BSR Conference 2012: Fast Forward / October 23-26 / New York

Speakers

Plenary Speakers

Leontino Balbo, Jr.

Leontino Balbo, Jr.

Head / Native Organic Products

Biography 

Marc  Bolland

Marc Bolland

Chief Executive / Marks and Spencer

Biography 

Fred  Krupp

Fred Krupp

President / Environmental Defense Fund

Biography 

Mindy Lubber

Mindy Lubber

President, Ceres / Director, Investor Network on Climate Risk

Biography 

José Ramos-Horta

José Ramos-Horta

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

Biography 

Rajiv Shah

Rajiv Shah

Administrator / USAID

Biography 

Anne-Marie  Slaughter

Anne-Marie Slaughter

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

Biography 


I3 Speakers

Jeff Jarvis

Jeff Jarvis

Author, Writer, and Professor / BuzzMachine

Biography 

Tracy Palandjian

Tracy Palandjian

CEO and Cofounder / Social Finance

Biography 

Platon

Platon

International Photographer

Biography 


Session Speakers

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Justin  Adams

Justin Adams

Partner and Cofounder / Beyond

Speaker's Biography 


Dunstan Allison Hope

Dunstan Allison Hope

Managing Director, Advisory Services / BSR

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David Arkless

President, Corporate and Government Affairs / ManpowerGroup

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Jean Baderschneider

Vice President, Global Procurement / ExxonMobil Global Services Company

Speaker's Biography 


Joanne  Bauer

Joanne Bauer

Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, School of Continuing Education / Columbia University

Speaker's Biography 


Matthew Bishop

Matthew Bishop

U.S. Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief / The Economist

Speaker's Biography 


Talya  Bosch

Talya Bosch

Vice President, Social Ventures / Western Union

Speaker's Biography 


Natalie  Bridgeman Fields

Natalie Bridgeman Fields

Founder and Executive Director / Accountability Counsel

Speaker's Biography 


Jermyn  Brooks

Jermyn Brooks

Chair / Transparency International

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Haili Cao

Haili Cao

Managing Editor / New York Times, Chinese Website

Speaker's Biography 


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Laura Carter

Programmes’ Officer / IndustriALL Global Union

Speaker's Biography 


Susan  Christopherson

Susan Christopherson

Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning / Cornell University

Speaker's Biography 


Paulo Corchaki

Paulo Corchaki

Chief Investment Officer / Itaú Asset Management

Speaker's Biography 


Aron  Cramer

Aron Cramer

President and CEO / BSR

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Eva Dienel

Eva Dienel

Communications Manager / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


Jonathan  Drimmer

Jonathan Drimmer

Vice President and Assistant General Counsel / Barrick Gold Corporation

Speaker's Biography 


Michael  Dupee

Michael Dupee

Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility / Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR)

Speaker's Biography 


Lori  Duvall

Lori Duvall

Global Director, Green / eBay Inc.

Speaker's Biography 



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Robert Engleman

Robert Engleman

President / Worldwatch Institute

Speaker's Biography 



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Angie  Farrag

Angie Farrag

Manager, Advisory Services / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


Ryan Flaherty

Ryan Flaherty

Manager, Advisory Services / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


Patricia R. Francis

Patricia R. Francis

Executive Director / International Trade Centre

Speaker's Biography 


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Brittni Furrow

Senior Manager of Sustainability / Walmart Stores, Inc.

