Speakers

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Plenary Speakers

Global leaders at the forefront of responsible business share their visions for transparency and transformation.

Nils S. Andersen

Nils S. Andersen

Group CEO
The Maersk Group
Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi

Chairman and CEO
PepsiCo
Bill Nye

Bill Nye

CEO
The Planetary Society
Karl-Johan Persson

Karl-Johan Persson

Managing Director and CEO
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB
Darren Walker

Darren Walker

President
Ford Foundation
Andrew Witty

Andrew Witty

CEO
GlaxoSmithKline
Jeffrey Wright

Jeffrey Wright

Actor
www.ebolasurvivalfund.org


I 3 Speakers

Based on our 2010 Conference theme of Innovate. Integrate. Inspire. I3 speakers inspire and motivate with their stories.

Ellen MacArthur

Ellen MacArthur

Founder
Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Ethan Zuckerman

Ethan Zuckerman

Director, Center for Civic Media
MIT
Robert Hammond

Robert Hammond

Executive Director
Friends of the High Line

Collaboration in Action Speakers

Collaboration in Action plenary sessions feature global thought leaders and corporate executives who are making transformative change around environmental and social challenges through collaborative partnerships.

Mark Chandler

Mark Chandler

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer
Cisco Systems Inc.
Eileen Donahoe

Eileen Donahoe

Director, Global Affairs
Human Rights Watch
Paul Druckman

Paul Druckman

CEO
The International Integrated Reporting Council
Susan Mac Cormac

Susan Mac Cormac

Partner
Morrison & Foerster
Michael Meehan

Michael Meehan

Chief Executive
Global Reporting Initiative
Brad Smith

Brad Smith

Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Legal and Corporate Affairs
Microsoft Corporation

Take10 Speakers

Our new take10 plenary spotlights highlight lessons learned and creative sustainability solutions that have been developed through various BSR Collaborative Initiatives.

Rona Starr

Rona Starr

Director, Supplier Workplace Accountability
McDonald's Corporation
David Lawrence

David Lawrence

Director
Sokwe Consulting Limited
David S. Lear

David S. Lear

Executive Director, Sustainability
Dell Inc.
Magdy Martínez-Solimán

Magdy Martínez-Solimán

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

Sessions Speakers

Chris Albin-Lackey

Chris Albin-Lackey

Senior Researcher, Business and Human Rights Program
Human Rights Watch

Session: Can Voluntary Frameworks Ensure Companies Respect Human Rights?



Dunstan Allison-Hope

Dunstan Allison-Hope

Managing Director, Advisory Services
BSR

Session: Big Data: Friend or Foe?

Session: Changing the Conversation: Addressing Tough Issues through Proactive Transparency



Libby Annat

Libby Annat

Ethical Trade and Sustainability Controller
Primark

Session: Changing the Conversation: Addressing Tough Issues through Proactive Transparency



Christine Bader

Christine Bader

Human Rights Advisor, BSR
Author, The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil

Session: Never Let a Failure Go to Waste



Tracy Bame

Tracy Bame

Director, Social Responsibility and Community Development
Freeport McMoRan Inc.

Session: Investing for Prosperous and Inclusive Communities



Neil Barrett

Neil Barrett

Group Vice President, Sustainable Development
Sodexo

Session: Building Bridges: The Global-Local Connection in Building Sustainability Strategies



Maxine Bédat

Maxine Bédat

Co-Founder
Zady

Session: Using Sustainability to Move Markets



Lauren Berry

Lauren Berry

Director, Social Performance
Kosmos Energy

Session: Transparency in Human Rights Due Diligence



Phillip Berry

Phillip Berry

Sustainability Director
Stora Enso Oyj

Session: Investing for Prosperous and Inclusive Communities



Talya Bosch

Vice President, Social Ventures and Internal Communications
The Western Union Company

Session: Next Generation Product Innovation: Tackling Inequalities



Francis Bouchard

Francis Bouchard

Group Head of Government and Industry Affairs
Zurich Insurance Group

Session: Lessons in Resilience: Learning from Extreme Weather Events



Paul Boykas

Paul Boykas

Vice President, Public Policy
PepsiCo

Session: Learning from #BSR14: Transparency and Transformation in Play



Daniel T. Bross

Daniel T. Bross

Senior Director, Global Corporate Citizenship
Microsoft Corporation

Session: Changing the Conversation: Addressing Tough Issues through Proactive Transparency



