Sunday, July 31, 2016

Event - BSR Conference 2016: Be Bold #BSR16

This event will take place November 1-3, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt in New York, New York. The BSR Conference brings together sustainability leaders and practitioners to build the business of a better world. Now entering its 23rd year, the BSR Conference is one of the world’s most influential sustainability events. This year’s Conference theme—BE BOLD—is a rallying cry for businesses addressing the toughest issues our time. The challenges of building a sustainable future are immense, and will require collaborative, innovative thinking from all sectors of society.

Plenary speakers include: John Browne, Executive Chairman, L1 Energy, Christiana Figueres Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and Ken Powell, Chairman and CEO, General Mills.

There are substantial opportunities to build inclusive, sustainable economies through business leadership and partnerships—and we know that we won’t achieve these goals unless we think big, and think bold. At the BSR Conference 2016 you will hear compelling stories from companies, foundations, big thinkers, and creative doers who are making big bets in building a better world.

Past 2015 speakers included Pam Gill Alabaster, Vice President, Global Corporate Responsibility at Estée Lauder; Daniel T. Bross, Senior Director, Global Corporate Citizenship at Microsoft; Dannielle Campos, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy Director, Global Corporate Social Responsibility at Bank of America; and Shana Ruffus, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility – Environment at Anheuser-Busch, among many others.

The BSR Conference is one of the most important global gatherings dedicated to sustainable business. This November, a global audience of close to 1,000 senior business executives and entrepreneurs from the public sector and civil society will gather in New York to explore emerging trends and innovative solutions to crucial sustainability questions. In addition to unrivaled, inspirational keynote speakers and breakout sessions led by industry luminaries, the BSR Conference offers unparalleled opportunities for networking and creative partnerships in building a just and sustainable world.

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. Learn more about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.

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