Join Us in Two Weeks at the BSR Conference 2014

Join Us in Two Weeks at the BSR Conference 2014

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:00am

CAMPAIGN: BSR Conference 2014: Transparency and Transformation

CONTENT: Newsletter

The BSR Conference 2014 is only two weeks away, and we are looking forward to bringing you one of our most exciting events yet. For three days in New York, we willl explore the disruptive nature of radical transparency on sustainability, and how sustainable business leaders—both individuals and companies—are transforming their models and approaches to build a just and sustainable world.

We are delighted to announce the addition of three such leaders to our speaker roster: 

  • Christina Peters, IBM’s Chief Privacy Officer, who is working on the cutting edge of Big Data and consumer privacy issues.
  • Robert Hammond, Co-Founder of Friends of the Highline, who reimagined an abandoned railway line as an elevated urban park.
  • Actor Jeffrey Wright, who is fighting to change the narrative around the Ebola outbreak to focus on successes in West Africa rather than fear through his #CrushEbolaNow campaign.

They will join an inspiring lineup of plenary speakers and dozens of presenters on the agenda.

Please join us November 4-6 to explore how transformative technologies, business models, and financial valuations can produce rapid progress toward sustainable prosperity for all. We hope to see you there.

Breakout Session Spotlight

Next Generation Product Innovation: Tackling Inequalities

Forward-looking companies are creating innovative products and solutions that tackle the roots of inequality. A session with The Coca-Cola Company, Pearson, and Western Union will explore the opportunities and challenges in this cutting-edge field. Learn more 

Five Years Later: Has There Been Sustainable Change in the Financial Services Sector?

This session will look at the impacts of the financial crisis on the financial services industry, and how it has affected the ways financial institutions manage their businesses, invest clients’ money, and work with clients on sustainability leadership. Hear from Bank of America, Barclays Bank, and Bloomberg Businessweek on how—or if—the financial services industry has changed. Learn more 

Perspectives on “Unburnable Carbon” and Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Investors on both sides of the Atlantic have been in a heated debate about divesting from fossil fuels since the Carbon Tracker Initiative released its report stating that 60 to 80 percent of fossil fuel company reserves are “unburnable” if we are to limit global warming to 2˚C. Join us in this one-hour conversation to unpack the financial, tactical, and moral arguments on both sides of the divestment debate. Learn more 

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About the BSR Conference 2014
The BSR Conference 2014 will explore how transparency can transform supply chains, energy and climate, consumer engagement, community impacts, and more, and how businesses are managing differently in a fully transparent world. Join us in New York November 4-6 to discover how transformative technologies, business models, and financial valuations can produce rapid progress on the road to a more just and sustainable future.

About BSR
BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit for more information about BSR’s more than 20 years of leadership in sustainability.