BSR Conference 2012
BSR 20
October 23-26 | New York

Plenary Speakers

Marc  Bolland
Marc Bolland

Chief Executive, Marks and Spencer

José Ramos-Horta
José Ramos-Horta

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Former President, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

Anne-Marie  Slaughter
Anne-Marie Slaughter

Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University

Leontino Balbo, Jr.
Leontino Balbo, Jr.

Head, Native Organic Products

Fred  Krupp
Fred Krupp

President, Environmental Defense Fund

Mindy Lubber
Mindy Lubber

President, Ceres, Director, Investor Network on Climate Risk

Rajiv Shah
Rajiv Shah

Administrator, USAID

I3 Speakers

Jeff Jarvis
Jeff Jarvis

Author, Writer, and Professor, BuzzMachine


International Photographer

Tracy Palandjian
Tracy Palandjian

CEO and Cofounder, Social Finance

Session Speakers


Alexandra (Alex) Liftman | Global Environmental Executive, Bank of America
Alison Taylor | Vice President, Sustainability, Americas, Siemens
Allen L. White | Vice President and Senior Fellow, Tellus Institute
Amy Muska O’Brien | Managing Director and Head, TIAA-CREF, Global Social and Community Investing
Amy Hargroves | Director, Corporate Responsibility, Sprint
Andrew Revkin | Senior Fellow, Environmental Understanding, Pace University’s Academy for Applied Environmental Studies , Writer, Dot Earth blog, The New York Times Op-Ed
Angie Farrag | Manager, Advisory Services, BSR
Anita Hoffmann | Managing Director, Executiva
Anne-Marie Slaughter | Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
Annette Stube | Director, Group Sustainability, A.P. Moller - Maersk
Aron Cramer | President and CEO, BSR
Ayako Kohno | Assistant Manager, Environmental Strategy, Hitachi, Ltd.


Barry Parkin | Global Commercial Vice President, Mars Chocolate, Mars, Inc.
Brittni Furrow | Senior Manager of Sustainability, Walmart Stores, Inc.
Bryan Walsh | Senior Editor, TIME International


Carli Rosencranz | Senior Buyer, Hot Beverages, Walmart
Casey Harrell | IT Analyst and Senior Campaign Specialist, Greenpeace International
Celine Suarez | Manager, Advisory Services, BSR
Charlotte Oades | Global Director, Women's Economic Empowerment, The Coca-Cola Company
Chris Nolan | Manager, Advisory Services, BSR
Christy Melhart Slay, Ph.D. | The Sustainability Consortium, Research Manager and Biodiversity Project Leader
Cora Olsen | ESG Data Manager, Global TBL Management, Novo Nordisk A/S, Denmark


David Arkless | President, Corporate and Government Affairs, ManpowerGroup
David London | Senior Director, U.S. State Government Relations, eBay Inc.
David Simpson | David Simpson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Center for Environmental Economics
Dunstan Allison Hope | Managing Director, Advisory Services, BSR


Elizabeth Seeger | Principal, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR)
Eric Olson | Senior Vice President, Advisory Services, BSR
Eric Roston | Editor, Bloomberg Sustainability News
Eva Dienel | Communications Manager, BSR


Faris Natour | Director, Human Rights , BSR
Fred Krupp | President, Environmental Defense Fund


Gary Lawrence | Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, AECOM
Geoff McDonald | Global Vice President, Human Resources, Unilever


Haili Cao | Managing Editor, New York Times, Chinese Website
Helena Helmersson | Head of Sustainability, H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB
Hervé Kempf | Environmental Editor, Le Monde


Isabel Sebastian | Business Development Manager, Bhutan Luminous Consultancy, Kingdom of Bhutan


