Diversity needs to be built on common values, says Mars global food boss Fiona Dawson
By Fiona Dawson
I have been in business now for 30 years, and have always believed that women represent an incredibly powerful yet still untapped resource. The tragedy is that there is no shortage of talent or ambition among women in the workplace. All too often however, women’s career progression can come to a standstill, the most notable being when they reach middle management.
Gender equality is one of the most important conversations happening today. Companies everywhere are stepping up to positively impact gender equality, and you can join this movement by utilizing your most critical resource—your people. We've put together a guide that outlines four ways you can create a culture of gender equality through your giving, volunteering and granting program to provide a place of belonging and inclusion for your people.
For every $1 donated through Benevity’s Community Impact Portal, the company will donate $2 in an effort to #PressforProgress this International Women’s Day
CALGARY, Canada, March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, announces 200% donation matching to the local chapters of three national organizations that are making meaningful efforts to address some of the unique challenges facing women: YWCA, Canada Learning Code and Dress for Success.
KIGALI CITY, Rwanda, March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- SafeMotos, Africa’s most progressive ride hailing company, is pleased to announce in line with International Women’s Day the launch of the first 3 female SafeMotos Drivers in its driver network.
NEW YORK, March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) has been named one of the 2018 Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives. This honor recognizes American corporations where women have significant influence and impact to make the decisions that affect their company’s future and its bottom line. Bristol-Myers Squibb has earned a place on this prestigious list for 15 years.
HOUSTON, March 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2018 Top 25 Companies for Diversity in Texas based on gender and minority representation in executive leadership and boards of directors. These organizations will be recognized on April 11, 2018 at the 14th Annual Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference.
In a victory for equality in the workplace, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit this morning held that the Civil Rights Act prohibits sexual orientation in employment. This ruling legally affirms the sentiment behind a petition that Viacom and 49 other major companies signed last summer.
Recently I watched the movie “Hidden Figures” for the second time, and was again impressed by the achievements of the extraordinary African- American women featured in the film. Through a combination of brilliance and determination, these women overcame seemingly insurmountable odds and enabled the success of the NASA space program. Being reminded about the contributions of these women, I wondered about the many other unrecognized men and women who might have also faced difficult circumstances and yet forged ahead, making lasting contributions in different spheres of life.