Lindsay Levin founded Leaders’ Quest in 2001 to connect leaders from all disciplines, sectors, and geographies to explore solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges. She helps corporate CEOs and their teams define purpose and implement transformational change, and she works extensively with NGO leaders. In 2004, Levin founded the Leaders’ Quest Foundation to build leadership capacity in grassroots communities. She serves on the board of Hartford Care, a nursing home group in the UK, and of Unitus Capital, an India-based investment firm that raises capital for entrepreneurial businesses that benefit those at the bottom of the economic pyramid. She also has served as Chair of the International Steering Committee of OneVoice, and she is the author of Invisible Giants: Changing the World One Step at a Time.
Laura Gitman spearheads BSR’s New York office, working with global companies across a range of industry sectors and sustainability issues. A member of BSR’s executive committee, she oversees global membership strategy and services. Gitman runs senior-level sustainability strategy workshops and multistakeholder forums, she launched BSR’s global financial services and media practices, and she has published reports on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) integration in mainstream investing, as well as sustainability integration and leadership. From 2006 to 2010, she facilitated the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), growing the EICC from 15 to more than 50 companies. Previously, Gitman worked for Deloitte Consulting, managed a community development project in Ecuador, developed the business strategy for a social venture in Brazil, and worked with the biotechnology sector in Chile.
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BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.