On September 25, 2019, Stanley Black & Decker and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation highlighted how the private sector finds creative solutions to our biggest problems.
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More than ever before, businesses need to foster inclusive cultures to not only attract and retain top talent—but to remain competitive. There are practical strategies and tangible benefits for organizations of all sizes, especially small and medium-sized businesses, to focus on inclusion.
2020 is an important year for the fulfillment of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality. One hundred years ago, the 19th Amendment guaranteed women’s constitutional right to vote in America. Forty-five years ago, the United Nations began celebrating International Women's Day on March 8. Twenty-five years ago, 189 national governments negotiated a global agreement, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, to achieve greater opportunity for women.
The Citizens Award for Best Economic Empowerment Program recognizes businesses that create economic opportunity for people and communities around the world.
On behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and AT&T, we would like to invite you to “Reaching Every Level: Empowering and Advancing Women of Color in the Workplace” on October 8 in Dallas, TX from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This private sector dialogue will focus on best practices, innovations, partnerships, and cross-function business strategies supporting women of color in the workplace.
Everyday women are building and running unicorn companies.
New Research Finds Inclusive Policies Are Most Effective When Paired With External Support For LGBT Employees
While there is already research demonstrating the benefits of LGBT-inclusive policies on a company’s employees and its bottom line, the impacts and changes on organizational culture are not as well understood.
Companies are working harder than ever to create positive brand associations and make their values clear to consumers.