Juneteenth is the annual federal holiday on June 19, 1865 that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved Africans: the exact day it was announced in the state of Texas, U.S. that enslaved African Americans were free. As a global B Corp Data Protection Office, HewardMills highlighted this year’s Juneteenth celebration.  As part of our 5th [...]

By |2023-10-20T21:03:20+01:0026th June, 2023|Diversity by design, DPO, Governments, International|

Pride and privacy

Pride month is celebrated throughout the world in June to mark the events of the Stonewall Riots (1969). The events were catalysed by the violation of privacy rights of the LGBTQ+ community in New York; galvanised forces joined to fight for greater protection within the community. However, data privacy conflicts were already amidst an [...]

By |2022-06-26T08:28:04+01:0024th June, 2022|Diversity by design, DPO, International|

Top 10 tips for Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace

Diversity and Inclusion has come a long way since it was first pioneered in the 1960s, and it is not hard to see why. When it is done right, a diverse workplace is good for businesses, and it is good for employees. In today's data privacy landscape, it is more important than ever for [...]

By |2022-06-26T08:28:56+01:0016th June, 2022|Diversity by design, DPO, Tips|

Diversity and privacy go hand in hand

February marked both Black History Month in the US and LGBT+ History Month in the UK. For us at HewardMills, these are important celebrations. The origins of Black History Month in the US date back to 1926 when Carter D. Woodson and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History launched “Negro [...]

By |2024-01-29T12:25:58+00:0011th February, 2022|Diversity by design, International, ThoughtLeadership|
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