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How Digital Skills Create Opportunities for People With Disabilities

by Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs
Blog

Technology and innovation create opportunities, and not just for businesses and governments, but for the world.

Today we are experiencing a digital revolution with the power to accelerate global problem solving, enabling people and societies to thrive.

Promoting a Supply Chain that Reflects our Values

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We work with nearly 6,000 suppliers throughout the world who provide us with the equipment and supplies we need to operate our global business. We are committed to conducting our business in an ethical, legal and socially responsible manner and, to that end, require our suppliers to comply with our Supplier Code of Conduct (SCoC).

Europe and Central Asia: Gender Stereotypes, Legal Barriers Still Preventing Women from Reaching Full Economic Potential

On International Women’s Day, UNDP launched campaign to combat gender stereotypes in the workplace
Press Release

ISTANBUL, March 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – With less than one third of businesses in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region owned or co-owned by women, urgent action needs to be taken to address gender inequalities in the labour market.

To continue development, countries must legally allow women to work in all sectors and own businesses, support women’s employment and entrepreneurship, and combat gender stereotypes, according to UNDP’s most recent Regional Human Development Report.

HP Challenges IT Industry: Clean Up Electronics Recycling

by Sarah Murry
Blog

When U.S. consumers drop off their old electronics at local e-waste centers for recycling, most assume their aging gadgets will be safely dismantled and have their components either scrapped or re-used. But that’s not always the case, according to Basel Action Network (BAN), an environmental nonprofit.

On the Cutting Board: The US EPA Budget-Staff-Programs-Grants As the Trump Administration Plans the Coming FY Budget

G&A's SustainabilityHighlights (9.2.2017)
Newsletter

The media establishment in Washington, DC is closely watching the signals as well as specific action taken by the Trump Administration and the 115th Congress that could or does affect the future of key government agencies whose mission and work directly/indirectly affects the mission and work of corporate sustainability and sustainable investing professionals.

Especially In focus:  the US Environmental Protection Agency; the Department of Energy; the Department of the Interior; the Securities & Exchange Commission; the Department of Defense...and others. 

Handbook Helps Texas Homeless Youth Understand Legal Rights

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On March 2, 2017, The Texas Appleseed Board of Directors hosted a reception to honor Weatherford for the Company’s partnership in creating the Texas Homeless Youth Handbook.

In a joint pro bono effort, Weatherford, Texas Appleseed and Baker & McKenzie partnered to create a guide to help homeless youth better understand their legal rights, responsibilities and resources. Texas is the fourth state in the U.S. to have this particular resource, found at www.homelessyouth.org/texas.

Confessions of an Aspiring Work-Life Ninja

How new leave-sharing policies are helping my family navigate parenthood
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By Benevity lawyer Jen Singhal

Infographic | The Future of Women in the Workplace

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Gender equality is now a top priority for 78% of companies (up from 56% in 2012), yet less than half of employees feel we’re doing enough. While the pay gap (for equal work) is closing, the promotion gap isn’t, leaving women making 76 cents on the dollar compared to men. And the gender gap isn’t expected to close for another 170 years. That’s too long to wait!

#BeBoldForChange: Empowering Women in the Workplace, Marketplace and Community

By: Karen Cox
Blog

During March we observe Women’s History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the many contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society.  Today, March 8th, marks a focal point during this commemorative month — International Women’s Day (IWD).  IWD is a global day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Both occasions mark a moment-in-time to reflect on how far women have come in the workforce.

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