Affirmative action

Neenah, Inc. Joins CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 9:00pm

Neenah, Inc. (NYSE: NP) today announced that it has joined CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

Key Points: 
  • Neenah, Inc. (NYSE: NP) today announced that it has joined CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.
  • One of nearly 2,000 CEOs that have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, Julie Schertell, is committing herself and Neenah to advance diversity and inclusion efforts in the company and in the communities where Neenah employees live and work.
  • The CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion commitment is driven by a realization that addressing diversity and inclusion is not a competitive issue, but a societal issue that CEOs can play a critical role in addressing.
  • Joining the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion is a key component of the companys commitment and strategy to cultivate a respectful and equitable culture at Neenah.

Principal Solar and Diversity in Promotions Enter Into Strategic Partnership

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Diversity in Promotions Expected to Assist Principal Solar in Identifying and Capitalizing on Potential Procurement Opportunities

Key Points: 
  • "Our partnership with Diversity in Promotions has the potential to create meaningful new business opportunities for Principal," said K. Bryce "Rick" Toussaint, CPA, MBA, Chairman and CEO of PSWW.
  • "Our goal is to always develop sustainable relationships to which we deliver innovative solutions and meaningful value," said Rodney Woods, Diversity in Promotions' Chief Executive Officer.
  • "We plan to assist Principal Solar in scaling and maximizing any and all potential future opportunities.
  • Diversity in Promotions is a respected consulting firm focused on achieving organizational excellence through individual and team development.

Intent Consulting Founder Omar L. Harris announces New Diversity and Inclusion Services for J.E.D.I. Leadership

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 8:05am

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Based on 20+ years of global pharmaceutical leadership experience, Intent Consulting Founder and Managing Partner Omar L. Harris announces new J.E.D.I.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Based on 20+ years of global pharmaceutical leadership experience, Intent Consulting Founder and Managing Partner Omar L. Harris announces new J.E.D.I.
  • Leadership (social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion ) and Servant Leadership 3.0 services for corporations, small businesses and entrepreneurs.
  • Leadership , Harris emphasizes; "Implementing a justice, equity, diversity and inclusion strategy is a must-have with business globalization to attract top talent, increase employee engagement and drive innovative results.
  • As fun facts, Omar speaks 5 languages, plays 7 instruments, and started his first company at the age of 7. https://www.intentconsultants.co/about

Scotiabank recognized for executive gender diversity on The Globe and Mail's Women Lead Here list

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 4:57pm

TORONTO, March 26, 2021 /CNW/ - Scotiabank is pleased to announce it has earned a spot on the 2021 Report on Business Women Lead Here list, an annual editorial benchmark to identify best-in-class executive gender diversity in corporate Canada.

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  • TORONTO, March 26, 2021 /CNW/ - Scotiabank is pleased to announce it has earned a spot on the 2021 Report on Business Women Lead Here list, an annual editorial benchmark to identify best-in-class executive gender diversity in corporate Canada.
  • Established in 2020 by Report on Business magazine, the Women Lead Here initiative applies a proprietary research methodology to determine Canadian corporations with the highest degree of gender diversity among executive ranks.
  • "We're proud to place on the Women Lead Here list, which reflects our strong commitment to the advancement of women and our efforts to move beyond the numbers.
  • In total, 71 companies earned the 2021 Women Lead Here seal, with a combined average of 44 per cent of executive roles held by female-identifying individuals.

Miravo Healthcare™ Acknowledged In The Globe and Mail's Second-Annual Women Lead Here Benchmark of Executive Gender Diversity

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

Established in 2020 by Report on Business magazine, the Women Lead Here initiative applies a proprietary research methodology to determine Canadian corporations with the highest degree of gender diversity among executive ranks.

Key Points: 
  • Established in 2020 by Report on Business magazine, the Women Lead Here initiative applies a proprietary research methodology to determine Canadian corporations with the highest degree of gender diversity among executive ranks.
  • "We are thrilled to be recognized in the Globe and Mail's Women Lead Here benchmark of executive gender diversity.At Miravo, we recognize the importance of leveraging the strengths, experiences, and perspectives of women and this is critical to our ongoing success.
  • The resultant data was applied to a weighted formula that also factored in company performance, diversity and year-to-year change.
  • In total, 71 companies earned the 2021 Women Lead Here seal, with a combined average of 44% of executive roles held by female-identifying individuals.

