Session 3: Strategic Investments

Analyze current trends and best practices in philanthropy, social investing, and employee engagement.

DAY 1: Investing in Communities

Faculty: Catherine Foca, Capital One Foundation   


  • Trends in corporate philanthropy
  • Responsive, strategic, and catalytic philanthropy
  • Partnerships with nonprofits
  • Impact Investing
  • Collective Impact
  • Baselines and feedback loops

DAY 2: Investing in People

Faculty: Mercedes Escala, IBM


  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Developing an employee engagement strategy
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Employee Resource Groups and Affinity Groups
  • Volunteerism and Skills-based Volunteering
  • Training and upskilling
  • Baselines and feedback loops

2020 Dates: July 23-24, 2020

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