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Diversity and Inclusion Panel: Sports businesses must "continue to agitate and push mindsets"

An Olympian, two team executives and a Morehouse professor discuss the importance of diversity in the sports industry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

40 under 40: Steve Schwartz wants to help Tableau Software continue to be a difference maker in the community

Steve Schwartz is Tableau's first director of public affairs. His responsibilities include developing the company's growing diversity, inclusion and environmental sustainability programs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2019

Apple, Google continue inclusive push with new emojis

Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but also expand the number of images of human diversity. The announcement coincides with Wednesday's.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 17th, 2019

Delta ‘Dream Flight’ shows diversity and inclusion next off the runway

As companies continue to double down on diversity and inclusion, Delta Air Lines says it wants to be the airline that moves the needle for minorities in aviation. When Delta Air Lines Captain Guy Stallworth, 54, first took part of the airline’s annu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019

How the diversity advocates behind the Mosaic Awards aim to make Austin businesses more inclusive

The Austin Mosaic Awards, which spotlight companies and individuals with the most impactful diversity and inclusion initiatives, are back this year and nominations are now open. Once nominations are in, a committee of leaders and influencers with exp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2019

8 ideas for minority-led startups from black women entrepreneurs

A panel discussion at the Free Library last week went beyond the typical talking points on diversity and inclusion......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2018

Boeing CEO reveals aggressive push to integrate parts, services businesses

Boeing will continue its aggressive push to launch more joint ventures with parts suppliers and make other jet components itself, CEO Dennis Muilenburg said this week. "Our criteria on vertical investments is clear: We are looking for things that dri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

What is supplier diversity?

Supplier diversity means formal programs committed to the inclusion of diverse businesses as an integral part of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2018

Fed Report Sees Optimism About Growth, but Growing Concerns About Tariffs

Businesses said they were still optimistic about the economy’s growth trajectory, but indicated concerns that tariffs would continue to push up costs, according to a Federal Reserve report released Wednesday......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 25th, 2018

Two weeks left to nominate for Leaders in Diversity Awards

The terms "diversity and inclusion" seem to be popping up everywhere in the business world these days, from Fortune 500 companies to local small businesses. But while everyone seems to be talking about diversity and inclusion, not everyone is putting.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 26th, 2019

Positioning CBD Businesses For Success

By LJ Suzuki, CEO CFOshare. The CBD industry has been growing for some time, and thanks to the Farm Bill of 2018, passed late last year, the industry is set to continue to expand at a breakneck pace. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga8 hr. 8 min. ago

Inclusion honored at OBJ"s 2019 Diversity in Business Awards event (PHOTOS)

Local business leaders were recognized for their dedication to inclusion at Orlando Business Journal's 2019 Diversity in Business Awards luncheon on Oct. 11 at Hyatt Regency Orlando. This year’s honoree list features 15 outstanding diverse comp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2019

State regulator could push food-delivery companies away from percentage fee

The state Liquor Authority appears set to enforce a limit on the fees businesses can collect from restaurants with liquor licenses—a decision with the potential to shift the market for the .  During... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 12th, 2019

The WNBA"s inclusion in the world"s most popular basketball video game will dramatically change the perception of women in sports

The WNBA"s inclusion in the world"s most popular basketball video game will dramatically change the perception of women in sports.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2019

Comcast executive joins Birmingham law firm as director of inclusion and diversity

Former Comcast Cable executive George D. Medlock Jr. has joined a Birmingham, Alabama, law firm as its first director of inclusion and diversity. Medlock will become a partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, the largest law firm in Birmingham. Pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2019

Global reputation, soaring population could make Austin recession-proof, panel says

As long as people continue to move to Austin .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2019

Nearly all of the NBA"s Chinese partners have cut ties with the league

Out of the 13 Chinese businesses listed as official partners listed on the NBA China website, 11 have distanced themselves from the sports league amid escalating tensions between China and the NBA......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 9th, 2019

Nearly all of the NBA"s Chinese partners have cut ties with the league

Out of the 13 Chinese businesses listed as official partners listed on the NBA China website, 11 have distanced themselves from the sports league amid escalating tensions between China and the NBA......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 9th, 2019

Mortgage rates remain near recent lows — why that may not be enough to push more people to buy homes

Economists argue that low rates will continue to prop up the housing market as the economy slows down, but it’s not clear how long that will last......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 3rd, 2019

MMAC launches diversity push during annual meeting at Fiserv Forum: Slideshow

Nearly 1,400 Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce members gathered Thursday night for the annual all-members meeting at Fiserv Forum with the theme of making Milwaukee "a region of choice for diverse talent." Check out the attached slideshow to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 29th, 2019

Wells Fargo"s top female execs share thoughts on diversity, inclusion

Diversity and inclusion is a hot-button topic for corporate America. Here's what these Wells Fargo executives have to say about it......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2019