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Women Deliver President and CEO Highlights Women's Empowerment at the BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Women Deliver President and CEO Katja Iversen explored the importance of women's empowerment.

“Women are powerful. They are producers, reproducers, consumers, and voters,” Iversen said.

BSR Conference 2016: Barrick Gold Executive Chairman John L. Thornton

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Barrick Gold Corporation Executive Chairman John L. Thornton shared thoughts on being bold in partnerships, transparency, and innovation.

"You're a human being first, you're part of a community second, and you're a business person third," Thornton said.

Following his address, Thornton sat down with BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer to answer live questions from BSR Conference participants and Twitter.

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BSR Conference 2016: Andy Stern Discusses Universal Basic Income

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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.

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BSR Conference 2016: Lord Browne of Madingley, L1 Energy

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, L1 Energy Executive Chairman Lord Browne of Madingley explored how being bold can help build a better world.

“It’s essential to be yourself and to be authentic in everything that you do," Browne said.

Following his address, Browne joined a conversation with BSR Senior Vice President Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen and answered live questions from BSR Conference participants and Twitter.

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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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Leaders' Quest Founder and Partner Explores Being Bold at BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Leaders' Quest Founder and Partner Lindsay Levin shared her thoughts on what makes a bold leader in today's (and tomorrow's) world.

“If we want to be transformational, we have to be willing to continuously transform ourselves,” Levin said.

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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.

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