Greater Good Webinar: The pandemic pivot

June 16, 2020

The Pandemic Pivot: Corporate social responsibility during a pandemic

Featured guests:

  • Marie McCarthy (Chief Operations & People Officer, L.L. Bean)
  • Tim Cahill (VP Sourcing, L.L. Bean)
  • Jack Samson (VP Fulfillment, Manufacturing, & Logistics, L.L. Bean)

Webinar overview:

Join us for a conversation with leaders at L.L. Bean about how they successfully pivoted manufacturing and operations capabilities to protect and support employees, healthcare workers, and Maine residents at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our guests will share their experiences making face coverings, procuring PPE by leveraging their supply chain, and boxing food for Good Shepherd Food Bank. Discussion topics will include the decision-making process, the manufacturing transition, corporate social responsibility, and the impacts to employee morale.


Tuesday June 16, 2020

1:00pm – 2:00pm

FREE online webinar



About the series:

This webinar is part of the Maine Center’s The Greater Good podcast series. With the transition to online communication platforms, we have added a webinar component to the podcast series that will focus on COVID-19 impacts and future implications in Maine, the nation, and the global community. The series is comprised of live 1-hour webinars featuring faculty from the University of Maine System and members of Maine’s employer community. Each webinar will be recorded and the “live” audio file will be released as a podcast episode on Apple Podcasts and Spotify a few days after each webinar.