VIDEO: How can companies best engage in partnerships to drive transformational change?

How To Video with Seth Green, Founding Director, The Baumhart Center, Loyola University Chicago

Members of the Business Fights Poverty network share their insights through a series of “how-to” videos on the themes of Business Fights Poverty NYC Online 2020. In this video Seth Green, the Founding Director of the Baumhart Center looks at how businesses can best engage in partnerships to drive transformational change

Seth Green is the founding director of the Baumhart Center, an interdisciplinary center at Loyola University Chicago that prepares leaders to tackle society’s most pressing challenges. Seth is also an executive lecturer in the Management Department of Loyola’s Quinlan School of Business, where he teaches courses on nonprofit leadership, social entrepreneurship, and corporate social responsibility.

 

WHAT THIS SESSION COVERS

The aim of this session is to help business professionals understand why we see cross-sector partnerships growing to address issues as different as pandemics, inequality, and climate change; how businesses can best engage in partnerships to drive transformational change; and what are good examples of initiatives that are going in the right direction.

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Editor’s Note:

This How-To Video is part of Business Fights Poverty NYC Online 2020, a one-week, online conference (21 to 25 September) that builds on our recent online conference Business Fights Poverty Online 2020 (13 to 17 July) to drive forward connection, conversations and collaboration around how we rebuild better – how together we create an equitable and resilient world. The week consists of inspiring and engaging content, live events, peer networking and community-led learning. The week also builds on our Business and COVID-19 Response with Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Responsibility Initiative, and supported by DFID and a number of our corporate partners.

Each day, we will focus on a specific theme: Imagining the Future We Want (Monday); Creating an Equitable World (Tuesday); Helping People Survive and Thrive (Wednesday); Building Resilient Livelihoods (Thursday); Shaping System-Level Partnerships (Friday).

You can register here to join us at the online event.

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