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BSR Conference 2016: Thinking the Unthinkable with Nik Gowing

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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.

Cornerstone Capital Group's Erika Karp on the Future of Investing at the BSR Conference 2016

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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."

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Former Prime Minister of Australia Addresses the BSR Conference 2016

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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.

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General Mills CEO Highlights Bold Leadership at BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, General Mills CEO Ken Powell explored being bold, and highlighted his company's leadership in sustainability.

"This is a shared system, and we all have to be part of the solution", Powell said.

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Prepare for Deep Dive when Pitching Sustainability to New York Times

By Dave Armon, 3BL Media CMO
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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.

Zika, Ebola, and the Future of Other Public Health Diseases Discussed at Fortune Brainstorm Health Live Tomorrow

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.

UN Global Compact Takes Sustainable Development Goals to Local Business in Dubai Events

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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.

Announcing the Full Plenary Lineup for the BSR Conference 2016

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A week from today, the BSR Conference 2016 will kick off at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

Check out our final plenary lineup of speakers who will leave you inspired to be bold and ready to get to work.

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ACCP: The Conference 2017 Announced

This is the flagship event for corporate responsibility executives to share ideas, insights, and inspirations.
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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.

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