Edward Cameron

Edward Cameron

Director, Partnership Development and Research
BSR

Session: Building Climate Action Step by Step

Session: Climate Change: The Greatest Human Rights Challenge of Our Time



Jamais Cascio

Jamais Cascio

Distinguished Fellow
Institute for the Future

Session: Welcome to the Future: Technology and the Sustainability Challenge



Marshall Chase

Marshall Chase

Associate Director, Advisory Services
BSR

Session: Welcome to the Future: Technology and the Sustainability Challenge



Audrey Choi

Audrey Choi

CEO, Institute for Sustainable Investing
Morgan Stanley

Session: Corporate Responsibility in the Age of Inequality



Marcus Chung

Marcus Chung

Vice President, Social Responsibility and Vendor Compliance
The Children’s Place

Session: Responsible Business in Myanmar, Asia’s Frontier Market



John Church

John Church

Executive Vice President, Supply Chain
General Mills, Inc.

Session: Building Climate Action Step by Step



Alison Colwell

Alison Colwell

Associate Director, Advisory Services
BSR

Session: Investing for Prosperous and Inclusive Communities



Maureen Conway

Maureen Conway

Vice President and Executive Director, Economic Opportunities Program
The Aspen Institute

Session: Creating Good Jobs: The Path to Progress



Jose Corona

Jose Corona

CEO
Inner City Advisors

Session: Creating Good Jobs: The Path to Progress



Christophe Dargnies

Christophe Dargnies

Director, Access to Energy
Total

Session: Investing for Prosperous and Inclusive Communities



Neal Davies

Neal Davies

President and CEO
Effie Worldwide

Session: Using Sustainability to Move Markets



Trevor d’Olier-Lees

Trevor d’Olier-Lees

Director, Corporate Ratings
Standard & Poor’s

Session: Using Innovative Financing to Fund Climate Resilience



Angie Farrag-Thibault

Angie Farrag-Thibault

Associate Director, Transport and Logistics
BSR

Session: Take10: Maritime Anti-Corruption Network



Dawn Fenton

Dawn Fenton

Director, Government Relations and Public Affairs
Volvo Group North America

Session: The Great Transition: What Will Deliver a Sustainable Energy Future?



Bennett Freeman

Bennett Freeman

Senior Vice President, Sustainability Research and Policy
Calvert Investments, Inc.

Session: Transparency in Human Rights Due Diligence



Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva

Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva

Head of Research
Oxfam GB

Session: Corporate Responsibility in the Age of Inequality



Seeta Peña Gangadharan

Seeta Peña Gangadharan

Senior Research Fellow
New America's Open Technology Institute

Session: Big Data: Friend or Foe?



Amanda Gardiner

Amanda Gardiner

Director, Partnerships
Pearson Inc.

Session: Next Generation Product Innovation: Tackling Inequalities



David Gelber

David Gelber

Executive Producer
Years of Living Dangerously

Session: Special Presentation: David Gelber



Lisa Gibby

Lisa Gibby

Vice President, Corporate Communications
Nestlé Corporate Affairs

Session: Business in a Post-2015 World: Understanding the Sustainable Development Goals



Ronni Goldfarb

Ronni Goldfarb

Founder, President and CEO
Equal Access International

Session: Investing for Prosperous and Inclusive Communities



Kelly Goodejohn

Kelly Goodejohn

Director, Ethical Sourcing
Starbucks Coffee Company

Session: Impact Sourcing and Investing: Innovative Approaches to Sustainable Supply Chains



Carrie Grassi

Carrie Grassi

Senior Policy Advisor
NYC Mayor's Office, Recovery & Resiliency

Session: Lessons in Resilience: Learning from Extreme Weather Events



Joydeep Gupta

Joydeep Gupta

South Asia Director
The Third Pole

Session: From Science to Action: Effective Communications on the Climate Challenge



Barri Gurau

Barri Gurau

Energy Initiatives Lead, Corporate Engineering & Technology
Lockheed Martin

Session: Welcome to the Future: Technology and the Sustainability Challenge



Derk Hendricksen

Derk Hendricksen

General Manager, EKOCENTER
The Coca-Cola Company

Session: Next Generation Product Innovation: Tackling Inequalities



Reiner Hengstmann

Reiner Hengstmann

Global Director, Sustainability
PUMA

Session: Never Let a Failure Go to Waste



Allan Lerberg Jørgensen

Allan Lerberg Jørgensen

Department Director, Human Rights and Business
The Danish Institute for Human Rights

Session: Climate Change: The Greatest Human Rights Challenge of Our Time



Koichi Kaneda

Koichi Kaneda

Senior Director, CSR, Corporate Communications
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.

