Diversity

Gender Equity in Leadership: How to Accelerate Evolution

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 7:00pm

Brandon Hall Group has conducted annual Women in Leadership studies for the last four years which concluded the bottom-line benefits of gender-diverse leadership.

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  • Brandon Hall Group has conducted annual Women in Leadership studies for the last four years which concluded the bottom-line benefits of gender-diverse leadership.
  • One of those studies found that companies with lower gender diversity were 27% less likely to attain industry-average profit margins.
  • There are several critical issues to address, but it starts with determining how to do a better job prioritizing gender equity in leadership among other organizational goals, said Brandon Hall Group COO Rachel Cooke.
  • Based on quantitative and qualitative data from the 2020 Brandon Hall Group Women In Leadership Study , several high-level strategies to improve gender diversity in leadership are provided in the summary.

Zoom Hires Damien Hooper-Campbell as Chief Diversity Officer

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) today announced that Damien Hooper-Campbell will join the company as its first Chief Diversity Officer, effective June 1, 2020.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) today announced that Damien Hooper-Campbell will join the company as its first Chief Diversity Officer, effective June 1, 2020.
  • He was most recently the Chief Diversity Officer for eBay, and previously was Global Head of Diversity for Uber and a Diversity Strategist at Google.
  • Damien Hooper-Campbell is the first Chief Diversity Officer at Zoom.
  • Prior to joining Zoom, Damien was a Vice President at eBay where he served as the companys first Chief Diversity Officer.

Adweek Diversity and Inclusion Summit to Address Inclusive Practices in the Workplace

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 7:00pm

From combatting micro-aggressions to uplifting diverse talent, these speakers will discuss lessons, advice and key steps they're taking to power more inclusive practices.

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  • From combatting micro-aggressions to uplifting diverse talent, these speakers will discuss lessons, advice and key steps they're taking to power more inclusive practices.
  • Adweek works in partnership with the council and other industry organizations to develop more opportunities to advance diversity and inclusion at all levels in all organizations.
  • Adweek has been at the forefront of covering and advocating for diversity and inclusion for years and has expanded its coverage greatly over the past year.
  • The Adweek Diversity and Inclusion Summit will be held on Wednesday, May 27, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

DGAP-News: Linde Recognized as a Leader in Diversity & Inclusion by DiversityInc

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 11:01am

Guildford, UK, May 22, 2020 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced it has been recognized as a Top Noteworthy Company by DiversityInc, an organization that measures the top global companies for workplace diversity and a culture of inclusion.

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  • Guildford, UK, May 22, 2020 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced it has been recognized as a Top Noteworthy Company by DiversityInc, an organization that measures the top global companies for workplace diversity and a culture of inclusion.
  • This is the second consecutive year that Linde plc has been commended by DiversityInc.
  • The DiversityInc annual survey benchmarks employers' diversity and inclusion programs, practices, policies and outcomes.
  • "We are proud to be recognized once again by DiversityInc as we continue to increase and improve our diversity."

First Horizon Named One of the 2020 Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 8:09pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) has been named one of the 2020 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Working Mother magazinean honor recognizing companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining, and promoting multicultural women in the United States.

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  • MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) has been named one of the 2020 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Working Mother magazinean honor recognizing companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining, and promoting multicultural women in the United States.
  • First Horizon is honored to be listed as one of the best companies for multicultural women, said John Daniel, executive vice president and chief human resources officer at First Horizon.
  • The Working Mother Research Institute has conducted the initiative since 2003, tracking corporations progress in creating cultures that encourage multicultural women to join and rise through the ranks.
  • First Horizons Affinity Strategy focuses on a thoughtful approach to diversity and inclusion, and consistently finds new ways of generating a welcoming environment for multicultural women.

GLOBAL INVESTOR GROUP REPRESENTING $2.8 TRILLION CALLS ON COMPANIES TO BE INCLUSIVE TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 1:00pm

The statement encourages companies to create inclusive workplaces built for sustainable, long-term performance.

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  • The statement encourages companies to create inclusive workplaces built for sustainable, long-term performance.
  • The expanding investor group states companies must do more to include people with disabilities in the workforce.
  • We want our portfolio companies to create sustainable, long-term value; this requires a workforce with a wide range of viewpoints, skills, abilities, and experiences.
  • In addition, the statement encourages companies adopt the following:
    Ensure their Diversity & Inclusion statement specifically mentions people with disabilities and post the statement online.

Traliant Announces COVID 19: Returning to the Workplace Training

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 5:00pm

COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace is a 20-minute, online course ideal for employees and managers who have been working remotely or furloughed to complete before returning to the workplace.

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  • COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace is a 20-minute, online course ideal for employees and managers who have been working remotely or furloughed to complete before returning to the workplace.
  • Traliant was founded by industry veterans from some of the world's most successful compliance training companies to meet the challenge of transforming compliance training from boring to brilliant.
  • Backed by Martinson Ventures, Traliant delivers award-winning, bite-sized compliance training on an eLearning platform that enables fast and easy customization.
  • Courses are available on numerous workplace topics including Diversity Training and Sensitivity Training .

Sepio Systems Appoints Top Female Leaders in Security to Form New Board of Directors in the U.S.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 2:00pm

"Forming the U.S. Board of Directors is a huge milestone for Sepio as we double down on our commitment to servicing the federal government and private sector in the states," said Yossi Appleboum, Co-Founder and CEO of Sepio System.

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  • "Forming the U.S. Board of Directors is a huge milestone for Sepio as we double down on our commitment to servicing the federal government and private sector in the states," said Yossi Appleboum, Co-Founder and CEO of Sepio System.
  • Kathleen Casey, former Commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is currently a Senior Advisor with Patomak Global Partners.
  • Bonnie led diverse workforces on intelligence missions, focusing particularly on empowering leaders and organizations to create new opportunities for success through diversity.
  • Sepio Prime provides security teams with full visibility into their hardware assets and their behavior in real time.

Callan Joins More Than 900 CEOs in Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 1:06pm

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Callan , a leading institutional investment consulting firm, announced today that CEO and Chief Research Officer Greg Allen joins more than 900 CEOs pledging to take action to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace through the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion coalition.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Callan , a leading institutional investment consulting firm, announced today that CEO and Chief Research Officer Greg Allen joins more than 900 CEOs pledging to take action to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace through the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion coalition.
  • "It is important for us and our industry to ultimately reflect the diversity of the communities that we serve.
  • Since the firm's founding in 1973, Callan has taken steps to develop diverse talent and to ensure gender diversity at all levels--including mentoring and promoting numerous women into senior roles.
  • CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

DiversityInc recognizes Ameren as a top company for diversity and inclusion

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 3:50pm

In recognition of its commitment to ensuring a workforce and culture that values everyone's uniqueness and differences, Ameren has been ranked by DiversityInc as one of the nation's most outstanding companies for diversity and inclusion (D&I).

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  • In recognition of its commitment to ensuring a workforce and culture that values everyone's uniqueness and differences, Ameren has been ranked by DiversityInc as one of the nation's most outstanding companies for diversity and inclusion (D&I).
  • Overall, Ameren received honors in three of the best D&I listings:
    For the 12th consecutive year, Ameren was ranked as one of the nation's top utilities for Diversity and Inclusion.
  • "For 12 years, we have been recognized as a leader in the utility space for our commitment to diversity and inclusion," said Sharon Harvey Davis, vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion at Ameren and the company's chief diversity officer.
  • "We are honored to be recognized again for our diversity and inclusion program at Ameren," saidWarner Baxter, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren.