International Women's Day

GRI Newsletter: International Women's Day Edition

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On International Women’s Day, GRI wants to highlight how transparency can help organizations work towards gender equality. We feature several examples of how the GRI Standards and GRI’s services help companies better understand their impacts on gender. We are also proudly presenting the first crowdfunded translation of the GRI Standards, for reporters in French-speaking regions.

Be YOU: The Women of Benevity

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Happy International Women's Day!

At Benevity we believe that equality for women is everyone's business. And only together, can we truly #PressforProgress. Here are some of the ways you can get involved:

Finding My Voice This International Women’s Day

Chelsey Cole, Charity Relations Specialist at Benevity, describes why we all need a day to celebrate women
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Today is International Women’s Day and some of you may be asking yourself questions like “What can I do to get involved?” “Why do we need this and why is it being talked about?” “Is it a celebration or is it a somber occasion?” 

Do the Right Thing for Gender Equality This International Women's Day

Benevity CEO Bryan de Lottinville shares his motivation behind contributing $100,000 of personal funds in double donation matching for women's causes
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There is a lot going on these days to pay attention to, and not all of it is positive. But on this day in the last couple of years, I’ve tried to be intentional about recognizing the importance of International Women’s Day, both at our company and in the broader community.

AEG Launches Like A Girl Campaign in Support of International Women's Day

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In support of International Women’s Day, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, has launched “Like A Girl,” a social media campaign that underscores the organization’s belief in gender equality.  

Pressing for Progress: Accenture, Ball, Genentech and Intuit Illuminate the Way

How companies are advancing gender equality through purpose-driven cultures
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Gender equality is front and center in the public conversation as never before, and people are looking for ways to get involved and make a difference with more urgency and action. When we look at data from the hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies that use Benevity’s platform, volunteering time for women’s causes is growing at twice the rate of overall active volunteerism. On International Women’s Day itself, we saw donation activity double from 2016 to 2017, and donations to causes dedicated to women’s issues grew by nearly 12 times.

A Leadership Perspective from the Financial Services Sector

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Originally posted by Pamela Paton, Financial Services Executive and former Common Impact Board Member

Over the past few days we've talked a lot about ways in which companies and nonprofits can work together to close the leadership gap. But, many of you may be wondering what that looks like on the individual level. We're excited to share a blog post from one of our former Board Members on her perspective of what it takes to be a successful leader.

Las Vegas Sands Honors International Women's Day

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Las Vegas Sands remains committed to its 50,000 Team Members worldwide, from Las Vegas to Macao and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to Singapore. The company provides Team Members with an outstanding work environment, strong benefits, a dedication to diversity, and extensive training and other opportunities to advance and thrive in the hospitality industry.  The company, its subsidiaries and affiliates adhere to an equal employment opportunity policy for all current and future Team Members, without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex, handicap, veteran’s status or status within any othe

A Cross Sector Approach to Closing the Gender Gap

by Danielle Holly
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We're inspired by the momentum of International Women's Day yesterday and eager to keep the conversation going. Today we're bringing back a few key ways that all sectors can work together to close the gender gap - specifically through skills-based volunteering initiatives. 

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Bechtel Executive Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Barbara Rusinko becomes the first female Bechtel employee to receive the honor and the 17th in the company’s 120-year history.
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RESTON, Va., March 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel senior vice president Barbara Rusinko has been elected to the 2018 class of the National Academy of Engineering, the organization has announced. Rusinko becomes the first female Bechtel employee to receive the honor and the 17th in the company’s 120-year history.

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