Perspectives Events

DCCN annual meeting featuring Perspectives by thinkPARALLAX

DCCN annual meeting featuring Perspectives by thinkPARALLAX

Event Details

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January 31, 2024
3pm- 7pm
Energy Square, Building One, 4925 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX 75206
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A strong ESG/Sustainability/CSR program  is crucial for today’s businesses and key to enhancing business value, attracting top talent, managing risk, and safeguarding reputation. But with our small, understaffed teams, changing regulations, endless reporting frameworks, political backlash, and an array of stakeholder needs and expectations to account for, doing sustainability work is more challenging than ever. How do you create a strategy that is both impactful and feasible? How do you tell a story that is unique and authentic? How can you leverage employee resource groups to engage your team? How can you gauge the impact of your efforts, especially with limited resources?

We’re offering this event completely free to the Dallas sustainability community. Reservations are filling quickly, so be sure to RSVP today.

Event schedule: 

3:00-3:15 pm: Introduction with DCCN, our facility host LRE, and our partner thinkPARALLAX 

3:15- 3:45 pm: Fireside chat: engaging your most valuable resource – employees!

With Emily Clark, Director of Employee Experience at Nutrabolt

  • Authentic corporate culture and leadership during uncertain times
  • Making social impact a strategic business priority
  • Effective training and education through strategic partnerships

3:45- 4:30 pm: Communicating for impact workshop

Sustainability communications experts from thinkPARALLAX will lead an interactive workshop, where participants will exchange ideas with their peers and leave with practical solutions they can apply at their company.

4:30 - 5:15 pm: Fireside chat: driving strategy and progress

with Kristine Richmond, Senior Director ESG & Sustainability Impact at WM

  • Driving progress with small teams (especially under increasing reporting pressures)
  • Strategies to build executive buy-in 
  • Navigating external/internal conservative pushback

5:15- 5:30 pm: DCCN announcements

5:30- 7 pm: Networking and happy hour

*If you have any dietary, access, or support requirements in order to participate fully, please let us know at to ensure that we can arrange any reasonable adjustments. Please note: the venue is accessible for people using wheelchairs and other mobility aids.