Building Strong Communities for Business Success
By leveraging their resources, influence, and innovative approaches, businesses can play a pivotal role in creating positive and sustainable change in areas such as affordable housing, childcare availability, quality education, affordable healthcare, creating inclusive, welcoming workplaces and communities, and financial sustainability for employees. Thus creating an environment where business and community thrive together!
Upcoming Pathways to Prosperity Events
March 19, 2024
Fostering Workplace Culture in a Remote or Hybrid Environment Webinar
Learn the top trends of maintaining organizational culture in a remote environment. How are you staying connected? An Interactive session covering the 5 areas of deepening connection. This workshop will... Read more »View Event
The program seeks to inform business leaders and employees about the pressing social issues affecting communities in New Hampshire. By highlighting the extent of these problems and their far-reaching consequences, the program aims to inspire collective awareness and solution-oriented action.
Emphasizing the importance of collaboration, the program will highlight examples of local and regional partnerships between businesses, nonprofits, and communities that resulted in mutual benefit in solving societal challenges. Where possible, NHBSR will help to build those collaborations and provide information on such opportunities to our members.
Through the program, businesses will be encouraged to think creatively and develop innovative solutions that address the root causes of societal issues with initiatives that go beyond traditional philanthropy. Businesses will be encouraged to integrate social considerations into their strategic outlooks, aligning business success with positive societal impact.
Empowering Employee Engagement
Recognizing that employees are instrumental in driving change, the program will promote workplace cultures that are intergenerational, family-friendly, recovery-friendly, caregiver-friendly, inclusive, and responsive.
Advocacy and Policy
The program will follow and inform members about policies, such as those that increase affordable housing, accessible childcare, and equitable education systems, with the hope to engage business leaders, employees, and stakeholders to shape a positive narrative and drive systemic change in the state
Taking Care Of Business By Caring For Employees
The webinar features solutions to address basic employee inequities, such as financial instability, nutrition insecurity, and limited or unreliable access to transportation, healthcare, childcare, and housing. Employee well-being has a profound impact on work performance and job satisfaction. When individuals are distracted at work because of instability in their personal lives, businesses suffer. How can employers provide support for employees and bolster organizational goals?
The Good Jobs Strategy
An introductory session by The Good Jobs Institute on how to improve business performance and employee experience simultaneously by combining investment in people with operational choices that raise the productivity, contribution, and motivation of frontline employees. We will explore four operational choices that help companies improve frontline team performance to better win with their customers. You will come away from this session with an understanding of the financial and competitive costs of operating with high employee turnover and learn about the types of changes that other leaders have made to build a good jobs system.
A Collaborative Model for Affordable Housing
A partnership that successfully created a fund capitalized with investments from eight major Upper Valley employers. Dubbed the Upper Valley Loan Fund (the Loan Fund), this fund will loan money to developers and other entities to build affordable apartments targeted to renters with moderate incomes.