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BSR Conference 2016

Be Bold

November 1-3 • New York

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Schedule of Events

Please note, schedule is subject to change.

Thursday November 3


7:00 am-8:00 am

Sunrise Yoga


7:30 am-6:00 pm

Registration


7:45 am-8:30 am

Breakfast


8:30 am-8:40 am

Special Presentation: GlobeScan Survey Results


8:40 am-9:05 am

Innovate and Inspire: Andy Stern, President Emeritus, Service Employees International Union

Andy Stern

Andy Stern

President Emeritus, Service Employees International Union
Ronald O. Perelman Senior Fellow, Richman Center, Columbia University


9:05 am-9:35 am

BSR Book Club: Mark Mykleby and Joel Makower, “The New Grand Strategy”

Joel Makower

Joel Makower

Chairman and Executive Editor
GreenBiz Group Inc.

Mark Mykleby

Mark Mykleby

Codirector, Strategic Innovation Lab, Case Western Reserve University
Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)


9:35 am-10:20 am

Plenary Address: John L. Thornton, Executive Chairman, Barrick Gold Corporation

John L. Thornton

John L. Thornton

Executive Chairman
Barrick Gold Corporation


10:20 am-11:00 am

Networking Break

Meet the BSR Financial Services, Power and Utilities, and Transport and Logistics Teams

Book Signing with Mark Mykleby and Joel Makower


10:30 am-10:50 am

Unwind Tension Yoga Stretch


11:00 am-12:00 pm

Breakout Session

We Are All Tech Companies Now: Tech Sustainability Issues Across Sectors

Track: Bold Reinvention Reinvention icon

Getting Serious About Empowering Women in the Workplace

Track: Bold Inclusion Inclusion icon

Engaging Consumers through Purpose

Track: Bold Leadership Leadership icon

Creating Value by Giving Workers a Voice

Track: Bold Transparency Transparency icon

Big Bold Question: What Will It Take for Business to Contribute to Warming of No More Than 2°?

Track: Bold Climate Action Climate Action icon


12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Networking Lunch


1:00 pm-1:45 pm

Plenary Address: Katja Iversen, President and CEO, Women Deliver

Katja Iversen

Katja Iversen

President and CEO
Women Deliver


1:45 pm-2:15 pm

Be Bold: Taste the Change

Pablo Suarez

Pablo Suarez

Associate Director, Research and Innovation
Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre

Pierre Thiam

Pierre Thiam

Chef, Restaurateur, and Author


2:15 pm-3:00 pm

Networking Break

Meet the BSR Consumer Products, Food, Beverage, and Agriculture; and Travel and Tourism Teams

Chair Massage Relaxation Station


3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Breakout Session

One Year into the SDGs: Is the Moment Becoming a Movement?

Track: Bold Inclusion Inclusion icon

Is It Time for a Radical Reinvention of Retail? (CANCELLED)

Track: Bold Reinvention Reinvention icon

Creating the Internet of Sustainable and Trusted Things

Track: Bold Transparency Transparency icon

Climate Finance: Moving Trillions of Dollars to Build a Thriving, Clean Economy

Track: Bold Climate Action Climate Action icon

Big Bold Question: Should Companies Combat Systemic Discrimination?

Track: Bold Leadership Leadership icon


4:15 pm-5:15 pm

Breakout Session

Natural Capital Accounting: Business Implications?

Track: Bold Climate Action Climate Action icon

Lessons in Leadership: It Pays to Be Bold

Track: Bold Leadership Leadership icon

Land Rights as Supply Chains Move: Whose Paddy Is Your Factory Built On?

Track: Bold Inclusion Inclusion icon

Engaging Stakeholders in an Era of Hyper-Transparency

Track: Bold Transparency Transparency icon

Big Bold Question: Can Incumbents Reinvent Themselves for Truly Sustainable Outcomes?

Track: Bold Reinvention Reinvention icon


5:15 pm-5:45 pm

Networking Reception


5:45 pm-6:30 pm

Plenary Panel: Climate Action and Politics

David Gelles

David Gelles

Reporter
The New York Times

Edward Cameron

Edward Cameron

Managing Director
BSR

Lisa Friedman

Lisa Friedman

Editor-in-Chief
ClimateWire

Todd Stern

Todd Stern

Visiting Lecturer, Yale Law School
Former United States Special Envoy for Climate Change


6:30 pm-6:55 pm

Baba Brinkman “Rap Up”

Baba Brinkman

Baba Brinkman

Rap Artist, Writer and Actor


7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Networking Dinner


Featured Sponsor

Bonneville Environmental Foundation


Thank You to All Our Sponsors

Convening Media

The Wall Street Journal

Platinum


ABInBev logo

Target logo

Gold

Microsoft logo


Intel logo

Silver

Qualcomm logo


Thomson Reuters logo

Bronze

The Walt Disney logo


General Mills logo

Carbon Offset

BEF logo

Supporting

Shell logo

Partner

Charities Aid Foundation logo EQT logo Merck logo Newmont logo Shell logo

Marketing and Media

3BL logoGlobescan logoGreenBiz Group logoWeber Shandwick logo