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BSR Conference 2016

Be Bold

November 1-3 • New York

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Speakers

Scheduled speakers are subject to change.

A cross-section of global business, sustainability, and civil society leaders will share their creative ideas and practical solutions for a sustainable world. Please check back again for further updates on our program and speakers.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers


Keynote Speaker

Lord Browne of Madingley

Lord Browne of Madingley

Executive Chairman

L1 Energy

LordJohnBrowne


Keynote Speaker

Katja Iversen

Katja Iversen

President and CEO

Women Deliver

Katja_Iversen


Keynote Speaker

Ken Powell

Ken Powell

Chairman and CEO

General Mills

GeneralMills


Keynote Speaker

The Honorable Kevin Rudd

The Honorable Kevin Rudd

26th Prime Minister of Australia

President, Asia Society Policy Institute

MrKRudd


Keynote Speaker

John L. Thornton

John L. Thornton

Executive Chairman

Barrick Gold Corporation

BarrickGold


Special Presenter Speaker

Baba Brinkman

Baba Brinkman

Rap Artist, Writer and Actor

BabaBrinkman


Plenary Panel Speaker

Edward Cameron

Edward Cameron

Managing Director

BSR

EdwardJCameron


Plenary Panel Speaker

Alessandro Carlucci

Alessandro Carlucci

Former CEO, Natura

Board Chair, BSR


Special Presenter Speaker

Chris Coulter

Chris Coulter

CEO

GlobeScan Inc.

cdjcoulter


Plenary Panel Speaker

Lisa Friedman

Lisa Friedman

Editor-in-Chief

ClimateWire

LFFriedman


Plenary Moderator Speaker

David Gelles

David Gelles

Reporter

The New York Times

dgelles


Plenary Panel Speaker

Nik Gowing

Nik Gowing

Co-Author, Thinking the Unthinkable

Visiting Professor, King’s College London and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

@Think_Unthink


Innovate and Inspire Speaker

Mina Guli

Mina Guli

CEO, Founder, and Athlete

Thirst

minaguli


Innovate and Inspire Speaker

Erika Karp

Erika Karp

Founder, CEO and Chair of the Board

Cornerstone Capital

Cornerstone_Cap


Be Bold Speaker

Lindsay Levin

Lindsay Levin

Founder and Partner

Leaders’ Quest

LeadersQuest


Plenary Panel Speaker

Karina Litvack

Karina Litvack

Non-Executive Board Director

BSR


BSR Book Club Speaker

Joel Makower

Joel Makower

Chairman and Executive Editor

GreenBiz Group Inc.

makower


BSR Book Club Speaker

Mark Mykleby

Mark Mykleby

Codirector, Strategic Innovation Lab, Case Western Reserve University

Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)

markmykleby


Innovate and Inspire Speaker

Andy Stern

Andy Stern

President Emeritus, Service Employees International Union

Ronald O. Perelman Senior Fellow, Richman Center, Columbia University

AndyStern_DC


Plenary Panel Speaker

Todd Stern

Todd Stern

Visiting Lecturer, Yale Law School

Former United States Special Envoy for Climate Change


Be Bold Speaker

Pablo Suarez

Pablo Suarez

Associate Director, Research and Innovation

Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre

RCClimate


Be Bold Speaker

Pierre Thiam

Pierre Thiam

Chef, Restaurateur, and Author

chefpierrethiam


Breakout Speakers

Rohini Anand

Rohini Anand
Senior Vice President Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer
Sodexo

Farid Baddache

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

FBaddache


Lee Ballin

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

Lee_Ballin


Matt Banks

Matt Banks
Manager, Climate and Business
World Wildlife Fund

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Ezgi Barcenas
Global Director, Corporate Sustainability
Anheuser-Busch InBev

