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Starbucks to nearly double spending with diverse suppliers by 2030
Reuters: Starbucks is taking a lead in Supplier Diversity by announcing it will nearly double spending with suppliers and vendors from underrepresented groups by 2030. Harvard Business Review explains Why You Need a Supplier-Diversity Program and describes some model programs of companies such as UPS and Coca-Cola.
Featured Job this week: Senior Director, Storytelling and Content Management
The Nature Conservancy is actively recruiting a Senior Director, Storytelling and Content Management. The Nature Conservancy is looking for a senior leader with a clear vision for developing and championing an integrated content strategy in service of their brand, created with the right mix of channel and audience in mind. TNC is seeking a leader who is skilled at understanding how editorial and content strategy can shape a user’s relationship with a brand and knows how to resource and develop digital channels to achieve TNC’s marketing goals. The Senior Director spearheads the development of data- and audience-driven messaging and stories, high-quality, multifaceted content, and effective ways to advance the Global Marketing and Communications (GMAC) strategic priorities.
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Google launches ‘woke’ writing function touting ‘inclusive language’
Google Docs will now show pop-up warnings when people type in words or phrases considered to be non-inclusive, such as “policeman,” “fireman” or “housewife., and suggest alternative words that are more inclusive to all readers. This is called the “woke” feature. The New York Post has the story.
Historic appointment of Canada’s first Accessibility Commissioner
Yahoo Finance: Stephanie Cadieux has been appointed as Canada’s first Chief Accessibility Officer. The Accessibility Commissioner is a full-time Governor in Council (GIC) appointment, under the Canadian Human Rights Act on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice. Reporting to the Chief Commissioner of the CHRC, the Accessibility Commissioner will provide executive leadership and direction within their jurisdiction for the administration and enforcement of the Accessible Canada Act and its regulations.
Celebrate Diversity with your Staff, Clients and Business Partners
Get recognized for your DEI efforts and commitment by getting Diversity Equity Inclusion Workplace™ (DEI Workplace™) Certified. This is the first and critical step to understanding how your organization is doing, and making your efforts well-known to those who are important – your staff, clients and business partners.