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

Steve Howard

Chief Sustainability Officer, IKEA Group

Session Speaker

Steve Howard

Steve Howard is Chief Sustainability Officer at IKEA and a member of its Executive Management Committee, a role he has held since January 2011. He is responsible for the company’s sustainability strategy, environmental and social performance, and the impact of its products. Howard believes that sustainability will be a megatrend that shapes society and the business landscape this century. He is committed to developing innovative ways to make sustainability attractive and affordable for everyone. Before joining IKEA, Howard was the founder and CEO of The Climate Group, an independent nonprofit organization working internationally with government and business leaders to cut global emissions and build a low-carbon economy.

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