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Southern Company Signs the Hispanic Promise

Earlier this month, Southern Company signed the Hispanic Promise, an initiative of the We Are All Human Foundation. The Promise is the first-of-its-kind national pledge to hire, promote, retain and celebrate Hispanics in the workplace. Launched at the World Economic Forum in 2019, the Hispanic Promise is a non-legally binding sign…

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What You Need to Know About Indigenous People’s Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrates Native American peoples and recognizes their histories and cultures in a progressive counter-celebration to the federally recognized Columbus Day. Many Indigenous and non-Indigenous people reject celebrating Christopher Columbus because of the violent colonization he represents as a historical figure. The grade-school notion of “Columbus discovered America”…

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Humana, Humana Foundation Commit More Than $1 Million to COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Efforts in Georgia

Originally published on Humana.com Funding has supported vital community needs including food security, housing, virtual learning and diabetes support Atlanta is also one of six communities that will benefit from The Humana Foundation’s $3 million investment in a partnership with the March of Dimes Together, Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and the company’s philanthropic…

AT&T and WarnerMedia Continue Elevating Diverse Voices

Originally published on ATT.com AT&T and WarnerMedia Commit to Elevating Diverse Voices AT&T and WarnerMedia earlier this year joined Ghetto Film School for a nationwide challenge called Film Credits. Young filmmakers from all backgrounds were asked to reflect on their lives and submit short stories and videos about their determination and…

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Media Coverage of Kamala Harris Still Shockingly Sexist and Racist; Increased Challenges for Transgender Individuals at the Polls; and More

Media coverage of Kamala Harris still shockingly sexist and racist. Talk of her winning debate performance is making all the headlines now, but when Kamala Harris was first announced as Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick, a stunning 25% of the coverage of her historic candidacy included either sexist or racist…

Update: Boeing Wins ‘High Achiever’ Among Sustainability Leaders for Innovating Carbon Fiber Recycling

Originally published on advocate.socialchorus.com/boeing. Update: The National Association of Manufacturers saluted Boeing’s innovative carbon fiber recycling initiative as the highest achiever among sustainability leaders on Thursday at their virtual gala. “This is a tremendous achievement of this team who turned their vision of recycling carbon fiber into a reality,” said Chris…

What Cocoa Sustainability Means at Hershey

Originally published on thehersheycompany.com. Nearly 70 percent of the world’s cocoa comes from West Africa, and cocoa is a critical and often sole source of cash for millions of smallholder farming families. Unfortunately, these communities face environmental and economic difficulties that present various challenges for West African cocoa farmers. Many…