3BL Forum 2022's Afternoon Sessions Dig Deep Into Corporate Issues

3BL Forum 2022's Afternoon Sessions Dig Deep Into Corporate Issues

A Sample of Topics Include Resilience, Equity, Opportunity, Transformation, New Perspectives, and Public Policy
3BL Forum Afternoon Session

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 8:30am

CONTENT: Article

After releasing the full event agenda, 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands® –Now What? takes a closer look at the second half of the Forum - along with session speakers - taking place from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm on October 25 at Pier Sixty, New York. The event closes with a gourmet culinary experience and networking reception for all event attendees and speakers, set to sweeping views of the Hudson River.

Is Corporate Purpose Doing What It’s Supposed to Do? One Woman’s Journey of Resilience and Purpose
Speakers include:

  • Geralyn Ritter, Head of External Affairs and ESG, Organon and Author “Bone by Bone – A Memoir of Trauma and Healing
  • Interviewer: Joann S. Lublin, Author, “Power Moms: How Executive Mothers Navigate Work and Life” and longtime Wall Street Journal career columnist

Two Conversation: Focus on Forgotten Populations and Initiatives To Engage Corporate Leaders
Speakers include:

  • Mark Jensen, Executive Chairman, Land Betterment
  • Joshua Arce, President and CEO, Partnership with Native Americans
  • Interviewer: Aileen McManamon, Founder and Managing Partner, 5T Sports Group

Non-Traditional Pathways: Rethinking Access and Opportunity
Speakers include:

  • Keisha Katz, Director of Workforce and External Partnerships, Reel Works
  • Alia Jones-Harvey, Associate Commissioner, Workforce Development and Educational Initiatives, NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment
  • Facilitator: Melissa Potter, Vice President, Strategy and Impact – Content for Change, Paramount

Are There Still Idealists?
Speakers include:

  • Ami Dar, Executive Director, Idealist
  • Interviewer: Natalya DeRobertis-Theye, Dir. of Product Marketing, Submittable

It’s Not a Sustainability Strategy: A Holistic View of Strategy and Transformation
Speakers include:

  • Vivek Bapat, Senior Vice President, Purpose and Sustainability Marketing and Solutions, SAP
  • Wesley Spindler, Managing Director, Sustainability & Global Circular Economy Lead, Accenture
  • Salomon S. Salinas, EVP, Americas Sustainability Lead – North America, Capgemini
  • Facilitator: Omar Mitchell, Vice President, Sustainable Infrastructure and Growth Initiatives, National Hockey League

Purpose – Does It Really Boost Business?
Speakers include:

  • Armando Turco, Executive Director, Brand & Creative (NA), Oatly
  • Stephanie Slingerland, Senior Director Philanthropy and Social Impact, Kellogg’s
  • Antonella Babino, Global Marketing Director, Corona
  • Facilitator: Thomas Kolster, Marketing and Sustainability Advisor, Goodvertising Agency

It’s Enterprise-Wide and It’s the Ultimate Silo = ESG + Sustainability + Purpose
Speakers include:

  • Pam Klyn, Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations and Sustainability, Whirlpool
  • Interviewer: Carol Cone, CEO, Carol Cone ON PURPOSE

Now What? The Transformation of Legacy Brands
Speakers include:

  • Gina Asoudegan, Vice President, Mission and Regenerative Agriculture, Applegate
  • Jeffrey Whitford, Head of Sustainability & Social Business Innovation, MilliporeSigma
  • Chris Fox, Chief Sustainability Officer, HanesBrands
  • Facilitator: Rachel Hutchisson, VP, Global Social Responsibility, Blackbaud

Health is Everything. Without It, What Do You Have?
Speakers include:

  • Trey Watkins, EVP, Global Health and Corporate Responsibility, GCI Health
  • Carmen Villar, Vice President of Social Business Innovation, Merck
  • Joan Steinberg, President, Morgan Stanley Foundation and CEO, Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health’s Advisory Board
  • Facilitator: Brian Letts, Vice President of ESG Programs, 3BL Media

Women Who Lead with Voice and Vision
Speakers include:

  • Crystal Barnes, SVP, Corporate Social Responsibility and ESG, Paramount
  • Sofi Armenakian, Head of Sustainability, Atlanta Hawks/State Farm Arena
  • Savaria Harris, VP Law, Patient Engagement & Customer Solutions, Johnson & Johnson
  • Facilitator: Sara Adams, Senior Director, Communications and Marketing, CECP

Public Policy and Advocacy: ‘Now What?’
Speakers include:

  • Nan Gibson, Executive Director, Policy Center, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Matthias Stausberg, Global Advocacy Director, Virgin
  • Interviewer: Carolyn S. Berkowitz, President and CEO, ACCP

3BL FORUM SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Companies Can and Must Work to Prevent Incarceration
Speakers include:

  • Celia Ouellette, Founder and CEO, Responsible Business Initiative for Justice
  • Dr. Marvin Carr, Director, Walmart.org’s Center for Racial Equity
  • Joseph Kenner, President and CEO, Greyston
  • Facilitator: Rachel L. White, Executive Vice President, Philanthropic and Strategic Partnerships, Guardian News & Media

See the full agenda here.

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Sponsors and Partners
Our valued sponsors make this event possible – Hormel Foods, SAP, P&G Fabric Care, Paramount Global (formerly ViacomCBS), AEG, Oportun, Whirlpool, Land Betterment, Zeno Group, Idealist, Ørsted, Submittable, and GCI Health.

Partners of the 3BL Forum include WSJ Sustainable Business Forum, Paramount Global, Guardian News & Media, Ceres, CECP, ACCP, Blackbaud, Governance & Accountability Institute, Goodvertising, 3BL Media, and TriplePundit.