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Jun

29

June 29, 2021

DEI: The Corporate Rainbow: Going beyond Pride Celebrations and Creating Lasting Impact

The Corporate Rainbow: Going beyond Pride Celebrations and Creating Lasting Impact

How can companies combat performative allyship and rainbow-washing? We share ways to support the LGBTQ+ community that create long-lasting impact.

#DEI #Human Rights

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Jun

1

June 1, 2021

DEI: LGBTI Inclusion in Action: Q&A with Dominic Cole-Morgan of Scotiabank

LGBTI Inclusion in Action: Q&A with Dominic Cole-Morgan of Scotiabank

Business can help advance LGBTI equality and create more inclusive and equitable workplaces. This includes Scotiabank, which recently announced a significant expansion of gender affirmation benefits for employees and their families. To kick off Pride Month, we connected with Dominic Cole-Morgan, Senior Vice President, Total Rewards, Global Human Resources at Scotiabank to discuss the recent announcement and Scotiabank's broad commitment to human rights.

#DEI #Human Rights #Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality

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May

19

May 19, 2021

DEI: Modernizing the Social Contract in 2021: Five Developments for Business to Consider

Modernizing the Social Contract in 2021: Five Developments for Business to Consider

COVID-19 has shown—in a tragic way—how interconnected the world is. All the events of the past year and a half have also reinforced and deepened the urgent need to redefine the social contract and the key role business must play in that effort.

#Climate Change #DEI #ESG #Human Rights #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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May

12

May 12, 2021

DEI: Beyond #StopAsianHate: Building an AAPI-Inclusive Workplace Culture

Beyond #StopAsianHate: Building an AAPI-Inclusive Workplace Culture

As the U.S. celebrates AAPI Heritage Month this May, there is an opportunity for business leaders to learn more about the AAPI experience and help to build a more just, sustainable, and inclusive world—beginning in the workplace.

#DEI #Human Rights

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Mar

11

March 11, 2021

DEI: Leading with Equity: How Companies Can Promote Social Justice through DEI

Leading with Equity: How Companies Can Promote Social Justice through DEI

L. Simone Washington, BSR's Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), shares four takeaways for companies on shaping a more inclusive world where all people have fair access to opportunities and activities to improve their lives.

#DEI #Strategy and Integration

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Feb

17

February 17, 2021

DEI: To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

How can companies play a role in tackling systemic racism and discrimination?

#DEI #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration

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Nov

23

November 23, 2020

DEI: Why Company Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs Need Intersectional Approaches

Why Company Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs Need Intersectional Approaches

As more and more companies develop, enact, and expand women’s empowerment and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, business needs to understand women’s diverse and distinct experiences and undertake an intersectional approach.

#DEI #Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

4

November 4, 2020

DEI: Climate Justice: How Business Climate Action Can Reduce Environmental Racism

Climate Justice: How Business Climate Action Can Reduce Environmental Racism

This year’s COVID-19 crisis and racial justice movement have highlighted the systemic inequities in the U.S. and revealed how crises disproportionately affect certain populations. Business has an important role to play in helping to bring climate justice and racial equity front and center while shifting the finance for the energy transition.

#Climate Change #DEI

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Oct

7

October 7, 2020

DEI: Investors Are Committing to Action on Diversity. Now What?

Investors Are Committing to Action on Diversity. Now What?

Amid a wave of societal commitments to action on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and racial justice, investors are stepping up commitments and vowing to intensify engagement with companies on DEI.

#DEI #Financial Services

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Jul

30

July 30, 2020

DEI: A New Social Contract That Enables Social Justice

A New Social Contract That Enables Social Justice

To address deep disparities and systemic challenges, companies will need to take new approaches that move beyond diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as primarily compliance-driven efforts, and transform these tools into strategic drivers to achieve social justice.

#DEI #Social Contract

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