Investing Your Firm in Social Justice Policies, Programs & Practices, November 18, 1pm EDT

  • 18 November 2020
  • Start time : 01:00 PM
  • End time : 02:00 PM
  • Event Host : Chicago Living Future Collaborative, AIA Chicago, and Illinois Green Alliance
Investing Your Firm in Social Justice Policies, Programs & Practices
Event Description

Learn how to to help your firm/organization optimize policies and practices that improve social equity and enhance employee engagement.

About the Event:

Join the Chicago Living Future Collaborative, AIA Chicago and Illinois Green Alliance for an overview of the JUST organizational transparency program and the AIA Chicago EDI (equity, diversity and inclusion) Firm Self Assessment Tool. Attendees will learn to describe the major components of the tools and discuss the business rationale for investing in social justice policies, programs, and practices.

Representatives from several Chicago area firms will share their process, successes and challenges working through the JUST program to date and offer an open discussion for all participants to learn more.

About JUST:

The JUST program is a voluntary disclosure tool for organizations. JUST is not a certification program, it is a transparency platform for organizations to disclose their operations, including how they treat their employees and where they make financial and community investments.

ILFI invites organizations everywhere to evaluate themselves through this social justice and equity lens and become a JUST organization. Learn more here!

About AIA Chicago's EDI Firm Self Assessment Tool:

The Firm Self-Assessment Tool was developed by the EDI Committee to promote positive change towards better firm practices. It measures pay equity, along with initiatives that create a more equitable, diverse and inclusive practice.

It is designed not only to collect data, but use a tool for firms to internally measure progress in practice; a resource to potentially take yearly and track progress. Learn more here!

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Chicago Living Future Collaborative, AIA Chicago, and Illinois Green Alliance
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Matthew McGrane, Farr Associates
      David Mulder, Brininstool + Lynch
      Monique Taylor, Legat Architects
      Bob Webber, Valerio Dewalt Train
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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