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BSR Conference 2016

Be Bold

November 1-3 • New York

#BSR16

Schedule of Events

Please note, schedule is subject to change.

Tuesday November 1


7:30 am-7:00 pm

Conference Registration


8:00 am-9:00 am

BSR University

Breakfast for Morning BSR University Trainings


8:30 am-8:00 pm

Headshot Station


9:00 am-12:00 pm

BSR University

Trends in Sustainability Reporting

Sustainable Business 101

Circular Economy

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Sustainable Architecture and Industry Tour


12:00 pm-1:00 pm

BSR University

Lunch for Afternoon BSR University Trainings


1:00 pm-4:00 pm

BSR University

Sustainable Procurement

Strategy, Materiality, and Integration

Human Rights 101

Climate Strategy and Business Success


4:00 pm-4:45 pm

Healthy Living Welcome Reception

Sponsored by The Walt Disney Company.


4:45 pm-5:00 pm

Conference Opening: Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

Aron Cramer

Aron Cramer

President and CEO
BSR


5:00 pm-5:45 pm

Plenary Address: Ken Powell, Chairman and CEO, General Mills

Ken Powell

Ken Powell

Chairman and CEO
General Mills


5:45 pm-6:30 pm

Plenary Address: The Honorable Kevin Rudd, Former Prime Minister of Australia

The Honorable Kevin Rudd

The Honorable Kevin Rudd

26th Prime Minister of Australia
President, Asia Society Policy Institute


6:30 pm-8:00 pm

An Evening in the Catskills Networking Reception


Wednesday November 2


7:00 am-6:30 pm

Conference Registration


7:15 am-8:15 am

De-stress At Your Desk Yoga and Meditation Workshop


8:00 am-8:45 am

Breakfast

Sponsored by Shell.


8:40 am-8:45 am

Morning Welcome


8:45 am-9:05 am

Be Bold: Lindsay Levin, Founder and Partner, Leaders’ Quest

Lindsay Levin

Lindsay Levin

Founder and Partner
Leaders’ Quest


9:05 am-9:30 am

Innovate and Inspire: Mina Guli, CEO, Founder, and Athlete, Thirst

Mina Guli

Mina Guli

CEO, Founder, and Athlete
Thirst


9:30 am-10:15 am

Plenary Address: Lord Browne of Madingley, Executive Chairman, L1 Energy

Lord Browne of Madingley

Lord Browne of Madingley

Executive Chairman
L1 Energy


10:15 am-11:00 am

One2One Sustainability Leadership and Executive Coaching

Networking Break

Meet the BSR Heavy Manufacturing and ICT Teams


10:30 am-10:50 am

Improve Your Posture Yoga Stretch


11:00 am-12:00 pm

Breakout Session

Setting the High Bar: Bold Targets, Bold Action

Track: Bold Leadership Leadership icon

Scaling Corporate Renewable Energy: From First Movers to Fast Followers

Track: Bold Climate Action Climate Action icon

Safeguarding Human Rights in the Business Network: Bold Approaches and Smart Solutions

Track: Bold Inclusion Inclusion icon

Is Traceability the Supply Chain’s Holy Grail?

Track: Bold Transparency Transparency icon

Big Bold Question: What Should Business Do About Income Inequality?

Track: Bold Inclusion Inclusion icon

Beyond ‘Going Viral’: Breakthrough Communications

Track: Bold Reinvention Reinvention icon


12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Networking Lunch


1:00 pm-1:20 pm

Special BSR Presentation

Angie Farrag-Thibault

Angie Farrag-Thibault

Director, Transport and Logistics and Collaborative Initiatives
BSR

Margaret Jungk

Margaret Jungk

Managing Director, Human Rights
BSR


1:20 pm-1:45 pm

Innovate and Inspire: Erika Karp, Founder, CEO and Chair of the Board, Cornerstone Capital Group

Erika Karp

Erika Karp

Founder, CEO and Chair of the Board
Cornerstone Capital


1:45 pm-2:30 pm

Plenary Panel: Thinking the Unthinkable with Nik Gowing

Alessandro Carlucci

Alessandro Carlucci

Former CEO, Natura
Board Chair, BSR

Karina Litvack

Karina Litvack

Non-Executive Board Director
BSR

Nik Gowing

Nik Gowing

Co-Author, Thinking the Unthinkable
Visiting Professor, King’s College London and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


2:30 pm-3:00 pm

Networking Break

Meet the BSR Collaborative Initiatives, Energy and Extractives, and Healthcare Teams


3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Breakout Session

Women and Climate Change: Vulnerable Victims or Empowered Agents of Resilience?

Track: Bold Climate Action Climate Action icon

The Age of Automation Is Here: How Do We Ensure Good Jobs?

Track: Bold Inclusion Inclusion icon

Reinventing Products: How to Influence Designers

Track: Bold Reinvention Reinvention icon

Brave New Industry: The Circular Economy

Track: Bold Leadership Leadership icon

Big Bold Question: Is Sustainability Reporting Becoming Obsolete?

Track: Bold Transparency Transparency icon


4:15 pm-5:30 pm

Breakout Session

Sustainable Events: Putting Your Best Brand Forward

Track: Brand Camp Brand Camp icon

So You Want to Be a Social Media Star?

