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Innovations in Corporate Social Impact Summit

  • Equinix 1 Lagoon Drive Redwood City, CA, 94065 United States (map)
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This program brings together professionals in Bay Area corporations who have direct and indirect responsibility for the social and environmental impact of their organization.  There are many efforts underway in large and mid-sized companies designed to increase social impact, many of which go well beyond traditional corporate social responsibility efforts.  This program is designed to provide practical examples of the ways in which companies are driving impact while also achieving business goals.  

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Agenda

1:30pm - Registration

2:00pm - Welcome by ONE WORLD

2:20pm - Fireside chat:

* Peter Van Camp, Interim Chief Executive Officer, President & Executive Chairman, Equinix

* Scott Saslow, Founder & CEO, ONE WORLD Training & Investments (moderator)

3:00pm - Four Break Out Panels - Round I

1. Leveraging Talent for Impact: From frontline employees to senior executives, how are companies putting their human capital to work to drive positive impact?

* Jessica Hyman, Head of Engagement and Insights, Atlassian

* Whitney Hampton, Senior Manager Gap Inc.

* Brian Thomas, Business Architect, Growth and Sustainability, Equinix

* Geoff Trotter, Founder & Managing Director, KMPact (moderator)

2. Innovative Uses of Corporate Resources

Beyond corporate philanthropy and volunteerism, what additional ways can companies leverage financial capital and intellectual capital to make a positive impact to the environment and society?

* Kari Dohn Decker, Managing Director, Corporate Responsibility, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

* John Baer, Managing Director, Enterprise Risk Solutions, Moody's Analytics

* Sunya Ojure, Senior Manager, Sustainability, Salesforce

* Pamela Roussos, Chief Innovation Officer, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Santa Clara University (moderator)

3. Designing & Delivering Products for Impact: How are companies delivering products, services and opportunities for underserved populations, domestically and abroad?

Shannon Siart, Manager, Sustainability Initiatives, HPE

* Jennifer Young, Director Global Social Impact Programs, Pearson

* Murali Vullaganti, Founder & CEO, PeopleShores

Beau Cronin, Partner, The Data Guild

* Scott Saslow, Founder & CEO, ONE WORLD Training & Investments (moderator)

4:00pm Networking Break

4:30pm - Four Break Out Panels - Round II (same topics and speakers as in Round I)

5:45pm Closing remarks ONE WORLD

6:00pm Networking Reception

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What’s Unique

  • Participants - Attendees from a variety of corporate functions, including HR, product and service line leaders, Finance, Marketing & Sales, and Operations.

  • Focus - The program is focused on corporate initiatives where both financial and social goals are achieved simultaneously

  • Local - Part of the goal is to foster stronger connections among the local Bay Area ecosystem of professionals in companies

Speakers - see our growing list

 At  Atlassian , Ms.  Hyman  creates change by bringing people together through a shared vision and fostering commitment and ownership. She also serves on the Board President for  Girls on the Run , a non-profit organization that uses running as a tool for empowering young women to realize their full potential.

At Atlassian, Ms. Hyman creates change by bringing people together through a shared vision and fostering commitment and ownership. She also serves on the Board President for Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization that uses running as a tool for empowering young women to realize their full potential.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Over the past twelve years at Equinix, Mr. Thomas has played leadership roles in the areas of Finance, Strategy, Culture, and CSR, including five years as Chief of Staff to the CEO. Before Equinix, Brian was an Investment Banker with Citigroup in London, Singapore, New York and San Francisco.

Over the past twelve years at Equinix, Mr. Thomas has played leadership roles in the areas of Finance, Strategy, Culture, and CSR, including five years as Chief of Staff to the CEO. Before Equinix, Brian was an Investment Banker with Citigroup in London, Singapore, New York and San Francisco.

 Mr. Van Camp was appointed Interim CEO and President in January 2018, as he continues to serve as Equinox’s Executive Chairman, a position he was appointed to in April 2007. Earlier in his career, Mr. Van Camp worked at UUNET, where he served as President of Internet markets and as President of the Americas region. Mr. Van Camp currently serves as Lead Independent Director of publicly-traded  Silver Springs Networks  and on the Board of Directors of the  Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation .

Mr. Van Camp was appointed Interim CEO and President in January 2018, as he continues to serve as Equinox’s Executive Chairman, a position he was appointed to in April 2007. Earlier in his career, Mr. Van Camp worked at UUNET, where he served as President of Internet markets and as President of the Americas region. Mr. Van Camp currently serves as Lead Independent Director of publicly-traded Silver Springs Networks and on the Board of Directors of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.

 Ms. Hampton serves as the Senior Manager at Gap Foundation. She has 14+ years of experience working in responsible business, community affairs, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability.

