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Women's Empowerment Principles: Turning a Decade of Lessons into Ambitious Business Action

Published: Mar 13, 2020 – 01:13 PM EST

Women's Empowerment Principles: Turning a Decade of Lessons into Ambitious Business Action By: Aditi Mohapatra, Managing Director, BSR and Lauren Gula, Senior Manager, Social Sustainability & Women's Empowerment, United Nations Global Compact This year marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of the...

Education Is Key to Effectively Financing Small Business Growth, Finds Scotiabank Survey

Published: Mar 13, 2020 – 10:39 AM EST

Scotiabank news Today, The Scotiabank Women InitiativeTM released a detailed research report - Financial Knowledge & Financial Confidence, Closing Gender Gaps in Financing Canadian Small Businesses - that outlines unique insights into how women entrepreneurs approach the financing and growth of a business....

From Program to Possibility: Favia Marisol Consoro, Knitting Mechanic at Gildan

Published: Mar 13, 2020 – 09:49 AM EST

Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - Favia has worked at Gildan in the Dominican Republic for over 15 years, and during that time, she participated in a variety of Company programs for professional development. In honor of International Women's Day, she reveals how her experiences...

International Women's Day: Championing Women in the Workplace

Published: Mar 12, 2020 – 04:21 PM EST

International Women's Day: Championing Women in the Workplace Equity is not a women's issue, it's a business issue. It's why we work hard to forge a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where women can thrive. On International Women's Day, Medtronic is celebrating the...

Medtronic Proudly Sponsors International Women's Day and #EachForEqual

Published: Mar 12, 2020 – 04:02 PM EST

Medtronic Proudly Sponsors International Women's Day and #EachForEqual Medtronic is proud to be an official partner of International Women's Day (IWD), which honors the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women - and encourages gender equity. This year's theme, #EachforEqual, focuses on...

25 Badass Women Shaking Up the Climate Movement in 2020

Published: Mar 12, 2020 – 03:30 PM EST

Excerpt from GreenBiz.com Kristina Kloberdanz, Senior Vice President, Corporate Sustainability Officer, Mastercard LinkedIn | Twitter Mastercard's first chief sustainability officer joined the global payments company about three years ago after more than two decades with IBM, plying her marketing and accounting degrees from...

From 19-Year-Old Receptionist to CEO: Ramona Hood's Promotion Makes FedEx History

Published: Mar 11, 2020 – 03:21 PM EST

Originally published by Commercial Appeal Before Ramona Hood became CEO of a FedEx company, she was a 19-year-old single mother looking for a regular day job while taking night classes. "I just wanted a schedule that would be consistent," she recalled. Hood landed...

Alliant Energy Hosting Conversations About Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Published: Mar 11, 2020 – 03:18 PM EST

MADISON, Wis., Mar. 11 /CSRwire/ - Sparked by the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, Alliant Energy employees came together on February 25, 2020, to discuss diversity, equity, inclusion and unconscious bias.CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ aims to rally the business community...

Spotlight: Women in the Paper and Wood Products Industry from International Paper

Published: Mar 11, 2020 – 01:52 PM EST

Originally published by The American Forest & Paper Association This month is Women's History Month, and our industry employs many inspiring women who develop, manufacture, design and market the products we rely on. Women are an invaluable piece of the paper and wood...

From Program to Possibility: Ingrid Miranda, Production Chief at Gildan

Published: Mar 11, 2020 – 01:31 PM EST

Mar. 11 /CSRwire/ - Ingrid Miranda joined Gildan in 2010 as a Quality Assurance Auditor in Honduras. She was later promoted to Quality Chief in 2014, and then to Production Chief in 2016. As a woman in leadership, Ingrid shares how she was...

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