Tag: Toyota

DiversityInc 2021 Top 50 event: Improving Corporate Culture Through DEI Analytics

During DiversityInc’s 2021 virtual event “Improving Corporate Culture Through DEI Analytics,” panelists came together to discuss the importance of DE&I and data transparency in the modern corporate world. Panelists for the session included Belinda Grant-Anderson, Vice President of Talent Development and Diversity at AT&T (a DiversityInc Hall of Fame Company);…

Toyota Investing $1.7 Million To Help Diversify Engineering Workforce

Originally published at pressroom.toyota.com. Toyota Motor North America ranked No. 10 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2020.   One of the world’s largest automakers is teaming up with three institutions of higher education in Kentucky to help change the face of engineering. Today, Toyota announced a $1.7 million investment to increase opportunities…

Managing Ethnic Stereotypes That Enter the Room Before You Do: A Panel Featuring Toyota’s Billie Jo Johnson and PepsiCo’s Merary Simeon

During DiversityInc’s Women of Color and Their Allies event on Nov. 4, Merary Simeon, North America vice president of diversity and engagement at PepsiCo and Billie Jo Johnson, general manager at Toyota Motor, North America discussed the stereotypes they faced as women of color in the corporate space. PepsiCo was…

Toyota Extends Production Suspension at All Plants Until May 1

Originally published on pressroom.toyota.com. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and decline in vehicle demand, Toyota is further extending the length of its production suspension at all of its automobile and components plants in North America, including Canada, Mexico and the U.S. The manufacturing facilities will remain closed through May 1, resuming…

How Toyota Encourages the Youth of America

Originally published on pressroom.toyota.com. Shannyn Baumgartner, a credit supervisor at Toyota Financial Services (TFS), relished her time volunteering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, participating in holiday dinners and collecting back-to-school donations. But when she became a judge for the Clubs’ Youth of the Year Award in 2017,…

Toyota Releases 2019 North American Environmental Report

Originally published on pressroom.toyota.com. Toyota is committed to supporting and fostering a more inclusive and sustainable society. To achieve that goal, the Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050 was developed to address major environmental issues facing the global community, such as climate change, water scarcity, resource depletion and habitat loss. Based on…

Toyota AI Ventures Opens Smart and Connected Cities “Call for Innovation” at CES® 2020

Originally published on pressroom.toyota.com. Toyota’s first dedicated venture fund invites early-stage startups, building innovative solutions to improve the quality of life in urban communities, to apply for up to $2 million in VC funding. Toyota AI Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm dedicated to helping discover what’s next for…