In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Co-Author of Thinking the Unthinkable and Visiting Professor at King’s College London and Nanyang Technological University Nik Gowing explored how being bold can help build a better world.
“It’s not really the company, it’s actually the human beings inside,” Gowing said.
Following his address, Gowing joined a conversation with former Natura CEO and BSR Board Chair Alessandro Carlucci and BSR Non-Executive Board Director Karina Litvak and answered live questions from BSR Conference participants and Twitter.
In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Cornerstone Capital Group Founder, CEO, and Chair of the Board Erika Karp explored shifting dynamics in the capital markets and the future of investing.
“We’ll know we’ve made it when we just call it ‘investing'," Karp said, referring to what we currently call "sustainable investing," "impact investing," or "values-based investing."
In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, the Honorable Kevin Rudd, former prime minister of Australia and president of the Asia Society Policy Institute, explored how being bold can help build a better world.
"Without finance, effective action on climate change is a dead letter," Rudd said.
Following his address, Rudd answered live questions from BSR Conference participants and Twitter.
One of the best punchlines delivered so far at BSR Conference came from New York Times sustainability reporter David Gelles when panelists were asked to recommend new breakthrough communications techniques.
Join public health panel from GSK, Time, and the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota as they discuss the future of tracking emerging diseases
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Just a few months after the 2015 outbreak of Ebola was contained, another virus—called Zika—commanded the public stage. It took but 14 months after Zika’s first detection in Brazil for the virus to spread through Latin America and the Caribbean to Florida. So far, the threat has gone unchecked. And to be sure, after Zika, will come another global pathogenic threat—one, that public health experts worry, may do an even better job of outsmarting and overwhelming us. The question is whether technological advances can help us turn the odds.
DUBAI, October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This week the United Nations Global Compact convened over 600 leaders from business, civil society, the UN and Government in Dubai to drive business awareness and action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region.
This is the flagship event for corporate responsibility executives to share ideas, insights, and inspirations.
Orlando, FLA., October 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – ACCP announced that ACCP: The Conference 2017 will convene corporate responsibility executives in San Antonio, TX on March 12 through March 15. This annual meeting will bring corporate responsibility executives together for what is referred to as the premier conference in the U.S. for professionals in corporate citizenship, corporate social responsibility, community relations, employee engagement, and volunteerism.