Interview with Keesa C. Schreane

Keesa  C. Schreane Corporations Compassion Culture

Keesa C. Schreane

author of "Corporations Compassion Culture"
Michael Carter

Michael Carter


Keesa C. Schreane, author of "Corporations Compassion Culture"

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Keesa C. Schreane is author of Corporations Compassion Culture (Wiley) and is Global Partner Director at London Stock Exchange Group, concentrating on risk and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data and partnerships. Her focus is in building stronger, more compassionate and more sustainable financial markets and corporations while driving growth.

Keesa is also host and producer of Refinitiv Sustainability Perspectives Podcast, where she speaks with C-Suite and senior leaders about their agendas around impact investing strategy, sustainable finance, and social impact. Her efforts and dedication have provided her with valuable insights from corporate leaders, academics and not-for profit executives about social impact initiatives, human capital, and ESG practices. She has also served as a board member of Business Resource Investment Center, an impact investing organization, as well as on the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York Advisory Board.

In addition, Keesa contributes to broadcast television, livestreams and panels. She has also written for numerous outlets and publications, including: Black Enterprise, Essence, Latina, NASDAQ, Refinitiv Perspectives LIVE, WDEF TV.

Keesa holds a B.A. from Salem College, her M.A. from New York University and has studied at New York University in France, and received an Executive Education Certificate from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Investment Strategies and Portfolio Management.

In her free time she enjoys working as a corporate and academic speaker, as well as mentoring, acting, reading, and is an avid boxer.

The Book: "Corporations Compassion Culture"


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Provides guidance on creating a sustainable, inclusive, equitable, and compassionate business model that will thrive in businesses globally Diversity, equity, and inclusion programs are a must for today’s corporations, yet many corporations worldwide have failed to establish real equality in an actionable, measurable way.

Corporations Compassion Culture: Leading Your Business toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion takes a new and more effective approach to driving equity and inclusion in the corporate world, focusing on how a culture of compassion can lead to more vibrant, higher performing teams. You’ll learn how many standard corporate activities actually damage employees’ well-being and engagement—and how to dismantle those practices. You’ll also learn how to build a new and better corporate environment that responds to all employees’ needs and meets shareholders’ demands for stability and risk mitigation.

Keesa Schreane delivers insight into what it takes for businesses to drive real social and corporate change toward inclusion and equity, while sharing her personal story about the challenges of being a woman of color in today’s corporate environment. Through hard work, talent, and—you guessed it—compassion, she has risen to become one of today’s luminaries in the area of responsible leadership in global corporations. Business executives, HR directors, diversity and inclusion professionals, and sustainability leaders will value her direct, no-nonsense approach. Learn to:

Identify behaviors, practices, and activities that may be damaging your employees’ well-being, engagement, and productivity

Measure and continuously evolve culture promoting risk mitigation, reputation preservation, employee retention, customer satisfaction, and profit generation.

Adopt new approaches to treat employees, customers, and shareholders compassionately and equally, and dismantle the old ways

Retain the best talent and survive new realities, all while creating tremendous loyalty, innovation, and financial payoff

This book will enable you to create strategies and tactics for integrating racial, cultural and gender equity, inclusion, and compassion into businesses in a way that enriches society, employees, and the corporate entity itself.

Michael Carter, Co-Host

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