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BSR18: A New Blueprint for Business

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By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

The world is changing at a rapid pace.

The business agenda is changing, and the sustainability agenda needs to change with it. At the BSR Conference 2018 in New York City November 6-8, we will be presenting “A New Blueprint for Business,” defining a path that enables business to thrive in societies that prosper.

BSR’s Early Leaders Discuss Its Origin and History

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2017, early leaders of BSR Bobb Dunn (Former President and CEO of Synergos Institute) and Mats Lederhausen (Founder of BE-CAUSE) discussed the origin and history of the organization in a panel moderated by Google's Lead for Sustainability Kate E. Brandt.

“People are more likely to act themselves into a new way of thinking than to think themselves into a new way of acting,” Lederhausen said.

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Panel of Experts Talk Corporations and the Global Refugee Crisis at the BSR Conference 2017

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At the BSR Conference 2017, a panel of experts from the private sector gathered on stage to discuss what business can do to help solve the global refugee crisis. Panelists included TripAdvisor President and CEO Stephen Kaufer, MercyCorps Chief Executive Officer Neal Keny-Guyer, and Executive Vice President of Sustainability and President of Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth Shamina Singh. BSR Associate Director Peter Nestor moderated the panel.

"When you leverage your business expertise and the value of your business—that is how you make a difference," said Singh.

National Geographic Photographer Annie Griffiths Addresses BSR Conference 2017

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2017, National Geographic Photographer Annie Griffiths shared her experience using photography as a tool for telling stories.

“The big stories are not breaking news. They don’t break. They exist—they’re big; they’re complex. None more so than women,” Griffiths said.

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Microsoft’s Brad Smith Highlights Business Leadership at the BSR Conference 2017

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2017, Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith highlighted the need for the technology sector to think about embracing technology as a cause to protect people.

“As the first responders of this new era, those of us who are in the business of technology need to think about it as more than a business—we need to think about it as a cause to protect people,” Smith said.

New BSR Report: The Future of Sustainable Business

New Agenda, New Approach, New Advocacy
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On the occasion of BSR’s 25th anniversary, we have taken the opportunity to consider our accomplishments. With our member companies and other partners, we are proud to have imagined and worked toward a new vision of business that creates prosperity and fairness for all and preserves the natural environment on which we all depend.

All the Ways to Follow Us at #BSR17

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Tomorrow, we’re kicking off the BSR Conference 2017 in Huntington Beach, California.

BSR17 Is Next Week—Will We See You There?

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There is still time to join the sustainability event of the year. It all happens next week, so register today to attend the BSR Conference 2017.

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5 Reasons Your Colleagues Attend the BSR Conference

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Year after year, participants join us for one of the most important global gatherings for sustainable business.

Here’s why:

1. Engaging Content

The BSR Conference will feature 30 thought-provoking sessions on how business is leading and redefining sustainability for an era of change.

Six Ways to Invest in Personal Sustainability at BSR17

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The countdown begins—it’s less than three weeks until the BSR Conference 2017, and we are looking forward to bringing you our most exciting event yet.

This year will feature a wide variety of valuable networking and self-development opportunities. Some of the events that we are most excited about:

A Headshot to Remember

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