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Corporate Impact Leaders Forum

2021 // Leaning Into Racial Equity

We’re at a critical juncture in history. As members of the Tides and Pledge 1% corporate community, we have the power and responsibility to change our world for the better. In 2020 and 2021, we are leading the charge through our flagship event, Corporate Impact Leaders Forum 2021: Leaning into Racial Equity.


Join us for a series of free virtual events and let’s leverage our collective impact to accelerate the pace of social change.






2021 Corporate Social Impact Forecast: Fireside Chat & Panel Discussion
January 27, 2021 | 10-11:45 am PT

After a year like no other and with unprecedented challenges ahead, every business is faced with the question: What role can and should they play in rebuilding the social safety net, dismantling unjust social systems, and advancing democracy?

Join us for a fireside chat featuring Jennifer Tejada, CEO of PagerDuty, and Todd McKinnon, CEO of Okta, and a panel discussion with Social Impact leaders as they discuss:


  • Lessons learned from 2020
  • The critical trends that will reshape the landscape of 2021 and beyond
  • The role of business in ensuring we "Build Back Better"
  • How companies can empower one another and leverage their assets - time, product, equity, capital, voice, network, and more — in the new state of "normal" to be a force for good.




Jennifer Tejada, CEO and Chairperson, PagerDuty

Todd McKinnon, CEO and Co-founder, Okta

Amy Lesnick, CEO, Pledge 1%



Janiece Evans-Page, CEO, Tides
Erin Baudo Felter, VP of Social Impact, Okta
Amy Lesnick, CEO, Pledge 1%
Sid Espinosa, Director of Philanthropy and Civic Engagement, Microsoft
Erik Wohlgemuth, Moderator, COO, Future 500 



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How Corporations Can Move the Needle on Racial Equity


October 22, 2020


Companies can address racial equity on many fronts: bring in a racial equity lens throughout your social impact work, scaled & impactful philanthropic giving, better procurement and supply chain policies, impact investments to BIPOC-owned businesses, D&I centered hiring practice, and many more. Hear what leading racial equity experts have to say about where we are on the issue and the efforts by a few companies on the forefront of moving the needle.



Justin Steele, Principal at
Tracy Williams, VP of Business Partners and Chief Diversity Officer at New Relic
Miriam Warren, Senior Vice President, Engagement, Diversity + Belonging, Yelp
Roxana Shirkhoda, Director of Special Initiatives, Tides
Tanya Odom, Moderator | Global Diversity and Inclusion Expert and Coach




The Role of Corporations in Guarding Healthy Democracy: What Can Your Company Do?


September 29, 2020 


A thriving economy and business community depend on a healthy democracy. If you’re ignoring the systemic issues in our elections, politics, and governance, you’re missing out on an opportunity to remove roadblocks to your goals. We will hear from leaders with their fingers on the pulse of the state of our civic health—especially how racial justice plays an important role—and concrete ways companies can engage in guarding democracy. Learn what actions your company might consider taking in the coming weeks leading up to the election, as well as sustaining that effort beyond.



Natalia Salgado, Chief of Civic Engagement, Center for Popular Democracy
Sarah Bonk, Founder & CEO, Business for America
Erin Reilly, Chief Impact Officer, Twilio
Jason McBriarty, Director of Communications and Operations, Levi Strauss Foundation
Olivia Khalili, Vice President, Global Social Impact and Philanthropy, PagerDuty
Edward Wang, Director, Corporate Social Impact, Tides






Register for Corporate Impact Leaders Forum 2021

Register for 2021 Forecast: Corporate Social Impact on January 27, 2021 at 10am PT. Space is limited.