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BCtA at 10: Inclusivity for All in an Ambitious New Call to Action

On the milestone of its 10th anniversary, Business Call to Action reflects on how the inclusive business landscape has changed over the past decade, and looks forward to what lies ahead
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A decade ago, Business Call to Action (BCtA) was launched with just 18 companies at the helm. During our inauguration, then-prime minister of the UK Gordon Brown said: “Business Call to Action is a landmark opportunity for global business leaders to come together to develop new and innovative ways to spread growth, prosperity and opportunity across the world.”

Celebrating Black History Month

By Naccaman "Nac" Williams II, Sales Strategy and Planning Analyst, Jimmy Dean Refrigerated
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“My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.” – Desmond Tutu

Black History Month is a month-long celebration of all things that recognize the achievements, struggles, and the heritage of Black Americans and their communities. We should not forget the dark times where Black people were considered property or couldn’t frequent the same establishments as their White counterparts or a time where Black voices were simply not heard.

When You Realize, It’s Not Just You. – Shedding Light on Gender and Navigating Academia

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Or how two professors are bringing awareness and a voice to gender issues in higher education: Erb Staffer Carolyn Kwant talks with Sara Soderstrom, Asst. Professor, University of Michigan and Maria Farkas, Asst. Professor, Department of Management, Imperial College Business School. 

PNC Joins the Business Coalition for the Equality Act

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PNC has joined the Business Coalition for the Equality Act, a group of leading U.S. employers that support the Equality Act, federal legislation that would provide the same basic protections to members of the LGBTQ+ community as are provided to other protected groups under federal law.

The Business Coalition for the Equality Act includes companies with operations in all 50 states, headquarters spanning 24 states and a combined $3.2 trillion in revenue. The 147 companies that make up the coalition employ over 7.5 million people in the U.S.

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GMAAN and Cadillac Discover 'The Power of Reinvention'

13th Annual Black History Month Program brings together GM employees and the community
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February 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The General Motors African Ancestry Network (GMAAN), in partnership with Cadillac, discovered “The Power of Reinvention” during its 13th annual Black History Month Program. This year’s theme acknowledged the power of the organization’s collective history born out of diverse experiences to bring together GM employees and the community.

Cadillac has a long history of supporting African American doers, innovators and artists through strategic brand partnerships.

Dr. Valerie Daniels-Carter, President/CEO of V & J Foods; Minority Owner of Milwaukee Bucks, to Keynote Michigan Diversity Council Women In Leadership Symposium

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DEARBORN Mich., February 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Sponsored by AAA Michigan, and hosted by the Michigan Diversity Council (MIDC), this year’s Women In Leadership Symposium (WILS) will focus on one of the hottest trending topics in media/social media today, “women empowerment.” 

Themed, “Center Stage: Standing Out & Speaking Up,” MIDC will hone in on empowering women to speak up for themselves and to speak up and empower one another.  #SPEAKUP -- when demanding a seat at the table, when contributing ideas and solutions, when other women deserve to be praised, and more! 

Duke Energy Once Again Named to Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity

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Duke Energy is proud to once again be named to Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity. 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.

What Black History Month Means to These Duke Energy Employees

Employees share the importance of celebrating Black History Month
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Since 1976, February has been a designated month to honor the accomplishments of black Americans and celebrate their contributions to our culture and history. Black History Month and other history and heritage celebrations support Duke Energy’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. According to Duke Energy’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Joni Davis, these holidays give us an opportunity to better understand the rich traditions and cultures of Duke Energy's employees, customers and communities it serves.

Spotify, eBay Set Standard for Fertility Benefits, Study Finds

by Kate Clark
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The technology sector awards women and same-sex couples the most comprehensive fertility benefit packages, according to a survey by FertilityIQ, an online platform for fertility patients to review doctors and research treatments.

Judgement-free Support Group Helps New Moms Thrive at Work

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Most working moms can agree: working and raising a family is demanding in ways that can sometimes catch you off-guard. In a recent New York Times article, researchers found that “women underestimate the costs of motherhood. The mismatch is biggest for those with college degrees, who invest in an education and expect to maintain a career.”

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