Session: Planning for the Unplanned: The Role of Corporate Responsibility in Unforeseen Events



Rob Kaplan

Rob Kaplan

Director, Product Sustainability
Walmart Stores Inc.

Session: Product Transparency, Consumer Engagement, and ROI



Sharon Kathryn D'Agostino

Sharon Kathryn D'Agostino

Vice President, Corporate Citizenship
Johnson & Johnson

Session: Business in a Post-2015 World: Understanding the Sustainable Development Goals



Zia  Khan

Zia Khan

Vice President for Initiatives and Strategy
The Rockefeller Foundation

Session: Learning from #BSR14: Transparency and Transformation in Play



Sean Kidney

Sean Kidney

CEO
Climate Bonds Initiative

Session: Using Innovative Financing to Fund Climate Resilience



Sheelah Kolhatkar

Sheelah Kolhatkar

Features Editor and National Correspondent
Bloomberg Businessweek

Session: Five Years Later: Has There Been Sustainable Change in the Financial Services Sector?



Sarah Krasley

Sarah Krasley

Senior Manufacturing Program Manager, Sustainability Solutions
Autodesk

Session: Welcome to the Future: Technology and the Sustainability Challenge



Paul Ladd

Paul Ladd

Head, Team on the Post–2015 Development Agenda, Bureau for Development Policy
United Nations Development Programme

Session: Business in a Post-2015 World: Understanding the Sustainable Development Goals



Linda-Eling Lee

Linda-Eling Lee

Executive Director and Global Head of ESG Research
MSCI

Session: ESG Analyst for an Hour: Think like an Investor



Joel Makower

Joel Makower

Chairman and Executive Editor
GreenBiz Group

Session: BSR in the Hot Seat: Ask Me Anything (AMA)



Paul Massey

Paul Massey

Executive Vice President
Weber Shandwick

Session: Planning for the Unplanned: The Role of Corporate Responsibility in Unforeseen Events



Christian McGuigan

Christian McGuigan

Vice President, Client Services
Participant Media

Session: Using Sustainability to Move Markets



Soledad Mills

Soledad Mills

Vice President, Standards & Stakeholder Engagement
Equitable Origin

Session: Changing the Conversation: Addressing Tough Issues through Proactive Transparency



Lauren Moore

Lauren Moore

Head of Global Social Innovation
eBay Inc.

Session: Corporate Responsibility in the Age of Inequality

Session: Learning from #BSR14: Transparency and Transformation in Play



Alex Morgan

Alex Morgan

Senior Manager, North America
Rainforest Alliance

Session: Creating a More Resilient Supply Chain: The Case of Coffee



Helen Mountford

Helen Mountford

Director of Economics
World Resources Institute

Session: Building Climate Action Step by Step



Diane Munns

Diane Munns

Senior Director, Clean Energy Collaboration
Environmental Defense Fund

Session: The Great Transition: What Will Deliver a Sustainable Energy Future?



Michael Myers

Michael Myers

Managing Director
The Rockefeller Foundation

Session: Creating Good Jobs: The Path to Progress



Faris  Natour

Faris Natour

Director, Human Rights
BSR

Session: Take10: Human Rights Working Group

Session: Transparency in Human Rights Due Diligence



Jeff Nesbit

Jeff Nesbit

Executive Director
Climate Nexus

Session: From Science to Action: Effective Communications on the Climate Challenge



Elisa Niemtzow

Elisa Niemtzow

Associate Director, Consumer Products
BSR

Session: Product Transparency, Consumer Engagement, and ROI

Session: Using Sustainability to Move Markets



Mai Oldgard

Mai Oldgard

Vice President and Head of Sustainability
Telenor Group

Session: Responsible Business in Myanmar, Asia’s Frontier Market



Eric Olson

Eric Olson

Senior Vice President, Advisory Services
BSR

Session: Creating a More Resilient Supply Chain: The Case of Coffee

Session: Lessons in Resilience: Learning from Extreme Weather Events

Session: Take10: BSR Center for Technology and Sustainability



Christina Peters

Christina Peters

Chief Privacy Officer
IBM Corporation

Session: Big Data: Friend or Foe?



Andrew Plepler

Andrew Plepler

Global Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Policy Executive
Bank of America Corporation

Session: Five Years Later: Has There Been Sustainable Change in the Financial Services Sector?



Chloё  Poynton

Chloё Poynton

Manager, Advisory Services
BSR

Session: Can Voluntary Frameworks Ensure Companies Respect Human Rights?



