Live Virtual Forum in Partnership with The Executive Leadership Council to Gather Business Leaders Seeking Sustainable Solutions to Create Equality and Opportunity
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., September 2, 2020 – CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced Inclusion in Action, a new live virtual forum in partnership with The Executive Leadership Council, the leading membership organization for Black CEOs, c-suite executives and board directors of F1000 companies dedicated to increasing the number of Black executives in the c-suite and on corporate boards, and building the talent pipeline of the next generation of Black corporate executives. The forum, which will be held on September 10th at 2pm ET, will examine how business leaders can take immediate, concrete action to begin to address racial disparities in their organizations and create sustainable solutions to allow for equity and opportunity for all.
Inclusion in Action will leverage CNBC and The Executive Leadership Council's unparalleled convening power to gather top executives who will share their experiences and ideas on how to improve systems and policies. The forum will feature presentations from key leaders with proven track records of creating opportunity and equity as well as one-on-one interviews and panel discussions led by CNBC Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson, "Squawk Alley" Co-Anchor Jon Fortt and "Squawk Box" Co-Anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin.
Inclusion in Action speakers include:
The forum will cover a variety of topics such as: utilizing quantitative and qualitative data that can inform diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; instituting inclusion efforts to improve morale, expand markets, and increase profits; developing diverse talent pipelines at every level; transforming corporate culture; and redefining the accountability of leadership from the CEO, to senior leadership and corporate boards as it pertains to achieving inclusion goals.
Content from the forum will be made available throughout CNBC's Business Day programming and CNBC Digital before, during and after the event.
Join Inclusion in Action conversations on social media using #CNBCInclusion. Live social media coverage will be shared on a variety of platforms including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
For additional details and to register to attend, visit CNBCEvents.com/inclusion.
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