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Closing The Gender Pay Gap Is Easy -- So Why Is It Taking So Long?

Bonnie St. John | Posted 03.09.2017 | Women
Bonnie St. John

On the eve of Equal Pay Day last year, I sat at a charity dinner in Boston with two Salesforce execs who were both kvelling about the way their compan...

Tech Employees Promise Never To Help Trump Build A Muslim Registry

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.14.2016 | Religion

More than 200 employees of technology companies including Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google, Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) and Salesforce pledged on Tuesday to...

Doing Well By Doing Good: Suzanne DiBianca, Chief Philanthropy Officer of Salesforce, on her movement to give away $128 million dollars

Alexandre Mars | Posted 11.30.2016 | Impact
Alexandre Mars

As we're nearing the holidays, a time when people have their end-of-the-year charitable contributions more frequently on their minds, I would like to ...

These Are 3 Reasons Not to Use Microsoft's New Outlook CRM Offering

Gene Marks | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

My ten-person company is a Microsoft Partner and a fan of Microsoft. We specialize in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). We sell their recently r...

One Of Donald Trump's Quietest Critics Just Called Him Out On Diversity

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business

Marc Benioff doesn’t want to talk about Donald Trump. Rather than give more airtime to the bombastic Republican presidential nominee, the Salesforce...

A Response: What Silicon Valley Doesn't Get About Race

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 07.20.2016 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

What The Vanity Fair Article On Silicon Valley And Race Gets Wrong - and how to make it right As a woman of color who has been in the digital game fo...

CEO Explains How To Defeat Donald Trump Without Stooping To His Level

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business

“What are we going to do about Trump?” That’s a question Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff gets a lot these days from other CEOs and entre...

This CEO Is Famous For His Social Activism, But He's Silent On Trump

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business

A few major companies and chief executives are starting to mobilize against Donald Trump, but one CEO remains notably mum. Marc Benioff, the outspoken...

Salesforce CEO Now Going After North Carolina’s Anti-LGBTQ Law

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.24.2016 | Business

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, already crusading against an anti-LGBTQ law in Georgia, is now turning his attention to North Carolina. A day after Nort...

Groundbreaking Business Coalition for the Equality Act Launches

Mary Beth Maxwell | Posted 03.11.2017 | Queer Voices
Mary Beth Maxwell

60 major businesses stepped up today to endorse the Equality Act -- a bill that when passed will change the playing field for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans.

Gender Pay Gap by a Thousand Cuts

Katie Donovan | Posted 03.09.2017 | Business
Katie Donovan

I think the Complete Story of the Gender Pay Gap is still to be written. Claudia Goldin's knowledge and experience in this field is amazing. It is part of the story but I think there is more to be added. We probably will not know everything about the gender pay gap until we succeed at closing it.

Hundreds Of Companies Join Forces Against Anti-LGBT Bill In Georgia

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business

Major companies are speaking out against a Georgia bill that would effectively legalize discrimination against LGBT people. After the Georgia Senate ...

Another Huge Company Is Harnessing The Power Of Mindfulness

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business

Taking some time to look inwards goes a long way. That’s something Salesforce employees will soon be able to do regularly, as the cloud-based softwa...

5 Things A Teenager Learned at Davos

Niamh Scanlon | Posted 02.05.2017 | Teen
Niamh Scanlon

Last month I was lucky enough to go to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. While I was over there I helped to run a CoderDojo session for ...

Going Against the Flow: Lynn Vojvodich, CMO of Salesforce

Charu Sharma | Posted 02.08.2017 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Lynn Vojvodich is the Executive VP and CMO of Salesforce.com. Previously, she was a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, where she worked with portfolio companies on their go-to-market strategy and with Forbes Global 2000 CIOs and CMOs on their innovation agenda.

P.I.M.P. Your Conference Calls

Oliver Leung | Posted 01.22.2017 | Business
Oliver Leung

My very first conference call was on a landline with two other friends. It blew my mind. Back then, calling a third party became a party. Little has c...

Four Ways Techonomy 2015 Made News: "Why hasn't every CEO committed to making sure women and men are paid the same?"

Techonomy | Posted 12.11.2016 | Technology
Techonomy

Sean Parker being interviewed by David Kirkpatrick at Techonomy 2015. Memorable line: "I'll discourage my kids from using the products I built. By: D...

Climate Change This Week: Breaking Clean Energy Barriers, A Hot Year and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Breakthrough Energy Coalition a global group of private investors, representing several billions in capital, who will support companies that are taking innovative clean-energy ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace. BEC will interact with MI.

New Employees At This Company Volunteer Outside Office On First Day

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 11.13.2015 | Business

On their first day of work, Salesforce employees might find themselves stacking grocery boxes or weeding in a public park, far away from the company's...

Salesforce Adjusts Salaries By $3 Million To Ensure Women Are Paid Equally

San Francisco Chronicle | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business

Salesforce.com said Tuesday that it made $3 million in adjustments to employee salaries this year to make sure women and men are paid equally. “We l...

Climate Change This Week: The Flood Connection, a Clean Energy Superpower, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.04.2016 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Peruvian Amazon forests disappear, so does this insect, and webs of amazing be...

5 Questions For Business Leaders Who Believe In A Sustainable Revolution

The Huffington Post | Jo Confino | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business

What do a prominent Californian Internet entrepreneur, an international trade union boss and an African business leader have in common? They have come...

Salesforce Wants To Give Health Care 21st-Century Customer Service

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Health care has long been stuck in the past when it comes to customer service, making it hard for patients and their doctors to communic...

CEO Who Led Indiana Boycott Supports Confederate Flag Removal

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business

Marc Benioff, who led the business world's boycott of Indiana over legislation that would have enabled LGBT discrimination, tweeted his support for th...

Marc Benioff and Gates Foundation's Desmond-Hellmann Agree: Digital Health So Far Is Pitiful

Techonomy | Posted 06.04.2016 | Science
Techonomy

On the topics of digital healthcare and bespoke medical treatments, Benioff and Desmond-Hellmann covered new territory, and agreed that more must be invested and done to advance the field.