BSR Conference 2019

The New Climate for Business

November 12-14, 2019 San Jose, California

Jacob Park

Director, Sustainable Futures Lab, BSR
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Jacob Park

Jacob leads BSR’s Sustainable Futures Lab, a new practice using strategic foresight techniques to help businesses engage with emerging issues that are reshaping the global landscape.

Before joining BSR, Jacob was the lead futurist in the New York office of Forum for the Future, where he used scenario planning and other futures techniques to develop sustainability strategy and drive innovation for leading businesses, foundations, and multistakeholder groups. Prior to that he worked at Adaptive Edge, a boutique strategic foresight consultancy, on collaborative scenario planning. Jacob began his career doing human rights research and advocacy at Human Rights First and the Center for Economic and Social Rights. He speaks English and French.

Jacob holds an M.B.A. in Sustainability from Presidio Graduate School and a B.A. in History from the University of Chicago. 

Follow Jacob @jacobpark.

Speaking Sessions

  • Future-Proofing Human Rights Due Diligence (2-hour workshop) (Moderator)
  • Future-Proofing Human Rights Due Diligence (2-hour workshop, continued) (Moderator)
  • The New Climate for Resilience: Leveraging TCFD Scenario Analysis to Manage Climate Risks (Moderator)

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.


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

Silver Sponsor
Global Child Forum logo

Supporting Sponsors

Carbon Offset
Bonneville Environmental Foundation