New York Fed Web Series on Culture: Purpose and the Employee as Stakeholder

May 06, 2021

As part of its initiative to spur reform of culture and conduct in the financial services industry and encourage the industry to raise standards, the Bank is hosting a series of web events. Our fourth webinar in the series, Purpose and the Employee as Stakeholder, took place May 6, 2021. Panelists discussed the role of organizational purpose in building healthy cultures; the ways in which the rise of employee activism affects organizational culture; and increased demand for corporations to engage on contemporary social issues and engage with a broader group of stakeholders.

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Purpose and the Employee as Stakeholder

Event Details

Date & Time
May 6, 2021
9:00am EDT – 10:15am EDT


The event was open to the public and the media. All remarks were on-the-record and the event was recorded.

9:00am-9:05am Welcoming Remarks

John C. Williams, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
9:05am-10:15am Panel: Purpose and the Employee as Stakeholder

Moderator: Michael Held, General Counsel, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Salah Goss, Senior Vice President for Social Impact, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
Jeremy Heimans, Co-founder and CEO of Purpose, a Public Benefit Corporation
Lindsey Pollak, Author and Career and Workplace Expert


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