Workplace Inclusion CSR News

A Special Evening – 19 Years of Supporting Possibilities for Adults with Disabilities

By Karen Wald, Alliance Data SVP and Chief of Staff, and My Possibilities Board Member and Michael Thomas, Executive Director, My Possibilities
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Engaging, educating and empowering by Karen Wald

Help for Heroes

Symantec shows its support for military service members and veterans
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One of the biggest barriers for service members and veterans entering private sector careers is finding a way to market military skills in ways that fulfill the requirements of most civilian positions. Symantec’s mission is to keep the world’s information safe. Being the global leader in cyber security means we are uniquely positioned to protect against cybercrime, and veteran employees are uniquely positioned to help us combat these threats.

Legg Mason Announces Support of Catalyst, a Global Nonprofit Helping Accelerate Women’s Progress in the Workplace

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BALTIMORE, April 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) has become a supporter of Catalyst, a global nonprofit founded in 1962 that helps organizations accelerate progress for women and other under-represented groups in the workplace. Catalyst, based in New York, partners with 800+ organizations focused on driving positive change.

New Research on How Companies Can Advance Racial Equity and Create Business Growth

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April 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — As businesses across the nation vie to increase revenue and market share, they are seeking not only to retain customers but also to continually expand into new markets. Much has been written about the demographic change engulfing the American market: by 2045, a majority of people in the U.S. will be of color; indeed, a majority of young people in the country are already of color.

7 Strategies for Turning Your Volunteering Program Into a Cultural Driver

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Today’s leading corporate volunteer programs have one thing in common—they’re flexible and inclusive. Why? The benefits go deeper than you might think. When people can volunteer in a way that resonates with (and works for!) them, they’re more likely to participate. And that first interaction opens the opportunity to engage them in doing good year-round.

Viacom Scores Perfect 100 on Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index

With inclusive benefits packages, strong workplace protections, and a supportive internal culture, Viacom is working to stitch equality into its company fabric.
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By Stuart Winchester

Walking among the 2 million revelers at last year’s New York City Pride Parade was a yellow-clad contingent of 350 marchers clustered around floats sponsored by VH1 and Comedy Central. These employees, media members and corporate partners marching on behalf of Viacom underscored the company’s dedication to supporting, promoting and delivering equality to the LGBTQ community.

Bloomberg Joins Global Campaign Driving Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

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April 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ At its 2nd annual Equality Summit in New York in March 2019, Bloomberg announced it is the latest company to commit to The Valuable 500, a global campaign which strives to ensure businesses recognise the importance of the world’s one billion people living with disabilities.

Schneider Electric Accelerates Its Practices of Gender Equality and Inclusion Forward with 100% Leadership Commitment to UN Women's Empowerment Principles

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Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN's guidelines on gender equality and empowerment- Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric's practices of inclusion and furthers the company's goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint

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Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN's guidelines on gender equality and empowerment- Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric's practices of inclusion and furthers the company's goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint

Bloomberg Is Named a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality” by Human Rights Campaign Foundation for Third Straight Year

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Bloomberg has been named one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality, receiving a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality across the United States. Bloomberg joins the ranks of more than 560 major U.S. businesses that earned top marks this year. Notably, this is the third year in a row that Bloomberg has earned top marks in this annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.

Forward-Thinking Women Show What It Takes to Be a Leader at Chicago Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Event

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The second annual Bacardi Spirit Forward Women Empowerment Series started out strong in Chicago earlier this month. A diverse crowd of attendees—from all walks of the hospitality trade and bar community— were treated to inspiring stories, engaging workshops, networking opportunities and in-depth discussions. Spirit Forward was created by the Bacardi Women in Leadership initiative, in partnership with PUNCH, to champion the outstanding individuals that make up the hospitality community, and to elevate them to their highest potential.

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