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7:00 am-8:00 pm

Conference Registration

8:00 am-9:00 am

Pre-Conference Trainings Breakfast, Morning Sessions

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Pre-Conference Training: CSR 101

Pre-Conference Training descriptions.

Pre-Conference Training: Human Rights Integration

Pre-Conference Training descriptions.

Pre-Conference Training: Trends in Sustainability Reporting

Pre-Conference Training descriptions.

11:00 am-5:00 pm

Welcome Lounge: Sponsored by Hyatt

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Pre-Conference Trainings Lunch, Afternoon Sessions

1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Pre-Conference Training: CSR 301

Pre-Conference Training descriptions.

Pre-Conference Training: Sustainable Procurement

Pre-Conference Training descriptions.

Pre-Conference Training: Strategy, Materiality, and Integration

Pre-Conference Training descriptions.

5:00 pm-5:15 pm

Conference Commences

5:15 pm-5:45 pm

I3 Presentation: Ellen MacArthur

Ellen MacArthur
Founder, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

5:45 pm-6:45 pm

Plenary Presentation: Andrew Witty

Andrew Witty
CEO, GlaxoSmithKline

6:45 pm-8:00 pm

Networking Reception

7:45 pm-8:00 pm

BSR Dinner Connect

New to the BSR Conference or to New York City? Meet-up with other Conference participants interested in company and conversation over dinner. Look for the BSR Dinner Connect meeting spot at the evening reception. Gather with others to select a nearby restaurant (suggestions will be listed on the mobile app) and head out for a night in the city!

November 5 icon


7:00 am-6:30 pm

Conference Registration

7:30 am-8:15 am


8:15 am-8:20 am

Conference Opening

8:20 am-8:45 am

I3 Presentation: Ethan Zuckerman

Ethan Zuckerman
Director, Center for Civic Media, MIT

8:45 am-9:15 am

Special Presentation: Jeffrey Wright

Jeffrey Wright

9:15 am-9:25 am

Take10: BSR Center for Sustainable Procurement

David Lawrence
Director, Sokwe Consulting Limited

9:25 am-10:25 am

Plenary Presentation: Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi
Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo

10:25 am-10:50 am

Networking Break

11:00 am-12:00 pm

One-hour Breakout Sessions

12:00 pm-1:05 pm

Networking Lunch

12:15 pm-12:35 pm

Special Presentation: David Gelber

David Gelber
Executive Producer, Years of Living Dangerously

1:05 pm-1:15 pm

Take10: Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Magdy Martínez-Solimán
Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, UNDP

1:15 pm-1:45 pm

Collaboration in Action: Corporate Reporting Dialogue

Michael Meehan
Chief Executive, Global Reporting Initiative
Paul Druckman
CEO, The International Integrated Reporting Council
Susan Mac Cormac
Partner, Morrison & Foerster

1:45 pm-2:45 pm

Plenary Presentation: Nils S. Andersen

Nils S. Andersen
Group CEO, The Maersk Group

2:45 pm-3:05 pm

Networking Break

3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Open Forum Sessions

5:00 pm-6:30 pm

Networking Reception: Sponsored by PepsiCo

7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Food for Thought Dinners

Food for Thought Dinners provide participants an opportunity to discuss a range of topics with BSR industry experts over a meal. Dinners are no-host and the restaurant will split the check among diners. Registration will be available at the BSR Connect booth on Wednesday, November 5, in the ballroom foyer. Space is limited.

8:30 pm-10:30 pm

BSR After-Hours

Meet, mingle, and connect over drinks. Before calling it a night, meet up with other Conference participants at The Lounge at New York Central. Conveniently located in the bar area of the Grand Hyatt, this vibrant Manhattan bar is the perfect setting to recap the day with other participants. Hosted by BSR.

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7:00 am-7:45 am

Around for You: Yoga Sponsored by Target

Target invites you to join in a morning yoga session led by celebrity yoga instructor Kristin McGee. Kristin is a New York-based yoga instructor who trains athletes and notable celebrities. Start your last day of Conference with an energizing experience! Yoga mats, equipment and special surprises will be provided. All levels are welcome. Registration will be available at the Target concierge on Wednesday, Nov. 5 in the ballroom foyer, from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Conference Registration

7:45 am-8:30 am


8:30 am-8:50 am

Hackathon Results: Sponsored by Qualcomm

8:50 am-9:30 am

Collaboration in Action: Human Rights in the Technology Sector

Brad Smith
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Corporation
Mark Chandler
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer, Cisco Systems Inc.
Eileen Donahoe
Director, Global Affairs, Human Rights Watch

9:30 am-9:40 am

Take10: BSR Center for Technology and Sustainability

David S. Lear
Executive Director, Sustainability, Dell Inc.

9:40 am-10:20 am

Plenary Presentation: Karl-Johan Persson

Karl-Johan Persson
Managing Director and CEO, H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB

10:20 am-10:50 am

Networking Break: Sponsored by The Walt Disney Company

11:00 am-12:00 pm

One-hour Breakout Sessions

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

1:00 pm-1:30 pm

I3 Presentation: Robert Hammond

Robert Hammond
Executive Director, Friends of the High Line

1:30 pm-1:40 pm

Take10: Human Rights Working Group

Rona Starr
Director, Supplier Workplace Accountability, McDonald's Corporation

1:40 pm-2:40 pm

Plenary Presentation: Darren Walker

Darren Walker
President, Ford Foundation

2:40 pm-3:00 pm

Networking Break

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

One-hour Breakout Sessions

4:15 pm-5:15 pm

One-hour Breakout Sessions

5:15 pm-6:00 pm

Networking Reception: Sponsored by Chevron

6:00 pm-6:40 pm

Learning from #BSR14: Transparency and Transformation in Play

Lauren Moore
Head of Global Social Innovation, eBay Inc.
Gabi Zedlmayer
Vice President and Chief Progress Officer, Hewlett-Packard Company
Zia Khan
Vice President for Initiatives and Strategy, The Rockefeller Foundation
Paul Boykas
Vice President, Public Policy, PepsiCo
Aron Cramer
President and CEO, BSR

6:40 pm-7:25 pm

Plenary Presentation: Bill Nye

Bill Nye
CEO, The Planetary Society

7:30 pm-8:45 pm

Autumn Harvest Dinner

Inclusive Economy Sessions Track Supported By

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The Rockefeller Foundation logo

Transformation Sessions Track Sponsored By

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HP is creating a better future for everyone through our actions and innovations. It’s the way we do business. We call it HP Living Progress.

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