Speaker's Biography 



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Laura  Gitman

Laura Gitman

Managing Director, Advisory Services / BSR

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Niel Golightly

Vice President, Americas Communications / Royal Dutch Shell

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Kevin  Halsey

Kevin Halsey

Lead, Ecosystem Services Analysis Efforts / Parametrix

Speaker's Biography 


Amy Hargroves

Amy Hargroves

Director, Corporate Responsibility / Sprint

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Casey Harrell

IT Analyst and Senior Campaign Specialist / Greenpeace International

Speaker's Biography 


Helena Helmersson

Helena Helmersson

Head of Sustainability / H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB

Speaker's Biography 


Ron  Herbst

Ron Herbst

Director, Global Head of Energy and Sustainability / Deutsche Bank GLS

Speaker's Biography 


Jason  Ho

Jason Ho

Manager, Advisory Services and CTI / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


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Steve Howard

Chief Sustainability Officer / IKEA Group

Speaker's Biography 


Ted Howes

Ted Howes

Director, Advisory Services / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


Linda  Hwang

Linda Hwang

Principal / EcoMetrix Solutions Group

Speaker's Biography 



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Meg Jones

Meg Jones

Women and Trade Programme Manager / International Trade Centre

Speaker's Biography 



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Zachary  Karabell

Zachary Karabell

President / River Twice Research

Speaker's Biography 


Seiji Kawazoe

Seiji Kawazoe

Associate General Manager / Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co.

Speaker's Biography 


Hervé  Kempf

Hervé Kempf

Environmental Editor / Le Monde

Speaker's Biography 


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Julia Kirby

Harvard Business Review / Editor at Large

Speaker's Biography 


Michael  Kobori

Michael Kobori

Vice President, Social and Environmental Sustainability / Levi Strauss & Co.

Speaker's Biography 


Ayako  Kohno

Ayako Kohno

Assistant Manager, Environmental Strategy / Hitachi, Ltd.

Speaker's Biography 


Randall  Krantz

Randall Krantz

Director, Head of Sustainability Initiative / World Economic Forum

Speaker's Biography 



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Gary  Lawrence

Gary Lawrence

Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer / AECOM

Speaker's Biography 


Alexandra (Alex) Liftman

Alexandra (Alex) Liftman

Global Environmental Executive / Bank of America

Speaker's Biography 


David  London

David London

Senior Director, U.S. State Government Relations / eBay Inc.

Speaker's Biography 



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Joel Makower

Chairman and Executive Editor / GreenBiz Group, Inc.

Speaker's Biography 


Miguel J.  Martins

Miguel J. Martins

Global Product Specialist, Sustainable & Inclusive Investing, Sustainable Business Advisory Department / International Finance Corporation

Speaker's Biography 


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Geoff McDonald

Global Vice President, Human Resources / Unilever

Speaker's Biography 


Christy  Melhart Slay, Ph.D.

Christy Melhart Slay, Ph.D.

The Sustainability Consortium / Research Manager and Biodiversity Project Leader

Speaker's Biography 


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Tim Mohin

Director, Corporate Responsibility / Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

Speaker's Biography 


Michael  Murphy

Michael Murphy

Executive Director, Worldwide Regulatory Compliance Engineering and Environmental Affairs / Dell, Inc.

Speaker's Biography 


Amy  Muska O’Brien

Amy Muska O’Brien

Managing Director and Head / TIAA-CREF, Global Social and Community Investing

Speaker's Biography 



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Faris  Natour

Faris Natour

Director, Human Rights / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


Chris Nolan

Chris Nolan

Manager, Advisory Services / BSR

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Tara Norton

Director, Advisory Services / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


Sidsela Nyebak

Sidsela Nyebak

Corporate Responsibility Manager / Telenor Group

Speaker's Biography 



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Charlotte Oades

Global Director, Women's Economic Empowerment / The Coca-Cola Company

Speaker's Biography 


Cora  Olsen

Cora Olsen

ESG Data Manager, Global TBL Management / Novo Nordisk A/S, Denmark

Speaker's Biography 


Eric Olson

Eric Olson

Senior Vice President, Advisory Services / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


Michael  Oxman

Michael Oxman

Director, Advisory Services / BSR

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Barry  Parkin

Barry Parkin

Global Commercial Vice President, Mars Chocolate / Mars, Inc.

