The ABCs of ESGs
There’s no question that a commitment to environmental, social and governance (ESGs) goals is becoming an essential element of an organization’s social responsibility platform. What does that look like and how do these goals integrate with the organization’s broader community-facing commitments? Join this session to dissect the power and purpose of ESG goals and how to ensure that sustainability is a part of your larger community impact strategy.
Presenters: Scott Hassell, Fifth Third Bank; Ryan Mooney-Bullock, executive director, Green Umbrella; Sunny Reelhorn Parr, The Kroger Co.
Flipping the Script on Downtown Planning
Hear how a community foundation’s bold decision to empower a new generation of civic leaders to guide investments in their downtown led to a radically transparent process. Examine how it resulted in partnership commitments among media, the chamber of commerce, philanthropy and ordinary citizens, with strategic advice from subject matter experts, and a plan that gained approval from the city, county and local institutions.
Presenters: Jay Allred, Richland Source; Alison Goebel, Greater Ohio Policy Center; Jotika Shetty, Richland County Regional Planning Commission; Allie Watson, Richland County Foundation
Allyship Workshop (Part 1, workshop runs 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
Become equipped and empowered as an effective ally using tools to support and center marginalized individuals and communities. Deepen your knowledge and self-work around injustice and learn engaging techniques to communicate with others. Leave empowered for the ongoing journey of an allyship lifestyle.
Presenter: Whitney Parnell, Service Never Sleeps
Capturing Learning and Communicating Impact
Learn about one organization’s journey to answer “What do we have to show for our years of work and investments?” and the resulting impact statement. Then, answering questions for your organization, learn how to formulate your own impact statement. Engage in dynamic conversation and share your successes, challenges and questions about capturing outcomes and measuring impact.
Presenters: Jill Miller & Jennifer Zimmerman, bi3
Funders' Responses to the Opioid Epidemic in Ohio
The drug addiction crisis knows no bounds and has disrupted our communities for more than a decade. Hear how funders are learning from projects, grants and collaborative work that have been put into action. Break down what it means to be effective in addressing the crisis and explore additional roles for philanthropy.
Presenters: Susan Beaudry, Osteopathic Heritage Foundations; Jessie Cannon, Cardinal Health Foundation; Anthony Richardson, Nord Family Foundation, Kristen Rost, Nationwide
Moderator: Vincent Coleman, Philanthropy Ohio