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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 Transparency

With technology enabling transparency in striking new ways, customers and stakeholders are demanding more of it, more often. New modes of transparency are changing everything from goal setting and external engagement to product traceability and connected devices in fundamental ways. What can you learn from the pioneers who are baring it all?



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Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We have a responsibility to do business in ways that respect, protect and benefit our customers, employees, communities, suppliers and the environment. Being responsible and ethical is part of our heritage and is fundamental to our business. This is reflected globally, across every part of our operations and is core to our purpose and values./p>


  • Big Bold Question: Is Sustainability Reporting Becoming Obsolete? More Info

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

    Join the debate on sustainability reporting and understand the implications for your strategy: Should companies share real-time performance data, or focus on long-term trends that demonstrate big-picture challenges and progress over time?

    Scheduled Speakers

    Evan Harvey
    Evan Harvey
    Director of Corporate Responsibility | Nasdaq

    Lee Ballin
    Lee Ballin
    Head of Sustainable Business Programs | Bloomberg L.P.

    Renée Morin
    Renée Morin
    Living Progress - Stakeholder Relations | Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    Vishal Kapadia
    Vishal Kapadia
    Executive Director | The WikiRate Project

    Dunstan Allison Hope
    Dunstan Allison Hope
    Managing Director | BSR

    Moderator

  • Creating the Internet of Sustainable and Trusted Things More Info

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

    The Internet of Things is supporting great strides in sustainability, from energy-efficient lighting to raw-materials tracking. Join us as we explore the risks, solutions, and opportunities that arise from living in a world where people, data, things, and processes are connected like never before.

    Scheduled Speakers

    Alethea Lange
    Alethea Lange
    Senior Policy Analyst | Center for Democracy and Technology

    Jan Kristensen
    Jan Kristensen
    Head of Environment and Reporting | Telenor Group

    Libby Wayman
    Libby Wayman
    Global Director of Innovation, Ecomagination | GE

    Michael Rohwer
    Michael Rohwer
    Associate Director, Information and Communications Technology | BSR

    Moderator

  • Creating Value by Giving Workers a Voice More Info

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

    Workers have growing relevance in manufacturing sectors, where the labor force is younger, better informed, and savvy about information technology. How can your company involve workers to improve operations and develop new management solutions?

    Scheduled Speakers

    Daniel Fibiger
    Daniel Fibiger
    Director, Global Partnerships and Supplier Sustainability | GAP Inc.

    Vivian Chang
    Vivian Chang
    Senior Account Director | MicroBenefits

    Wei Sun (Paul)
    Wei Sun (Paul)
    Owner | Sino TYTEX

    Lin Wang
    Lin Wang
    Director | BSR

    Moderator

  • Engaging Stakeholders in an Era of Hyper-Transparency More Info

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

    With the growth of digital media and an increasingly fragmented traditional media sector, it’s impossible for companies to control information about their business. It’s time to think broadly about stakeholders locally and globally, and consider what this era means for your brand, reputation, and practices.

    Scheduled Speakers

    Clare Griffin
    Clare Griffin
    Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Reporting | GlaxoSmithKline

    Dominic Channer
    Dominic Channer
    Vice President, Community Relations | Kinross Gold Corporation

    Patsy Doerr
    Patsy Doerr
    Global Head, Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion | Thomson Reuters

    Sinziana Dorobantu
    Sinziana Dorobantu
    Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations | NYU Stern

    Alison Taylor
    Alison Taylor
    Director, Energy and Extractives | BSR

    Moderator

  • Is Traceability the Supply Chain’s Holy Grail? More Info

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

    Hear how large companies, niche players, and entire industries are achieving traceability and tracking their products from raw materials to finished goods.

    Scheduled Speakers

    Nestor Zwyhun
    Nestor Zwyhun
    Executive Vice President, Technology | GT Nexus

    Sheila Bonini
    Sheila Bonini
    CEO | The Sustainability Consortium

    Wendy Savage
    Wendy Savage
    Senior Manager, Social Responsibility and Traceability | Patagonia

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

    Moderator

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