Workplace Inclusion CSR News

Scaling Up: Pinar Dairy Expands Its Farmer Training Model in Turkey to Increase SDG Impact

BCtA member company renews its commitment with an ambitious goal to reach an additional 1350 farmers across Turkey, improving lives through increased quality and productivity.
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ISTANBUL, September 10, /3BL Media/ – Spurred on by the success of its previous commitments under Business Call to Action (BCtA), Turkish food and dairy company Pinar Dairy has renewed its BCtA commitment, pledging to train and support an additional 1350 rural, small-scale dairy farmers across Turkey by June 2020. Female farmers will receive specialized women-focused training, while others will be trained on animal health and feeding and financial literacy.

Women Helping Future Women in STEM

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As women remain dramatically underrepresented across all STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) studies and careers, how do we make strides to close the gender gap and fuel the next generation of female innovators? With that mission in mind, we stepped up and donated our own time and energy to help young girls pursue STEM. We’re thrilled that PSEG’s Power of One campaign is highlighting our work, as well as our colleagues’.

Young Women Participate in Hands-On Plumbing Event at American Standard

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American Standard, part of LIXIL Americas, held a Tools & Tiaras event at their headquarters in Piscataway on Tuesday, August 27.

American Standard employees were on hand along with camp Founder, Judaline Cassidy, showing camp participants that plumbing is a viable career option for women and girls, and jobs have no genders.

LIXIL to Strengthen Diversity and Inclusion

Establishing a new specialized HR organization to implement global D&I strategy
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TOKYO, September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/  – LIXIL Group Corporation (“LIXIL Group”, TSE Code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, today announced that it has established a Global Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Department within its HR Function, effective September 1. Akane Odake, formerly Senior Manager of the Global CR Department, has been appointed as General Manager of the Global D&I Department to implement a unified strategy across the organization.

Duke Energy Named to Forbes’ America’s Best Employers for Women

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Duke Energy is proud to be named by Forbes’ as one of America’s Best Employers for Women. We serve increasingly diverse communities in an increasingly complex world. That is why diversity and inclusion are central to both our work today and our vision for the future.

Diversity and Inclusion: Why it Matters at ON Semiconductor and Beyond

by Alicia Scott
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“It is the right thing to do!” This is the typical line heard when companies talk about diversity and inclusion is a part of their guiding principles. While the statement is true, it is not the end of the story. At ON Semiconductor, we know that having a diverse workforce and hosting inclusive environments across the globe are the right things for our employees, both in and out of the office.

Building the Female Leaders of Tomorrow at General Motors

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At General Motors, diversity is crucial to our success. We believe that diversity in all its dimensions — including of thought and experience — creates a stronger workforce and promotes fresh, innovative thinking.

Transform. Influence. Lead. Hispanic Action Network (HAN) Aligned at the UnidosUS Annual Conference

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August 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ FedEx Hispanic Action Network (HAN) leadership recently attended the UnidosUS Annual Conference held in San Diego, CA, August 3 - 6. More than 3,000 visitors were on hand for the Conference and thousands more at the National Latino Family Expo that featured 125 exhibitors.

FedEx fully engaged to inspire the community

Three Practical Reasons to Build More Inclusive IT Organizations

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Diversity and inclusion—how diversity is embraced and leveraged—are just as good for IT as it is for businesses and employees.

Building a more inclusive IT organization requires systemic, cultural change. But it’s the same muscle IT flexes to help organizations adapt to new technologies and digital processes.

Adults With Autism Finding Jobs in Houston

The non-profit Social Motion Skills has placed 20 workers with the FedEx facility in Cypress
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by Grace White

A program through the non-profit Social Motion Skills help land them the job.

"I think we all wake up in the morning and want to have a purpose," said Stacy Anderson, Transition Director.

Her passion, finding jobs for people with social and cognitive disabilities.

"The majority of our adults with autism are either unemployed or under-employed," Anderson said.

To help them navigate the ins and outs of this massive warehouse, the employees each have a job coach that works alongside them every day.

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