For the second year in a row, mdf commerce places on The Globe and Mail’s annual Women Lead Here benchmark of executive gender diversity

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 1:13pm

Established in 2020 by Report on Business magazine, the Women Lead Here initiative applies a proprietary research methodology to determine Canadian corporations with the highest degree of gender diversity among executive ranks.

Key Points: 
  • Established in 2020 by Report on Business magazine, the Women Lead Here initiative applies a proprietary research methodology to determine Canadian corporations with the highest degree of gender diversity among executive ranks.
  • mdf commerce is proud to recognize the immense added value of diversity in its workforce, said Luc Filiatreault, President and CEO of mdf commerce.
  • The resultant data was applied to a weighted formula that also factored in company performance, diversity and year-to-year change.
  • In total, 71 companies earned the 2021 Women Lead Here seal, with a combined average of 44% of executive roles held by female-identifying individuals.

Arjuna Capital/Proxy Impact: Over Half of Top U.S. Companies Get an “F” on Racial and Gender Pay Scorecard

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 6:46pm

The grades are based on quantitative disclosures (versus qualitative assurances) by companies taking concrete steps to close racial and gender pay gaps.

Key Points: 
  • The grades are based on quantitative disclosures (versus qualitative assurances) by companies taking concrete steps to close racial and gender pay gaps.
  • An increasing number of shareholders have asked companies to report on their analyses, policies, and goals to reduce any racial and gender pay gaps.
  • The global Coronavirus pandemic has only exacerbated racial and gender pay gaps and underlined the need for action.
  • Proxy Impacts Womens Inclusion Project engages companies on issues of board diversity, workplace diversity, racial and gender pay gaps, and child sexual exploitation online.

Legility CEO Barry Dark Joins Nearly 2,000 CEOs in Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Legility, a leading global legal services provider, today announced Barry Dark, CEO of Legility, has joined the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the worlds largest CEO-driven business commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Key Points: 
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Legility, a leading global legal services provider, today announced Barry Dark, CEO of Legility, has joined the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the worlds largest CEO-driven business commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • By signing on to this commitment, Dark is pledging both personally and on behalf of Legility to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences are welcomed and respected, and where employees feel encouraged to discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • CEOs at legal services organizations have an important part to play in addressing social challenges and pursuing diverse, inclusive, and equitable growth, said Dark.
  • CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion is the worlds largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

Service Express Honored as One of the Best and Brightest Company to Work For® in Dallas-Fort Worth

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 4:35pm

2021 marks the fourth consecutive year Service Express has been a recipient of this award.

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  • 2021 marks the fourth consecutive year Service Express has been a recipient of this award.
  • Using responses from an independent employee survey, organizations are evaluated on compensation, work-life balance, community initiatives, shared vision, diversity and more.
  • "Throughout the year of 2020, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For have demonstrated leadership and forward-thinking as they pivoted their business and workforce through Covid-19.
  • In these unique times, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For excel and share their knowledge with others," said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs.

New Diversity Title Released by Omnigraphics: Women in the Workplace in America, 1900-2021

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 12:36pm

DETROIT, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Reference publisher Omnigraphics continues to build out their Diversity Collection and will release its latest diversity title, Women in the Workplace in America, 19002021, on April 30, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • DETROIT, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Reference publisher Omnigraphics continues to build out their Diversity Collection and will release its latest diversity title, Women in the Workplace in America, 19002021, on April 30, 2021.
  • The guide provides key links to support organizations to help readers identify, manage and navigate both the subtle and overt barriers that women face in professional settings.
  • "It is designed to be a key title supporting interests in career pursuits and programs in Women's Studies, Diversity and Inclusion, American History, Cultural Studies and Social Science."
  • "Women in the Workplace in America, 19002021 is a trailblazer in its own right," says Ivy Ross, VP of Design for Hardware products at Google.