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D&I Weekly News Round Up: Girls’ empowerment, Work-life, and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we are talking about the value caregiver employees bring to companies, a supermarket offering sensory-friendly shopping hours, the reason why companies are offering unlimited vacation time, and a girls’ empowerment program in India.

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Caroline Berns - Head of D&I and Talent Acquisition MMEA

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Well-being

Offering unlimited vacation time sounds like employers care about their employees’ well-being. But according to Wharton management professor Peter Cappelli, the real reason for this is financial accounting – benefitting employers. Read more here.

Work-life

Insightful study about the additional values caregiver employees (so anyone who takes unpaid care of children, parents, or others) bring to companies – and what companies should do to support them.

Inclusion

For people with sensory sensitivities, shopping in bright and noisy supermarkets can be very challenging. Walmart US is now offering sensory-friendly shopping hours during the back-to-school season. Read more here.

Girls’ empowerment

Touching video with Dr Urvashi Sahni, sharing her personal story - and how her experience encouraged her to fight for girls’ education in India for the past 37 years.

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