ATLANTA, March 24, 2017/3BL Media/ -- UPS (NYSE:UPS), in partnership with the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), is proud to be included on the 17th annual list of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) – the only national award honoring corporations for world-class supplier diversity programs that reduce barriers and drive growth for women-owned businesses.
For the 57 million Americans living with disabilities, the largest barrier to Quality of Life is finding employment. There are 30 million Americans with disabilities of working age but only 20 percent of them participate in the workforce.
The barriers to employment usually stem from stigma about what individuals with disabilities can achieve and contribute to the workforce. A survey that we worked on with PwC found that many people try to hide their disability out of fear that stigma will keep them from getting a job or limit their job options.
CINCINNATI, OH, February 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Ohio Diversity Council is proud to announce Veteran Political Strategist, Donna Brazile, as their 2017 Ohio Women’s Conference keynote speaker. The conference will be held on May 9, 2017 at the University of Cincinnati. This annual event focuses on professional development, community, networking, entrepreneurship, and women’s health.
During the month of February, the United States celebrates National African American History Month, a time to commemorate the many contributions and accomplishments of African Americans nationwide. It’s also an opportunity to highlight the impact that African Americans have had on everything from technology to medicine. Taking time to reflect on these often hidden figures, who have changed our country for the better, reminds us of why diversity and inclusion continues to be such an important part of both our history and our future.
HOUSTON, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce its 2017 DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program to be held in five locations across the Unites States. The success of past years has prompted the National Diversity Council to expand the program to Ohio and New Jersey in addition to California, Florida, and Texas.
Company Recognized by CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine
PHILADELPHIA, January 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, has once again been named a Top 50 employer for providing a positive working environment for people with disabilities by CAREERS & the disABLED magazine.
US sustainable, responsible and impact (SRI) investing continues to expand. The total US-domiciled assets under management using SRI strategies grew from $6.57 trillion at the start of 2014 to $8.72 trillion at the start of 2016, an increase of 33 percent, as shown in Figure A. These assets now account for more than one out of every five dollars under professional management in the United States.
Holland America Line president leads prestigious Fortune 1000 and Global 500 senior executive leadership organization
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Orlando D. Ashford, president of Holland America Line in Seattle, Wash., has been elected chair of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the pre-eminent national organization composed of current and former black CEOs, senior executives, entrepreneurs, global thought leaders and board members of Fortune 1000 and equivalent companies. The focus of the organization is the development of a pipeline of global black executives for C-suites, corporate boards and global enterprises to leverage the full power of diversity and inclusion.
SAN ANTONIO, January 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – National Diversity Council CEO, Angeles Valenciano, will have the honor of acting as the keynote speaker for DreamWeek San Antonio’s DreamVoice Awards Luncheon. This event will take place at The Pearl Stable on January 13, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. The purpose of this awards luncheon is to honor courageous leaders in the local community that seek to improve equality for people of all backgrounds.