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Diversity and Inclusion

Business strategies and HR practices addressing workplace equity, opportunity and inclusiveness.

    The Lucent Technologies Foundation Continues Support of Community-based Diversity Programs; Awards Seven New Lucent Links Grants

    Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU) today announced seven new grants under its Lucent Links Program, which focuses on bringing young people together to explore and embrace diversity. The grants range from $20,000 to $50,000.

    Since the program...

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    Gap Inc. Joins The Ethical Trading Initiative

    Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that it has been accepted into membership in the U.K.-based Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI). Gap Inc. is the third U.S. corporation and the thirty-seventh company overall to join the alliance, which also currently includes 16 non-governm...

    Weyerhaeuser will improve air and water protection, enhance product quality at Springfield linerboard mill

    Weyerhaeuser will wrap up a three-year, major improvement effort at its Springfield Containerboard mill this May. Since 1998, the mill has invested significant capital into its operation to enhance product quality, improve operating efficiency, and provide added protection f...

    Weyerhaeuser Tampa Facility Receives VPP Star Site Status; World Class Safety Milestone

    Weyerhaeuser’s corrugated packaging facility in Tampa has been designated a Voluntary Protection Program STAR site by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration. Facility employees will be presented with a commemorative flag at a ceremony on Friday, April 28 at the ...

    Take Our Daughters to Work Day Event Promotes Careers in Technology for Girls Image

    Take Our Daughters to Work Day Event Promotes Careers in Technology for Girls

    Every year for the past few years, 12-year-old Bethany Potter and her 10-year-old sister, Rebecca, have attended Microsoft Corp.'s annual Take Our Daughters to Work Day event with their father, David Potter, a Microsoft software design engineer. Today is Bethany's fourth app...

    Bell Atlantic Hosts E-Commerce Training For Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

    Bell Atlantic will host an e-commerce training session for minority and women-owned businesses to teach them to use the Internet to market their products and services and to conduct business-to-business transactions.

    The session will be ...

    Goodwill Industries Names Bank of America Large Employer of the Year Image

    Goodwill Industries Names Bank of America Large Employer of the Year

    Some of the more impressive numbers at Bank of America have less to do with interest rates, CDs and IRAs, and more to do with the hundreds of individuals the company and Goodwill Industries are moving off welfare and into well-paying jobs in the banking industry.

    UNITE and Gap Inc. Set Aside Differences to Work Together on Garment Factory Conditions Image

    UNITE and Gap Inc. Set Aside Differences to Work Together on Garment Factory Conditions

    UNITE and specialty apparel retailer Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced today that they are supporting an effort by displaced garment workers in El Salvador to open that country's first independent and fully unionized apparel export factory. UNITE and Gap Inc. also said they pla...

    Cisco and Alameda County Office of Education Launch Job Training For Students in Juvenile Court School Image

    Cisco and Alameda County Office of Education Launch Job Training For Students in Juvenile Court School

    Cisco Systems, Inc., and Alameda County Office of Education today announced northern California's first high-tech training program for the county juvenile court facility. Together both organizations are preparing the most at-risk teenagers in Alameda County to be successful ...

    AOL Foundation Partners With National Congress of American Indians to Accelerate Digital Opportunity in Indian Country

    The AOL Foundation today announced it is developing a partnership with the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) to bring digital opportunity to Indian Country and has selected the NCAI to receive the first ever AOL Digital Divide Bridge grant of $100,000. The grant w...

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