Resilient Business,

Resilient World

November 3-5, 2015 • San Francisco

November 3-5, 2015
San Francisco

Agenda


Our 2015 agenda is designed to provide the tools, network, and inspiration to engage business leaders in building a resilient future.

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Current Schedule


Tuesday Nov 3

7:30 am-5:00 pm

BSR Connect Lounge

Location: Market Street Foyer, Street Level


7:30 am-7:00 pm

Conference Registration

Location: Market Street Foyer, Street Level


8:00 am-9:00 am

Breakfast for Morning BSR University Trainings

Location: Bay Level Foyers, Bay Level


8:30 am-4:30 pm

Marin Food and Farm Tour Learn More

Location: Main Hotel Entrance, Street Level


9:00 am-12:00 pm

BSR University: Circular Economy Learn More

Location: Seacliff D, Bay Level


9:00 am-12:00 pm


9:00 am-12:00 pm

BSR University: Sustainable Business 101 Learn More

Location: Seacliff A, Bay Level


9:00 am-12:00 pm

BSR University: Human Rights Integration&mbsp;Learn More

Location: Seacliff C, Bay Level


12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Lunch for Afternoon BSR University Trainings

Location: Bay Level Foyers, Bay Level


12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Welcome Refreshments

Sponsored by Hyatt | Location: Market Street Foyer, Street Level

1:00 pm-4:00 pm

BSR University: Sustainable Procurement Learn More

Location: Seacliff B, Bay Level


1:00 pm-4:00 pm

BSR University: Sustainable Business 301 Learn More

Location: Seacliff A, Bay Level


1:00 pm-4:00 pm


1:00 pm-4:00 pm

BSR University: Public Speaking Demystified&mbsp;Learn More

Location: Seacliff D, Bay Level


4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Welcome Reception: Afternoon Tea

Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer, Street Level


5:00 pm-5:15 pm

Conference Opening: Aron Cramer

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level


5:15 pm-5:45 pm

Special Presentation: Alessandro Carlucci

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level


5:45 pm-6:45 pm

Plenary Address: Henri de Castries

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level


6:45 pm-8:00 pm

A Taste of Napa Valley Networking Reception

Location: Atrium, Lobby Level


Wednesday Nov 4

6:30 am-7:30 am

movecoach 5K Run

Location: Main Hotel Entrance, Street Level

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Conference Registration

Location: Market Street Foyer, Street Level

7:15 am-8:15 am

Breakfast

Sponsored by Bank of America | Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

7:30 am-8:15 am

Meet the BSR Energy and Extractives Team

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

8:15 am-8:20 am

Day Two Opening Plenary

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

8:20 am-8:45 am

Innovate and Inspire: Pascal Finette

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

8:45 am-9:00 am

Plenary Session: Next Generation Genius

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

9:00 am-9:15 am

Special Presentation: Ellen MacArthur

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

9:15 am-9:30 am

Plenary Session: Business Leadership for an Inclusive Economy

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

  • Eric Austermann, Vice President, Social and Environmental Responsibility, Jabil

9:30 am-10:30 am

Plenary Address: Denise Morrison

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

10:30 am-10:50 am

Networking Break

Sponsored by The Walt Disney Company | Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer, Street Level

Meet the BSR Consumer Products, Food and Travel Teams

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

10:35 am-10:50 am

Improve Your Posture Yoga Stretch

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

11:00 am-12:00 pm

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Networking Lunch and Jabil Film Screening

Sponsored by Jabil | Location: Atrium, Lobby Level

Meet the BSR ICT, Manufacturing and Media Teams

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

1:05 pm-1:15 pm

Afternoon Plenary Session Welcome

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

1:15 pm-1:45 pm

Innovate and Inspire: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

  • Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations, Author, Ashley's War and The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

1:45 pm-2:15 pm

Plenary Session: Idea Busters

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

2:15 pm-3:15 pm

Plenary Address: Tom Linebarger

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

3:15 pm-4:00 pm

Networking Break

Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer, Street Level

Meet the BSR Financial Services, Power and Transport Teams

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

Chair Massage Relaxation Stations

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

4:00 pm-5:00 pm

5:00 pm-6:30 pm

San Francisco Food Truck Networking Reception

Location: Atrium, Lobby Level

7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Food for Thought Dinners

Food for Thought Dinners provide participants an opportunity to discuss a range of topics with Conference speakers and BSR industry experts over a meal. Dinners are no-host, and the restaurant will split the check among diners. Registration will be available in the BSR Connect Lounge on Tuesday, November 3 and the Grand Ballroom Foyer on Wednesday, November 4. Space is limited.

Sponsored by The Campbell Soup Company | Location: Market Street Foyer, Street Level

Thursday Nov 5

7:00 am-6:30 pm

Conference Registration

Location: Market Street Foyer, Street Level

7:30 am-8:30 am

Breakfast

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

7:45 am-8:15 am

Meet the BSR Healthcare Team

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

8:30 am-8:55 am

Innovate and Inspire: Leila Janah

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

8:55 am-9:25 am

BSR Book Club: Ambassador Melanne Verveer

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

  • Melanne Verveer, Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace & Security , Founding Partner, Seneca Point Global

9:25 am-9:35 am

Plenary Session: Collaborative Initiatives

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

9:35 am-10:30 am

Plenary Panel: The Road Through Paris: Business Leadership and Collaboration on Climate

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

  • Nigel Topping, CEO, We Mean Business

  • Hannah Jones, Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President, Innovation Accelerator, NIKE, Inc.

  • Edward Cameron, Managing Director, Partnership Development and Research, BSR

  • Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group Inc. (Moderator)

10:30 am-11:00 am

Meet the BSR Supply Chain Team

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

Networking Break

Sponsored by HP | Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer, Street Level

10:35 am-10:50 pm

Unwind Tension Yoga Stretch

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

11:00 am-12:00 pm

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Farmer’s Market Lunch

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

Meet the BSR Human Rights Team

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

1:05 pm-1:30 pm

Innovate and Inspire: Sandra Postel

  • Sandra Postel, Director, Global Water Policy Project, Freshwater Fellow, National Geographic Society

1:30 pm-2:30 pm

Plenary Address: Robert Reich

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

  • Robert Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, Senior Fellow, Blum Center for Developing Economies

  • Michal Lev-Ram, Senior Writer and Co-chair, MPW Next Gen and Brainstorm TECH, Fortune (Moderator)

2:30 pm-3:00 pm

Book Signing with Robert Reich

Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer, Street Level

Meet the BSR Climate Team

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

Networking Break

Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer, Street Level

2:50 pm-5:00 pm

Levi Strauss & Co. Eureka Innovation Lab Tour

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

4:15 pm-5:15 pm

5:15 pm-6:00 pm

Meet the BSR Inclusive Economy Team

Location: BSR Connect Lounge, Market Street Foyer, Street Level

Networking Reception

Location: Grand Ballroom Foyer, Street Level

6:15 pm-8:30 pm

Closing Dinner and Plenary Session: Judith Rodin

Location: Grand Ballroom, Street Level

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What Participants Are Saying


“The Conference provided ample opportunities to meet people working in a variety of industries, which made for interesting conversations and valuable connections.”

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Thank You to Our Sponsors


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