On IWD 2021, Accenture’s 17th year celebrating International Women’s Day, many of our people continue to come together to pledge their commitment to accelerating equality for all. They engage in conversations and share stories of how they’re advancing and contributing to a culture of equality, every day.
Meet five voices of change who are leading the way.
This article was written by Sabina Mehmood, Product Manager, Gender-Equality Index at Bloomberg.
2020 was a landmark year for the “S’ in ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance factors), and this International Women’s Day (IWD) comes at a pivotal time for parity and equality. The disproportionate effect of the Covid-19 working environment on women and people of color and the on-going call to action of the #blacklivesmatter movement are just two examples of many social challenges the world faces in the years ahead.
by Julie Gorte, Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing, Impax Asset Management LLC and Pax World Funds
Climate change is a story that encompasses everyone — believer, denier, rich, poor, black, brown, white, majority, minority, male or female. It’s an equal opportunity wolf at the door. But, as is the case with diversity in almost every pursuit, more diverse groups bring more to the table, and considering that climate change is the most important problem humans must solve, diversity has a contribution to make to climate change.
Business ready to scale efforts to close the economic gender gap
NEW YORK, February 12, 2020 – The United Nations Global Compact Network today launched Target Gender Equality, a new initiative to mobilize and support companies in setting and meeting ambitious corporate targets for women’s representation and leadership in business.
Engaging Global Compact participants across the globe, Target Gender Equality will drive business action in support of Sustainable Development Goal 5.5, which calls for women’s full participation and equal opportunities for leadership, including in economic life, by 2030.
We aspire to create a culture that fosters inclusion, inspires innovation, encourages respect, and promotes unlimited success for everyone as we create a suitable energy future. We also recognize that the power generation sector, including NRG, has room for improvement.
We are excited to share the latest edition of ICYMI! A Magazine for Business Sustainability Professionals. In each edition of ICYMI!, we share the latest research, teaching and engagement from the Erb Institute. Our cover story for this edition is by Erb faculty member, Sara Soderstrom. She shares how she’s working to bring awareness to gender issues in academia.
The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.
By Courtney King Murphy, Director, Strategic Partnerships, CECP
It is undeniably a divisive time in the United States with growing inequality, polarization of the political spheres, heightened racial tensions, and acts of extremist violence. We are all longing for greater empathy and tolerance.
Sodexo joins the Paradigm for Parity® movement to address gender parity in corporate leadership positions
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today its partnership with the Paradigm for Parity® Movement to advocate for equal employment opportunities for all genders specific to leadership positions.