Emily Baseman

Emily Baseman
Senior Digital Manager
Weber Shandwick

EmSemm


Sheila Bonini

Sheila Bonini
CEO
The Sustainability Consortium

Tim Bozik

Tim Bozik
President of Global Product
Pearson

Judi Brown

Judi Brown
Cofounder
CivicMakers

judilynnbrown


Vivian Chang

Vivian Chang
Senior Account Director
MicroBenefits

Dominic Channer

Dominic Channer
Vice President, Community Relations
Kinross Gold Corporation

dmchanner


Marshall Chase

Marshall Chase
Associate Director
BSR

mchase96


Amanda Chiampi

Amanda Chiampi
Director, Sustainability Integration
AT&T

amandachiampi


Laurent Claquin

Laurent Claquin
Head of Kering Americas
Kering

Karen Clarke-Whistler

Karen Clarke-Whistler
Chief Environment Officer
TD Bank Group

Aron Cramer

Aron Cramer
President and CEO
BSR

aroncramer


Patsy Doerr

Patsy Doerr
Global Head, Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion
Thomson Reuters

patsydoerr


Sinziana Dorobantu

Sinziana Dorobantu
Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations
NYU Stern

Jonathan Drimmer

Jonathan Drimmer
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Barrick Gold Corporation

David Eichberg

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

Cammie Erickson

Cammie Erickson
Head of Employee Programs, LinkedIn for Good
LinkedIn

cammieerickson


Suzanne Fallender

Suzanne Fallender
Director, Corporate Responsibility
Intel Corporation

sfallender


Angie Farrag-Thibault

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

Daniel Fibiger

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

DanFibiger


Carole Garner

Carole Garner
Director, Conference Management
MeetGreen

Anna Gedda

Anna Gedda
Head of Sustainability
H&M

Laura Gitman

Laura Gitman
Vice President
BSR

LauraGitman


Mark Gough

Mark Gough
Executive Director
Natural Capital Coalition

Mark_Gough


Clare Griffin

Clare Griffin
Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Reporting
GlaxoSmithKline

Peter Harris

Peter Harris
Sustainability Director, Europe
United Parcel Service

Evan Harvey

Evan Harvey
Director of Corporate Responsibility
Nasdaq

evanharvey99


Susan Hauser

Susan Hauser
Corporate Vice President, Business and Corporate Responsibility
Microsoft

Susanhau


Eunice Heath

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

euniceheath5


John Hodges

John Hodges
Managing Director
BSR

Shannon Houde

Shannon Houde
Executive Coach and Talent Advisor
Walk of Life Leaders

@walkoflifecoach


Hilary Irby

Hilary Irby
Managing Director and Head of Investing with Impact
Morgan Stanley

Melanie Janin

Melanie Janin
Managing Director, Communications
BSR

melanie_janin


Subajini Jayasekaran

Subajini Jayasekaran
Child Rights and Business Manager
UNICEF

Maurice Jones

Maurice Jones
President and CEO
LISC

Margaret Jungk

Margaret Jungk
Managing Director, Human Rights
BSR

Vishal Kapadia

Vishal Kapadia
Executive Director
The WikiRate Project

Anastasia Khoo

Anastasia Khoo
Chief Marketing Officer
Human Rights Campaign

AnastasiaKhoo


Shanley Knox

Shanley Knox
Co-founder
Olivia Knox

shanleyknox


Frank Koller

Frank Koller
Author
Spark

David Korngold

David Korngold
Associate Director
BSR

Jan Kristensen

Jan Kristensen
Head of Environment and Reporting
Telenor Group

JanSKristensen


Leslie Kruempel

Leslie Kruempel
Interactive Marketing Manager
Organic Valley

realfoodmw


Alethea Lange

Alethea Lange
Senior Policy Analyst
Center for Democracy and Technology

AletheaLange


Virginie Le Masson

Virginie Le Masson
Research Fellow
Overseas Development Institute

Virginie_LeM


Jill Leaness

Jill Leaness
Associate Climate Speakers Network
The Climate Reality Project

Therése Lennehag

Therése Lennehag
Head of Responsible Investment
EQT AB

Matthew Lindley

Matthew Lindley
Director, Resource Mobilization
International Planned Parenthood Federation

t__box


Walt M. Macnee

Walt M. Macnee
Vice Chairman
MasterCard

Jorgette Mariñez

Jorgette Mariñez
Associate Director, Consumer Sectors
BSR

Sarah Matheson

Sarah Matheson
Head of Sustainability, North America
Tata Group

Alex McIntosh

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

Sean McKnight

Sean McKnight
Partner
Fortitude Partners

Sean Milliken

Sean Milliken
Head of Global Social Innovation
PayPal

Naomi Morenzoni

Naomi Morenzoni
Senior Director, Philanthropy
Salesforce.org

mandelstein


Renée Morin

Renée Morin
Living Progress - Stakeholder Relations
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

