Advancing Equity in CSR: An ACCP Summit

A Look Back

June 23-24, 2021 from 1-4pm ET

Interactive Online Program

Effectively incorporating racial equity in social impact is a top priority of corporate citizenship practitioners.

Consumers and employees alike now demand that companies act to address racial inequities. The Advancing Equity Summit will look at how corporate citizenship professionals can support their companies’ commitment to equity and include it in their community work, employee volunteerism, and impact measurement.

Attendees will learn from leaders with expertise in advancing equity, as well as peers who are committed and incorporating equity into all aspects of their CSR work. You will walk away from this program with new knowledge and connections to help advance your own company’s equity journey.

Learning Outcomes

Over the course of the session, we will cover:

Key Takeaways

Follow this link to view the Key Takeaways document we curated from this program. 

Program Agenda

*Schedule subject to change

Day One – June 23rd – 1-4pm ET

Opening Session

Sudha Nandagopal, Chief Executive Officer, Social Venture Partners International

Understanding our current reality as it relates to equity in our communities and our systems

Panel Discussion: “Authentically Engaging in Community”

Lindsay Mason, Sr. Manager, The Rite Aid Foundation
Adrienne Bradley, Director of Community Impact, ProMedica
Sabrina Thornton, Arts and Culture Program Officer, T. Rowe Price
Moderator: Alicia Procello, President, Avery Dennison Foundation & VP, Corporate Social Responsibility

Learn how companies can make authentic commitments to their communities, the importance of including the community perspective in our work, and how to reach & support grassroots organizations.

Day Two – June 24th – 1-4pm ET

“Data & Impact Measurement”

Marcus Walton, President & CEO, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

Understand the importance of disaggregating your data and how to consider measurement with an equity lens.

Panel Discussion: “Equity in Employee Engagement”

Jerome Tennille, Manager of Social Impact & Volunteerism, Marriott International
Liz Johnson, Sr. Director of External Affairs Management & Strategy, Capital One
Wendy Vang-Roberts, Training Manager, Minnesota Alliance for Volunteer Advancement (MAVA)

Learn how to consider equity in your employee volunteer programs, equip your employees to engage in the community, and leverage your Employee Resource Groups to support the work.

“Ask Me Anything” with Marcus Walton

Marcus Walton, President & CEO, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

In this open session, ask the question you are likely to get from your leaders, peers, and employees and receive guidance on how to answer.

Sponsored by:

Avery Dennison
Capital One

We also want to thank the Nordson Corporation for their support of this program.

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