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Covestro Employees Named ‘Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award’ Recipients

Published: Apr 20, 2017 – 02:37 PM EST

PITTSBURGH, Apr. 20 /CSRwire/ - In recognition of their contributions to advancing women in manufacturing, Covestro employees Rebecca Lucore and Paige Kassalen will be honored today as recipients of the "Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Awards," presented by The Manufacturing Institute at the...

Apr 14, 2017 – U.S.-India CSR Symposium: Making Economies Work for Women and Youth

Event Posted: Apr 07, 2017 – 11:51 AM EST

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and U.S.-India Business Council on April 14 to discuss best practices in promoting economic empowerment for women and youth in India. Sponsors include Abbott, Amway, and Walmart. Featured speakers include: Krish Iyer, President CEO, Walmart India...

Top WBENC Consumer Companies Join Together for the First Time in Collective Initiative to Source from Women-Owned Businesses

Published: Mar 30, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Mar. 30 /CSRwire/ - Walmart announced today that they are one of nine corporations joining in a collaborative effort to track and report sourcing from self-identified and certified women-owned businesses (WOBs) over the next five years. This marks the first time...

Raffa Companies Launch Mentoring Program to Empower Women Leading Change Around the Globe

Published: Mar 07, 2017 – 12:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C. , Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - With the launch of the Empowering Vital Leaders Initiative, Raffa's new global e-mentoring partnership with Vital Voices (VV), Owner/Partner, Kathy Raffa, and her mentor teams of back office/operations experts aim to take their impact with this...

Mar 15, 2017 – 2017 Women's Empowerment Principles Forum

Event Posted: Feb 23, 2017 – 08:01 AM EST

Measuring Success, Making It Count: Business Investing in Women and Girls Around the world, the business community champions women and girls empowerment. Join us on March 1415, 2017 at the United Nations Headquarters and Grand Hyatt in New York City for our Womens...

National Geographic and Katie Couric Launch Screening Tour for Upcoming Documentary 'Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric'

Published: Feb 06, 2017 – 08:33 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 06 /CSRwire/ - Every day all around the world, gender is making headlines, weaving its way into conversations big and small, in settings from government to households, from schools to places of employment. The two-hour National Geographic documentary GENDER REVOLUTION:...

Rockwell Automation Recognized for Initiatives in Women's Inclusion and Advancement

Published: Jan 31, 2017 – 12:00 PM EST

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 31 /CSRwire/ - Rockwell Automation has been announced as a 2017 Catalyst Award winner and will be recognized on March 8 in New York City for the company's Culture of Inclusion journey. The Catalyst Award honors innovative organizational approaches that address...

New Management Tool for Improving Worker and Women's Health in Factories

Published: Jan 30, 2017 – 05:51 PM EST

WASHINGTON D.C., Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - A new guidebook to help factories improve worker health and manage their health activities as a basic management function was released today by the Levi Strauss Foundation and the Evidence Project/Meridian Group International, Inc. "Managing Health at...

UNFCU Foundation Announces 2017 Grantees

Published: Jan 06, 2017 – 10:02 AM EST

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Jan. 06 /CSRwire/ - UNFCU Foundation announced today that it has awarded grants to 11 organizations that align with its mission to sustain a path out of poverty through education and healthcare for women and children in developing countries...

Women Leaders Converge in Dallas for Entrepreneurship Summit

Published: Dec 21, 2016 – 09:15 AM EST

DALLAS, Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - Mary Kay Inc. will host its first Women's Entrepreneurship Summit on Friday, January 27, 2017, from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Fairmont Hotel Dallas, located at 1717 N. Akard in Downtown Dallas. Registration is now open,...

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