Diversity CSR News

From the Army to Deloitte

An interview with Deloitte's Armed Forces Business Resource Group lead Kirby Brendsel

Kirby Brendsel, Deloitte Consulting LLP senior manager and national lead for Deloitte’s Armed Forces Business Resource Group, used to direct intelligence activities for a battalion of 407 soldiers that provided intelligence and electronic warfare assets to a brigade of 4,000 soldiers and 750 tactical vehicles. Now he’s helping federal agencies and commercial entities with strategy matters related to effectively managing energy and resources so that they can be more efficient and sustainable organizations.

Sodexo’s Virtual Diversity and Business Leadership Summit Recognized with the Innovations in Diversity Award by Profiles in Diversity Journal

Virtual summit facilitated the participation of nearly 2,000 people in diversity and inclusion training in a cost effective manner and with low environmental impact.
Press Release

(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD – June 29, 2012 – Profiles in Diversity Journal, a bi-monthly magazine focusing on diversity and inclusion in business, government, non-profit, higher education and military settings, has recognized Sodexo with a 2012 Innovations in Diversity Award which honors corporations, organizations, and institutions that have developed innovative solutions that offer measurable outcomes in the area of workforce diversity and inclusion.

Accenture and Out & Equal Honor Green Chimneys with First Skills to Succeed LGBT Award

Press Release

(3BL Media) New York - June 29, 2012 - Accenture and Out & Equal today announced that Green Chimneys, a New York-based nonprofit, is the winner of the first Accenture Skills to Succeed LGBT Award. 

ING Foundation Awards College Scholarships to Girls Inc. Young Investors

ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge Participants Complete Three-Year Program
Press Release

(3BL Media) May 31, 2012 - The ING Foundation is awarding college scholarships to teams of young girls who participated in the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge, a program that provides practical, hands-on investing experience to girls at Girls Inc. affiliates around the country.

Walden University Holds Speaker Series to Celebrate Women's History Month

Faculty members highlight remarkable female leaders who inspired them to be agents of change
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 29, 2012 /3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Women's History Month, Walden University will hold an online speaker series to commemorate the achievements of women—past and present—who have transformed the world with their vision and courage. Every Wednesday evening in March, Walden faculty members will share remarkable stories and accomplishments of women leaders who have advanced their professions and inspired them personally to do the same.

Musings Upon Re-Entry (from this year's BoardSource Leadership Forum in San Francisco)

by Linda Crompton, President and CEO of BoardSource
  by Linda Crompton of BoardSource
A month later, and my head is still swimming from this year’s BoardSource Leadership Forum (BLF) in San Francisco. It was an exhilarating experience…if you were there, I hope you agree; if not…here are some of my thoughts as I’ve returned to “real life” at my desk in Washington.

Santa's CSR Checklist: Has Your Business Been Naughty or Nice?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

Santa's making a list and he's checking it twice.  He's wondering if your business has been naughty or nice.  Has your organization delayed business sustainability strategies to see how the market responds before taking action? Has management been afraid to commit resources and capital to sustainability initiatives?  Or, has your businesses harnessed the organizational power of sustainability to deliver top and bottom line results? 


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