Articles by tag: DEI

Beyond the Acronym: Exploring the Depth of DEI

Antonio Saunders talks about DEI

The world is increasingly driven by the quest for equality and understanding, and the realms of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have become more than just buzzwords; they have emerged as pivotal elements in shaping the future of education. Yet, as these concepts gain prominence, they also encounter resistance and misinterpretation, leading to polarized…

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BlackRock, Big Banks, and Social Media Wars: A Comprehensive Look at DE&I and ESG Practices, Threads’ Battle with Twitter, and the Earnings of JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo

DE&I, ESG practices, social media wars, and recent earnings of financial giants such as JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo create a vortex of activity ripe for discussion. In a world where social media platforms are battling for supremacy and big banks are releasing their earnings, the conversation around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) and…

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Do Gen-Z Employees Care About ESG, CEI and DEI?

Today, discussions about Environmental Social Governance (ESG), Corporate Equality Index (CEI), and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) are becoming more prevalent in the corporate world. Yet, many question their validity and impact, as institutions grapple with integrating these initiatives into their overall philosophy. This discussion is crucial, considering that globally, sustainable investment assets stood at…

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The Rise of Supplier Diversity in Retail: Promoting Inclusion and Innovation

Supplier diversity is a concept that has gained increasing importance in recent years, particularly in the retail sector. The idea is simple: by increasing the number of diverse suppliers that a company does business with, it can promote diversity in its supply chain and, by extension, the broader economy. Shipt, a leading online grocery…

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Why Hiring a Diversity Manager is Just Half the Battle in Today’s Market

With 11 million open jobs in the US today, companies are scrambling to fill positions. After investing time and financial resources, it should be seen as a success when a firm makes a hire, considering the competition there is for talent. This is especially true in the exploding market of the diversity manager, or more…

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Software & Technology
What Will DoD Do About Open Source Drones?

David Benowitz is the Head of Research at Drone Analyst, an independent research and consultancy firm focused solely on the drone ecosystem. “What I really wanted to speak about and share with the audience is the open source drone ecosystem, a community that I have been digging into over the past few weeks. We just…

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3 Ways Higher Education Leaders can Move into the Future

COVID-19 has created new financial and operational challenges for higher education leaders, and has accelerated the impact of long-standing demographic, organizational, and economic trends, according to a new whitepaper. Released by TIAA and EY-Parthenon, “The new normal: Higher education in a post-COVID-19 world” was the focus of a panel at the TIAA Institute Virtual Higher…

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Excellence Culture – Brian Mosley
May 22, 2024

“I like your word excellence better than greatness, because you don’t have to sacrifice everything in order to be excellent” – Brian Mosley Those were the words of Brian Mosley (President of RightNow Media) as we discussed the balance of family and leading an organization that is impacting people all over the world. If you…

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Nurturing and Growing a Sustainable Safety Culture
May 22, 2024

Applied Digital champions a proactive approach to workplace safety, empowering employees to take ownership of their health and safety. This video showcases our open-door policy, which allows employees to easily connect with environmental health and safety (EH&S) professionals via phone, email, or a dedicated helpline for support in any situation. We also highlight our…

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Applied Digital’s Executive Leadership Commitment to Safety
May 22, 2024

This video explores the profound impact of Applied Digital’s executive leadership view commitment to safety. It highlights the key initiatives led by senior executives to foster a culture where safety is paramount. A standout strategy is the incorporation of a ‘safety moment’ at the start of every meeting, designed to heighten safety awareness from…

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At Applied Digital, Employee Safety is #1
May 22, 2024

At Applied Digital, employee safety transcends mere compliance—it’s a core value that defines our corporate ethos. This video underlines the importance of creating a robust health and safety environment, ensuring every team member returns home safely daily, and fostering a positive and secure workplace atmosphere. By prioritizing safety above all, including production, Applied Digital…

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