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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 Reinvention

The world is facing unprecedented disruption from new technologies, consumer options and behaviors, new ways of working and political turbulence. Our changing times require bold new solutions. Sustainability leaders can pave the way by rethinking supply chains, product design, technology, and more. What new business models and strategies will win in our brave new world?



Bold Reinvention Sponsor

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Target

Since opening our first store in 1962, we’ve invested in the social and environmental sustainability of our communities. Today, sustainability is a principle that drives the decisions we make across our business. We aim to drive positive impact with our sustainable products and business operations, ensuring we create long-term value that goes beyond Target and into the communities we serve here at home and around the world.


  • Beyond ‘Going Viral’: Breakthrough Communications More Info

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

    It may not be realistic for every campaign to “go viral,” but an authentic sustainability story can break through the noise and help you connect with your audience. Learn new tools and techniques that bring sustainability to the forefront of your brand.

    Scheduled Speakers

    Anastasia Khoo
    Anastasia Khoo
    Chief Marketing Officer | Human Rights Campaign

    David Gelles
    David Gelles
    Reporter | The New York Times

    Leslie Kruempel
    Leslie Kruempel
    Interactive Marketing Manager | Organic Valley

    Serena Torrey Roosevelt
    Serena Torrey Roosevelt
    Partner | NationSwell

    Melanie Janin
    Melanie Janin
    Managing Director, Communications | BSR

    Moderator

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

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

    Large companies today face challenges from dynamic startups, new business models, and changing consumer expectations. Are size, tradition, and physical assets barriers to innovation or assets traditional companies can use to bring new, sustainable products and services to market?

    Scheduled Speakers

    Caroline T. Roan
    Caroline T. Roan
    Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Pfizer | President, The Pfizer Foundation

    David Eichberg
    David Eichberg
    Global Initiatives Lead, Sustainability and Social Innovation | HP Inc.

    Mark Thain
    Mark Thain
    Director, Social Innovation | Barclays

    Angie Farrag-Thibault
    Angie Farrag-Thibault
    Director, Transport and Logistics and Collaborative Initiatives | BSR

    Moderator

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

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


    Scheduled Speakers

    Speakers to be announced shortly.

    Jorgette Mariñez
    Jorgette Mariñez
    Associate Director, Consumer Sectors | BSR

    Moderator

  • Reinventing Products: How to Influence Designers More Info

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

    Up to 80 percent of sustainability impacts are determined in product design. How can you reinvent your company’s product development and innovation processes to incorporate sustainability and circular economy principles?

    Scheduled Speakers

    Alex McIntosh
    Alex McIntosh
    Course Leader, MA Fashion Futures, London College of Fashion | Managing Director, Christopher Raeburn

    Helen Sahi
    Helen Sahi
    Senior Director, Sustainability | Avery Dennison Corporation

    Tara St James
    Tara St James
    Founder | Study NY

    Elisa Niemtzow
    Elisa Niemtzow
    Director, Consumer Sectors | BSR

    Moderator

  • We Are All Tech Companies Now: Tech Sustainability Issues Across Sectors More Info

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

    As more companies integrate technology into core products and services, they must manage tech-related sustainability issues such as data privacy and product recycling. Learn how to address these risks and opportunities.

    Scheduled Speakers

    Alice Steenland
    Alice Steenland
    Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer | AXA Group

    Robert ter Kuile
    Robert ter Kuile
    Vice President, Global Head of Sustainability | Fossil Group

    David Korngold
    David Korngold
    Associate Director | BSR

    Moderator

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