For Good at General Mills, and we believe that means being a force for inclusion, too.

We believe every employee should bring their authentic self to work every day, and we’re working to build a culture of belonging that embraces and celebrates employees’ differences.

And this week, if you drive past our world headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, you’ll spot a new symbol of our ongoing commitment to make General Mills a beacon of inclusion for the LGBTQ+ community.

Bridgestone Americas Sponsors 2019 Nashville Pride Festival and Parade

Bridgestone to serve as presenting sponsor for sixth consecutive year
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ ― Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, a leading tire and rubber company, will serve its sixth year as presenting sponsor of the Nashville Pride Festival. This year’s Pride Festival will take place on Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23, at Public Square Park in Downtown Nashville.

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