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Seattle Hosts First-Ever West Coast LGBT Economic Summit

Summit Addresses Economic Factors and Policy Agendas Affecting LGBT The Greater Seattle Business Association hosted the Western Business Alliance’s first-ever LGBT Economic Summit on Thursday, March 16 at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. The summit addressed economic factors and policy agendas that affect LGBT- and minority-owned businesses in the 40 cities represented from Washington, Oregon, California,
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Q&A with American Airlines Inc. Chairman and CEO Doug Parker

Doug Parker is chairman and CEO of American Airlines Group Inc. and American Airlines Inc., its principal subsidiary company. He was named to the position in 2013, following the merger of American Airlines and US Airways Inc., where he was chairman and CEO. Under Parker’s leadership, US Airways achieved record revenue growth, operational performance and
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International Summit Reveals Importance of LGBT Support

In 2016, the business sector made some important strides in the fight against discrimination against LGBT people around the world. Eighty-seven percent of Fortune 500 companies now have non-discrimination policies based on sexual orientation, and for the first time ever, the issue made it to the agenda of the World Economic Forum in Davos. But
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Macy’s Raises $1.1 M for The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation

Foundation to honor retail brand with first-ever outstanding partner award for their ongoing support in the fight against AIDS The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) recently announced that Macy’s Fashion Pass has raised $1.1 million for the organization. The funding will be granted to over one hundred nonprofits supporting people living
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Q&A With PFLAG Interim Director Elizabeth Kohm

Beth Kohm, Interim Executive Director PFLAG National is the nation’s largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ). We sat down with the Interim Executive Director Elizabeth Kohm for an insider’s view on the organization and it’s efforts, what she would say to the leaders
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CVS Health Promotes Diversity

With Supplier Executive Learning Series 18-week Course Helps Suppliers Gain Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities Most consumers are familiar with CVS Health Corp., the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States with more than 7,900 locations throughout the country. What consumers may not know is that CVS Health is a leader in supplier diversity. In
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PG&E’s PrideNetwork Leading the Way for Equality

The face of corporate America has diversified, and one of the most visible signs of that progress is Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and its successful PrideNetwork Employee Resource Group. The San Francisco-based energy firm is leading the way to support and provide protections for its LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) employees, and in
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Nissan: Re-Engineering Supplier Diversity

Supplier Diversity Becomes Core Strategy At Nissan North America Inc. (NNA), diversity has long been considered an integral part of the company’s success. From recruiting and retaining talent to senior leadership development to supplier diversity, NNA has a successful track record of promoting diversity and inclusion. But, earning awards for supplier diversity isn’t enough for
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NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBTI community, is celebrating the culmination of its highly successful inaugural NGLCC Global LGBTI Business Week in Washington, D.C., November 14-18, 2016. Hosted by NGLCC in partnership with leaders and organizations committed to expanding global LGBTI economic opportunity, this was the
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DeVere Kutscher has seen the world and now his world is at home

DeVere Kutscher with Hillary Clinton Born in Israel, Kutscher moved to Long Island, New York as a kid but his trans-Atlantic travels didn’t stop there. “I’m kind of a nomad so the fact that I’ve lived in D.C. for 13 years is a miracle,” Kutscher said. “I was in New York for 4
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