Ms. Hampton serves as the Senior Manager at Gap Foundation. She has 14+ years of experience working in responsible business, community affairs, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability.

 At JPMorgan, Ms. Decker manages corporate responsibility in the Western U.S. Prior to that she managed global philanthropy, corporate responsibility and government relations, also for the Western Region. She serves as a member of the Board of Directors of  Linked Learning Alliance  and is an Advisory Council Member at  Stanford Center on Longevity .

At JPMorgan, Ms. Decker manages corporate responsibility in the Western U.S. Prior to that she managed global philanthropy, corporate responsibility and government relations, also for the Western Region. She serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Linked Learning Alliance and is an Advisory Council Member at Stanford Center on Longevity.

 As the Chief Innovation Officer, Ms. Roussos is responsible for ensuring the scaling of Miller Center’s work both working with social entrepreneurs and partners and innovating new methods of support and engagement with social entrepreneurs. She is also a member of  Livelyhoods ’ Board Chair, a mentor at Global Social Benefit Institute (Santa Clara University), and a Director at  Pact .

As the Chief Innovation Officer, Ms. Roussos is responsible for ensuring the scaling of Miller Center’s work both working with social entrepreneurs and partners and innovating new methods of support and engagement with social entrepreneurs. She is also a member of Livelyhoods’ Board Chair, a mentor at Global Social Benefit Institute (Santa Clara University), and a Director at Pact.

 At Moody’s Analytics, Mr. Baer serves as the leader in the Credit Assessment and Origination and Small Business Lending business lines of Enterprise Risk Solutions. Prior to that, he served as the Senior Manager Transaction Advisory Services at Ernst & Young. Mr. Baer is currently a member on the Advisory Board at  Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship .

At Moody’s Analytics, Mr. Baer serves as the leader in the Credit Assessment and Origination and Small Business Lending business lines of Enterprise Risk Solutions. Prior to that, he served as the Senior Manager Transaction Advisory Services at Ernst & Young. Mr. Baer is currently a member on the Advisory Board at Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship.

 For the past 15 years, Ms. Young has worked across public, private and nonprofit sectors to advance solutions to large-scale social and public policy challenges. At Pearson, she oversees the company's programs and partnerships for its global social impact campaigns, including  Project Literacy . She also serves on the Board of Directors of a community-based nonprofit,  SFCASA , that advocates for abused and neglected children in foster care.

For the past 15 years, Ms. Young has worked across public, private and nonprofit sectors to advance solutions to large-scale social and public policy challenges. At Pearson, she oversees the company's programs and partnerships for its global social impact campaigns, including Project Literacy. She also serves on the Board of Directors of a community-based nonprofit, SFCASA, that advocates for abused and neglected children in foster care.

 Mr. Vullaganti is the co-founder of  PeopleShores  and  RuralShores , both social enterprises focusing on job creation for unemployed youth in underserved communities. Over the last eight years, RuralShores has gone on to become the world’s largest Impact Sourcing Service Provider (ISSP). Previously, he was Managing Director of Xansa India (now Steria) and Executive member of the Group Management Board.

Mr. Vullaganti is the co-founder of PeopleShores and RuralShores, both social enterprises focusing on job creation for unemployed youth in underserved communities. Over the last eight years, RuralShores has gone on to become the world’s largest Impact Sourcing Service Provider (ISSP). Previously, he was Managing Director of Xansa India (now Steria) and Executive member of the Group Management Board.

 Ms.  Ojure  is a sustainability professional with expertise in corporate sustainability strategy, communications, stakeholder engagement, project management, and event greening. Before becoming the Senior Manager, Sustainability at  Salesforce , she worked for other big corporations, such as  Facebook  and  Mcdonalds .

Ms. Ojure is a sustainability professional with expertise in corporate sustainability strategy, communications, stakeholder engagement, project management, and event greening. Before becoming the Senior Manager, Sustainability at Salesforce, she worked for other big corporations, such as Facebook and Mcdonalds.

 Mr.  Cronin  is a partner at  The Data Guild , a venture studio that co-creates new businesses in life sciences, healthcare, demand-side energy, and other sectors that bear on social and environmental impact. Before that, he co-founded two companies based on probabilistic inference, both backed by  Founders Fund . The second, Prior Knowledge, was acquired by Salesforce in 2012.

Mr. Cronin is a partner at The Data Guild, a venture studio that co-creates new businesses in life sciences, healthcare, demand-side energy, and other sectors that bear on social and environmental impact. Before that, he co-founded two companies based on probabilistic inference, both backed by Founders Fund. The second, Prior Knowledge, was acquired by Salesforce in 2012.

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