Jane Wales | President and CEO, World Affairs Council and Global Philanthropy Forum, Vice President of Philanthropy and Society, Aspen Institute
Janice L. Semper | Manager, Executive Development, General Electric Corporate
Jason Ho | Manager, Advisory Services and CTI, BSR
Jay Rasulo | Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The Walt Disney Company
Jean Baderschneider | Vice President, Global Procurement, ExxonMobil Global Services Company
Jeff Jarvis | Author, Writer, and Professor, BuzzMachine
Jeff Seabright | Chief Environmental Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
Jeremy Rodriguez | Data Center Distinguished Engineer, eBay Inc.
Jeremy Prepscius | Vice President, Asia-Pacific, BSR
Jermyn Brooks | Chair, Transparency International
Jill Sheffield | Founder and President, Women Deliver
Joanne Bauer | Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, School of Continuing Education, Columbia University
Joe Sellwood | Director, South America, BSR
Joel Makower | Chairman and Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group, Inc.
Jonathan Drimmer | Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Barrick Gold Corporation
José Ramos-Horta | Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Former President, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
Julia Kirby | Harvard Business Review, Editor at Large
Justin Adams | Partner and Cofounder, Beyond


Kai Roberston | Director, Food, Beverage & Agriculture Practice, Advisory Services, BSR
Kevin Halsey | Lead, Ecosystem Services Analysis Efforts, Parametrix


Laura Carter | Programmes’ Officer, IndustriALL Global Union
Laura Gitman | Managing Director, Advisory Services, BSR
Leontien Plugge | Director, Network Relations, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
Leontino Balbo, Jr. | Head, Native Organic Products
Li Tao | Founder, Cultural Communication Center for Facilitators (CCCF)
Linda Hwang | Principal, EcoMetrix Solutions Group
Lori Duvall | Global Director, Green , eBay Inc.
Louis Vanegas | Compliance Manager, New Balance Athletic Shoe


Manyi ​ Yu | Partner, Business Link Consulting
Marc Bolland | Chief Executive, Marks and Spencer
Matthew Bishop | U.S. Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief, The Economist
Meg Jones | Women and Trade Programme Manager, International Trade Centre
Michael Dupee | Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR)
Michael Kobori | Vice President, Social and Environmental Sustainability, Levi Strauss & Co.
Michael Murphy | Executive Director, Worldwide Regulatory Compliance Engineering and Environmental Affairs, Dell, Inc.
Michael Oxman | Director, Advisory Services, BSR
Miguel J. Martins | Global Product Specialist, Sustainable & Inclusive Investing, Sustainable Business Advisory Department, International Finance Corporation
Mindy Lubber | President, Ceres, Director, Investor Network on Climate Risk


Nancy Wildfeir-Field | Director, Global Partnership Development, BSR
Natalie Bridgeman Fields | Founder and Executive Director, Accountability Counsel
Niel Golightly | Vice President, Americas Communications, Royal Dutch Shell


Patricia R. Francis | Executive Director, International Trade Centre
Paulo Corchaki | Chief Investment Officer, Itaú Asset Management
Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen | Vice President, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, BSR
Platon | International Photographer


Racheal Yeager | Manager, HERproject, BSR
Raj Sapru | Director, Advisory Services, BSR
Rajiv Shah | Administrator, USAID
Randall Krantz | Director, Head of Sustainability Initiative, World Economic Forum
Robert Engleman | President, Worldwatch Institute
Roman Smith | Director, Sustainability Operations, Corporate Sustainability and Philanthropy, AT&T
Ron Herbst | Director, Global Head of Energy and Sustainability, Deutsche Bank GLS
Ryan Flaherty | Manager, Advisory Services, BSR


Sarah Thorn | Senior Director of Government Relations and International Trade, Walmart
Seiji Kawazoe | Associate General Manager, Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co.
Sidsela Nyebak | Corporate Responsibility Manager, Telenor Group
Steve Howard | Chief Sustainability Officer, IKEA Group
Susan Christopherson | Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University


Talya Bosch | Vice President, Social Ventures, Western Union
Tara Norton | Director, Advisory Services, BSR
Ted Howes | Director, Advisory Services, BSR
Tim Mohin | Director, Corporate Responsibility, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
Tracy Palandjian | CEO and Cofounder, Social Finance
Travis Winslow | Director, Ethics and Corporate Compliance, Carnival Corporation & plc


Wenchi Yu | Senior Advisor, Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State


Zachary Karabell | President , River Twice Research