' 2022 August 10 Virtual - From Day One

2022 August 10 Virtual

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Finding Corporate Purpose in a Time of Social Inequity

Workplaces retain employees by offering them dignity, meaning, and fulfillment. How can companies connect their business mission with pursuing a social purpose? How can employers identify the social inequalities in the communities around them and find ways to address them, in partnership with their workers?


From Day One is a Recertification Provider for SHRM and HRCI. This session is eligible for 3 credits from both organizations. The Activity IDs will be sent to attendees after the conclusion of the session.


Megan Bloomer

The Cheesecake Factory

Christine Salerno

Marsh & McLennan Companies

Emily McCrary-Ruiz-Esparza

Independent Journalist

Lydia Dishman

Fast Company



Meeting in the Middle: How Purpose Is Driven From the Top and Bottom

Creating and enhancing a sense of purpose often means organizing and implementing a cultural reset that depends on support and buy-in from both top leaders and workers. What are the conditions that determine priorities between the two groups, and how can organizations reconcile conflicting ideas and attitudes?

Technology and Meaning: How Digital Tools Can Enhance a Sense of Purpose

Technology has become indispensable in today's age of hybrid work. Beyond supporting operations and productivity, how can these can resources be mobilized to help employees connect their day-to-day work to a sense of purpose? How can employers use technology to facilitate programs in which employees can see their personal values at work?

Activating Purpose in 3 Steps: How to Identify Needs, Build Structures, and Measure Your Progress

Organizations benefit greatly from an intentional structure in which employees may connect their work to a sustainable sense of purpose. To build a bridge from ideas to long term-action, companies can identify opportunities for providing purpose, stand up effective structures in which employees fulfill this need, and measure the short- and long-term effects of their purpose-enhancing programs.