Tag: Target

Video: Insight Into Mentoring and Sponsorship Relationships

How have participants’ mentoring or sponsorship relationships evolved What have been the greatest benefits Hear personal experiences and success stories from sponsors/people being sponsored and mentors/mentees. To access the presentation slides, go to DiversityInc Best Practices. Kim Strong Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion Target Kim Strong began her career at…

Video: 2013 DiversityInc Special Awards Dinner

On Oct. 16 in New York City, DiversityInc honored seven companies for unique achievements that go beyond the scope of normal diversity-management best practices. Top Company for Talent Development: Time Warner Accepting Award: Jeff Bewkes, Chairman and CEO Reasons for Honor: Accountability: To ensure an effective pipeline of talent from…

Companies Say N-O to Paula Deen's Use of the N-Word

By Manuel McDonnell Smith *This story has been updated on 6/28/13 (11 a.m. ET) to reflect the additional companies that have ended their business relationships with Paula Deen since this article was originally published. As fallout continues over celebrity chef Paula Deen’s use of the N-word, some of her business…

The 2013 DiversityInc Special Awards

This year, DiversityInc honors seven companies for unique achievements that go beyond the scope of normal diversity-management best practices. The companies and their top leaders will receive the awards at our Oct.16 event in New York, Talent Development: Diversity-Strategies Event & Special Awards Dinner. Top Company for Talent Development: Time…

Case Studies: Cross-Cultural Mentoring

Even the most progressive companies often show gaps in talent development, especially when it comes to women, Blacks, Latinos and Asians. Both independent research and DiversityInc’s own research show that formal mentoring programs with cross-cultural emphasis are the keys to creating a sustainable level of talent ready to move up…

Are Political Donations That Conflict With Your Diversity Policy a Shareholder Issue

Shareholder activism is putting corporate political contributions under the microscope. What repercussions could your company face if your contributions don’t align with values related to diversity and inclusion In this “Corporate Political Spending: Why Shareholders Must Weigh In” white paper, NorthStar Asset Management‘s Julie Goodridge and Christine Jantz reveal the…