Medtronic Releases Second Annual Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Report

Medtronic Releases Second Annual Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Report. If this past year had one silver lining, it was a reinvigorated push for social and racial justice. Building a better and more just world for everyone requires pivoting the approach, transparency around progress, and accountability for improvement. With that in mind, Medtronic today issued  “The People Behind Our Mission: 2020 Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Report” to publicly share how the company is accelerating efforts to create an inclusive work environment, doubling down on removing bias, and amplifying its impact in local…

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Save the Children: Taking Action on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Charity Save the Children reaffirm their commitment to diversity with the following post below on their website: Save the Children reaffirms our unwavering commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, openly reflecting on and sharing the progress we have made, the work we have underway and the opportunities where we still have room to learn and grow. We shared our last DEI update in October, and will continue to do so on a quarterly basis. Save the Children envisions a world where every child gets the future they deserve. To achieve…

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Financial Times launches charitable initiative focused on financial literacy and inclusion

The Financial Times has announced a new initiative dedicated to promoting and expanding financial literacy and inclusion around the world.  The FT Financial Literacy and Inclusion Campaign will deliver clear and compelling content on basic financial subjects, and work with partners to make sure the information reaches people who need it most in the UK and around the world. FT deputy editor Patrick Jenkins, consumer editor Claer Barrett, contributing editor and educator Lucy Kellaway, and other experts will be closely involved with launching the initiative in 2021. “Too many people…

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Duke Energy Progress Extends Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion to Financial Sector

Duke Energy Progress, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, has successfully closed a $700 million debt offering with the help of seven diverse and minority-owned financial firms. This transaction, which involved African American-, disabled-veteran-, Hispanic- and women-owned brokerage firms as co-underwriters to sell the notes, marks the fourth significant transaction since 2016 by a Duke Energy franchise that engaged diversity-owned financial institutions as it raises low-cost capital for investments in cleaner, smarter energy infrastructure. Duke Energy Ohio, Duke Energy Florida and Piedmont Natural Gas have also completed similar transactions. “As we…

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PRSA Leadership Commits to Improvements in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

There has been some criticism of the PRSA online recently about a number of things and they have publicly commited to changes in their inclusion, this is what was released on their website, to read the site visit here. In the midst of these very turbulent times, a variety of urgent voices and constituencies are rightly telling the world that changes need to be made to address decades and decades of social injustices and systemic racism. At PRSA, we’ve found ourselves looking inward and reaching out across the full spectrum…

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