Hosted with Barclays This session explored how we can build an equitable and human-centred economy that supports and fosters a new generation of workers. We dove deep into how innovations in workforce development programmes can address racial equity and inclusion issues. We heard from inspiring entrepreneurs from across the portfolio of Acumen America, which is […]
Hosted with Barclays Interviewees: Stella Tran, Senior Associate, Acumen America April Dominguez, CEO, Handsome App
Welcome by Zahid and Yvette Torres-Rahman, Founders, Business Fights Poverty Followed by a Fireside Chat with: Marina Leal, Sustainability and Human Rights Manager, Natura &Co Anna Barford, Prince of Wales Fellow in Pathways to a Circular Economy, supported by Unilever, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership Annabel Beales, Director, Learning and Engagement, Business Fights Poverty
This session, hosted with Visa, explored how businesses can best support the livelihoods of refugees. What models of engagement of the business community to support refugees in the immediate and longer-term are showing promise and can be scaled? What is needed to take action to the next level, what are the bottlenecks and how can […]
How can we think globally and act locally in order to build effective diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategies?
Hosted with the IFC This session explored how to identify strategies to advance diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces in a global context. Operating in local markets requires cultural intelligence to recognize common needs which can shape corporate priorities and those unique to specific geographies. As we tackle intergenerational issues such as climate change and the […]