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Unilever, UN Women Set Out to Slay Gender Stereotypes with Progressive Advertising Alliance
Unilever, UN Women Set Out to Slay Gender Stereotypes with Progressive Advertising Alliance

MARKETING AND COMMS - In recent years, Unilever has distinguished itself both as a champion for sustainability and overcoming gender bias with campaigns, initiatives and internal actions that work to align the company’s products and purpose. Further building on this reputation, the consumer goods giant has launched a new global alliance aimed at eliminating stereotypical portrayals of gender in advertising and all brand-led content.

SB’17 Detroit Workshop Explores Actionable Strategies for Breaking ‘Gridlock’
SB’17 Detroit Workshop Explores Actionable Strategies for Breaking ‘Gridlock’

MARKETING AND COMMS - Gridlock - being stuck in a seemingly intractable situation - can come in many forms. It can be a colleague who refuses to believe in climate change, or an executive who, for reasons hard to understand, is holding back progress on a key sustainability initiative at your company. But it is undoubtedly something anyone working in sustainability has encountered more than once.

Green 2.0: Environmental Movement Still Lacks Racial, Ethnic Diversity
Green 2.0: Environmental Movement Still Lacks Racial, Ethnic Diversity

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Climate change is the most important issue of our time and one that concerns people of all ages, genders, races and socio-economic backgrounds, yet the environmental movement continues to be dominated by an overwhelmingly narrow demographic says a new report.

UPS Named A Top NBIC Best-Of-The-Best Corporation For Second Consecutive Year
UPS Named A Top NBIC Best-Of-The-Best Corporation For Second Consecutive Year

PRESS RELEASE - UPS® (NYSE: UPS), is proud to have been named among the 2017 Best-of-the-Best Corporations for Inclusion by the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC). The recognition acknowledges UPS’s outstanding commitment to diversity for suppliers as well as employees and customers. Estrella Cramer, Supplier Diversity Director and Chief Procurement Officer Gary Kallenbach, who leads the company’s supplier diversity initiatives, accepted the award on behalf of UPS. NBIC’s Best-of-the-Best Awards ceremony was held on April 26 in Washington, D.C.

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SB Corporate Members Named As CR's 100 Best Corporate Citizens
SB Corporate Members Named As CR's 100 Best Corporate Citizens

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands Corporate Members Hasbro, Campbell Soup Co, and Cisco Systems have been ranked in the top ten of CR's Best Corporate CItizens List. Other corporate members on the list include Kimberly-Clark, AT&T, PepsiCo, CVS, Disney, 3M, Procter & Gamble, General Motors, Hershey, Target, and Bank of America.

Hasbro Earns Top Spot on Prestigious CSR Ranking
Hasbro Earns Top Spot on Prestigious CSR Ranking

PRESS RELEASE - Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), announced today that it ranked No. 1 on the 2017 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, which ranks the most transparent and responsible companies in the U.S. This is the first time that Hasbro has been ranked first overall, and the third consecutive year it has ranked in the top five.

CVS Health Recognized by Billion Dollar Roundtable for Reaching its Goal of Spending Over $1 Billion with Diverse Suppliers
CVS Health Recognized by Billion Dollar Roundtable for Reaching its Goal of Spending Over $1 Billion with Diverse Suppliers

PRESS RELEASE - CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (April 5, 2017) was recognized by Billion Dollar Roundtable, a top-level corporate advocacy organization that promotes supply-chain diversity excellence, for reaching its goal of spending over $1 billion with diverse suppliers. “We are incredibly proud to be recognized by Billion Dollar Roundtable for our commitment to using diverse suppliers throughout our business,” said Eva Boratto, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer for CVS Health. “By tapping into this expanding supplier pool, we are able to build supply chain excellence, add distinctive goods and services to our business offerings and enhance our brand among customers.”

Coca-Cola Extends Women Business Centre Project
Coca-Cola Extends Women Business Centre Project

PRESS RELEASE - Coca-Cola Bangladesh yesterday announced the extension of its Women Business Centre (WBC) project to the third phase in two upazilas of Jamalpur district. In the third phase of the programme, it aims reach 20,000 additional women within 2018, taking the total count of women beneficiaries to 40,000, Coca-Cola said in a statement yesterday. The main aim of the project is to contribute to the wellbeing and resilience of 40,000 women through economic empowerment, according to the statement.

Carlson Rezidor appoints first Saudi woman to become a Hotel General Manager in Hospitality
Carlson Rezidor appoints first Saudi woman to become a Hotel General Manager in Hospitality

PRESS RELEASE - The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world, is proud to mark a new milestone in its history by appointing its first Saudi female General Manager in the company and the hospitality industry. Miss Maram Kokandi will be the General Manager of a new Park Inn by Radisson hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, scheduled to open later this year. The appointment complements the Saudi Vision 2030 launched last year, which emphasizes the significance of Saudi women and their role in leading the development of both social and professional growth of the Kingdom.

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#Women4Climate Convenes Powerful Female Leaders Invested in Fighting Climate Change
#Women4Climate Convenes Powerful Female Leaders Invested in Fighting Climate Change

COLLABORATION - Today, powerful female leaders from both the private and public sector gathered in New York City to discuss their growing global power to tackle climate change and deliver on the ambitions of the Paris Agreement.

