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Closer Than You Think:
The Intersections of Mental Health and Sustainability

Wednesday, 24 March 2021
1pm EDT / 10am PDT / 6pm BST / 7pm CEST
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The past year has forced our society to explore the notion of “environment” in more ways than one. For many, the environments in which we live, work, and spend the majority of our time converged into one, oftentimes in very close proximity to those we share those spaces with. Mental health challenges, economic stressors, and threats to our physical and environmental health manifested, and as we look to the future it is critical to explore their intersectionality. By closely examining both sustainability and mental health, we can see the threads that tie them together.

As corporations ingrain sustainable practices into their supply chains, increase corporate social responsibility efforts and more they may be overlooking an element that weaves into these initiatives — mental health. To enact lasting and enduring change, the ecological, sustainable, and good business practices companies release have to have ties to their communities' overall wellbeing, especially in regards to mental health. Join us on this webinar for a panel discussion on the connections between environmental wellness and mental wellness, and to identify strategies to ensure your stakeholders' mental wellness is top of mind.

Can’t join in real time? Register anyway and we’ll send you the recording!

Speakers

Kellie Ballew
Vice President of Global Sustainability
Shaw Industries

Kellie Ballew is the VP of Global Sustainability for Shaw Industries Group, Inc. — a global provider of sustainable floor coverings and the world’s largest carpet manufacturer. A 25-year company veteran, Kellie has a long history of partnering with Shaw leaders to leverage market insights and technical expertise to inform, influence, and support business decisions.

Erin McClintock
Vice President, Community Engagement Impact & Education
EVERFI

Erin leads EVERFI’s impact work in mental health, wellness, and social and emotional learning, and explores the intersections that exist between well-being, diversity, equity, and inclusion, interpersonal violence, digital wellness, and substance misuse.

Brooke Hanson
Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
AT&T

Brooke Hanson is the Director of Emerging Issues and Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy for AT&T. Brooke previously held roles within AT&T focused on social innovation and community engagement, and her expertise spans ESG strategy, philanthropy, employee engagement and program development across education, media and skilling.

Stacy Reingold
Sustainability Manager
Danone

Stacy Reingold is the Manager for One Planet. One Health (OPOH) Impact for Danone North America, one of the largest public benefit corporations and Certified B Corporations in the world.

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