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Principal® Joins First Women's Bank As Mission Partner

Financial services company’s commitment demonstrates support for gender equality while building an inclusive business community
Press Release

DES MOINES, Iowa, December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- Principal Financial Group® is proud to announce its support for First Women’s Bank (FWB) as a Mission Partner, providing capital to fuel growth for women-owned businesses.

How Technology Helps Remove Barriers to Equity in the Workplace

A commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) means thinking innovatively about solutions
Article

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme this year is transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fueling an accessible and equitable world.

From the Ground Up: How Business Can Drive Financial Inclusion

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Join Merck KGaA, CNote and 3BL Media on December 14 at 1 p.m. ET to learn how businesses can use an innovative model to meet their DE&I targets.

Across the U.S., limited access to financial services continues to hold many communities back. As companies look to invest in the communities in which they do business, efforts to improve financial inclusion can have a positive impact through generating small business growth, expanding affordable housing and offering more opportunities for individuals to build income and wealth.

Part-Time Cashier to Store Manager: Wilbert Slowman Talks Navajo Heritage, Family and Career

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Wilbert Slowman was born in Shiprock, New Mexico, a Navajo reservation named after a landmark rock formation that rises 1,583 feet above the earth. Wilbert and his family are proud to be Diné, which is how the Navajo people refer to themselves.

“I am of the Red House people and born for the Salt Water people,” says Wilbert. “My maternal grandfathers are of the Red Running into the Water people. My paternal grandfathers are of the Many Goats people.”

Essity Joins United Nations Foundation's Campaign To Tackle Gender Inequality

Press Release

Hygiene and health company Essity extends its partnership with United Nations Foundation by joining the organization’s campaign #EqualEverywhere to accelerate progress towards gender equality.

Southwire Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month and LGBTQ+ History Month

Blog

In October, Southwire recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month and LGBTQ+ history month by hosting efforts across the company that provided resources and opportunities to get involved and learn more about both topics.

Southwire’s Women’s Network employee resource group (ERG) hosted a Trail of Hope 5K walk/run virtually and at the Carrollton Greenbelt at Hobbs Farm in partnership with Project GIFT® to raise money for nonprofit organizations that provide services for breast cancer families in local Southwire areas and funds for international breast cancer research.

Behind the Apron: 20-Year Home Depot Associate Overcomes Obstacles With Support From Her Team

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“Without my extended family at The Home Depot, I couldn't have done it,” says 20-year associate, Angela Hernandez.

“Angie,” as her colleagues call her, is a busy mother of four children and a Merchandising Execution Team (MET) supervisor in Houston, Texas. Shortly after starting a new position, her son became severely ill. He was rushed to the emergency room and needed special feeding tube bags. Despite having to go to the hospital every day, she stayed connected virtually with her team, and they never hesitated to step in and help. Watch Angie’s story in the video above:

U.S. Bank Exec Honored for 'Forging Remarkable Career' After Serving in Navy

Scott Lippert, who leads Payment Services Operations and the U.S. Bank Proud to Serve business resource group, honored as a notable military veteran executive.
Blog

In both military and civilian life, Scott Lippert believes in the power of teamwork. It comes as no surprise, then, that he doesn’t take any personal credit for being named to the Twin Cities Business 2022 Notable Military Veteran Executive list.

IP Women Come Together To Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Forest Sector

Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., November 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Women’s Forest Congress brings a voice to women looking to address the biggest challenges facing forests and the forest sector, today and in the future. The inaugural event touched on critical topics such as leadership for equity and inclusion, the gender and diversity gap in the sector, and workforce opportunities for increasing recruitment, retention and advancement of women and people of color.

Crypto.com Arena Partners With KultureCity to Bring Sensory Inclusivity to the Arena

Press Release

AEG’s Crypto.com Arena has partnered with KultureCity to ensure that every program and event hosted at the venue is sensory inclusive for all fans and guests. The new initiative will help create an accepting and inclusive environment and promote daily accessibility for those with sensory sensitivities.

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