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Aramark Named One of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion

Aramark Received Top-Score of 100% for 2017 Disability Equality Index®
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PHILADELPHIA, August 29, 2017 – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, was named one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion by the 2017 Disability Equality Index® (DEI), with a top-score of 100%. This announcement came at the 2017 US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN) 20th Annual National Conference Leadership Awards dinner held on August 23.

The Great Question: Where Do Human Rights Begin for Business?

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The following is an article by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact published on 18 August 2017 on Huffington Post.

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The following is an article by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact published on 18 August 2017 on Huffington Post.

Equal Pay Day: 50 Years in the Making

By: Sodexo
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Back in June, 1963 when President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, there was a clear goal: Make it illegal to pay a woman less than a man for doing the same job, under the same conditions, with the same level of experience, requiring the same skill, effort, and responsibility.  Despite its good intentions, the law still hasn’t solved the problem—even after 54 years.

Dear Financial Services CEO: Where are the Women?

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 by Kathleen McQuiggan, Senior VP, Global Women’s Strategies, Pax World and Managing Director, Pax Ellevate Management, LLC

For an industry that prides itself on mastering risk management, finding value and uncovering arbitrage opportunities, I think the financial services sector is falling flat. Why? Because most firms are overlooking one of the biggest investment opportunities ever: women.

Momentum Grows for Gender Lens Investing

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New article by Patricia Farrar-Rivas, CEO; with Alison Pyott and Luisamaria Ruiz Carlile, Veris Wealth Partners

In the world of Sustainable and Impact Investing, few ideas have captured the imagination as quickly as Gender Lens Investing (“GLI”).

Closing the Gender Data Gap: A Conversation with Emily Courey Pryor of Data2X

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"If we have a better idea of how women are participating in the economy, or how they are not participating or how they are excluded from the economy, we can build policies that better enable that participation." - Emily Courey Pryor

Data Shows Business Outperforms With Women

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

Matthew Winkler and Angela Sun
(With assistance from Shin Pei)

The World Economic Forum recently released the most comprehensive report to date on global gender equality. It showed that women will get equal pay – in 170 years.

While the news may be disheartening for women and gender equality advocates, it’s particularly grim for another audience: investors.

Best Practices for Accelerating Gender Balance in the Workplace

By: Rohini Anand
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Early this year McKinsey and LeanIn.org  released their  Women in the Workplace report, which found that women remain underrepresented across organizations—especially at senior levels of leadership.

RBS Recognised in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

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Originally posted by RBS.

RBS is one of 52 firms recognised in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI).
The index provides investors and organisations with standardised aggregate data across company gender statistics; employee policies; gender-conscious product offerings; and external community support and engagement.

Voya Financial Recognized in 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

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Posted on 3bl.

NEW YORK, January 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has been recognized in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI) for its strong commitment to gender parity. Voya was recognized as a leader among its peers in the 2017 index, which includes only 52 firms across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Americas.

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