Tag: Environment

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: April 28

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. Civil Rights Leaders…

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: March 24

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. Ketanji Brown Jackson…

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Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline — Opposed by Indigenous Populations and Environmentalists Alike — Officially Killed

The Keystone XL Pipeline, a project equally reviled by environmentalists as well as the country’s Indigenous populations, is officially dead. Reuters has reported that the “$9 billion oil pipeline [that] became a symbol of the rising political clout of climate change advocates, and a flashpoint in U.S.-Canada relations was officially…

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First Ever Corporate Diversity Board Requirements Passed in California; $1 Billion in COVID-19 Relief Redirected to Defense Department by White House; and More

California passes first ever state-mandated corporate boardroom diversity law. More than 660 public corporations with headquarters in California will soon be required to have at least one board director from an “underrepresented community, the Washington Post reports. A new state law signed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom will require boards…

Hershey and Government of Cte D'ivoire Partner to Increase Locally Processed Cocoa

The Hershey Company (a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company) and the government of Cte d’Ivoire have announced a new partnership to increase the company’s sourcing of cocoa processed in Cte d’Ivoire. They also agreed to expand Hershey’s successful Energize Learning initiative to Cte d’Ivoire, aiming to improve nutrition, increase school enrollment, attendance…