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Ethics and Responsibility in digital business

‘Our promised digital utopia has minefields’
- Sen. John Neely Kennedy at the Facebook Senate hearing.

It is imperative to advance ethical leadership in today's age of digital disruption. Failure to do so will result in loss of customer trust, shareholder value and ultimately, profits.

Ethics and responsibility in digital business impacts everything from ensuring the proper use of data and being a privacy conscious company to social inclusion, freedom of speech and climate leadership. An ambitious approach to being a responsible leader will re-build trust in our society and ensure that you are the sustainable business of the future.

400+ Attendees

80+ CEOs and Senior Exec-level Speakers

15+ Hours of Networking

  • Understand business responsibility to use data ethically beyond compliance
  • Learn how to drive culture at being a privacy conscious company
  • Use tech to delivering the SMART, low-carbon economy of the future
  • Lead globally on social impact and drive full transparency across the business
  • Understand the human rights human rights implications of big data and technology

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A CEO-led speaker line-up discussing the key issues:

We will bring together C-Suite from Privacy, Secutiry, Lega, Compliance, Ethics and Sustainability from leading organisations to advance ethical leadership in today's age of digital disruption. Recent speakers include:

Conan Higgins
Black Rifle Coffee

Conan Higgins

General Counsel

Craig Kreeger
Virgin Atlantic Airways

Craig Kreeger

Chief Executive Officer


Dennis Yu
Blizmetrics

Dennis Yu

Chief Technology Officer

Kate E. Brandt
Google

Kate E. Brandt

Lead for Sustainability


Lawrence J. Kahn
MER Group

Lawrence J. Kahn

General Counsel, Secretary and Director

Lise Kingo
United Nations Global Compact

Lise Kingo

CEO and Executive Director


Ashley Schulten
BlackRock

Ashley Schulten

Head of Responsible Investing, Global Fixed Income

Jose-Luiz Moura Neto
Salesforce

Jose-Luiz Moura Neto

VP, Salesforce Finance, International


Steve White
ForgeRock

Steve White

Chief Security Officer

Bill Weihl
Facebook

Bill Weihl

Director of Sustainability


Al Naqvi
American Institute of Artificial Intelligence

Al Naqvi

President

Malcolm Harkins
Cylance Inc

Malcolm Harkins

Chief Security and Trust Officer


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Headline topic areas to be covered include:

This is the MUST-ATTEND event in 2018. CEOs and heads of business from the world’s leading organisations will drive debate and share ideas on the key issues impacting digitally-first business.

Digital

Privacy V Profit. Data based models and reputational risk

  • From transparency to understanding. Building trust in digital
  • The need to prevent, mitigate, trace and manage breaches more effectively

Progressive leadership on free speech and responsible content online

  • Lead the way on curating responsible online content with democratic free speech principles in mind
  • Ensure technology enables free speech but tackles Fake News, accountability and extreme content

Institutional accountability. Algorithmic governance. Eliminating AI bias

  • Design ethical data technologies to manage how machines affect our behaviour and interaction
  • Use security systems and processes to identify and prevent AI bias in machine-learning algorithms

Society

Labour and automation. The evolution of jobs

  • Structuring a fair post-labor economy
  • The role of business in upskilling the workforce & the evolution of education to deliver workers fit for the digital future

Lead globally on corporate citizenship

  • Driving full traceability and transparency across the business
  • Go beyond compliance to take an ambitious approach to social purpose

Using technology to deliver a cleaner, more sustainable society

  • The use of clean technology to deliver a resilient, future-fit city
  • Tech-driven mobility – a new era of transportation

Environment

Demonstrate climate leadership across operations

  • Use technology to successfully report and improve impacts across Scope 1, 2 and 3
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to help deliver change across industries

Deliver a fully circular business model

  • Develop a circular approach within R&D, innovation and procurement
  • Rethink approaches to sourcing raw materials

Build the connected, clean and smart city

  • How technology is delivering smart, clean and mobile cities of the future
  • Turn plastic pollution into profitability solutions

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What you’ll get

  • Heavy hitting keynotes from thought leaders from some of the biggest brands in the business setting out the latest thinking on the really big issues
  • Working groups and round tables to delve deeply into how your company might shift or change approach to avoid pitfalls or proactively deal with ethical issues.
  • Chatham house rules sessions where you mix with industry peers, speak freely…talk not just problems but real-world solutions.
  • Connections with the very best solution providers offering the practical assistance, services and products needed to progress your ethical thinking…to take theory and build it into your organisational DNA
  • 3 tracks of in-depth debate, 10+ hours of networking and solutions showcase floor. 
  • Opportunity to meet and network with C-Suite, Heads of Ethics, CSR / Legal/ Privacy/ Compliance/ Sustainability/ Corporate Communications and many others

What to expect later this year

The Responsible Business Summit West is USA's premier conference solely focussed on debating the issues of ethics and responsibility in digital-first business. It will bring together 400+ leading minds in responsible business to debate the key issues and opportunities that will shape business in the coming years. It is 2018’s must-attend 2nd half event. Here’s what you can expect:

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Leading brands you could have met in 2017

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
Intel
Walgreens
Royal DSM
GRI
The Ford Motor Fund
Coca-Cola
GOGO
Oracle
Bacardi
S&P Global
IBM
Hanes Brands Inc.

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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 2018
  • 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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Krina Amin

Krina Amin

Head of Strategy
Ethical Corporation

Phone (US): +1800 814 3459 x 7508

Phone: +44 (0) 207 375 7508

Email: krina.amin@ethicalcorp.com

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