As inauguration day quickly approaches, our country is still struggling to shed the baggage of a divisive election season that divided friends, families, neighbors and communities. As society still grapples with inclusivity and, post January 20th, how do we expect employers to foster an environment of inclusion in the workplace?
Holland America Line president leads prestigious Fortune 1000 and Global 500 senior executive leadership organization
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Orlando D. Ashford, president of Holland America Line in Seattle, Wash., has been elected chair of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the pre-eminent national organization composed of current and former black CEOs, senior executives, entrepreneurs, global thought leaders and board members of Fortune 1000 and equivalent companies. The focus of the organization is the development of a pipeline of global black executives for C-suites, corporate boards and global enterprises to leverage the full power of diversity and inclusion.
Participation represents strengthening of Sodexo’s ongoing commitment to the U.S. Hispanic Community
GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services, today announced its participation in 2016 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index (HACR CII) survey, which released results mid-December. A research initiative conducted by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) and the HACR Research Institute, the survey is aimed at measuring Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America.
New York Women in Film and Television’s 2016 Muse Awards gala luncheon is set for next month in New York City, with actress and CBS commentator Nancy Giles on board to recognize five stand-out women in the film, television, and digital media industries.
Company joins 27 CEOs signing on to a five-step action plan
MINNEAPOLIS, December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Cargill CEO and Chairman David MacLennan today joined a diverse group of current and former CEOs and business leaders in launching the Paradigm for Parity℠ coalition, an organization committed to achieving gender parity across all levels of corporate leadership by 2030.
December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price was recognized for its commitment to maintaining a comfortable environment for all associates with a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) released by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). The score earns the firm designation as a 2017 best place to work for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) equality.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced that it was chosen as one of the 2016 10 Best Workplaces for African Americans by global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune. The company ranked #3 on the list, which is based on employees’ assessments of workplace fairness, opportunities for training, and access to senior leadership, among other factors.
November 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- A hard-hitting new report commissioned by Business in the Community, using survey data collected by YouGov and examined by researchers at The University of Manchester, is calling for employers to take urgent action to identify and stamp out racist behaviour in the workplace.