Resilient Business,

Resilient World

November 3-5, 2015 • San Francisco

November 3-5, 2015
San Francisco


Climate Resilience Session Track

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Climate Resilience

Companies across sectors and regions need to manage climate risks effectively to ensure prosperity for years to come. While companies focus on reducing emissions to prevent further temperature increases, they must also adapt to the inevitable climate impacts that are already built into the system. How can companies plan, implement, and innovate to become more resilient and sustainable in the face of our changing climate?

Beyond COP21 Read More

November 4, 2015 • 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Session Speakers
  • Thomas Kerr, Principal Climate Policy Officer, International Finance Corporation and World Bank Group
  • Richard Gillies, Group Sustainability Director, Kingfisher plc
  • David Wei, Associate Director, Climate Change, BSR (Moderator)

Building Climate-Resilient Supply Chains Read More

November 3, 2015 • 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Session Speakers
  • Helen Crowley, Head of Sustainable Sourcing Innovation, Kering
  • Zoe McMahon, Director, Privacy and Social Responsibility and Chief Privacy Officer, Hewlett-Packard
  • Irit Tamir, Special Advisor, Private Sector Department, Oxfam America

Have We Tipped on Renewables? Read More

November 4, 2015 • 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Session Speakers
  • Joby Carlson, Director, Sustainability, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Lynda Clemmons, Vice President, Business Solutions, NRG Energy

How to Set—and Implement—Science-Based Climate Targets Read More

November 3, 2015 • 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Session Speakers
  • Markus Lehni, Global Head Environment and Energy, Novartis AG
  • Jerry Lynch, Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer, General Mills
  • Emilie Prattico, Manager, Partnership Development and Research, BSR (Moderator)

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