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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

Table of Experts: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Contributing writer Holly Dolezalek The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal held a panel discussion recently on the topic of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Panelists included Angel Uddin, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Blue Cross and Bl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2020

Amid push for systemic change, Black-owned businesses tell Columbus: ‘We’re right here’

“We’ve had no increase in calls,” said Carolyn Williams-Francis. “But that’s been the case for 35 years, honestly. You see people say they want diversity. We follow up with them and say ‘We’re right here.’ ”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2020

Data and diversity: A nonprofit offers businesses a look at themselves

The nonprofit will use data to generate report cards for businesses on their diversity and inclusion......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2020

Editor"s notebook: A season for listening, learning, taking action

Businesses that include diversity of leadership, thought, ideas and a culture of inclusion are ones that succeed on levels others simply yearn for. In this moment in history, your voice matters more now than ever — so use it wisely......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 25th, 2020

Capitol Report: Republican lawmakers criticize Democrats for telling 5 public companies to return small-business loans

Republican members of a new watchdog panel on Wednesday push back against their Democratic colleagues’ demand that five public companies return emergency loans meant for small businesses hurt by the coronavirus crisis......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2020

The Speed of Inclusion: Business, Behavior and Benefits of the New IQ

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal held a panel discussion recently on the topic of diversity and inclusion. Panelists included Siyad Abdullahi, president and CEO of Pro-Health Care and Language Banc; Archie Black, president and CEO of SPS Com.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2019

Diversity & Inclusion: Martinez sees how global corporations can increase opportunity through diversity

Eduardo Martinez' family left Cuba in 1960, during the Communist revolution, leaving behind their homes, businesses and nearly all they had. "My parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, arrived in the United States with only what they could pack in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 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

Pritzker’s rule to penalize businesses that don’t enforce face mask rule withstands GOP challenge in legislative panel vote

A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers on Tuesday let stand Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s emergency rule that would penalize businesses with fines o.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribune24 min. ago

Britain"s Enemies Will Tremble At The Sight Of Our Diversity & Inclusion...

Britain's Enemies Will Tremble At The Sight Of Our Diversity & Inclusion... .....»»

Category: worldSource: nyt11 hr. 38 min. ago

NBC10 News Director Anzio Williams leaving station after eight years for diversity role at NBCU

Anzio Williams, vice president of news for NBC10 and Telemundo62, will be leaving the station after receiving a promotion by parent company NBCUniversal. He has been appointed senior vice president of diversity, equality and inclusion for NBCU-owned tel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2020

Bloomin" Brands names new VP for diversity and inclusion

Bloomin’ Brands Inc. has promoted Sheilina Henry, regional vice president, to the newly created position of group vice president of diversity and inclusion, the company announced Thursday. Tampa-based Bloomin' is the parent of restaurant bra.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2020