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2013-07-18 08:27:10

New report encourages high-growth companies to 'shoot for the moon' and develop a diverse board to improve results NEW YORK, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For high-growth companies, getting the board composition right is crucial to growth and success. Ernst & Young recently unveiled Shoot for the moon: With the right board, the sky's no limit, which offers high-growth companies leading practices and tips on how to build a well-rounded board to help shape the direction of a...

2013-07-09 08:26:25

Best-Selling Author Dennis Kimbro to Keynote Event CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council's annual Business Opportunity Conference (BOC) offers a unique platform to get ahead and lead the race in aligning businesses with proven Best Practices that support supplier diversity through building relationships and increasing economic sustainability. This year, more than 500 minority business owners, corporate executives and...

2013-06-19 16:22:19

ATLANTA, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, Southern Company has been named as one of the Best Employers for Workers Over 50. One of only two corporations in Georgia to be included in the 2013 list, Southern Company joins a diverse group of health systems, corporations, government agencies and non-profits earning recognition from AARP and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) "At Southern Company, we...

2013-06-11 23:00:13

Berkshire expert to present on the unique diversity and AA obligations of federal contractors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 On June 17, 2013, Nicole Butts, SPHR, a leading compliance expert at Berkshire Associates Inc.–a human resources consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building the ideal, balanced workforce–will give attendees a clear understanding of the relationship between diversity and affirmative action (AA), and the obligations to which...

2013-06-06 08:23:04

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NiSource (NYSE: NI) today released its first Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) Report, which highlights the progress toward advancing I&D as an essential part of the company's strategic direction and operational identity. The report details NiSource's commitment, ongoing strategy and achievements through four dimensions of I&D: employees, customers, communities and supplier diversity. The full report is available at...

2013-05-29 23:00:13

Berkshire compliance expert to examine census updates at Chicago ILG event. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 On June 7, 2013, Cindy Karrow, SPHR, a leading compliance expert at Berkshire Associates, a human resource consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building their ideal, balanced workforce, will examine what HR professionals can expect when it comes to the new census data and affirmative action planning in her Chicago ILG event presentation: “New Census Data and...

2013-05-24 23:24:18

Diversity Focus announced today that in 2013 more people in the Creative Corridor have an expanded understanding of diversity. But overall, employment was the key discrimination issue across the board for all communities. Cedar Rapids, IA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Diversity Focus announced today that in 2013 more people in the Creative Corridor have an expanded understanding of diversity. The results come from the 2013 Creative Corridor Community Survey. The survey was done from...

2013-05-23 16:21:44

Company included in publication's 2013 "Best of the Best" list ATLANTA, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hispanic Network Magazine has named Georgia Power to its 2013 "Best of the Best" list. The annual list highlights organizations across multiple industries, including energy, that strive for diversity and incorporate it into their business practices. The list is compiled from market research, independent research, diversity conference participation and interviews that were performed by...

2013-05-22 23:26:08

San Francisco based Belcorp USA is honored to announce that its General Manager, Mona Ameli, has been recognized among the 2013 Most Powerful and Influential Women in the state of California by The National Diversity Council. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 San Francisco based Belcorp USA is honored to announce that its General Manager, Mona Ameli, has been recognized among the 2013 Most Powerful and Influential Women in the state of California by The National Diversity Council. This...

2013-05-21 23:01:59

Diversity Focus, a non-profit organization striving to improve the living and working environments for all residents in the Creative Corridor region, is releasing results for its 2013 Creative Corridor Community Survey. The survey is a critical component to attracting, nurturing and retain people of diverse backgrounds, cultures and beliefs. (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Diversity Focus, a non-profit organization striving to improve the living and working environments for all residents in the...