2020 is an important year for the fulfillment of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality. 100 years ago, the 19th Amendment guaranteed women’s constitutional right to vote in America. 45 years ago, the United Nations began celebrating International Women's Day on March 8. 25 years ago, 189 national governments negotiated a global agreement, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, to achieve greater opportunity for women.
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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.
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 businesses of all sizes to focus on inclusion.
Examining trends in workplace financial wellness innovation, Financial Wellness in the Workplace: The Business Imperative by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation profiles eight large companies with employee programs in financial education, student loan repayment, and retirement.