Empowerment

DoorDash Announces Plan To Give $1,000,000 To Dashers & Community Nonprofits

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --DoorDash today announced details of a new effort to support Dashers and the community organizations they care about.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --DoorDash today announced details of a new effort to support Dashers and the community organizations they care about.
  • Organizations eligible for donations are addressing complex issues like hunger, economic empowerment, and social justice, and were selected in consultation with DoorDash's Dasher Community Council and Voices from Dashers of Color Council .
  • Founded in 2013, DoorDash enables local businesses to address consumers' expectations of ease and immediacy and thrive in today's convenience economy.
  • By building the last-mile logistics infrastructure for local commerce, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time.

Intellias Adopts the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 2:05pm

LVIV, Ukraine, April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --On March 24, 2021, Intellias , a trusted technology partner to Fortune 500 enterprises and top-tier organizations, has adopted the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) as part of its commitment to promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in the workplace, marketplace, and community.

Key Points: 
  • LVIV, Ukraine, April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --On March 24, 2021, Intellias , a trusted technology partner to Fortune 500 enterprises and top-tier organizations, has adopted the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) as part of its commitment to promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in the workplace, marketplace, and community.
  • Intellias is now one of the 4,600+ signatory companies supporting the Women's Empowerment Principles and the only IT company in Ukraine to join the program.
  • "Intellias is honored to be the first Ukrainian IT company to adopt the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles.
  • The Women's Empowerment Principles are a set of principles aimed at guiding businesses on how to promote and nurture gender equality in organizations.

Elion Partners Announces ESG Partnership With Fútbol Con Corazón USA

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 1:00pm

Elion Partners , a vertically integrated real estate investment firm with offices in Miami, New York and Seattle, today announced its alliance with FCC USA , the United States extension of the Latin American organization, Ftbol con Corazn meaning Soccer with Heart.

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  • Elion Partners , a vertically integrated real estate investment firm with offices in Miami, New York and Seattle, today announced its alliance with FCC USA , the United States extension of the Latin American organization, Ftbol con Corazn meaning Soccer with Heart.
  • In line with Elions commitment to fostering the well-being of its people, partners and future generations, also known as The Elion Way (T.E.W) methodology, the partnership with FCC USA will focus on its three social pillars: racial equity, female empowerment, and mental health.
  • As a vertically integrated platform, Elion is both a fiduciary and operator, managing real estate assets through closed-end funds and permanent capital investment vehicles.
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    Founded in 2007 by Samuel Azout, Ftbol con Corazn (FCC) strives to help at-risk children in underserved communities acquire essential life skills through its unique immersive soccer skills approach.

Life on Fire Founder Delaney McGuire Is Creating a Culture of Passion & Empowerment

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 5:00pm

Dallas, TX, March 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delaney Mcguire is a Peak Performance coach and founder of Life on Fire.

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  • Dallas, TX, March 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delaney Mcguire is a Peak Performance coach and founder of Life on Fire.
  • His life mission: create a culture of empowerment for the young generation, helping people generate the tools to create success, happiness & fulfillment in their lives.
  • Following a 3 year personal development journey, he lives his life in embodying what it means to live on fire with passion, love & gratitude.
  • Flow state is used to elevate daily productivity up to 500% (which is shown in multiple peer-reviewed studies) without causing burnout.

Operation HOPE Adds Sarah Friar, CEO of Nextdoor to its Global Board of Advisors

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 1:31pm

ATLANTA, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation HOPE, the nation's largest non-profit dedicated to financial empowerment for underserved communities, today announced that Sarah Friar, Chief Executive Officer of Nextdoor, the neighborhood app, has joined its Global Board of Advisors.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation HOPE, the nation's largest non-profit dedicated to financial empowerment for underserved communities, today announced that Sarah Friar, Chief Executive Officer of Nextdoor, the neighborhood app, has joined its Global Board of Advisors.
  • "Sarah Friar has proven to be an amazing businesswoman who is on the right side of history," said John Hope Bryant, Founder and CEO of Operation HOPE.
  • HOPE Global Advisory Board members provide guidance and support for Operation HOPE in its commitment to provide financial literacy education and economic empowerment for individuals and small business owners living in under-served communities.
  • "Operation HOPE is driving important changes within our neighborhoods and empowering entrepreneurs at the local level," Ms. Friar said.

