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Breakout Sessions | Explore Your Options

Throughout the Conference, you'll encounter two types of breakouts: case studies, which are presented by BCCCC member companies with CSR stories to share, and more generalized breakouts that are focused on a corporate citizenship topic. Below are some of the confirmed sessions and their descriptions. Check back for more (lots more!) in the coming weeks.
virtual volunteering

Volunteering in a Hybrid World

DATE/TIME: TBD

As many companies embrace a hybrid work model, challenges have arisen in maintaining and growing volunteer initiatives that were once key to a company’s culture. Companies now face hurdles such as incorporating volunteer activities during in-person events when there are other goals to achieve and providing equitable volunteer opportunities to employees everywhere. Learn how to keep remote employees engaged in corporate volunteer initiatives, balance opportunities amongst remote and in-person employees, and utilize your company’s values and unique characteristics to select methods of corporate giving that maximize the impact of your service.

SPEAKERS:

TBD

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community resilience

Rethinking Community Resilience

DATE/TIME: TBD

Companies have been expected to respond to disasters and to provide relief to affected communities. With natural disasters increasing in number and intensity, many companies are working proactively to increase community resilience. This session will help you understand the difference between relief, recovery, and preparedness and where your company might make the most effective contributions.

SPEAKERS:

TBD

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engaging employees

Engaging Employees Across Generations

DATE/TIME: TBD

Corporate citizenship programs should resonate with audiences comprised of individuals from vastly different cultural, racial, socioeconomic, and generational backgrounds. However, therein lies a challenge: How do you create engaging content with a broad appeal? This session explores how to bridge gaps in generational understandings and appreciation for your own organization’s CSR efforts. Learn how to create internal communications and resources that will help create a more diverse group who take interest in and support your initiatives.

SPEAKERS:

TBD

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dei and esg

Where DEI Meets ESG

DATE/TIME: TBD

Interest in DEI and CSR programs has risen sharply as corporations look to embed social consciousness into their policies and decision-making. At the intersection of DEI and ESG are further opportunities for growth. Join us as we explore how to develop intentional inclusivity in your CSR programs. Review the environmental, systemic, and social barriers many DEI initiatives seek to address and learn how to integrate actionable ideas that support and protect inclusivity into your organization’s CSR strategy.

SPEAKERS:

TBD

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employee engagement team impact - 1

Grow Your Impact: Expand Your Team

DATE/TIME: TBD

Employee engagement programs such as volunteer initiatives and opportunities to give back are critical to the CSR strategy of many companies. However, organizing and running these programs is no easy task and one that requires the efforts of many. Join us for a discussion outlining the resources necessary to run a successful volunteer-based employee engagement program, procedures for training volunteers and keeping them interested and informed, and approaches for thoughtfully aligning representatives from across your organization toward a common goal.

SPEAKERS:

TBD

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transformative partnership - 1

Moving from Transactional to Transformative

DATE/TIME: TBD

We’ve all heard that money talks, but when it comes to philanthropy, money isn’t the only currency. Whether you aspire to change the world, change your community, or change a few minds, this conversation aims to shift the mindset that the best support is financial. Learn how to leverage skills, your mainstay products, and the services that your organization considers specialties to create partnerships that empower missions you believe in.

SPEAKERS:

TBD

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digital divide

Bridging the Digital Divide

DATE/TIME: TBD

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed less visible inequities. Expectations for online participation in school and work illuminated differences among those who have access to stable internet and up-to-date technology and those who do not. This panel explores equity and access to technology in both urban and rural settings and how companies are jumping in to support the pipeline of STEM workers.

SPEAKERS:

TBD

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health equity advisory board

Advancing Health Equity

DATE/TIME: TBD

Health equity is not just a concern of healthcare companies. Health equity is an indicator of the strength of the communities in which we operate and where our employees, customers, and suppliers live. Join this session to learn about how companies in multiple industries are improving health and well-being in their communities, among their employees, and with their customers.

SPEAKERS:

TBD

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Travelers-EDGE

CASE STUDY | THE TRAVELERS COMPANIES

A Case for Long-Term Talent Investments

DATE/TIME: TBD

Want to learn about how to build a diverse talent pipeline with great results and staying power? For 15 years, Travelers EDGE® has been building opportunity and producing positive results through its innovative college-to-career initiative. In this session you will hear from program leaders and partners about how the program has been fulfilling its mission to increase the number of diverse individuals who complete bachelor’s degrees and are prepared for a career at Travelers and the insurance industry. BCCCC has completed a case study demonstrating that the Travelers EDGE model is an extraordinary exemplar of continuous improvement—and worth exploring and learning from!

SPEAKERS:

Ivelisse Maldonado, Travelers EDGE Program Manager, Travelers

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See the Full #BCConf23 Agenda

Breakout sessions and case studies are just one element of this exciting event. See the Full Agenda