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Serena Williams Invests In Pro-Women Equality Shaving Brand Billie

August 9, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
Tennis Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has agreed to invest in female-first shaving brand Billie. By investing in the direct-to-consumer company, Williams continues supporting the campaign for equality for women. Billie's pricing aims to do away with the “pink tax”, or higher prices for products designed for women. Williams joins other celebrities, including Drew Barrymore and Lena Dunham, who have expressed support for the brand on social media. [Image Credit: © Billie Inc.]
Melissa Minton, "Serena Williams joins the fight against sexist ‘pink tax’", Page Six, August 09, 2018, © NYP Holdings, Inc.
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Panacea Looks At Transparency And Minimalism As Corporate Guideposts

August 9, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Panacea founder Terry Lee discussed how he established a direct-to-consumer beauty brand that depends on customer insights to create gender-neutral, closely managed collection of three skincare products. According to Lee, the outstanding feature of his company is its ability to create and sell products in ways that both women and men find attractive. Also, the company's approach to gender neutrality is highlighted by its product development process. Lee said transparency and minimalism are “very innate” in his company's character and “naturally showed up in the brand itself.” [Image Credit: © Panacea]
"Interview: How A DTC Skincare Brand Builds Consumer Routines Using Customer Insight", PSFK, August 09, 2018, © PSFK
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Ahold USA Earns Perfect Survey Score On LGBT Workplace Equality

November 9, 2017: 12:00 AM EST
Ahold USA, the parent company of supermarket chains Stop & Shop, Giant, and Martin’s, as well as the grocery shopping/delivery company Peapod, received a perfect score on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The national benchmarking survey and report evaluates corporate policies and practices lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality. The high score earned Ahold USA the designation as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” [Image Credit: © HRC]
"Ahold USA Earns Top Marks In 2018 Corporate Equality Index", News release, Ahold, November 09, 2017, © Ahold
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Coke Shows Its Support For Same-Sex Marriage Down Under With Billboard Changes

September 14, 2017: 12:00 AM EST
Australians have until November 7 to vote by mail on same-sex marriage, and in the interim, Coca-Cola is using an iconic billboard and new packaging to proclaim its support for inclusion and marriage equality. The Kings Cross, Sydney, billboard – known locally as “The Coke Sign” – now has rainbow lights, in addition to the red and white ones. In addition, the company launched “Love” Coke cans, also with a rainbow design. A company statement says, in part: “No matter who you are or who you love, all couples should be treated equally.”
Danielle Long, "Coca-Cola supports marriage equality with rainbow billboard and cans as brands shy away from SSM debate", The Drum, September 14, 2017, © Carnyx Group Ltd
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U.S. Grocery Chain Owner Delhaize Honored For Diversified Hiring Practices

May 17, 2017: 12:00 AM EST
Retail grocery chain owner Delhaize America was recognized by Web-based “diversity” publisher and event sponsor DiversityInc for its excellence in hiring, retaining and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT people and veterans. Delhaize, whose grocery chains include Food Lion and Hannaford, was ranked 10th among the top 11 “Companies for Progress,” a subset of the top 50 companies for diversity. It was the only grocery firm to make the top 50. Other retailers among the top 50 were Target (No. 22) and CVS Health (No. 50). CPG companies included Johnson & Johnson (No. 5), Procter & Gamble (No. 13), Kellogg Co. (No. 28), Colgate-Palmolive (No. 35), and McCormick & Co. (No. 45).
"Delhaize America Among Top Companies for Progress", Progressive Grocer, May 17, 2017, © EnsembleIQ
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Shiseido Joins UN Women To Promote Gender Equality In Japan

April 26, 2017: 12:00 AM EST
Shiseido Company, Limited, has agreed to partner with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women to lead the promotion of gender equality in Japan. According to the partners, they have reached an agreement because they “pursue the same cause.” Shiseido supports women's advancement, while the UN Women campaigns for gender equality worldwide. As part of its support for gender equality, Shiseido will launch gender education programs for the country's younger generation.
"Shiseido Signs Agreement with UN Women to Lead the Promotion of Gender Equality in Japan", Shiseido, April 26, 2017, © Shiseido Company, Limited
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Shiseido Supports UN Women's Campaign For Gender Equality In Japan

April 26, 2017: 12:00 AM EST
Shiseido Company has agreed to collaborate with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women to lead the promotion of gender equality in Japan. According to the partners, they have reached an agreement because they “pursue the same cause.” Shiseido supports women's advancement, while the UN Women campaigns for gender equality worldwide. As part of its support for gender equality, Shiseido will launch gender education programs for the country's younger generation.
Natasha Spencer, "Gender Equality in Japan Drives Shiseido’s Latest Agreement", CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com, April 26, 2017, © William Reed Business Media SAS
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Kroger Appoints Angel Colon Senior Diversity Director

April 18, 2017: 12:00 AM EST
Retailer Kroger Co. said it has appointed Angel Colon as senior director of diversity. Kroger's director of multicultural development for merchandising since 2008, Colon succeeds Rueben Shaffer who retired in March 2017. Colon has 27 years of experience in the grocery industry, holding various management roles including product management, category management, and promotions.
"Kroger Names Angel Colón Senior Director of Diversity", Kroger, April 18, 2017, © The Kroger Company
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Kroger Recognized For Inclusive Corporate Buying Practices

February 16, 2017: 12:00 AM EST
A company that provides an online platform for entrepreneurial B2B networking and education has ranked the Kroger Co. eighth on its top 50 list of corporate buyers who offer multicultural products and services. Omnikal, once known as Diversity Business, says Kroger was chosen by two million minority- and women-owned business owners. Omnikal.com is a division of Computer Consulting Associates, Inc. [ Kroger headquarters, Cincinnati, Ohio; Image credit: © Derek Jensen ]
"Kroger Named a Top 10 American Company for Inclusion", News release, Kroger , February 16, 2017, © The Kroger Company
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Shiseido Eyes Women Occupying 40 Percent Of Management Positions By 2020

January 6, 2017: 12:00 AM EST
Japanese cosmetics company Shiseido said it aims to have 40 percent of its management positions filled by women by 2020. In January 2017, the company has achieved its 30-percent objective. In Japan, the government wants 30 percent of leadership positions to be filled by women by 2020. [ Image credit: © Shiseido ]
"Japan's Shiseido aims for 40% female management by 2020", Nikkei, January 06, 2017, © Nikkei Inc.
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