Building A Better St. Louis

Building A Better St. Louis

Building A Better St. Louis: The Voices of Reason from a Region at the Crossroads of Diversity

 

Construction is one of the most critical services to creating an infrastructure for a city. Even more, it is the foundation of a city’s image. It is an economic engine for the city. It is a catalyst for creating jobs and shaping the profile of the community.

As a business imperative, we have an opportunity to create an ethically pluralistic construction industry. For St. Louis to prosper, it is an opportunity that cannot be overlooked.

To prepare for a productive and prosperous future, you will hear form those who candidly share the legacy of the construction industry in St. Louis. Building on the legacy of the construction industry and the expertise and experience of those involved, this video will discuss what performances- driven standards are needed to create a more equitable and inclusive revenue share for minority contractors in St. Louis.

Then, we will hear strategies on how we can become an example of best industry practices in building a better St. Louis together to drive revenue, enhance our image and foster goodwill.

This presentation is a initial approach to enlighten, reinforce, and identify solutions to narrow the gap in economic opportunities for minority contactors. It will explore the impact of the 95% majority to 5% minority revenue share and the effectiveness of the 25/5 minority participation goal.

Building A Better St. Louis: The Voices of Reason from a Region at the Crossroads of Diversity presents an engaging discussion by industry leaders on topics such as:

  • St. Louis History
  • Construction Industry Disparities and Strengths
  • Unions
  • Protest
  • Banking Practices
  • Minority – Majority Relationships
  • Racism
  • Training/Credentials
  • Solutions
  • Trust