International Women's Day

International Women’s Day Podcast: Celebrating Women as Change Agents

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Each year on International Women's Day, we like to take a moment to spotlight the intelligent and driven women in our industry. This year, we spoke with two extraordinary women of Schneider Electric's Energy & Sustainability Services division to discuss the changes they see happening in energy & sustainability, and the role women play as agents for change.

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#EachforEqual: Blackbaud Employees Pledge Commitment to Equality for Women's History Month

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Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. The day signifies centuries of women’s achievements and the journey to gender equality without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political.

Stanley Black & Decker Joins Paradigm for Parity® Coalition To Address Leadership Gender Gap In Corporate Leadership

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March 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, Stanley Black & Decker announced that it has joined the Paradigm for Parity® movement, a coalition of business leaders dedicated to addressing the leadership gender gap in corporate America. As part of the company’s participation, Stanley Black & Decker is supporting Paradigm for Parity’s call to action for gender parity in corporate leadership by 2030.

The X Factor: How Johnson & Johnson Has Helped Ignite the Power of Women Since 1886

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For International Women's Day, we’re taking a look at some of the ways the company has shown its commitment to women—from industry-leading employee benefits to life-changing innovations.

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For International Women's Day, we’re taking a look at some of the ways the company has shown its commitment to women—from industry-leading employee benefits to life-changing innovations.

The Story of Vivian Chua, the Female Leader Shaping HP’s Strategy in Singapore

In recognition of International Women’s Day, Channel Asia documents the rise of Vivian Chua, managing director of Singapore at HP
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When Vivian Chua started at HP, then Hewlett-Packard, the year was 1999 and the technology industry was gearing up for an era of profound change.

How to Advance Women's Financial Inclusion with Partnerships

Experts weigh in on what makes effective partnerships to economically empower women
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For International Women’s Day, we asked five financial inclusion leaders how cross-sector partnerships are helping them bring more women into the financial system.

Celebrating Women's Achievements and Continuing to Fight for Women's Rights

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On March 8, #InternationalWomensDay, and throughout the month of March, Americans will celebrate the many achievements of women throughout history in art, athletics, business, government, philanthropy, humanities, science, and education.  Women have contributed a lot to society, and we have made great strides in reducing the gender equity gap. However, we still have some barriers to overcome to ensure equal economic opportunities, educational equity, women’s health, and an end to gender-based violence.

Medtronic Proudly Sponsors International Women's Day and #EachForEqual

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Medtronic is proud to be an official partner of International Women’s Day (IWD), which honors the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women — and encourages gender equity. This year’s theme, #EachforEqual, focuses on increasing visibility, while taking action for equity.

Through a culture of inclusion, Medtronic fosters a vibrant, healthy, and diverse community that reflects the world in which its global employees live and work. Women play a vital role within the company, and Medtronic leaders are committed to accelerating their progress on several fronts.

Empowering Women Through Sustainable Cocoa Farming

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In honor of International Women's Day this week, we want to highlight one of the female farmers we work with to grow cocoa for our products.

Meet Rebecca Mensah, a farmer in Ghana where cocoa farming is the primary occupation. Mensah is part of CARE's cocoa sustainability initiative. Because of the program, she said, "Now, I am able to provide support for my children’s education, because I have a source of income. This gives me the strength and opportunity to contribute to household decision-making."

Celebrating Women Who Make Positive Change in the World

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At General Mills, we are proud to support many female leaders who are making a positive change in the world to nourish those facing hunger and to help nurture the earth. Learn about a sampling of these terrific women-led partner organizations and their impact in this video.

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