Responsible Business Summit USA, 12-13 April, New York

18 Feb 2016
Responsible Business Summit USA, 12-13 April, New York


What: Responsible Business Summit USA

Where: Manhattan NYC, an Affinia Hotel, New York

When: 12-13 April, 2016

Why: In 2016 businesses face increasing opportunities. The SDGs and the COP21 agreement put corporate responsibility and sustainability at the centre of future business, which creates unique and challenging opportunities. The Responsible Business Summit USA 2016, to be held in New York on 12-13 April, will provide businesses with the tactical tools help companies establish and reinforce their corporate citizenship strategy.

This year the discussion is focused on four key themes; embedding and incentivizing a CSR mind-set throughout the organization, mitigating risk through the value chain, reporting and communicating CSR success and emerging CSR trends and strategies.

Senior-level executive leading the discussion include:

  • Stewart Whitney, President, Timberland
  • Megan Grant, General Manager, The Body Shop
  • Dave Stangis, VP Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility, Campbell’s
  • Michael Kobori, Vice-President, Sustainability, Levi Strauss & Co.
  • John Edelman, MD, Global Engagement and Corporate Responsibility, Edelman
  • Grady Lee, Chair of the Executive Committee, Impact 2030
  • Michelle Thatcher, CEO, US Green Chamber of Commerce
  • Douglas Sabo, Vice President, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy,VISA
  • Lindsay James, Vice President of Restorative EnterpriseInterface
  • Neil Duffy, ChairmanSan Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee

Organized by: Ethical Corporation

Liam Dowd, Managing Director of Ethical Corporation, says “we are excited to bring the Responsible Business Series back to New York. We aim to provide a platform for leading and aspiring responsible businesses to debate the opportunities and risk they face in 2016. The companies we have involved will give a cross-industry perspective on how to take sustainability from slipstream to mainstream business.”

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