BSR Conference 2019

The New Climate for Business

November 12-14, 2019 San Jose, California

Speakers

A cross-section of global business, sustainability, and civil society leaders will share their creative ideas and practical solutions for a sustainable world. Additional speakers to be announced as the program develops throughout the year.

Plenary Speakers

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Chairman, Board of Directors
MarsGlobal

Mars, Incorporated
Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA)
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Board Director and Former Global Vice Chair, Public Policy
BethBrooke_EY

EY
Climate One
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Co-Founder, Honest Tea
@HonestSeth

Executive Chair, Beyond Meat
Axios
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Executive Chairman
BBYCEO

Best Buy Co. Inc.
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Vice Minister for the Environment
lapperre

Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management
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CEO and Founder
TanTTLe

Emotiv
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Mayor of San Jose
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City of San Jose, California
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Group Executive, Corporate Relations
RioTinto

Rio Tinto
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Technology Columnist
kevinroose

New York Times
Financial Times
Moms Demand Action

Breakout Session Speakers

The Information

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Senior Vice President and Credit Analyst

PIMCO

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Vice President, Public Policy and Social Impact

Zendesk

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Head of CSR and Sustainability
ecodanielle

L'Oreal USA

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Founder and CEO

Remake

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Head of U.S. and Canada
Earthworm

Earthworm Foundation

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

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Policy Counsel

Microsoft

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Global Vice President, Managing Partner

Publicis Sapient

(en)visible

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Senior Manager, Investor Network

Ceres

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Google Sustainability Officer
KateEBrandt

Google

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Former Senior Director, Business and Corporate Responsibility

Microsoft

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Director, Global Sustainability

UPS

WEDO

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Senior Manager, Corporate Sustainability

Lockheed Martin

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Director, Sustainability

Micron Technology

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Global Director, Sustainability Supply Chain
CovoVirginia

ABinBev

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Manager, Global Social Performance

Chevron

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Senior Advisor, Resilient Supply Chains

Conservation International

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Global Director, Sustainability Fund and Accelerator
Maisie_Devine

AB InBev

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VP and Global Head, Employee Experience

HP Inc.

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Director, Policy

Partnership on AI

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Head, Corporate Responsibility and Corporate Reporting

GSK

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Head of Global Advocacy and Policy

Etsy

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Vice President, Policy and Strategy

National Partnership for Women & Families

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Senior Advisor, BSR

Principal, Bennett Freeman Associates LLC

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Head of Social Innovation and Strategy

Novartis

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Director, Social Responsibility

Verizon

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Global Vice President, Corporate Responsibility

Millicom

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Program Officer

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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Founder and President

EG Coaching & Consulting

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Co-founder
ThibaultGravier

TRANSITIONS

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Project Director

Open Apparel Registry

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Director, Head of Global Citizenship

KKR

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Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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Associate Director, Global Sustainability

BD

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Head of Global Sustainability Reporting

Diageo

WeSpire

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Chief Privacy Officer and Counsel

Cisco

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Research Manager, Digital Intelligence Lab Research

Institute for the Future

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Chief Innovation Officer

Schmidt Futures

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Senior Manager, Public Policy, Global Sustainability

The Coca-Cola Company

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Senior Manager, Global Human Rights

Microsoft

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Global Head, Business and Human Rights

Verizon Media

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Senior Vice President, Shareholder Advocacy

Trillium Asset Management

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Manager, Coffee Traceability

Starbucks

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Executive Director
skrmhlz

Center for Responsive Politics

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Research Scholar and Associate Director, Research, GDPi

Stanford University

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Senior Vice President, Global Prepaid and Financial Inclusion

Mastercard

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Senior Vice President
cmackerron

As You Sow

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Manager, Product Policy

Facebook

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Vice President, Global Sustainability

Mars

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Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer

General Mills

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Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility

Sodexo North America

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Director, Strategy and Global Partnerships

Unreasonable Group

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Vice President, Product Development and Innovation

Mastercard

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Senior Program Officer

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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Director, Sustainability

NRG Energy

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North American Grant Maker and Charitable Giving Ambassador

LUSH

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Director, Social Impact and Philanthropy

Chobani

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NRDA Program Manager

Stantec

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Director, External Affairs, Sustainability

AT&T

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Chief of Staff

SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass

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Manager, Climate Strategy and Sustainability Initiatives

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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Managing Director, Workforce Strategy

Burning Glass Technologies

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Director, Sustainability

Crowley Maritime

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Executive Director, Global Sustainable Finance

Morgan Stanley

Takeda Pharmaceutical

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Director, Private Sector Department
itamir77

Oxfam America

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General Manager

GOOD Worldwide and Upworthy

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Independent Strategic Advisor

Environmental and Sustainability Initiatives

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Counsel, Free Expression & Human Rights
alexrosebud

Google

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Corporate Responsibility Leader

IBM

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Director, Climate and Health

Health Care Without Harm

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Director, Human Rights
cynthiamw

Twitter

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Vice President, Corporate Legal and Secretary

PayPal

BSR Speakers

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Associate Director





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Associate Director



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Director, Partnership Development



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President and CEO







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Director, Partnership Development



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Chief Operating Officer
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Managing Director







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Director, Consumer Sectors



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Associate Director



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Director, Women’s Empowerment
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Managing Director
ElisaN



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Managing Director
tnnw1



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Director
CecileOger



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Senior Vice President
gospodinolson



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Director, Sustainable Futures Lab
jacobpark



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Manager



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Director, Information and Communications Technology
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Managing Director, Sustainability Management
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Human Rights Director



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Director, Climate
ClimateWei




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I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.

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Platinum Sponsor
Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
Gold Sponsor
International Copper Association
Don't Ban Equality—Tara Health
Target

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Supporting Sponsors

Carbon Offset
Bonneville Environmental Foundation