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Monthly Archives: February 2020

Faith at Work Conference (video)

15 Feb, 2020

The Religious Freedom & Business Foundation (RFBF) and the Tim and Steph Busch School of Business at the Catholic University of America (CUA) hosted the first-ever national conference for faith-oriented Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) on February 13-14, 2020, in Washington, DC. This multi-day event — cosponsored by American Airlines and Tyson Foods — brought together ERG leaders from across corporate America to share their experiences, best practices and perspectives on the future of this accelerating trend toward faith-based ERGs at some of America’s biggest and most recognizable companies.

Conference Program

Day 1

Day 2

Breaking News: New Index Measures Corporate Religious Inclusion

12 Feb, 2020

More US Firms Are Boosting Faith-Based Support For Employees, AP

By DAVID CRARY, AP, National Writer

It has become standard practice for U.S. corporations to assure employees of support regardless of their race, gender or sexual orientation. There’s now an intensifying push to ensure that companies are similarly supportive and inclusive when it comes to employees’ religious beliefs.

One barometer: More than 20% of the Fortune 100 have established faith-based employee resource groups, according to an AP examination and there’s a high-powered conference taking place this week in Washington aimed at expanding those ranks.

“Corporate America is at a tipping point toward giving religion similar attention to that given the other major diversity categories,” says Brian Grim, founder and president of the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation that’s co-hosting the conference along with the Catholic University of America’s Busch School of Business. Read the full story.

Fox News

Other Recent Coverage

DAVOS: Diversity is top of the corporate agenda. Why doesn’t that include faith?

Conversation with Cardinal Dolan

EWTN News Nightly