J&J Reveals Winners of First Africa Innovation Challenge
J&J Reveals Winners of First Africa Innovation Challenge

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - At the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, Johnson & Johnson revealed the winners of its first Africa Innovation Challenge, an initiative designed to drive innovative and sustainable health solutions that will benefit African communities. The Challenge is part of the company’s comprehensive approach to collaborate with and support Africa’s vibrant innovation, education and health systems institutions.

A New Era for Movement Brands: 6 Lessons from the Women’s March
A New Era for Movement Brands: 6 Lessons from the Women’s March

MARKETING AND COMMS - January’s Women’s March was one of the biggest global movements of recent years. An estimated 5 million people marched in 17 different countries to show their support for basic human rights — freedom, equality, justice and personal security - which are increasingly under threat across different areas of people’s lives.

#BusinessCase: Championing Female Role Models Across the Cocoa Value Chain
#BusinessCase: Championing Female Role Models Across the Cocoa Value Chain

SUPPLY CHAIN - International Women's Day (March 08) is asking each and every citizen to #BeBoldForChange to help forge a better working world - a more inclusive, gender-equal world. Here, Taco Terheijden, Director of Cocoa Sustainability at Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate, reflects on why a thriving cocoa sector is predicated on successful female role models.

P&G Pushes for Gender Equality in New #WeSeeEqual Campaign
P&G Pushes for Gender Equality in New #WeSeeEqual Campaign

MARKETING AND COMMS - Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Proctor & Gamble has launched a new campaign dubbed We See Equal along with an ad spot highlighting its latest gender equality initiative.

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Deloitte Seeking to Increase Board Diversity by Highlighting the Lack of It
Deloitte Seeking to Increase Board Diversity by Highlighting the Lack of It

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Can new information incite change? Deloitte is hoping so. The firm is focusing on diversity in corporate boardrooms, with the intent of helping executives understand just how important it is to include women and minorities in the boardroom picture. As part of the Alliance for Board Diversity, one of Deloitte’s aims is to increase board diversity to 40 percent representation from women and minorities, combined, by 2020. At the current rate, it looks like that won’t happen until 2026.

CVS Health Announces Support of Women’s Heart Health with $10 Million Commitment to Go Red For Women
CVS Health Announces Support of Women’s Heart Health with $10 Million Commitment to Go Red For Women

PRESS RELEASE - CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation's largest pharmacy innovation company, announced a major commitment in support of women’s heart health. As a new national sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® movement, CVS Health has pledged to raise a minimum of $10 million over the next three years to support life-saving cardiovascular research and education. Helena Foulkes, President of CVS Pharmacy, has also been named as the inaugural National Chair for Go Red For Women, an annual campaign designed to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke as the number one killer of women and to empower women to take charge of their heart health.

Boy Scouts of America Opens Its Doors to Transgender Boys
Boy Scouts of America Opens Its Doors to Transgender Boys

LEADERSHIP - The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) made history on Monday, announcing that it will begin accepting members based not on the gender listed on their birth certificates, but by the gender indicated on their application. The new policy, which is effective immediately, opens the door for transgender boys to join both the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts programs. With communities and state laws interpreting gender identity differently, BSA felt the practice of determining eligibility based on an individual’s birth certificate — which they have done for more than a century — was no longer sufficient.

Nestlé in the U.S. Announces Veteran Career Support Partnerships with Hiring Our Heroes and The Mission Continues
Nestlé in the U.S. Announces Veteran Career Support Partnerships with Hiring Our Heroes and The Mission Continues

PRESS RELEASE - Nestlé is expanding its commitment to U.S. veterans under its Project Opportunity initiative, with two new partnerships aimed at offering career support and workforce transition services to current and former members of the U.S. military. Nestlé’s partnership with Hiring Our Heroes, an initiative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation aimed at helping veterans and their families find employment, kicked off today at a veterans-only job fair at the Quicken Loans arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

Sealed Air Named Goodwill 2016 Power Partner
Sealed Air Named Goodwill 2016 Power Partner

PRESS RELEASE - Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin has named Sealed Air their 2016 Power Partner. This prestigious award was established to recognize organizations that provide ongoing and sizeable work opportunities for people with disabilities or disadvantages. “There is a shared belief in the Power of Work,” said Jackie Hallberg, president and CEO, Goodwill Industries. “The work our Power Partner companies provide improves the lives of countless individuals by creating an opportunity for people to learn, earn a paycheck and develop a sense of purpose and self-worth.”

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21CF and Pepsico Award $200,000 Scholarships to Women in Stem as Part of ‘The Search for Hidden Figures’ Contest
21CF and Pepsico Award $200,000 Scholarships to Women in Stem as Part of ‘The Search for Hidden Figures’ Contest

PRESS RELEASE - 21st Century Fox and PepsiCo, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), have named Yuna Shin from Bothell, Washington, and Joy Bualamwini from Cambridge, Massachusetts, as the two grand prize winners of “The Search for Hidden Figures,” a contest awarding scholarships to young women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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