Sunday, January 31, 2016

Event - Responsible Business Summit USA 2016

This Ethical Corporation event will take place on April 12 - 13 2016, in Manhattan NYC, an Affinia Hotel, New York. Navigate the changing landscape and become a leading sustainable business. The Responsible Business Summit USA is America's premier CSR and sustainability conference. Through workshops, roundtable debates and case study sessions delving into the key issues you will learn from, and network with, senior leaders from the leading sustainable brands.

25+ Cutting-Edge Sessions150+ Senior-Level Attendees10+ Hours of dedicated Networking

What you can get from the Summit:
  • STRATEGIZE and achieve your sustainable business goals through successful internal engagement and external collaboration
  • TAKE OWNERSHIP of your extended supply chain through effective auditing, vertical integration and certification schemes
  • EMPOWER the workforce and reduce labor costs through development schemes, volunteerism programs, and a transparent culture
  • REPORT the numbers that count and drive positive change, re-enforcing the company vision and purpose DRIVE your sustainability mission forwards by integrating the SDG’s and see real benefits for the business
There will be more than 30 industry-leading speakers, including C-Suite, VP and Director level experts, who will be sharing their insight and experiences, so you can benchmark again some of the best and make more sustainable corporate decisions moving forward.

Partial Speakers List

STEWART WHITNEY, Timberland President
DAVE STANGIS, Campbell's VP Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility
LINDSAY JAMES, Interface, Vice President of Restorative Enterprise
JENNIFER SILBERMAN, Hilton Chief of Staff, VP Corporate Responsibility
CHRIS LIBRIE HPE, Senior Director, Living Progress
DOUGLAS SABO, VISA Vice President, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy
AL IANNUZZI, Johnson & Johnson Sr. Director EHS & Sustainability
VALERIE SMITH, Citi Director Corporate Sustainability
MICHELLE YATES Adobe Director, Corporate Responsibility
LEE BALLIN, Bloomberg Head of Sustainable Business Programs
BRUCE PARRY, Bombardier Head of Sustainability Product Development Engineering
ROY CONN, Huntsman Global Sustainability Co-ordinator

Ethical Corps spent several months researching and speaking to the sustainability community in North America, establishing the key issues, trends and opportunities in 2016. The Responsible Business Summit USA agenda reflects these issues and opportunities.

A few of the sessions included over the course of the 2 days:

Drive a responsible culture across the business – in a one-on-one interview Timberland’s President shares all Embed and support sustainable thinking across the business – senior executives from Campbell’s and Interface discuss how they are integrating a sustainability mind-set and strategy across all business units Drive business value through your report – in a keynote session Global Compact Canada and Bloomberg will share how leading brands are using their reports to drive value Create a win-win partnership with your key stakeholders – join Timberland, Dow Chemical and the Nature Conservancy in interactive roundtable debates to understand how you can build successful partnerships Become resilient and evolve with business demands to create a strong supply chain – in an interactive peer-to-peer learning session Hilton and Edelman will lead a discussion on how companies can build secure supply chains Giving back – Embed and measure the success of volunteerism schemes – Impact 2030 and GSK will lead roundtable debates on how businesses are successfully aligning volunteerism schemes with business strategies


“The Responsible Business Summit is a unique opportunity for global brands and sustainability thought leaders to connect, collaborate and contribute toward a sustainable future”

- Anisa Kamadoli Costa, Chief Sustainability Officer, Tiffany & Co.

“The Responsible Business Summit has been a fixture in Europe for many years. I’m looking forward to participating when it makes it return to the U.S. in April.”

- Dave Stangis, Vice President - Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility, Campbell’s The Ethical Corporation Difference

New for 2016 C-SUITE KEYNOTES: 

Be inspired by our handpicked keynotes sharing their vision on responsible business leadership CASE STUDIES – DEPTH AND INSIGHT: Get insight into the best sustainability success stories, understand just how they did it… from concept to completion! BUILD BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS: 2016 is all about understanding what business functions care about and how can sustainability help. Ask your biggest questions to our business leaders and learn how to foster lasting relationships. NETWORKING: More valuable time to meet your peers and continue the discussion after the summit Exceptional Networking Opportunities Ethical Corporation brings together senior executives from leading multinational brands all under one roof.

10+ hours of supreme networking with leaders in the sustainability and corporate responsibility space – plenty of time to form lasting business relationships C-level executives from across the industry look to share and solve key issues faced in 2016 Pre-event Q&As and webinars plus post event reports and video recordings ensures you can get exposure on your initiatives across the an extended period.

Only 11 days left to save $200 with our Early Bird discount

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