Diversity

Alorica Honored for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts in PR Daily’s Nonprofit Communications Awards

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

Alorica Inc. , a global leader in digital customer experience (CX) solutions , earned first place in PR Dailys 2021 Nonprofit Communications Awards, recognized for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Communications.

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  • Alorica Inc. , a global leader in digital customer experience (CX) solutions , earned first place in PR Dailys 2021 Nonprofit Communications Awards, recognized for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Communications.
  • Alorica set itself apart from an outstanding field of entrants in PR Dailys Nonprofit Communications Awards, said Brendan Gannon, Marketing Manager for awards programs at Ragan Communications and PR Daily.
  • In 2020, Alorica launched TIDE to continue to encourage inclusivity, celebrate diversity and achieve equity for its 100,000 employees.
  • PR Dailys 2021 Nonprofit Communications Awards recognize the engaging and powerful communications efforts from the past year.

EU event affirms: Rewiring mindsets, inclusive approaches needed for lasting women's empowerment

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 7:00am

Several prominent government officials, business leaders, philanthropists, behavioural scientists, and storytellers highlighted the positive and multidimensional contribution of women to society.

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  • Several prominent government officials, business leaders, philanthropists, behavioural scientists, and storytellers highlighted the positive and multidimensional contribution of women to society.
  • They also offered solutions to tackle gender-based discriminationand the active role that men can play in championing gender equality.
  • The forum called for immediate policy action to enable more equal family-friendly work environments and better work-life balance for working parents.
  • In addition, the event showcased how some governments are putting women at the heart of their recovery agendas to build back better and create resilient and inclusive societies for all.

EU event affirms: Rewiring mindsets, inclusive approaches needed for lasting women's empowerment

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 7:00am

DUBAI, UAE, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Union (EU) has held a high-level global forum to accelerate women's empowerment and to discuss best policy practices to enhance women's participation in the labour market of the 21st century.

Key Points: 
  • Several prominent government officials, business leaders, philanthropists, behavioural scientists, and storytellers highlighted the positive and multidimensional contribution of women to society.
  • They also offered solutions to tackle gender-based discriminationand the active role that men can play in championing gender equality.
  • The forum called for immediate policy action to enable more equal family-friendly work environments and better work-life balance for working parents.
  • In addition, the event showcased how some governments are putting women at the heart of their recovery agendas to build back better and create resilient and inclusive societies for all.

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies Issues Whitepaper as Guide to Effective Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies is announcing the release of a whitepaper authored by Kimberly Underwood, Ph.D., MBA, university research chair of the Universitys Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Research, and by Mark Slaven, Ph.D.

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  • University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies is announcing the release of a whitepaper authored by Kimberly Underwood, Ph.D., MBA, university research chair of the Universitys Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Research, and by Mark Slaven, Ph.D.
  • These events have also put a new focus and energy on DEI and given businesses a unique opportunity to address and make progress on these issues.
  • Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are actions that must be woven into the DNA of all successful organizations.
  • University of Phoenixs College of Doctoral Studies focuses on todays challenging business and organizational needs, from addressing critical social issues to developing solutions to accelerate community building and industry growth.

India Sneed Named to City & State's 2021 "Black Power 100" List

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- India L. Sneed , a Government Law & Policy Practice associate in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP 's New York office has been named to City & State's 2021 "Black Power 100" list.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- India L. Sneed , a Government Law & Policy Practice associate in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP 's New York office has been named to City & State's 2021 "Black Power 100" list.
  • She previously served as a City Council member's chief of staff where she helped craft legislation.
  • Sneed also worked at the Kings County District Attorney's office as a member of the Hon.
  • The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus.

United States Steel Corporation Named to Newsweek’s List of the Most Loved Workplaces for 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:34pm

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) (U. S. Steel) was featured today in Newsweeks Most Loved Workplaces list for 2021, ranking 43rd among the top 100 companies recognized for employee happiness and satisfaction at work.

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  • United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) (U. S. Steel) was featured today in Newsweeks Most Loved Workplaces list for 2021, ranking 43rd among the top 100 companies recognized for employee happiness and satisfaction at work.
  • The full Newsweek list of 2021s Most Loved Workplaces will be featured in the magazines October 29 print edition and is currently available online.
  • Founded in 1901, United States Steel Corporation is a leading steel producer.
  • U. S. Steel is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with world-class operations across the United States and in Central Europe.

