African American/Black | Employee Resource Group, Diversity, Sustainability | Corning

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Diversity

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Employee Resource Groups

African American / Black

African American / Black

The Employee Resource Groups for African American/Black employees work to create an inclusive environment for all African America /Black employees through their offerings of educational opportunities, networking, cultural events, and social gatherings.

Society of Black Professionals (SBP)

This group represents African American/Black employees at Corning. They work to create and sustain an environment within Corning that will support recruitment, retention, and professional advancement of African American/Black employees at all levels.

Black Growth Council (BGC)

This group represents employees of African descent within the Manufacturing, Technology & Engineering (MTE) division at Corning. They work to promote the growth, success and retention of black and other diverse employees in MTE by providing support, understanding, and tools.

Black Technology Network (BTN)

This group represents black employees of the Technology Community in Corning, New York. They work to advocate for the integration of black employees into the innovation and leadership of the technology community.

Interesting Facts

  • Members of the Black Technology Network have received more than 200 patents since 1988 that have contributed to new products and innovation at Corning.
  • The Society of Black Professionals was the first ERG for African American/Black employees at Corning. It has been in existence for over 36 years.