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Responsible Business Summit USA 2017 April 2017 • New York

Navigate the changing landscape. Become a leading sustainable business

Thank you to everyone involved in making 2016 such an influential and memorable event. If you missed out, don’t worry, we’re well on our way to making next year even better. You can access all video sessions and a post conference report highlighting the key trends and initiatives discussed at the event, simply subscribe to Ethical Corp here

Expert speakers who presented in 2016

30+ industry-leading speakers, including C-Suite, VP and Director level experts, shared their insight and experiences to help push forward the CSR movement. 2016 speakers included:

Stewart Whitney

Timberland

President

Megan Grant

The Body Shop

General Manager

Dave Stangis

Campbell's

VP Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility

John Edelman

Edelman

MD, Global Engagement and Corporate Responsibility

George Bandy Jr

Interface

Vice President of Sustainability

Mariela Vargova

Rockefeller & Co.

Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Impact Investments

Eileen Howard Boone

CVS Health Foundation

Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy, CVS Health and President

Jeff King

The Hershey Company

Sr. Director Sustainability, CSR, and Social Innovation

Chris Librie

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Senior Director, Living Progress

Douglas Sabo

VISA

Vice President, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy

Alyson Genovese

United States and Canada GRI

Head of Stakeholder Relations

Valerie Smith

Citi

Director Corporate Sustainability

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Key issues addressed at the 2016 event

We spent several months researching and speaking to the sustainability community in North America, establishing the key issues, trends and opportunities in 2016. The Responsible Business Summit USA agenda reflects these issues and opportunities. A few of the sessions included over the course of the 2 days;

  • Drive a responsible culture across the business – in a one-on-one interview Timberland’s President shares all

  • Embed and support sustainable thinking across the business – senior executives from Campbell’s and Interface discuss how they are integrating a sustainability mind-set and strategy across all business units

  • Drive business value through your report – in a keynote session Global Compact Canada and Bloomberg will share how leading brands are using their reports to drive value

  • Create a win-win partnership with your key stakeholders – join Timberland, Dow Chemical and the Nature Conservancy in interactive roundtable debates to understand how you can build successful partnerships

  • Become resilient and evolve with business demands to create a strong supply chain – in an interactive peer-to-peer learning session Hilton and Edelman will lead a discussion on how companies can build secure supply chains

  • Giving back – Embed and measure the success of volunteerism schemes – Impact 2030 and GSK will lead roundtable debates on how businesses are successfully aligning volunteerism schemes with business strategies

  • Plus much more 

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Who you would have met in 2016:

Over 140 senior business professionals met in New York to discuss the key sustainability issues and opportunities in 2016. Some of the brands in attendance included:

Notre Dame
World Resource Institute
Aspen Institute

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Our Track Record of Proven Success

  • The Number One meeting place for responsible business executives in America
  • A collaborate conference: every session and discussion – down to the question – comes directly from our extensive, year-round research in the responsible business community, ensuring you receive the insight that matters to you from the people who know
  • Tailored to your priorities: a wide-range of sessions across multiple tracks mean that you can shape the conference to suit you and your company’s sustainable agenda

98%

say EC events meet or exceed expectations

48%

of attendees are director level and above

81%

of attendees are industry figures

RBS USA 2016: An Overview

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Our Formula for Success – It’s Simple…

  • Provide the most comprehensive and in-depth agenda delivered by expert corporate speakers
  • Year-round research with corporate executives to discover the topics critical to responsible business success
  • Recruit only corporate speakers from the brands making real strides in responsible business; the people at the forefront of their respective industries
  • High-level, business-focused discussion to provide you with the best practices and strategies to take back to the office

Like to know more?

If you would like to be involved in the 2017 event please do get in touch with Liam Dowd at liam.dowd@ethicalcorp.com

Liam Dowd

Managing Director
Ethical Corporation

Phone: +44 (0) 207 375 7238

Email: liam.dowd@ethicalcorp.com

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