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Dow Advances to #19 on 2021 Top 50 Companies for Diversity List

Dow also earned a spot on 3 Specialty lists
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MIDLAND, Mich., May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Dow (NYSE: DOW) advanced to the 19th place on the 2021 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, which was announced recently at a virtual event hosted by DiversityInc. Dow’s placement on the list for the fourth consecutive year showcases the Company’s continued acceleration of actions and strengthening of inclusion and diversity (I&D) across the organization.

New Report Reveals CEO Insights Into Racial Equity Challenges

Press Release

May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new report released today by a partnership consisting of PolicyLink, FSG, and JUST Capital reveals what some of America’s CEOs and C-suite leaders identify as the key challenges to advancing racial equity and what it means for what comes next.

Comcast NBCUniversal Named a Top 10 Company on DiversityInc's Top 50 List

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We are pleased to announce that for the fourth year in a row, Comcast NBCUniversal has been honored as a top 10 company on DiversityInc’s Top 50 list as one of the nation’s most inclusive companies, placing #6 overall.

In addition, Comcast NBCUniversal was honored on 11 of DiversityInc’s 2021 Specialty Lists, including being honored as the #1 Company for Talent Acquisition for Women of Color:

Comcast NBCUniversal Introduces 'We Belong,' A Multimillion Dollar Initiative in Support of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Press Release

NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - During Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, Comcast NBCUniversal will celebrate the extensive and often unrecognized contributions that the AAPI community has made to American history, culture and everyday life with a cross-portfolio campaign that spotlights how the community is woven into the fabric of this country with the central theme: “We Belong.”

Biogen Employees Engage in a Week-Long Series of Open Dialogues to Enhance DE&I Understanding

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Joining the other companies that are part of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the workplace, Biogen held a Week of Understanding. Inspired by employees’ ideas and engagement, Biogen’s event included virtual conversations and opportunities to learn about DE&I within the company, the broader healthcare system and the wider world.

Medtronic Receives Its Highest-Ever Ranking on DiversityInc Top 50 List

Medtronic jumped to # 11 on this year’s list, the company’s highest-ever ranking from DiversityInc
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Medtronic jumped to # 11 on this year’s DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity, the company’s highest-ever ranking on the list. And it ranked # 3 on the Top Companies for Supplier Diversity list, also a highest-ever ranking for the company. Medtronic’s move from # 33 in 2020 to # 11 in 2021 on the overall list is one of the largest jumps of any company in the Top 50.

Box Tops for Education Partners With Black Men Teach

By Hanna Johnson
Blog

Black male teachers have an immense positive impact for all students in the classroom, yet they are significantly underrepresented, according to research from the Institute of Labor Economics. 

Only 2% of teachers in the U.S. are Black males. In Minnesota, the gap widens to just 0.5%. 

A Culture of Innovation at VMware

By Greg Lavender SVP & Chief Technology Officer
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VMware was founded on a vision of making the seemingly impossible practically possible. Since 1998, our culture has always been centered around how can we challenge ourselves to deliver new innovations to our customers:

Veterans@VMware POD (Power of Difference) Launches an EMEA Chapter!

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VMware’s Veterans@VMware POD (Power of Difference) has been going strong in the US for many years and recently sought out some of our UK Veterans and Reservists to pave the way for launching an EMEA Chapter of the Veterans@VMware POD. Initially, the launch of this new Chapter focused on the UK. Whilst tightly integrated with their counterparts in the US, POD members in the UK were keen to establish some specific goals they wanted to achieve as soon as formally launching.  

We sat down with Principal Architect, and Co-Lead of the EMEA Chapter Aidan Dalgleish to learn more about the launch at the end of last year. Aidan also shares what VMware’s signing of the Armed Forces Covenant and recent Bronze Award through the Defense Employer Recognition Scheme means to the newly launched EMEA Chapter. 

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VMware’s Veterans@VMware POD (Power of Difference) has been going strong in the US for many years and recently sought out some of our UK Veterans and Reservists to pave the way for launching an EMEA Chapter of the Veterans@VMware POD. Initially, the launch of this new Chapter focused on the UK. Whilst tightly integrated with their counterparts in the US, POD members in the UK were keen to establish some specific goals they wanted to achieve as soon as formally launching.  

We sat down with Principal Architect, and Co-Lead of the EMEA Chapter Aidan Dalgleish to learn more about the launch at the end of last year. Aidan also shares what VMware’s signing of the Armed Forces Covenant and recent Bronze Award through the Defense Employer Recognition Scheme means to the newly launched EMEA Chapter. 

Daniel Dae Kim: “Pressure Makes Diamonds, and Our Community Has Been Under Pressure”

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In recognition of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the actor, producer and activist joined T‑Mobile’s EVP of Advanced & Emerging Technologies John Saw as part of the company’s Talking with Trailblazers employee guest‑speaker series to address the rise of Asian hate in America, and how history can help lead a path forward to a better and more equitable place for all.

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In recognition of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the actor, producer and activist joined T‑Mobile’s EVP of Advanced & Emerging Technologies John Saw as part of the company’s Talking with Trailblazers employee guest‑speaker series to address the rise of Asian hate in America, and how history can help lead a path forward to a better and more equitable place for all.

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