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Report Documents Lack of Diversity in the Federal Reserve Banks

A report by the Greenlining Institute, entitled “Government That Looks Like America Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Financial Regulatory Institutions,” is being released first on DiversityInc.com. It examines the demographics of the organizations regulating the financial-services industry, and they come up shortespecially at the top. The Greenlining Institute, a nonprofit…

Why Companies Decline in the DiversityInc Top 50

Competition onThe DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversitylist grows fiercer each year. Companies that earn one of these coveted spots can celebrate their well-deserved recognition. However, they also need to remember that their hard work is not yet overit takes dedication and continued focus to maintain diversity goals and continually…

Which Diversity-Councils Model Is Best for Your Organization

What diversity-management best practice can deliver top-notch results for both a defense contractor and a financial-services/insurance firm A visible and effective diversity council. Northrop Grumman(No. 42 inThe 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity) andPrudential Financial(No. 9) both utilize their diversity councils to oversee diversity management and drive the success…

Is Your Talent Program World-Class

Is your company prepared for a talent war The quest for top talent is a leading concern among corporations, according to a Deloitte and Forbes Insights study, which found that more than half of companies are concerned about the health of their pipelines, especially when it comes to executive management….

KPMG ANNOUNCES TAX BENEFIT FOR SAME-SEX DOMESTIC PARTNERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Megan Dubrowski (February 13, 2012) KPMG (201) 307-8237 mdubrowski@kpmg.com KPMG ANNOUNCES TAX BENEFIT FOR SAME-SEX DOMESTIC PARTNERS NEW YORK, Feb. 13 KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has announced that it will offer to its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) partners…

What Does It Take for a Woman to Become CEO

Getting women to the top of most organizations is a common issue, especially the CEO spot. Here’s an interview with one woman who rose to the top in a male-dominated industry and became CEO and chairman of KeyCorp, a top 20 U.S. bank. How did Beth Mooney do it In…

CVS/pharmacy's "Project Health" Will Deliver More Than $21 Million Worth of Preventive Health Screening Events Across the U.S. in 2012

CVS/pharmacy, the nation’s leading retail pharmacy, announces today the launch of Project Health (Proyecto Salud in Spanish), a wellness program delivering more than $21 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities. The program, which aims to prevent disease through early detection, grew from CVS/pharmacy’s highly successful To Your…

Top 5 Ways to Maximize Talent

Recruitment doesn’t stop after a new hire’s first day on the job. Employers need to continually nurture employees so that top recruits stay loyal and engaged. This especially pertains to Black, Latino, Asian, American Indian, female and LGBT staffers and employees with disabilities who can feel ostracized or as if…

Gay-Marriage Ban Struck Down: Why Your Company Should Care

By Barbara Frankel The California Appeals Court decision striking down Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage, is an important legal and moral victory for marriage-equality supporters, including several corporations. The intersection of corporate values and business decisions has increased substantially in recent years at progressive companies. In California, companies…

'My First Time Being the Minority Was Intimidating'

Steve Fry has come a long wayprofessionally and culturallyfrom the tiny town of Millhousen, Ind., population less than 150, where his parents and three generations before them ran a pig farm. Today, as Eli Lilly and Company’s senior vice president, human resources and diversity, and a member of the executive…