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Ecolab Recognized as a Top Company for Inclusive Pandemic Support of Working Parents and Caregivers

Article courtesy of Ecolab Ecolab Inc., has been named one of Seramount’s (formerly Working Mother Media) 100 Best Companies of 2021 for its commitment to inclusive benefits for families, including paid gender-neutral parental leave, backup childcare and providing associates with critical support during the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s survey showcased organizations that successfully pivoted to […]

Halma Group Chief Executive Andrew Williams Recognized for Championing Inclusion and Women in Business

Halma is pleased to announce that Andrew Williams has been listed in the 2021 HERoes Advocate Executives Role Model top 20 list. This is the second year Andrew has been recognized for his commitment towards increasing gender diversity at Halma.    The HERoes Women Role Model List recognises the top 50 global business leaders who are driving change for gender diversity in the workplace and inspiring the next generation of […]

MMA Promotes Kira Kimball as Firm’s First Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Article courtesy of Fair Play Talks Marsh McLennan Agency (MMA) has named Kira Kimball as the firm’s first Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer (DE&I). In this newly created position, Kimball will provide strategic and tactical leadership to advance efforts to attract and celebrate diverse perspectives while promoting and protecting a level playing field for […]

Representation Matters: How to Build Member Relationships Through Shared Identity

Article via Reema Health As a social worker, recognizing the identities of the members that you serve is more important than you think. It’s more than it being for the sake of respecting the members you serve; it is also because the members you serve recognize your identity as well. Examples of social identities include […]

TE Connectivity Offers African Heritage Scholarship, Internship Program

Article courtesy of The Mercury TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has committed $3.5 million toward a new scholarship and internship program for students who identify as Black or African-American. The African Heritage Scholarship program is an effort for TE Connectivity to further diversify is workforce and bring new opportunities in the […]

Best Buy to invest up to $10 million with Brown Venture Group

Article courtesy Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Best Buy Co. Inc. will invest up to $10 million with Brown Venture Group, the Twin Cities venture capital firm that exclusively funds Black, Latino and Native American-owned technology startups. Best Buy is making the investment to “break down the systemic barriers often faced by Black, Indigenous and people […]

DEI in the Departments: The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Shares Six Ingredients to Success

Article courtesy of the University of Minnesota Spurred by the unequivocal need to address inequities in healthcare and education, there have been a wellspring of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) committees organized across departments in the University of Minnesota Medical School. Developing these committees to achieve actionable, measurable and impactful goals, however, requires a combination […]

Mayo Clinic named a ‘Best Place To Work For Disability Inclusion’

Article courtesy of Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index and was named one of the “Best Place To Work For Disability Inclusion” by the American Association of People with Disabilities, the nation’s largest disability rights organization, and Disability:IN, the global business disability inclusion network. “The 100% score on the Disability Equality Index shows […]

How to Set — and Meet — Your Company’s Diversity Goals

Article courtesy of Harvard Business Review Becoming a more inclusive and diverse organization is not just the right thing to do — it’s essential to innovation and business success. Yet as race has become a more visible and urgent workplace issue, most organizations have not moved past episodic reactions to tragic events to creating sustainable change. […]

Best Buy to Spend $1.2 Billion by 2025 Supporting BIPOC Businesses

Article via Star Tribune Best Buy says it will spend at least $1.2 billion by 2025 supporting BIPOC businesses as it works to diversify its business from the supply chain to how it advertises. In addition to financial support, the electronics retailer also plans to provide access to its business resources in areas such as […]

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