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BSR Conference 2016

Be Bold

November 1-3 • New York

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Breakout Sessions

Please note, schedule is subject to change.

Tracks


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Bold Leadership

For big results, we must set bold targets. Achieving them requires dynamic partnerships on a scale we have never seen before, to achieve systems change. Join us as we hear from leaders in business and other sectors who think big, set ambitious goals, and inspire others to join their efforts.



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  • Big Bold Question: Should Companies Combat Systemic Discrimination? More Info

    Thursday November 3, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm | Bold Leadership Track

    Developments like the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the United States and the resettlement of refugees in Europe are creating heated debates on systemic discrimination. What is the role of companies as influencers, and should business leaders take a stand on these issues?

    Scheduled Speakers

    Amanda Chiampi
    Amanda Chiampi
    Director, Sustainability Integration | AT&T

    Shanley Knox
    Shanley Knox
    Co-founder | Olivia Knox

    Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen
    Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen
    Senior Vice President | BSR

    Moderator

  • Brave New Industry: The Circular Economy More Info

    Wednesday November 2, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm | Bold Leadership Track

    A circular economy creates opportunities to move away from a “take, make, dispose” production system to one that restores the environment and generates value from “waste.” Be inspired with ideas on how to integrate circular economy principles into your business.

    Scheduled Speakers

    Andy Ruben
    Andy Ruben
    CEO and Cofounder | Yerdle

    Eunice Heath
    Eunice Heath
    Global Director, Sustainable Products Marketing and Strategy | The Dow Chemical Company

    Marshall Chase
    Marshall Chase
    Associate Director | BSR

    Moderator

  • Engaging Consumers through Purpose More Info

    Thursday November 3, 11:00 am-12:00 pm | Bold Leadership Track

    Connecting with consumers’ core values creates deep and long-term loyalty and engages citizens in positive change. Learn how to integrate purpose into brand strategy and marketing and reach consumers based on values like self-esteem, equality, diversity, social progress, and environmental stewardship.

    Scheduled Speakers

    Anna Gedda
    Anna Gedda
    Head of Sustainability | H&M

    Sean McKnight
    Sean McKnight
    Partner | Fortitude Partners

    Sean Milliken
    Sean Milliken
    Head of Global Social Innovation | PayPal

    Elisa Niemtzow
    Elisa Niemtzow
    Director, Consumer Sectors | BSR

    Moderator

  • Lessons in Leadership: It Pays to Be Bold More Info

    Thursday November 3, 4:15 pm-5:15 pm | Bold Leadership Track

    Hear from sustainability leaders on how they developed bold new strategies to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges. What was the challenge, how did they approach it, how did they inspire others to join their pursuit, and did it pay off for the company?

    Scheduled Speakers

    Jennifer Silberman
    Jennifer Silberman
    Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility | Target

    Jérôme Schmitt
    Jérôme Schmitt
    Senior Vice President, Innovation and Energy Efficiency | Total SA

    Naomi Morenzoni
    Naomi Morenzoni
    Senior Director, Philanthropy | Salesforce.org

    Therése Lennehag
    Therése Lennehag
    Head of Responsible Investment | EQT AB

    Farid Baddache
    Farid Baddache
    Managing Director, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa | BSR

    Moderator

  • Setting the High Bar: Bold Targets, Bold Action More Info

    Wednesday November 2, 11:00 am-12:00 pm | Bold Leadership Track

    In the face of challenges like climate change, water shortages, and rising inequality, there’s a need for ambitious corporate action. How are companies setting bold targets, and what works to gain internal alignment and commitment?

    Scheduled Speakers

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    Ezgi Barcenas
    Global Director, Corporate Sustainability | Anheuser-Busch InBev

    Laurent Claquin
    Laurent Claquin
    Head of Kering Americas | Kering

    Laura Gitman
    Laura Gitman
    Vice President | BSR

    Moderator

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