Nora Gordon on COVID-19 and Schools
August 07 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
With COVID-19 continuing to pose a severe public health threat, the US is headed “back-to-school” under clouded circumstances likely to worry students, parents, and educators alike. As policymakers at all levels attempt to weigh evidence, assess risks, and plot the best path forward, Dr. Nora Gordon, Associate Professor at the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy, joins to discuss school decision-making, budget pressures, and federal funding supports.
Off The Shelf: Step Back: How to Bring the Art of Reflection into Your Busy Life
August 05 | Off the Shelf Podcast | Comments (0)
In this episode of Off The Shelf, Harvard Business Professor, Joseph L. Badaracco, discusses his latest book which argues that we don’t need long periods of solitude or tranquility to reflect well in ways that are useful, meaningful, and sometimes profound, and offers a new approach to self-reflection that better fits into a professional's busy life.
Vicki Shabo and Chantel Boyens on supporting work and care during the COVID-19 pandemic
August 03 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted schools, workplaces, and other daily arrangements that helped families balance employment with care responsibilities, casting a spotlight on the struggles of millions of Americans trying to make it all work. Vicki Shabo, from New America, and Chantel Boyens, from the Urban Institute, join to discuss the challenges facing caregivers, how it affects US efforts to “re-open,” and what steps government and businesses have taken, or may take in the future, to help
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach on COVID-19 and Poverty
July 30 | Sustaining Capitalism Podcast | Comments (0)
The COVID-19 pandemic—with its public health, social, and economic shocks—appeared destined to severely harm the most vulnerable Americans. In response, the US Congress enacted one of the largest assistance packages in its history. Northwestern Professor Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Director and Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Policy Research, joins to discuss what we know about how the COVID-19 crisis has affected low-income families to date and the outlook for US poverty ahead.
Engaging Employees through Employee Resource Groups
July 30 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
In this podcast, guests from Barilla Group, Kristen Anderson, Luisa Ercoli, and Megan Christie, speak with Laura Sabattini, Principal Researcher at The Conference Board, about their diversity and inclusion and Employee Resources Groups (ERGs) strategy, including how Barilla was able to engage workers across regions and in their plants.
Consumer Confidence Retreats in July
July 28 | Indications Podcast | Comments (0)
Large declines were experienced in Michigan, Florida, Texas and California, a result of the resurgence of COVID-19. Looking ahead, consumers have grown less optimistic about the short-term outlook for the economy and labor market and remain subdued about their financial prospects. Such uncertainty about the short-term future does not bode well for the recovery, nor for consumer spending.
What’s in a Name? – How to use naming and language to build your brand and business
July 23 | Influencers Podcast | Comments (0)
How does one craft the right name for a brand or business? Should one evolve and extend it over time? David Placek, Founder and President of Lexicon, boasts over 30 years’ experience in the naming business. Join David as he speaks with our Marketing Institute Leader, JP Kuehlwein, to answer these questions and describe how naming and language relates to other important branding elements, such as design, visual identity, and communications.
Natura – Sustainability Vision for 2030?
July 22 | Let's Talk Sustainable Business Podcast | Comments (0)
João Paulo Ferreira the CEO Latin America of Natura describes how the company is exploring different aspects of Natura’s 2030 sustainability vision. This podcast looks at how these ambitions are turned into activities and measurements of impact.
Nielsen Corporation: Employee Resource Groups Growing Inclusion through Allyship
July 21 | Insights Podcast | Comments (0)
During the COVID-19 crisis, Nielsen’s D&I team worked with its ERGs to shift priorities and respond to the unique challenges created by the pandemic. Nielsen's ERGs are tasked with helping both the firm’s associates and its senior executives communicate more effectively throughout the crisis.