The University of Arizona Global Campus 2021 Teaching and Learning Conference - November 2-4, 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:59pm

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Arizona Global Campus 2021 Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC) Strengthening our Foundations: Learning Theory Online and Across Disciplines takes place November 2-4, 2021.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Arizona Global Campus 2021 Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC) Strengthening our Foundations: Learning Theory Online and Across Disciplines takes place November 2-4, 2021.
  • 2021 Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC)Strengthening our Foundations: Learning Theory Online and Across Disciplines
    The University of Arizona Global Campus Teaching & Learning Conference provides faculty, staff, students, researchers, and practitioners a platform to share their knowledge and experiences of critical issues in online higher education.
  • This year, TLC seeks to understand the impact of employing learning theory to drive development, engagement, and strategic planning opportunities across academic programs and university departments.
  • TheUniversity of ArizonaGlobal Campus ("Global Campus" or "UAGC") is an independent university that is operated in affiliation with theUniversity of Arizona.

IJGlobal Recognizes Atlas Renewable Energy with its 2020 ESG Energy Deal of the Year and ESG Social Award

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:39pm

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Renewable Energy, an international renewable energy developer, has been awarded IJGlobal's 2020 ESG Energy Deal of the Year (Americas) and ESG Social Award. The recognitions were announced on Thursday, Oct. 21, at IJGlobal's award ceremony in London. According to IJGlobal, these two recognitions were awarded to Atlas due to the company's true commitment to diversity and inclusion by implementing a social program aimed at closing the gender gap in the renewable energy sector.

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  • MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Renewable Energy, an international renewable energy developer, has been awarded IJGlobal's 2020 ESG Energy Deal of the Year (Americas) and ESG Social Award.
  • Atlas Renewable Energy is a renewable energy generation company that develops, builds and operates renewable energy projects with long-term contracts across the Americas.
  • Launched in early 2017, Atlas Renewable Energy includes an experienced team with the longest track record in the solar energy industry in Latin America.
  • Atlas Renewable Energy is part of the Energy Fund IV, founded by Actis, a leading private equity investor in the energy sector.

Omaha Employers Continue to Focus On Diversity and Inclusion

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:21pm

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --As part of their third annual Conference on Opportunity, Diversity and Equity the Greater Omaha Chamber released results from a diversity and inclusion assessment conducted through area businesses.

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  • OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --As part of their third annual Conference on Opportunity, Diversity and Equity the Greater Omaha Chamber released results from a diversity and inclusion assessment conducted through area businesses.
  • The assessment results showed that overwhelmingly individual respondents valued diversity and inclusion themselves (94% favorable) and indicated that their organization has a vision or mission statement for its diversity and inclusion initiative (90% favorable).
  • However, these reponses did not show that organizations were consistently recognizing or rewarding contributions toward diversity and inclusivity (49% favorable).
  • "Area employers showed progress from last year, but there is always work to be done" said Bianca Harley, senior director, diversity and inclusion at the Greater Omaha Chamber, "We're glad that so many respondents felt their organizations had a mission guiding their diversity and inclusion practices.

Aramark Celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride by Naming Mark Wallace the 2021 Ian Bailey Pride of Aramark Award Recipient

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:30pm

Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) a global hospitality, facilities, and uniform services provider, named Mark Wallace (he/him), General Manager at the Oakland Coliseum (Aramarks Sports & Entertainment business), the fifth Ian Bailey Pride of Aramark Award recipient, for his extraordinary support of diversity and inclusion.

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  • Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) a global hospitality, facilities, and uniform services provider, named Mark Wallace (he/him), General Manager at the Oakland Coliseum (Aramarks Sports & Entertainment business), the fifth Ian Bailey Pride of Aramark Award recipient, for his extraordinary support of diversity and inclusion.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211022005057/en/
    Aramark named Mark Wallace (he/him) the fifth Ian Bailey Pride of Aramark Award recipient, for his extraordinary support of diversity and inclusion.
  • Wallace is the Global Hub Coordinator for PRIDE and was instrumental in fortifying the ERGs hub network, including facilitating its international expansion.
  • Wallace was recognized during the Pride of Aramark 2021 virtual celebration, where the Oakland LGBTQ Community Center was recognized with the 2021 OUTstanding Community Partner Award.