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.
SAN FRANCISCO, October 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Members of BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) have agreed on a climate action statement and call to action for the container shipping sector and its value chain to support private-sector contributions for the global goals on climate change. Today, CCWG includes ocean container shipping lines representing about 85 percent of global volume and more than a dozen key cargo owners.
When we created the theme for this year’s BSR Conference—Be Bold—I’m not sure we realized how appropriate it would be. Yet, as I reviewed the results of our eighth annual BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey 2016, the need for a recommitment to bold direction and bold action became quite apparent.