Track: Brand Camp Brand Camp icon

Pitching a Convenient Truth: How to Communicate Climate Solutions Effectively

Track: Brand Camp Brand Camp icon

Personal Branding for Sustainability Influence

Track: Brand Camp Brand Camp icon

Be Bold in 5, 10, 20 Years: A Collective Vision for a Bold Future

Track: Brand Camp Brand Camp icon


5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Real Food Networking Reception


7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Sustainability Tours

Food for Thought Dinner


Thursday November 3


7:00 am-8:00 am

Sunrise Yoga


7:30 am-6:00 pm

Registration


7:45 am-8:30 am

Breakfast


8:30 am-8:40 am

Special Presentation: GlobeScan Survey Results


8:40 am-9:05 am

Innovate and Inspire: Andy Stern, President Emeritus, Service Employees International Union

Andy Stern

Andy Stern

President Emeritus, Service Employees International Union
Ronald O. Perelman Senior Fellow, Richman Center, Columbia University


9:05 am-9:35 am

BSR Book Club: Mark Mykleby and Joel Makower, “The New Grand Strategy”

Joel Makower

Joel Makower

Chairman and Executive Editor
GreenBiz Group Inc.

Mark Mykleby

Mark Mykleby

Codirector, Strategic Innovation Lab, Case Western Reserve University
Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)


9:35 am-10:20 am

Plenary Address: John L. Thornton, Executive Chairman, Barrick Gold Corporation

John L. Thornton

John L. Thornton

Executive Chairman
Barrick Gold Corporation


10:20 am-11:00 am

Networking Break

Meet the BSR Financial Services, Power and Utilities, and Transport and Logistics Teams

Book Signing with Mark Mykleby and Joel Makower


10:30 am-10:50 am

Unwind Tension Yoga Stretch


11:00 am-12:00 pm

Breakout Session

We Are All Tech Companies Now: Tech Sustainability Issues Across Sectors

Track: Bold Reinvention Reinvention icon

Getting Serious About Empowering Women in the Workplace

Track: Bold Inclusion Inclusion icon

Engaging Consumers through Purpose

Track: Bold Leadership Leadership icon

Creating Value by Giving Workers a Voice

Track: Bold Transparency Transparency icon

Big Bold Question: What Will It Take for Business to Contribute to Warming of No More Than 2°?

Track: Bold Climate Action Climate Action icon


12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Networking Lunch


1:00 pm-1:45 pm

Plenary Address: Katja Iversen, President and CEO, Women Deliver

Katja Iversen

Katja Iversen

President and CEO
Women Deliver


1:45 pm-2:15 pm

Be Bold: Taste the Change

Pablo Suarez

Pablo Suarez

Associate Director, Research and Innovation
Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre

Pierre Thiam

Pierre Thiam

Chef, Restaurateur, and Author


2:15 pm-3:00 pm

Networking Break

Meet the BSR Consumer Products, Food, Beverage, and Agriculture; and Travel and Tourism Teams

Chair Massage Relaxation Station


3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Breakout Session

One Year into the SDGs: Is the Moment Becoming a Movement?

Track: Bold Inclusion Inclusion icon

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

Track: Bold Reinvention Reinvention icon

Creating the Internet of Sustainable and Trusted Things

Track: Bold Transparency Transparency icon

Climate Finance: Moving Trillions of Dollars to Build a Thriving, Clean Economy

Track: Bold Climate Action Climate Action icon

Big Bold Question: Should Companies Combat Systemic Discrimination?

Track: Bold Leadership Leadership icon


4:15 pm-5:15 pm

Breakout Session

Natural Capital Accounting: Business Implications?

Track: Bold Climate Action Climate Action icon

Lessons in Leadership: It Pays to Be Bold

Track: Bold Leadership Leadership icon

Land Rights as Supply Chains Move: Whose Paddy Is Your Factory Built On?

Track: Bold Inclusion Inclusion icon

Engaging Stakeholders in an Era of Hyper-Transparency

Track: Bold Transparency Transparency icon

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

Track: Bold Reinvention Reinvention icon


5:15 pm-5:45 pm

Networking Reception


5:45 pm-6:30 pm

Plenary Panel: Climate Action and Politics

David Gelles

David Gelles

Reporter
The New York Times

Edward Cameron

Edward Cameron

Managing Director
BSR

Lisa Friedman

Lisa Friedman

Editor-in-Chief
ClimateWire

Todd Stern

Todd Stern

Visiting Lecturer, Yale Law School
Former United States Special Envoy for Climate Change


6:30 pm-6:55 pm

Baba Brinkman “Rap Up”

Baba Brinkman

Baba Brinkman

Rap Artist, Writer and Actor


7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Networking Dinner


Featured Sponsor

Target


Thank You to All Our Sponsors

Convening Media

The Wall Street Journal

Platinum


ABInBev logo

Target logo

Gold

Microsoft logo


Intel logo

Silver

Qualcomm logo


Thomson Reuters logo

Bronze

The Walt Disney logo


General Mills logo

Carbon Offset

BEF logo

Supporting

Shell logo

Partner

Charities Aid Foundation logo EQT logo Merck logo Newmont logo Shell logo

Marketing and Media

3BL logo Globescan logo GreenBiz Group logo Weber Shandwick logo