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25 August, 2020 | (01 hr)

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Fifteen years ago, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, with more than 1,800 lives lost and damages estimated at over $100 billion. SBP (formerly the St. Bernard Project), a nonprofit, disaster relief organization, grew out of Katrina and has produced productive partnerships with companies such as Toyota Motor North America to build strategies around effective relief efforts, recovery, and rebuilding. 

With the increased frequency of natural disasters, pandemics, epidemics, famines, and human-made occurrences, how can companies best prepare and respond in an era where a business’s capacity to do so is often less than both employees and customers expect?

By attending this webcast, viewers will be able to: 

  • Recognize new strategies for developing and implementing recovery and rebuilding plans 
  • Discover best practices in fostering collaborations between NGOs, governments, and other businesses 
  • Develop ways to overcome resource constraints while still ensuring business continuity & relief efforts 
  • Receive the latest findings from the newly released 2020 Disaster Philanthropy Practices Report 

Who Should Attend: Senior-level corporate citizenship, social responsibility, ESG, and philanthropy leaders

Speakers

Michael Goss

Michael Goss
President, Toyota USA Foundation & General Manager, Social Innovation
Toyota Motor North America

Michael Goss is a leader of a team of Toyota professionals who create positive social change and business opportunities by coalescing people, ideas and resources to address societal problems. Goss also serves as the president of the Toyota USA Foundation, which supports STEM education. Previously...Full Bio

Liz McCartney

Liz McCartney
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
SBP

Liz co-founded SBP in 2006 after spending two weeks volunteering in New Orleans six months after Hurricane Katrina. What she and her then boyfriend, Zack thought would be a one-time, two week trip, led to a passion for direct impact and system change. Today Liz is the Chief Operating Officer, lea...Full Bio

Jeff Hoffman

Jeff Hoffman (Moderator)
Institute Leader, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy, ESG Center
The Conference Board

Jeff Hoffman has a distinguished history working with corporations, non-profits, civic and government agencies on strategic direction and innovative programs.He leads Jeff Hoffman & Associates, a global corporate citizenship, philanthropy and civic engagement firm that enables businesses, org...Full Bio

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