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Diversity and Inclusion

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

    Socially Responsive Investors Welcome Record Vote on Shareholder Resolution

    NEW YORK, NY -- Leading institutional shareholder advocates applauded today the results of a shareholder vote asking Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV) to amend its nondiscrimination policy to explicitly include sexual orientation. Approximately 42.8% of shares voted in fa...

    Washington Mutual Chosen as one of Family Digest Magazine’s “Best Companies for African Americans” Image

    Washington Mutual Chosen as one of Family Digest Magazine’s “Best Companies for African Americans”

    SEATTLE, WA – Washington Mutual, a retailer of consumer financial services, today announced that it has been selected as one of Family Digest magazine’s “Best Companies for African Americans.”

    “We’re very proud to have earned a p...

    AAFA Announces Support for a Total Ban on U.S. Textiles, Apparel and Footwear Imports from Burma

    ARLINGTON, VA - American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) President & CEO Kevin M. Burke announced today that, due to the on-going cruel and repressive nature of the ruling regime in Burma, AAFA has called for an immediate and total ban on U.S. textiles, ...

    Wyndham Partners with National Business Women's Advocacy Group

    DALLAS, TX - Through its WOMEN ON THEIR WAY(TM)program, Wyndham International, Inc. (AMEX:WBR) is bolstering the efforts of women in business by becoming the official partner of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), a national bi-partisan public policy organization re...

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    Human Rights Standards Raised for FTSE4Good Index

    London - Global index provider FTSE Group today announces a new, more stringent set of human rights criteria for the socially responsible index series FTSE4Good, as part of its ongoing strategy to raise the standards for entry into the index series. The enhanced crit...

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    Washington Mutual Extends Military Leave for Employees

    SEATTLE - To further support Washington Mutual employees currently serving on active duty with the military, the company today announced an extension of its military leave policy. Effective immediately, the company is extending the length of time the company will make...

    Adele Simmons elected chair of Fair Labor Association (FLA) board

    WASHINGTON, DC - Adele Simmons, former President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and before that President of Hampshire College, has been elected chair of the board of directors of the Fair Labor Association (FLA), effective September 1, 2003. Sh...

    3Com Helps Turn Hollywood Premiere of ''The Core'' into Opportunity to Inspire Future Leaders from Diverse Backgrounds

    WESTWOOD, CA - 3Com Corporation (Nasdaq:COMS) today announced its sponsorship of charities that are being honored at the Hollywood premiere of the movie "The Core" from Paramount Pictures. As a worldwide networking leader, which provided the next-generation 3Com(R) NB...

    SBC Communications Introduces High School Students to Careers in Engineering and Technology

    SAN ANTONIO, TX – For the fifth consecutive year, more than 700 high school students, teachers and counselors nationwide will learn and see first-hand the multiple career opportunities available in technology and engineering. The Hispanic Association of Communication...

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    Sempra Energy Sponsors Young Women's Leadership Conference for the Third Year

    SAN DIEGO, CA - The Jenna Druck Foundation today announced that Sempra Energy has chosen to sponsor the 7th Annual "Young Women's Spirit of Leadership Conference," to be held on March 29th at UCSD, for the third consecutive year. Sempra Energy is actively involved in ...

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