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Google helps diverse suppliers bridge digital divide

When organizations embrace diversity and inclusion, the best results materialize when a strong understanding of both the overarching goal and the value exist. This understanding comes through when looking at Google’s commitment. Google has a holistic diversity and inclusion strategy clearly focused on four key areas: hiring more diverse employees, fostering an inclusive workplace,
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Gypsy Circle – the new, innovative way to stay in touch while traveling

Andrew John Butash has fond childhood memories of spending many summers in Spain — in a little town called Cunit, in Tarragona south of Barcelona, to be exact. At a very young age, he was fortunate to have the opportunity to see the world, as his parents believed that visiting new places was the
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By |June 17th, 2016|Business Equality, Featured Posts|0 Comments

The House that Casting Built looks for diversity in storytelling

Anthony Lucente and Risa Tanania Risa Tanania and Anthony Lucente have always loved both storytelling and television. As children, both spent hours watching television, captivated by the stories playing out onscreen. As adults, both gravitated toward careers in television — Tanania in production and Lucente in scripted programming. Then they found each other,
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FSRSD strengthens supplier diversity initiatives of its companies

The mission of Financial Services Roundtable for Supplier Diversity Inc. is to strengthen the supplier diversity initiatives of its respective companies, thereby increasing stakeholder and shareholder value. Diana Domenech, FSRSD chair and American International Group Inc. senior director, supplier diversity, environmental sustainability and strategy “We do this through a variety of delivery methods,
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Insurance industry responds to a new marketplace in the age of marriage equality

AFLAC Benefits Consultant Agent Louis Varela When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges in June, it guaranteed same-sex couples the constitutional right to marry. The decision has had a number of implications for insurance companies. For example, health and life benefits that previously existed only in states
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Capgemini executive urges all to be true to their values

Authenticity: it can make a world of difference for LGBT success in the corporate world. The word conjures different meanings and feelings for everyone, but for Karen Jones, authenticity has brought her tremendous success both at work and home. Principal information technology executive at Capgemini U.S. LLC’s Atlanta office, she places significant importance on being
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By |December 31st, 2015|Business Equality, Feature Stories, Featured Posts|0 Comments

NGLCC honors outstanding LGBT business community leaders at National Dinner Awards

Photography by Robert Dodge Photography   The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce recognized outstanding leadership in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender business arena at the 13th Annual National Dinner Awards at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. The event brought together more than 800 business owners, corporate representatives and LGBT chamber leaders from around
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CVS Health Executive Learning Series helps suppliers

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 fact, the Woonsocket, Rhode Island-based company plans to continue to expand the amount
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Marriott: Long tradition of diversity and inclusion

Marriott International Inc. has a lot to celebrate this year: continual increasing commitment to diversity and inclusion and full support of the contributions of all of its associates, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender associates; suppliers; guests; and the communities they serve. From a rise in the number of diverse- and women-owned hotels to exceeding
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OBOX’s Tim and Thom DeWitt are making a difference 

  Tim and Thom DeWitt, Co-Founders and Co-Owners of OBOX Solutions Inc OBOX Solutions is the brainchild of married couple and co-owners Tim and Thom DeWitt whose philosophy maintains that lasting relationships are accomplished by having an out-of-the-box mentality toward both staffing and life. What OBOX offers are streamlined, full-service staffing solutions that
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