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On the Dialing-Down of DEI: Understanding the Challenges and Risks to Organizations that Dismantle DEI Initiatives

  Date: November 9, 2023 Time: 12:00 PM EST In recent months, what can be articulated as a retreat in the overwhelming support for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work by organizations across sectors has been observed and documented. Numerous articles in various outlets have underscored the fact that many organizations, whether for-profit or nonprofit, …

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ONLINE EVENT: Learning to Achieve Sustainability in Large Organizations: A Conversation with Stanley Litow and Marcela Manubens

**Event Rescheduled** Date: June 22, 2023 Time: 12:00pm  How can large organizations learn to deliver on their commitments to sustainability? This question will motivate the conversation between Stanley Litow and Marcela Manubens, pioneers and leaders of large public and private organizations, whom the Center is privileged to host. Each learned through decades of illustrious experience …

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Watch Alumna Charcy Evers’ Tedx Talk on The Cultural Currency of Meaning

Charcy Evers graduated from GCNYC in April 2021 with a MS in Business for Social Impact and Sustainability.  Her thesis focused on the currency of meaning and toxic positivity in American culture.⁠ She adapted her master’s research and presented ‘The Cultural Currency of Meaning’ at TEDxWilmington in January 2022. Click here to watch.

The Crisis in Ukraine

  It is with deep concern and great sadness that we witness the Russian military invasion of the sovereign nation of Ukraine. Our thoughts are with all those directly affected by the crisis in Ukraine and with friends and family in countries near the conflict zone and around the world. We specifically acknowledge the impact …

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The Future of Work and Entrepreneurship for the Underserved

Date: March 29, 2022 Time: 12:00-13:00 EDT Underserved communities are disproportionately impacted by the march of technology through artificial intelligence, automation, and digitization. This panel conversation will tackle pressing questions about the future of work and entrepreneurship to address the underserved communities that represent the majority in the global economy, including: What is the future …

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Revisiting the Bangladesh Accord

Date: March 10, 2022 Time: 12:00-13:00 EST The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh was established in 2013 after the devastating Rana Plaza incident that killed 1,133 garment workers. Developed through a multistakeholder initiative (MSI) involving European fashion brands, labor unions, international NGOs, and government representatives, the Accord has helped protect the health and …

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Sustainable Fashion Week

Date: February 18, 2022 Time: 19:00-21:00 EST We’re excited to partner again with Fashion Revolution USA and Sustainable Fashion Week for exclusive programming about Women in Sustainability this February Fashion Month. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for further details! Click here to stay up to date.

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