EMERGE Workplace 2021

EMERGE Workplace 2021

April 7-8, 2021

This two day event explored the latest trends, strategies, and solutions for employers seeking to improve the financial health of their teams.

Explore Sessions from Day 1

FinHealth for Workforces: Learn What Works

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Chobani’s Workplace FinHealth Journey

Chobani’s Workplace FinHealth Journey

Explore Chobani’s workplace finhealth strategy, implementation, and outcomes, from granting all employees equity awards in 2016 to raising its starting minimum wage to $15 per hour in 2020.

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Using Data to Design Workplace FinHealth Solutions

Using Data to Design Workplace FinHealth Solutions

Understanding the needs of your employees is the first step in creating effective employee financial health programs. Learn how Humana built its Wellbeing Snapshot to provide leaders with a 360-degree view of associate well-being and how the firm uses that data to inform the design of its financial health programs.

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Ask the Experts: Day 1 Interactive Roundtable and Closing Remarks

Ask the Experts: Day 1 Interactive Roundtable and Closing Remarks

Join some of the experts from our amazing Day 1 lineup for an interactive roundtable on workplace financial health. As audience members, you will drive the conversation. Our experts will respond to your follow-up questions on prior sessions or any other pressing workplace finhealth topics on your mind.

Explore Sessions from Day 2

Planning for Transformation in Workplace FinHealth

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How Comcast Built an HR Innovation Hub

How Comcast Built an HR Innovation Hub

Comcast takes a proactive approach to driving innovation through HR. In this session, learn how they’re using data, employee personas, and a “test-and-learn” culture to create a hub of innovation within the business.

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Driving Equitable Financial Health Outcomes

Driving Equitable Financial Health Outcomes

Has your company considered how diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) commitments apply to employee financial health outcomes? Learn how HR and DEI leaders are furthering equitable outcomes by applying a DEI lens to their employee finhealth initiatives.

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FinHealth on Main Street: Small Business Workplace Innovation

FinHealth on Main Street: Small Business Workplace Innovation

Even with limited scale and resources, small and mid-sized businesses can still empower the financial health of their employees. Join a conversation with nonprofit social enterprise and community development financial institution, Pacific Community Ventures, about tools and opportunities for workplace finhealth innovation.

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Ask the Experts: Day 2 Interactive Roundtable and Closing Remarks

Ask the Experts: Day 2 Interactive Roundtable and Closing Remarks

Join some of the experts from our amazing Day 2 lineup for an interactive roundtable on workplace financial health. As audience members, you will drive the conversation. Our experts will respond to your follow-up questions on prior sessions or any other pressing workplace finhealth topics on your mind.

Explore Resources

Financial Wellness for Employees: Insights from Five Fintechs

Employer-channel fintechs play an increasingly crucial role in supporting employees’ financial health through products like low-cost loans, and financial coaching. The Financial Solutions Lab partnered with the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis to examine the uptake, usage, and impact of five companies: Brightside, HoneyBee, Manifest, MedPut, and Onward.

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Equity Compensation: A Path to Employee Financial Wellness

Equity Compensation: A Path to Employee Financial Wellness

Employers are increasingly looking at equity compensation programs as a way to promote employee financial wellness. How can equity compensation strategy influence holistic employee financial health in a post-COVID world? Morgan Stanley at Work’s Rodney Bolden and Andrew Lendnal discuss this important topic in an exclusive EMERGE Workplace video.

What Gets Measured Gets Managed: Making Employee Financial Health Personal

By Matt Bahl Vice President, Market Lead Workplace, Financial Health Network Recently, the Financial Health Network entered into a new collaborative partnership with PayPal, JUST Capital, and the Good Jobs Institute to encourage the nation’s largest employers to prioritize employee financial health. This initiative, the Worker Financial Wellness Initiative, centers around a simple, yet often…

The Worker Financial Wellness Initiative – Making Workers’ Financial Security and Health a C-Suite Priority

The Worker Financial Wellness Initiative was designed to make workers' financial health a priority for executives. Learn why we believe America's largest companies should conduct a Worker Financial Wellness Assessment. JUST Capital and PayPal, in collaboration with the Financial Health Network and the Good Jobs Institute, have established a new initiative to make workers’ financial security and health a C-suite and investor priority. The organizations are calling on the CEOs of America’s largest companies to conduct a Worker Financial Wellness Assessment as a vital first step toward understanding the financial vulnerability of their workforce. Leading research shows that when workers are more financially secure, key business outcomes such as productivity, customer satisfaction, and employee turnover and engagement also improve.

Good Jobs Matter: Worker Financial Health During COVID-19

By Karla Henriquez Senior Associate COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the lives and livelihoods of millions of Americans, resulting in higher unemployment than the Great Recession. Many of these workers have lost not only the financial security of a paycheck, but also the health benefits that often accompany a full-time job. Therefore, it…

Good Jobs Matter: Improving Job Quality for Low-Income Workers

By Karla Henriquez Senior Associate This is a continuation of our Good Jobs Matter series, exploring “good jobs” and financial health. See the first blog in the series here. Which job qualities are most important for improving a worker’s financial health? As it turns out, wages matter, but so do benefits. For all workers, employee…

Good Jobs Matter: Investing in Worker Financial Health

By Karla Henriquez, Senior Associate and Beth Brockland, Senior Director Throughout our “Good Jobs Matter” blog series, we have explored the relationship between good jobs and financial health, particularly for low-income workers. But for employers committed to supporting worker financial health, investing in job quality is only part of the solution. In this final installment…

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Turning the Corner on Financial Health
Why Attend

Turning the Corner on Financial Health

Workers across the country at all income levels are struggling with their finances – and increasingly looking to their employers for solutions. The Financial Health Network helps employers to better understand, evaluate, and test financial health solutions for their teams. Like you, we care most about what works.

78%

78% of employees with high financial stress say it distracts them at work sometimes, often, or very often

85%

85% of employers plan to spend the same or more on employee financial health benefits over the next two years in the wake of COVID-19

6 in 10

6 in 10 workers would be more likely to stay at a job that offered financial wellness benefits

Explore the Landscape of Workplace Leadership and Innovation
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Explore the Landscape of Workplace Leadership and Innovation

Gather insights from the firsthand experiences of nationally renowned employers across a spectrum of industries. Gain clarity on which solutions work – and which don’t – so you can make the best possible decisions for your team.

Get Connected

Swap Perspectives With Diverse Employers

Dust off your networking skills and connect with leading employers navigating similar challenges, and innovators designing the future of workplace financial health. Ask questions, gain insights, and discover solutions.

Swap Perspectives With Diverse Employers