In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, President Emeritus of the Service Employees International Union and Ronald O. Perelman Senior Fellow of the Richman Center at Columbia University Andy Stern shared his thoughts on the concept of a universal basic income.
"Change is inevitable—it’s progress that’s optional. And leadership and being bold makes the difference," Stern said.
Following his address, Stern answered live questions from BSR Conference participants and Twitter.
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."
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.