BSR Conference 2016

Be Bold

November 1-3 • New York


Breakout Session

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

November 2, 2016, 4:15 pm-5:15 pm

Large companies are facing industry disruption like never before. While they continue to compete with traditional rivals, they also need to address new realities including 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 for this Session

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


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



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