JReneeMorin


Noel Morrin

Noel Morrin
Executive Vice President, Sustainability
Stora Enso Oyj

Chelsea Mozen

Chelsea Mozen
Senior Sustainability Specialist, Energy and Carbon
Etsy

Louise Nicholls

Louise Nicholls
Head of Responsible Sourcing, Packaging and Plan A
Marks and Spencer

Elisa Niemtzow

Elisa Niemtzow
Director, Consumer Sectors
BSR

ElisaN


Cecile Oger

Cecile Oger
Associate Director
BSR

CecileOger


Eric Olson

Eric Olson
Senior Vice President
BSR

gospodinolson


Sarah Orsay

Sarah Orsay
Director, Business Engagement
The Climate Reality Project

Marissa Pagnani

Marissa Pagnani
Group Vice President, Corporate Responsibility
PVH Corp.

Laurence Pessez

Laurence Pessez
Head of Corporate Social Responsibility
BNP Paribas S.A.

laurencepessez


Jeremy Prepscius

Jeremy Prepscius
Vice President, Asia-Pacific
BSR

Prepscius


Caroline T. Roan

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

Julia Robinson

Julia Robinson
Manager, Communication
BSR

JuliaCoyner


Michael Rohwer

Michael Rohwer
Associate Director, Information and Communications Technology
BSR

Laura Chapman Rubbo

Laura Chapman Rubbo
Director, International Labor Standards
The Walt Disney Company

Andy Ruben

Andy Ruben
CEO and Cofounder
Yerdle

Helen Sahi

Helen Sahi
Senior Director, Sustainability
Avery Dennison Corporation

HelenSahi


Wendy Savage

Wendy Savage
Senior Manager, Social Responsibility and Traceability
Patagonia

Jérôme Schmitt

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

JeromeSchmitt


Linda Scott

Linda Scott
Founder, Power Shift Forum for Women
Emeritus DP World Professor for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Oxford

ProfLindaScott


Robert Sebbag

Robert Sebbag
Vice President, Access to Medicines
Sanofi

Peter Shanley

Peter Shanley
Head of Partnerships and Business Development
Civic Hall

Gireesh Shrimali

Gireesh Shrimali
Director, Climate Finance
Climate Policy Initiative

Jennifer Silberman

Jennifer Silberman
Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility
Target

Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith
Director, Corporate Sustainability
Citi

Ben Snyder

Ben Snyder
Senior Innovation Partner
CivicMakers

Tara St James

Tara St James
Founder
Study NY

Scott Stallard

Scott Stallard
Senior Manager, Environmental Stewardship
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Guy Standing

Guy Standing
Professorial Research Associate
SOAS, University of London

Alice Steenland

Alice Steenland
Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer
AXA Group

AKSParis


Wei Sun (Paul)

Wei Sun (Paul)
Owner
Sino TYTEX

Christine Svarer

Christine Svarer
Director, HERproject
BSR

christinesvarer


Diego Tamburini

Diego Tamburini
Manufacturing Industry Strategist
Autodesk

diegotamburini


Alison Taylor

Alison Taylor
Director, Energy and Extractives
BSR

FollowAlisonT


Robert ter Kuile

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

sustainabletK


Mark Thain

Mark Thain
Director, Social Innovation
Barclays

markthain1


Hervé Touati

Hervé Touati
Managing Director
Rocky Mountain Institute

Andrea Valcalda

Andrea Valcalda
Head of Sustainability
Enel SpA

Lin Wang

Lin Wang
Director
BSR

Libby Wayman

Libby Wayman
Global Director of Innovation, Ecomagination
GE

David Wei

David Wei
Associate Director, Climate
BSR

CCDiplomat


Deborah Winshel

Deborah Winshel
Managing Director, Global Head of Impact Investing
BlackRock

Susan Winterberg

Susan Winterberg
Associate Director, Inclusive Economy
BSR

Nancy J Zavada

Nancy J Zavada
President
MeetGreen

Nestor Zwyhun

Nestor Zwyhun
Executive Vice President, Technology
GT Nexus

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