There are many kinds of employee networks that develop within corporations, either as a corporate (“top-down”) initiative or because employees self-organize (a “bottom-up” initiative). Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are in the category of what I like to call activist networks. This type of corporate network is common for corporations, but is almost always compartmentalized or siloed from the rest of the business. So, how do companies integrate employee activism with day-to-day business? The simple answer is – collaboration.
Santos recognized for outstanding volunteer service to women and Latinos in Philadelphia
June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Natily Santos, Director, Supplier Diversity, has been named Aramark's 2019 Service Star Volunteer of the Year, in recognition of her commitment to volunteer service and leadership in her community.
HOUSTON, June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Healthcare Diversity Council, an initiative of the National Diversity Council, will host an inaugural conference focused on equity in the healthcare system on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at MD Anderson Cancer Center. The 2019 National Healthcare Diversity Conference will engage participants in conversations focused on equitable practices in the healthcare space on the theme, “Diversity Transcending: Many Faces in the Mission of Inclusion.”
I always thought I was rather enlightened in my attitudes towards gender equity. Through MARC, I realized that the depth of thinking and self-awareness I needed to make a real difference was simply not there. That doesn’t mean I didn’t “get it,” but rather that what I saw before MARC as my enlightenment and championship was only scratching the surface. I wasn’t getting it wrong; I just wasn’t getting it all.
Compendium of data, research, and case studies illustrates innovations in private sector’s continuous efforts to solve the world’s most pressing problems
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As we approach Summer 2019, 2018 feels distant. With hindsight comes clarity, making now a great time to look back at the biggest trends and insights that defined the corporate social investment space last year.
by Acacia Carr, Web Developer and Author of Uncommon Creative
The future is fast upon us as the stuff of science fiction becomes our daily lives. Technology has evolved at a speed none could have predicted. Smart phones, tablets, autonomous vehicles, drones, Bitcoin, bots, Alexa…the rise of Big Tech, and the advent of AI. There is virtually no part of daily life on Earth that has not yet been hit by the sonic waves of the tech boom. How we live, connect, learn, transact, identify, express, sustain, and find our way has all changed in the blink of an eye.
by Julie Gorte, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Impax Aseet Management and Pax World Funds
When I began working to make boards more gender diverse in 2001, the percentage of women on the boards of large companies in the United States was around 12 percent. By 2011, women had gained a few more seats at the table, and by 2016 women held 21 percent of board seats at Fortune 500 companies. At this rate of progress — less than one percent increase per year — it will be three more decades before big companies’ boards achieve gender parity. And that, sadly, is the good news.