Jeremy Prepscius

Jeremy Prepscius

Vice President, Asia-Pacific
BSR

Session: BSR in the Hot Seat: Ask Me Anything (AMA)

Session: Responsible Business in Myanmar, Asia’s Frontier Market



Greg Priest

Greg Priest

Head of Sustainability Policy
IKEA Group

Session: Impact Sourcing and Investing: Innovative Approaches to Sustainable Supply Chains



Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen

Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen

Vice President, Europe, Middle East, and Africa
BSR

Session: BSR in the Hot Seat: Ask Me Anything (AMA)

Session: Corporate Responsibility in the Age of Inequality



Lata Reddy

Lata Reddy

Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Prudential Financial, Inc.
President, The Prudential Foundation

Session: Corporate Responsibility in the Age of Inequality



Andrew Revkin

Andrew Revkin

Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding
Pace University

Session: From Science to Action: Effective Communications on the Climate Challenge



Tu Rinsche

Tu Rinsche

Manager, International Labor Standards
The Walt Disney Company

Session: Impact Sourcing and Investing: Innovative Approaches to Sustainable Supply Chains



Jackie Roberts

Jackie Roberts

Chief Sustainability Officer
The Carlyle Group

Session: Lessons in Resilience: Learning from Extreme Weather Events



Jamesine Rogers

Jamesine Rogers

Project Manager
Risky Business Project

Session: The Great Transition: What Will Deliver a Sustainable Energy Future?



Fiona Sadler

Fiona Sadler

Director, Ethical Sourcing
Marks & Spencer

Session: Responsible Business in Myanmar, Asia’s Frontier Market



Ryan Schuchard

Ryan Schuchard

Associate Director, Climate Change
BSR

Session: The Great Transition: What Will Deliver a Sustainable Energy Future?



Rachael Sherman

Rachael Sherman

Manager, U.S. Sustainability
McDonald’s USA

Session: Creating a More Resilient Supply Chain: The Case of Coffee



Anne-Marie Skov

Anne-Marie Skov

Senior Vice President, Group Corporate Affairs
Carlsberg Group

Session: Product Transparency, Consumer Engagement, and ROI



Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith

Head of Sustainability
Storebrand ASA

Session: Perspectives on “Unburnable Carbon” and Divestment from Fossil Fuels



Roman Smith

Roman Smith

Director, Sustainability Operations, Corporate Sustainability and Philanthropy
AT&T

Session: Product Transparency, Consumer Engagement, and ROI



Jacklyn A. Sturm

Jacklyn A. Sturm

Vice President and General Manager, Global Supply Chain Management
Intel Corporation

Session: Never Let a Failure Go to Waste



Jorge Daniel Taillant

Jorge Daniel Taillant

Executive Director
Center for Human Rights and Environment (CEDHA)

Session: Climate Change: The Greatest Human Rights Challenge of Our Time



Didier Terrolle

Didier Terrolle

Associate Vice President, Excellence in CSR
Sanofi

Session: Building Bridges: The Global-Local Connection in Building Sustainability Strategies



Alice Thomas

Alice Thomas

Climate Displacement Program Manager
Refugees International

Session: Climate Change: The Greatest Human Rights Challenge of Our Time



Kindley Walsh Lawlor

Kindley Walsh Lawlor

Vice President, Social and Environmental Responsibility
The Gap Inc.

Session: Creating Good Jobs: The Path to Progress



Frances Way

Frances Way

Co-Chief Operating Officer, Programs
CDP

Session: Perspectives on “Unburnable Carbon” and Divestment from Fossil Fuels



David Wheldon

David Wheldon

Managing Director, Brand, Reputation, Citizenship and Marketing
Barclays Bank PLC

Session: Five Years Later: Has There Been Sustainable Change in the Financial Services Sector?



Ursula Wynhoven

Ursula Wynhoven

General Counsel and Chief, Governance and Social Sustainability
United Nations Global Compact

Session: Can Voluntary Frameworks Ensure Companies Respect Human Rights?



Melike Ann Yetken

Melike Ann Yetken

Senior Advisor for Corporate Responsibility
U.S. Department of State

Session: Can Voluntary Frameworks Ensure Companies Respect Human Rights?



Gabi Zedlmayer

Gabi Zedlmayer

Vice President and Chief Progress Officer
Hewlett-Packard Company

Session: Learning from #BSR14: Transparency and Transformation in Play

Session: Planning for the Unplanned: The Role of Corporate Responsibility in Unforeseen Events