Speaker's Biography 


Leontien  Plugge

Leontien Plugge

Director, Network Relations / Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

Speaker's Biography 


Jeremy Prepscius

Jeremy Prepscius

Vice President, Asia-Pacific / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


Peder Michael  Pruzan-Jorgensen

Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen

Vice President, Europe, Middle East, and Africa / BSR

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Jay Rasulo

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer / The Walt Disney Company

Speaker's Biography 


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Andrew Revkin

Senior Fellow, Environmental Understanding, Pace University’s Academy for Applied Environmental Studies / Writer, Dot Earth blog, The New York Times Op-Ed

Speaker's Biography 


Kai Roberston

Kai Roberston

Director, Food, Beverage & Agriculture Practice, Advisory Services / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


Jeremy  Rodriguez

Jeremy Rodriguez

Data Center Distinguished Engineer / eBay Inc.

Speaker's Biography 


Carli  Rosencranz

Carli Rosencranz

Senior Buyer, Hot Beverages / Walmart

Speaker's Biography 


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Eric Roston

Editor / Bloomberg Sustainability News

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Raj Sapru

Raj Sapru

Director, Advisory Services / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


Jeff Seabright

Jeff Seabright

Chief Environmental Officer / The Coca-Cola Company

Speaker's Biography 


Isabel  Sebastian

Isabel Sebastian

Business Development Manager, Bhutan Luminous Consultancy / Kingdom of Bhutan

Speaker's Biography 


Elizabeth Seeger

Elizabeth Seeger

Principal / Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR)

Speaker's Biography 


Joe Sellwood

Joe Sellwood

Director, South America / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


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Janice L. Semper

Manager, Executive Development / General Electric Corporate

Speaker's Biography 


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Jill Sheffield

Founder and President / Women Deliver

Speaker's Biography 


David  Simpson

David Simpson

David Simpson / U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Center for Environmental Economics

Speaker's Biography 


Roman  Smith

Roman Smith

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

Speaker's Biography 


Annette Stube

Annette Stube

Director, Group Sustainability / A.P. Moller - Maersk

Speaker's Biography 


Celine  Suarez

Celine Suarez

Manager, Advisory Services / BSR

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Li Tao

Founder / Cultural Communication Center for Facilitators (CCCF)

Speaker's Biography 


Alison  Taylor

Alison Taylor

Vice President, Sustainability, Americas / Siemens

Speaker's Biography 


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Sarah Thorn

Senior Director of Government Relations and International Trade / Walmart

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Louis Vanegas

Compliance Manager / New Balance Athletic Shoe

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Jane Wales

Jane Wales

President and CEO, World Affairs Council and Global Philanthropy Forum / Vice President of Philanthropy and Society, Aspen Institute

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Bryan Walsh

Senior Editor / TIME International

Speaker's Biography 


Allen L. White

Allen L. White

Vice President and Senior Fellow / Tellus Institute

Speaker's Biography 


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Nancy Wildfeir-Field

Director, Global Partnership Development / BSR

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Travis Winslow

Director, Ethics and Corporate Compliance / Carnival Corporation & plc

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Racheal  Yeager

Racheal Yeager

Manager, HERproject / BSR

Speaker's Biography 


Wenchi Yu

Wenchi Yu

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

Speaker's Biography 


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Manyi Yu

Partner / Business Link Consulting

Speaker's Biography 





Thank You, Sponsors

Executive Sponsors

Cisco Hitachi PwC Target UL Responsible Sourcing

Associate Sponsors

Anheuser-Busch InBev

Supporting Sponsors

Adobe AT&T ExxonMobil Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.

Participating Sponsors

American Express Baker & McKenzie LLP Best Buy BNY Mellon Ford Hyatt Hotels Corporation The Walt Disney Company UPS Vale

Contributing Sponsors

Chevron icix Levi Strauss & Co.

Convening Media

Bloomberg Business Week Weber Shandwick

Marketing and Media

3BL Media BEF Caixin Media Corporate Knights Globescan GreenBiz Group Inc. Hemlock Responsible-Investor Sina Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) Tomorrow Partners