Southern Company

Southern Company Launches ‘Boldly Forward’ Website To Detail Equity Work

Originally published at southerncompany.mediaroom.com. Southern Company ranked No. 19 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2022.

 

Southern Company has launched a new website detailing its work building equity in the company and its communities. The “Boldly Forward” site will provide updates on the company’s Moving to Equity work and diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives.

“The Boldly Forward mantra perfectly describes our path onward and continued commitment to equity at Southern Company,” said Tom Fanning, Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO. “Our goal of DE&I aims to ensure all groups, especially historically underrepresented and marginalized ones, are well represented, included and treated fairly within all levels of our organization and in our communities.”

The Boldly Forward site includes information on Southern Company system’s culture, community impact, work to advance education equity and civic engagement. This includes investing in Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the Amplifying HBCU initiative to create a more inclusive workforce for the future.

Southern Company launched its Moving to Equity framework in 2020 amid national conversations on racism and inequality. Earlier this year, Southern Company released its inaugural Moving to Equity: 2021 Transformation Report tracking progress of long-term goals, highlighting key results and outlining how the company can improve and continue to hold itself accountable.

“The Boldly Forward site is another tool we will use to track our progress as we continue to hold ourselves accountable in this work,” Fanning said.

Latest News

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: December 1

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. 1. Bill to Protect…

Medtronic Increases Remote Access to Innovative Technologies and Training

Originally published at news.medtronic.com. Medtronic ranked No. 10 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2022.   Medtronic plc, a global leader in healthcare technology, launched the Medtronic Customer eXperience Center (MCXC) in Singapore, leveraging innovative healthcare technologies across extended reality (XR), augmented and virtual realities and…

PwC on Providing Workplace Skills for Global Youth

Originally published at pwc.com. PwC is a Hall of Fame company.   Take on Tomorrow, the podcast from our management publication strategy+business, brings you Episode 10: “How can we ensure the workers of tomorrow get the skills they need today?” As countries around the world face labor shortages, global youth unemployment…