On October 23-26, BSR (New York) will host the BSR Conference 2012. BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. According to the conference website, “The BSR Conference 2012 will help companies create lasting change over the years to come. Bringing together a global community of more than 1,000 leaders from business, civil society, and the public sector, the annual BSR Conference is one of the world’s largest and most influential events devoted to sustainable business. Our 20th anniversary Conference agenda will provide the inspiration, networking, and practical learning to fast forward your progress toward a just and sustainable world.”
The conference will be located at the Grand Hyatt New York (109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017). Plenary speakers include Marks & Spencer Chief Executive Marc Bolland, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate José Ramos-Horta, Princeton Professor Anne-Marie Slaughter, EDF President Fred Krupp, and Head of Native Organic Products Leontino Balbo Jr. For more information regarding the schedule of the conference and talking points of the speakers, please visit https://2012-ny.bsr.org/en/agenda.
In addition to the three-day conference held October 24-26, there is an additional pre-conference day training sessions held on October 23. The training sessions include CSR 101, Human Rights Due Diligence: Implementing the United Nations Guiding Principles, Traceability for a Better World, CSR 301, Innovative Stakeholder Engagement, and Strategy, Materiality, and Integration.
To register for the event, click here.