Tag: The Coca-Cola Company

Target's Amazing Answer for LGBT Hate Groups

By Chris Hoenig Target is firing back at anti-LGBT groups who targeted the retailer’s support of same-gender marriage, and it is doing so in the most awesome of ways. Target, No. 22 in the 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 and No. 8 in the DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for LGBT Employees,…

Coke Ad Features Gay Couple

By Albert Lin The Coca-Cola Company became the first company to feature a same-gender couple in a Super Bowl ad when its “It’s Beautiful” spot ran during the second quarter of Sunday’s game. In the 60-second spot, scenes of life around the United States unspool while America the Beautifulsung in…

Coca-Cola's Terrez Thompson; Linking Supplier Diversity & Business Goals

by Albert Lin & Stacy Straczynski With no background in procurement, Terrez Thompson was not an obvious choice to succeed Johnnie Booker as The Coca-Cola Company’s head of supplier diversity. But Thompson’s varied experiencesin Finance, Innovation and Operations, and Public Affairsworked in her favor. “I’m not a supplier-diversity expert but…

Prudential's New CDO, Plus Toyota Promotes Diversity Leader [Slideshow]

[SlideDeck2 id=23512 ress=1] Michele C. Meyer-Shipp Michele C. Meyer-Shipp has been named vice president and chief diversity officer of Prudential Financial, succeeding Emilio Egea, who retired. In her new role, Meyer-Shipp is responsible for leading and directing all diversity-and-inclusion initiatives for the company, and for ensuring ongoing compliance with federal…