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Gaming
Logitech G’s new Aurora collection looks to help change gaming stereotypes
The company’s new Aurora collection is designed to be gender inclusive, not gender exclusive, addressing the needs and wants of women gamers while also still appealing to a wider general audience.
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Accenture
The ANU & Accenture tackle diversity in national security podcast
Technology is constantly evolving, so in an industry where change and innovation are crucial to surviving, shouldn’t workplace diversity be a priority, too?
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Sustainability
Fortinet releases its inaugural sustainability report
Fortinet's report looks at how the company has been innovating for a safe internet, respecting the environment, growing an inclusive workforce and promoting responsible business.
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Sustainability
Hootsuite 2021 Impact Report shows workforce more diverse
Hootsuite has released its annual 2021 Impact Report detailing the results of its social impact initiatives following the launch of its corporate guiding principles.
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Spark NZ launches Beyond Binary Code for gender inclusion
Spark NZ has launched a new tool intended to promote visibility and inclusion for non-binary communities online.
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Cloud
Honeywell receives Rainbow Tick for diversity & inclusion in NZ
The company states, “We foster an inclusive environment in which all employees feel valued, respected and accepted."
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Workforce
Huge disconnect between leadership perception of diversity and inclusion and reality - report
Capgemini Research Institute has found only 10% of global businesses are front-runners in inclusion and diversity practices within their technology teams.
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Diversity
Four steps to achieve greater organisational diversity and inclusion
Many organisations still struggle to solidify workplace cultures that are inclusive and embrace diversity. Here are four fundamental principles that guide the company’s approach to diversity.
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Cloud
Microsoft launches program to help people with disabilities excel in tech
Microsoft wants to help people with disabilities excel in their technology careers, which is why it has launched a first-of-its-kind pilot program to achieve those goals.
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Diversity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Aussie Broadband talks workplace diversity
In this interview, we speak with Aussie Broadband's general manager of corporate affairs, Janet Granger-Wilcox about workplace diversity and inclusion (D&I).
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Recruitment
Okta forms inclusion council to reflect employee diversity
“The goal of the Inclusion Council is to ensure that the conversation and ownership of inclusion and belonging are even more deeply integrated within Okta’s business approach."
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Inclusion
2020 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards finalists announced
The Awards, which were established in 2015, recognise Hong Kong business’ efforts to promote LGBT+ equality and inclusion.
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Cloud
Avanade Australia receives gender equality citation
Avanade Australia says it is committed to promoting gender equality at the workplace and helping employees feel inspired, confident and cared for.
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Careers
The few women in the boardroom outpace men for top spots - Diligent Institute report
Women board members take 6.31 years on average to be elevated to a leadership role, compared to 8.02 years for men. 
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Women in Technology
IWD 2020 interview: Boomi's Tania Mushtaq
As a celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re running a series of interviews with women in technology. Boomi's APJ marketing director Tania Mushtaq shares her thoughts.
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Inclusion
ANZ backs #LoveSpeech campaign to support LGBTIQ+ community
“Words do hurt”: That’s the message from Australia’s LGBTIQ+ community, of whom an overwhelming majority have been subjected to hurtful, homophobic or transphobic language.
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Diversity
Allen & Overy appoints five regional D&I partners
"As a firm we have made significant progress on our D&I agenda globally in recent years. To progress further, we need to ensure that our global policies are implemented through a local lens."
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Diversity
Have your say in the Annual NZ Workplace Diversity Survey
The annual New Zealand Workplace Diversity Survey will help to shape research on diversity issues and ways to support a more inclusive New Zealand.
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Cloud
Oracle staff condemn Larry Ellison's support for Donald Trump
More than 7000 Oracle employees and members of the public are asking Oracle to take a hard look at itself and its ‘commitment’ to diversity, ethics, and inclusion.
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Cybersecurity
Global doors open for indigenous tech company
A new contract is a significant further step in the expansion of Warrgambi as an organisation founded on excellence in safety, quality, operations, staff development and social inclusiveness.
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Cloud
Vodafone New Zealand supports Pride Month 2020
“This Pride Month we are proud to share what we do all year round to make our company inclusive of all gender identities and sexualities in Aotearoa."
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APAC
Culture Amp aims to advance inclusion in Singapore and APAC
Culture Amp has announced it will roll out its Diversity & Inclusion Starter Kit for free to all Singapore and APAC organisations.
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Artificial Intelligence
Gartner’s nine UX trends for 2020
These digital experience trends fall within two broad categories – how digital technology is experienced and how digital experiences will be built.
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Digital Transformation
Opinion: Balancing DX with diversity and inclusion
As the business landscape continues to quickly evolve, two concepts are becoming increasingly apparent and starting to intertwine.