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An Interview with Henri de Castries of AXA at the BSR Conference 2015

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At the BSR Conference 2015, we sat down with plenary speakers and sustainability thought leaders to discuss their thoughts on resilience in their organizations and on what defines resilient leadership.

Henri de Castries, chairman and CEO of insurance company AXA, explained that resilience is a term widely familiar to and embedded in the thought process of insurers—if there is a disruption, insurers need to come up with solutions to help their clients get back to their normal lives as quickly as possible.

An Interview with Leila Janah of Sama Group at the BSR Conference 2015

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At the BSR Conference 2015, we sat down with plenary speakers and sustainability thought leaders to discuss their thoughts on resilience in their organizations and on what defines resilient leadership.

Leila Janah is the CEO of Sama Group, a social entrepreneurship organization that helps people living in poverty enter the economy through training and work doing basic tasks—such as image tagging and data entry—at the bottom of the new digital supply chains.

Climate Panel Explores Low-Carbon Future at BSR Conference 2015

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In a panel discussion at the BSR Conference 2015, We Mean Business CEO Nigel Topping and NIKE, Inc. Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President, Innovation Accelerator, Hannah Jones joined BSR Managing Director for Partnership Development and Research Edward Cameron and GreenBiz Group Inc. Chairman and Executive Editor Joel Makower to explore the role of business in shaping a low-carbon future. 

Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin Discusses Resilience Dividend at BSR Conference 2015

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, The Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin explored how resilience can help build a better world, and why companies need to examine how risk plays into their business models.

“While it’s true that small challenges are good test that can lead to transformations, business should be taking deliberate, planned, and proactive risks rather than being in the place of reacting," Rodin said.

Robert Reich Explores Resilience, Inclusive Economy at the BSR Conference 2015

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, Robert Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley and Senior Fellow at Blum Center for Developing Economies, explored the intersections of resilience and the inclusive economy. 

Cummins Inc. CEO Addresses BSR Conference 2015

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, Tom Linebarger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cummins Inc., explored how resilience can help build a better world.

“If we have the opportunity and are provided with leadership responsibility, we should work to make the world a more just and sustainable place,” Linebarger said.

Following his address, Linebarger joined a conversation with John Hodges, Managing Director, Advisory Services, BSR, and answered live questions from BSR Conference participants and Twitter.

The Business Case for the BSR Conference 2015

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With many of us facing heavy workloads and tight budgets, every decision matters. If you’re hoping to attend the BSR Conference 2015 but need to make the business case to your manager, read on.

Nine Reasons to Go Back to School: Introducing BSR University

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We all felt it on the final day of our family vacation last week in the Pacific Northwest—that first unmistakable tinge of fall in the air, despite the warm weather. Coupled with angst-ridden discussions among the kids about potential teacher assignments, reality set in: It’s back-to-school time.  

Grupo Financiero Banorte is at the Forefront by Incorporating the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) model into its 2014 Annual Report

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  • Grupo Financiero Banorte integrates the IIRC report methodology into its 2014 Annual Report.
  • The integrated report focuses on knowing the non-financial indicators that help to create value in companies.
  • This model enables readers to understand the use and interdependence of the different capitals and resources that contribute to an organization’s success.
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  • Grupo Financiero Banorte integrates the IIRC report methodology into its 2014 Annual Report.
  • The integrated report focuses on knowing the non-financial indicators that help to create value in companies.
  • This model enables readers to understand the use and interdependence of the different capitals and resources that contribute to an organization’s success.

Only Three Weeks Left for the Best BSR Conference 2015 Rates

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To take advantage of our most discounted rates for the BSR Conference 2015: Resilient Business, Resilient World, please register before July 1. We invite you to join us in San Francisco this November 3-5 as BSR brings together sustainability leaders and practitioners to build the business of a better world.

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