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2024 ESG Trends and the Implications for Communicators

Increased regulations and reporting standards – and the demand for transparency across all stakeholder groups – have led to an ESG (environmental, social and governance) landscape that is more com…
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Padilla DEI Collective: Q&A with Leslie Wright

Although Padilla had begun its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) program in earnest in 2019, the George Floyd tragedy, which happened only a few miles from our Minneapolis headquarters, compelled…
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The Value of Purpose in the Workplace

Following the height of the pandemic, much was made of “The Great Resignation,” shifting priorities, working from home – and all of this made us reconsider where, how and why we work. And now, w…
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Social Issues: 5 Factors to Consider when Taking a Stand

Use our Social Issues Scorecard to determine whether or not to take a stand. Everyone’s got an opinion – on everything. And everywhere you look, there’s a new, potentially polarizing issue emerg…
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Communications Best Practices for Pride that Brands Can Apply All Year

There is significant evidence that the groundswell of support for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) programs initiated by most companies in 2001 and 2002 had since ebbed in many organizations, wi…
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Are We There Yet? A Look at Progress and Workplace Equity on International Women’s Day

I didn’t expect to land in a profession where I would be surrounded by so many female leaders, mentors and colleagues. My career path was originally pointed in a very different direction — one…
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