US Heat Waves: A Scorching Reminder of the Climate Crisis
🌡️US Heat Waves: A Scorching Reminder of the Climate Crisis
Join the sustainability forces! The summer of extreme heat continues, with more record-breaking temperatures on the horizon. While some relief is in sight, the dangerous heat persists, linked to the relentless heat dome driving deadly heat waves across the southern US. The numbers are staggering: El Paso’s 44-day streak of 100-degree temperatures, Miami’s 46-day stretch with a heat index above 100 degrees, and Phoenix enduring 31 consecutive days at or above 110 degrees. This relentless heat wave serves as a stark reminder of the urgent need to address climate change and foster diverse, sustainable solutions.
See what experts say about how to sleep in a heat wave.🌍
🌟Unleash the Power of Diversity and Inclusion with Our Diversity Calendar Kit
On August 1, Canada observes Emancipation Day, commemorating the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. And on August 4, the United States celebrates Barack Obama Day, honoring the nation’s first Black president and his commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Honor these significant events by elevating diversity and inclusion in your workplace. Our comprehensive Diversity Calendar Kit helps you embrace these values and drive positive change. Subscribe now to unlock ready-to-use event ideas, resources, and strategies that foster an inclusive culture all year round. Let’s create a community that reflects the legacy of Emancipation and promotes equity, respect, and understanding. Join us in celebrating and advancing diversity! 🤝
🏳️🌈UK Channel 4’s 2023 Diversity in Advertising Award: Proud All Over
Channel 4’s £1m Diversity in Advertising Award 2023 calls on UK advertisers to authentically represent LGBTQIA+ communities in TV ads. Insight shows brands have shied away from portraying LGBTQIA+ communities due to fear of backlash. Be bold and promote inclusivity! ✨
🏛️Canada OSC’s Roundtable: Diversity in Capital Markets
Mark your calendar for Thursday, September 14, 2023, as the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) takes a significant step towards strengthening diversity in Canada’s capital markets. Beyond gender, the roundtable aims to foster a robust discussion on diversity consultation, seeking stakeholder input on corporate diversity approaches. Panellists will explore views and strategies for Canadian investors and public companies.
Join this pivotal discussion to make your voice heard and shape an inclusive landscape that truly represents our diverse society. To register for the virtual event, visit the OSC website and click on the registration link. Let’s build a more diverse and resilient capital market together!
🎓Australian Students Leading the Way: Driving Gender Equality and Diversity in STEM
Discover how our passionate students are breaking barriers and making a lasting impact on gender diversity in STEM fields. We sat down with three inspiring executives from the University’s Women and Diverse Genders in Maths Society (WAMSOC) to explore the challenges faced by women and gender-diverse individuals in STEM. According to the 2022 STEM Equity Monitor, there’s progress, but women still constitute only 27% of the SETM workforce and 36% of university STEM enrollments in Australia. The Australian government is committed to supporting diverse pathways, empowering women and girls to excel in science and technology sectors. Let’s unite and create a future where everyone can thrive in the world of STEM. Join our journey towards greater inclusivity and innovation!
How to make your DEI wins known to your Staff, Clients, Customers and Business Partners
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are important in today’s Workplace, Business and Society. DEI can help organizations tap into a broader pool of talent and perspectives, which can lead to increased innovation, creativity, and problem-solving. By creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace, businesses can attract and retain a broader range of employees, which can enhance their competitiveness. As markets and customers become more diverse, businesses that prioritize DEI can better understand and serve the needs of their customers. This can help increase customer loyalty and drive revenue growth. A workplace that prioritizes DEI can help create a more positive and supportive work environment. This can improve employee engagement, productivity, and retention rates. Employees who feel valued and respected are more likely to be motivated to perform their best work. Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential not only for ethical and social reasons but also for achieving business success and meeting legal requirements. DEI pulls together more colourful experiences, invites opportunties, improves staff satisfaction, customer engagement and organizational reputation. If Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are important to your organization, make your efforts and commitments known publicly by getting the Diversity Equity Inclusion Workplace™ Certification! Amplify the value and impact.