Stories by Mark Renfree

2016 Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Diversity & Inclusion Leaders

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Winner: Ronald W. Wong, Imprenta Communications Group In 2007, San Francisco became the first major American city to pass a ban on single-use plastic bags. Today, plastic bag bans are in place in over 140… Continued

2016 Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Diversity & Inclusion Campaign

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Winner: Sedgwick – Differences Matter Sedgwick’s president and CEO charged his diversity and inclusion council with creating a video to serve as the cornerstone of the company’s diversity and inclusion story. His vision was an… Continued

2016 Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Diversity & Inclusion Campaign

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Winner: Taft Communications – New Jersey State of Diversity Survey As a New Jersey-based communications firm with a keen interest in corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion, Taft launched a campaign to help the state… Continued

2016 Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Diversity & Inclusion Campaign

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Winner: Takeda Pharmaceutical – “Take Pride” Float at Boston Pride Parade Takeda Pharmaceutical recently launched a U.S.-based diversity and inclusion council, whose focus is to develop key initiatives that embrace its employee’s point of view and create… Continued

2016 Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Diversity & Inclusion Campaign

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Winner: TBWA\Chiat\Day – Accenture Being Greater Than Program Accenture believes that diversity—including gender diversity—is critical to high performance. Following this logic, the company pledged to grow the percentage of women it hires to at least… Continued

2016 Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Diversity & Inclusion Leaders

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Winner: Laverne McGee, OCPA Laverne McGee worked in the field of diversity and inclusion long before they became buzzwords. As a woman of color, she has created many firsts in her career as a PR… Continued

2016 Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Diversity & Inclusion Leaders

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Winner: Laura Alber, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.  The California company with the largest share of women in top jobs isn’t a Silicon Valley tech firm or an L.A. entertainment giant. It’s Williams-Sonoma Inc. According to this year’s… Continued

2016 Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Diversity & Inclusion Campaign

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Winner: Imprenta Communications Group – Local Control Funding Formula Awareness In 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the Local Control Funding Formula, which is the most comprehensive reform to California’s school funding system in… Continued

2016 Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Diversity & Inclusion Campaign

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Winner: Hill+Knowlton Strategies – #NotYourMascot: Bringing a Human Rights Issue to Center Field The discriminatory name and logo of the Cleveland Major League Baseball team has long been protested by indigenous peoples of North America, but… Continued

2016 Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Diversity & Inclusion Campaign

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Winner: FleishmanHillard – FH4Inclusion FleishmanHillard sought to celebrate its 70th anniversary in a way that spoke to who the company is and what makes it unique, while uniting employees under a single, global rallying cry that would… Continued