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Now Is the Time to Examine (and Re-Examine) Your Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

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By Aditi Mohapatra, Director, BSR

From weekend events in Charlottesville, Virginia, to a leaked internal memo at Google just a couple of weeks ago, the conversation around diversity, particularly in the United States, has dominated the news in America.

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.

Wells Fargo Recognized for Disability Inclusion Policies and Practices

Wells Fargo has received a rating of 100 percent on the national Disability Equality Index® Best Places to Work list — the second time the company has achieved the top score.
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For the second consecutive year, Wells Fargo has been named one of the Disability Equality Index® (DEI®) Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, earning a score of 100 percent on the national list. Companies received the recognition based on their self-reported culture and leadership, access, employment practices, and community engagement and support services.

Helping Employees Feel Connected in Large Organizations

By: John LaVeck
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In large organizations, it can be easy for employees to feel a little lost. Among dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of people, employees can lose a sense of individuality, and that can lead to a feeling of disconnection and a lack of engagement at work.

Voya Financial Chief Communications Officer Paul Gennaro Joins Board of US Business Leadership Network (USBLN)

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August 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Paul Gennaro, senior vice president of Brand and Corporate Communications, and chief communications officer (CCO), has been appointed to the board of directors of the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN). USBLN is a national nonprofit that helps the business community drive performance by leveraging disability inclusion in the workplace, supply chain and marketplace.

Why Employee Resource Groups Still Matter

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Originally posted on www.bloomberg.com

This article is written by Erika Irish Brown, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Bloomberg LP.

A few weeks ago, employee resource groups took center stage in the diversity and inclusion conversation, characterized as passé and irrelevant.

I couldn’t disagree with that assessment more.

Northern Trust Maintains its Inclusion in the FTSE4GOOD Index for the Eleventh Consecutive Year

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Northern Trust has maintained its inclusion in the FTSE4GOOD Index for the eleventh consecutive year. The FTSE4Good Index Series measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards. The three pillars - environmental, social and governance - span across fourteen themes, including environmental management, mitigating climate change, human rights and community, supply chain labor standards and corporate governance.

Trump's Dishonorable Transgender Ban

It's an ill-considered decision that offends on moral and practical grounds
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It's hard to know where to begin with President Donald Trump's tweeted ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military, which manages to offend on both moral and practical grounds, in both style and substance.

Inclusive Growth: How Business Leads

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By Susan Winterberg, Associate Director, Inclusive Economy, BSR

Turn on the news on any given day and the lineup of stories is often the same: an economic report of flat wages and rising financial insecurity combined with tales of social unrest and political instability around the world. Beneath all these seemingly disconnected events lies one common thread—inclusive growth.

What is Needed to Create a Supportive Work Environment?

Yuko Nakamura, Alpha and Associates interviews Bloomberg Chairman Peter Grauer for President Woman
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What should we do to make our company a better place to work? Bloomberg is known as being at the forefront in creating a positive work environment, and during his visit to Japan, we sat down for a conversation with the company’s chairman, Peter Grauer.

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