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Delivering purpose... for people, the planet and profit

The 2017 conference brings the best, the most innovative and most inspiring brands in responsible business to New York at #RBSNY - 200+ attendees learn how to deliver purpose for commercial success, the environment and stakeholders.

  • Profit: Use sophisticated data to build a more effective CSR business case
  • People: Influence stakeholders and drive culture change to make the right ‘sell’
  • Planet: Accelerate progress through technology, environmental and supply chain risk mitigation

Event Update:

The following leading brands have just confirmed their place at #RBSNY - have a look at the other CSR attendees that you will meet:


  • Google
  • Vita Coco
  • Bloomberg
  • The New York Times
  • Coca Cola
  • Oracle
  • General Motors
  • Adobe
  • PEPSICO
  • Metlife
  • ECOLAB

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Complete speaker line-up • Program for all tracks & sessions • Audience breakdown

Our expert 2017 speaker line-up

Calvin G. Butler, Jr.

Baltimore Gas & Electric, an Exelon Company

CEO

Jeff Simmons

Elanco Animal Health

CEO

Christine Cioffe

PepsiCo

SVP Global R&D

Jim Keane

Steelcase

CEO

Per Loof

KEMET Corporation

CEO

Mayor Kasim Reed

Atlanta, GA

Sandeep Dadlani

Infosys

President, Head of Americas

Erin Meezan

Interface, Inc.

Chief Sustainability Officer

Larry Berger

Ecolab

Chief Technology Officer

Tara Rush

Heineken USA

Senior Vice President & Chief Corporate Relations Officer

Franz W. Paasche

PayPal

Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Tom Glaser

VF Corporation

Global President of Supply Chain

Practical case studies with real-life examples of what’s working and what’s not

Our 2017 conference will bring you exclusive CSR case studies from industry leaders and with it, a level of insight into how to tackle key business obstacles that you simply won’t get elsewhere.

 

  • How PepsiCo transforms data capabilities to drive the CSR agenda
  • How Metlife sells its findings to secure CSR buy in
  • How PayPal aligns business strategy with social purpose
  • How WWF pitches the CSR case to close the deal
  • How Ecolab drives innovation in water management
  • How Timberland engages employees with the right sell
  • How Fossil Group turns environmental waste into new revenue streams
  • How Actiam engages investors on purpose
  • How HSBC measures employee engagement
  • How Target promotes supply chain transparency
  • How Zendesk changes CSR perceptions internally

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Complete speaker line-up • Program for all tracks & sessions • Audience breakdown

2017's Top CSR Issues:

The Responsible Business Summit NY is bringing the best, most innovative and inspiring North American brands in sustainability together, with 3 main conference themes on data innovation, culture change and accelerating progress through technology.

  • Use data innovation to make the business case: How PepsiCo’s Senior Director, Sustainability Reporting transforms data capabilities to drive the CSR agenda
  • Secure funding for CSR: Hear Metlife’s Vice President, Communications sells his findings to secure CSR buy in and ensure the right senior people get the right message
  • Accelerate growth through technology: How Fossil Group’s Vice President and Global Head of Sustainability turns environmental waste into new revenue streams in the latest circular economy opportunities
  • Measure employee engagement: How Timberland engages employees with the right sell
  • Shape future supply chains: How KEMET Electronics’ CEO is shaping the electronic industry to promote the sourcing of conflict-free minerals
  • Succeed in partnerships: PYXERA Global’s CEO judges our live Partnership X factor on how transformative partnerships can be!

What sets Ethical Corporation flagship events apart?

Ethical Corporation is taking a bold move in 2017 that no other conference has dared to take – the #RBSNY agenda will help you uncover the potential for sustainability to drive profit, and shape strategy with empirical justification in our 3-theme Purpose agenda. There’s no corporate/ CSR fluff in our agenda, just practical, deep-dive examples to show how sustainability can accelerate growth, change culture and drive real purpose.

13 tracks: In 2017, our aim is to ensure you deliver purpose across making the business case, influencing culture and accelerating progress in three dedicated tracks.

2CEOs inspire agenda: in our most senior line-up to date, we have the largest number of CEOs and leaders sharing their responsible business vision from North America's most inspiring and innovative brands, including; Interface, Timberland, Cargill, Target, Google, Dell and PepsiCo to name a few.


3250+ of the most innovative, exciting brands in attendance: #RBSNY will give you the most senior networking opportunity possible. We lead our conferences with the newest ideas and case studies out there, and take pride in our in-depth research to pinpoint the brands that are doing the most impactful work to share their learnings.


4Practical learnings: We’re not afraid to talk about what doesn’t work as much as what does! Our sessions are practical with live polling and interactive questions driven help you implement ideas into real life steps.


5 Our European knowledge! It’s no surprise that we have a long-standing European legacy in leading sustainability intelligence for 15 years. We’re bringing our knowledge, expertise and ideas to share how to be a true responsible leader in North America.

PEOPLE

Influence stakeholders and drive culture change to make the right ‘sell’

PLANET

Accelerate progress through technology, environmental and supply chain risk mitigation

PROFIT

Use sophisticated data to build a more effective CSR business case

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Complete speaker line-up • Program for all tracks & sessions • Audience breakdown

What to expect at the 2017 event 

LEADING BRANDS YOU'LL MEET AT #RBSNY

The Responsible Business Summit New York is a sustainability conference that will bring together leading brands to debate how to deliver profit and purpose. Leading brands confirmed to attends the CSR conference in 2017 include:

Bloomberg
Zendesk
HP
PepsiCo
PayPal
Heineken
VF Corporation
Interface
Salesforce
Vodafone
Steelcase
Target
Pirelli
Hyatt Hotels
The New York Times
MetLife
Ecolab
Vita Coco
Dell
HSBC Bank
Deloitte
Timberland
Fossil Group
WWF

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Complete speaker line-up • Program for all tracks & sessions • Audience breakdown

Exceptional Networking Opportunities

Ethical Corporation brings together senior executives from leading multinational brands all under one roof.

  • 10+ hours of supreme networking with leaders in the sustainability and corporate responsibility space – plenty of time to form lasting business relationships
  • C-level executives from across the industry look to share and solve key issues faced in 2017
  • Pre-event Q&As and webinars plus post event reports and video recordings ensures you can get exposure on your initiatives across the an extended period
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3 reasons why you have to attend #RBSNY:

1Critical Insight from CEOs and Business Leaders: Understanding what it takes to deliver a true business of purpose and how to accelerate change through technology, our CEOs and Leaders from north America’s most innovative brands will share their CSR ideas that will shape your role and future strategy. Get this invaluable insight at the event to ensure you stay ahead of the curve.

2A Cutting-Edge Agenda: Gain practical takeaways on the biggest challenges and opportunities, as decided by you and your peers. Whether your focus is Business Strategy, Sustainability, CSR, Supply Chain, Marketing and Communications our conference tracks will tailor both days to your specific needs

3Learn From and Benchmark Against 250+ Corporate CSR Peers: We know that the best person to give you advice is someone that has direct, ‘tried-and-trusted’ experience. RBSNY features corporate speakers, with a total focus on corporate priorities and sustainability learning. Get over 16 hours of best practice and future strategy planning at North America’s most senior conference on CSR.

Like to know more?

If you would like to know more about the event please do get in touch with Krina Amin at krina.amin@ethicalcorp.com

Krina Amin

Krina Amin

Head of Strategy
Ethical Corporation

Phone: +44 (0) 207 375 7508

Email: krina.amin@ethicalcorp.com

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Complete speaker line-up • Program for all tracks & sessions • Audience breakdown

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