G20 EMPOWER To Improve Women's Economic Empowerment and Representation in Canada and Around the World

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 11:00am

This also follows global studies performed by G20 EMPOWER in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and OECD that outline the state of play of women's economic empowerment and representation at senior levels of business.

Key Points: 
  • This also follows global studies performed by G20 EMPOWER in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and OECD that outline the state of play of women's economic empowerment and representation at senior levels of business.
  • G20 EMPOWER also works to promote the development of inclusive business models aimed at supporting the participation of women through sharing best practices and innovative approaches.
  • The Private Sector Alliance for the Empowerment and Progression of Women's Economic Representation (EMPOWER) was launched at the 2019 G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, following a suggestion by the Canadian Sherpa.
  • G20 EMPOWER is expected to report at the G20 Summit on its progress and concrete efforts.

POPSUGAR Announces Kelly Clarkson, Alicia Keys, Shonda Rhimes, Marsai Martin, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Auli'i Cravalho And Other Stars Join Michelle Obama At "Girl Talk"

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

"I've always loved working with the POPSUGAR team, and I love what 'Girl Talk' represents, said Marsai Martin.

Key Points: 
  • "I've always loved working with the POPSUGAR team, and I love what 'Girl Talk' represents, said Marsai Martin.
  • "We were thrilled to support POPSUGAR and the Girls Opportunity Alliance through this special to help build strong foundations for girls through education and empowerment."
  • The company reaches young women through its positive and purpose-driven content across multiple platforms, spanning entertainment, fashion, beauty, fitness, parenting, and more.
  • POPSUGAR reaches 1 in 2 millennial women in the United States and leads all women's lifestyle publishers in user engagement [Comscore & Platform Analytics, 2019].

Five Cities in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas Offer Free Financial Counseling to Residents in Need

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Selected municipalities will work to launch free, professional one-on-one financial counseling as a free public service for low-income residents, including as they deal with the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Selected municipalities will work to launch free, professional one-on-one financial counseling as a free public service for low-income residents, including as they deal with the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • "Sadly, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critical need for professional, one-on-one counseling to help people manage their finances," saidJonathan Mintz, President and CEO of the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund.
  • It is our goal is to continue to provide local leaders with the expertise and tools they need to empower residents."
  • Financial Empowerment Centers (FECs) offer professional, one-on-one financial counseling as a free public service; the national FEC Public platform looks to grow this movement across the country.

Male dominated culture won’t fix climate, racism and economic crises, UN Secretary-General warns CEOs, Government and Civil Society Leaders

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 1:45pm

We live in a male dominated world with a male dominated culture in the public and private sector alike.

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  • We live in a male dominated world with a male dominated culture in the public and private sector alike.
  • In the private sector womens equal participation and leadership is both a moral duty and a business imperative.
  • More than 4,500 people participated in the first TARGET GENDER EQUALITY LIVE event organised by the UN Global Compact.
  • We believe companies should be accountable, transparent and need to encourage womens empowerment in business, Roberto Marques, CEO of Natura &Co said.

Gap Inc. Announces Landmark 2025 Goals to Drive Women’s Empowerment in Its Supply Chain

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

To reinforce this commitment, Athleta and Gap brand are taking steps to have all the factories from which they source participate in Empower@Work womens empowerment training by 2025.

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  • To reinforce this commitment, Athleta and Gap brand are taking steps to have all the factories from which they source participate in Empower@Work womens empowerment training by 2025.
  • That's why Gap Inc. is committed to investing in the women who make our clothes through landmark goals focused on women's empowerment and gender equity.
  • Gap Inc. is announcing its broader investment strategy in womens empowerment, committing that by 2025:
    100% of our strategic factories are participating in Empower@Work.
  • These goals build on our longstanding collaboration with expert stakeholders to support gender equity in the apparel supply chain and are supported by Gap Inc.s Supplier Sustainability programs.