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Boldly Moving Beyond the Hype of Hyper-Transparency


By Dunstan Allison-Hope, Managing Director, BSR

I’ve had difficulty coming to terms with the concept of hyper-transparency.

Top Five Reasons Participants Attend the BSR Conference


BSR Conference participants have spoken!

Year after year, participants return to one of the most important global gatherings for sustainable business. Here’s what they are saying:*

Top Four Reasons to Attend a CSR or Sustainability Conference This Fall

By Dave Armon, 3BL Media CMO

Professional development events exist for just about every career, and they’ve been around since Thomas Edison held his first, “How to Change a Light Bulb” seminar for aspiring electricians (attendees earned 10 CEU credits and went home with some nice tsotchkes).

For the growing number of corporate and nonprofit professionals focused on social impact and sustainability initiatives, there is more choice in fall 2016 than ever before for events aimed at showcasing successful programs and the brands that made them happen. 

BSR16 Early Registration Deadline Extended to July 15


We heard from a number of you, and we’re taking it to heart! We know that summer deadlines are tough, so if you missed the BSR Conference 2016 early registration deadline, you are in luck.

We are pleased to extend our best rates through midnight on Friday, July 15. This is a savings of up to US$550.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with your BSR network. More than 100 companies have already signed up—will you join them?

Join Us at the BSR Conference 2016: Be Bold


By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

I’m delighted to announce that registration is now open for the BSR Conference 2016: BE BOLD.

Registration Now Open for the BSR Conference 2016: Will You Help Us Reach the High Bar?


By Pamela Schwartz

This year, we’ve set a high bar for our annual event, the BSR Conference 2016. As we announced in February, our theme of “Be Bold” challenges us to develop and deliver the Conference in ways that will surprise, inspire, and activate all of our participants and partners.

Climate Panel Explores Low-Carbon Future at BSR Conference 2015

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In a panel discussion at the BSR Conference 2015, We Mean Business CEO Nigel Topping and NIKE, Inc. Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President, Innovation Accelerator, Hannah Jones joined BSR Managing Director for Partnership Development and Research Edward Cameron and GreenBiz Group Inc. Chairman and Executive Editor Joel Makower to explore the role of business in shaping a low-carbon future. 

Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin Discusses Resilience Dividend at BSR Conference 2015

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, The Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin explored how resilience can help build a better world, and why companies need to examine how risk plays into their business models.

“While it’s true that small challenges are good test that can lead to transformations, business should be taking deliberate, planned, and proactive risks rather than being in the place of reacting," Rodin said.

Robert Reich Explores Resilience, Inclusive Economy at the BSR Conference 2015

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, Robert Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley and Senior Fellow at Blum Center for Developing Economies, explored the intersections of resilience and the inclusive economy. 

Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, Explores Leadership, Purpose at #BSR15

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, Denise Morrison, CEO of Campbell Soup Company, highlighted how leadership and purpose create resilience in business.

"As the leader of Campbell's, I know we can make a profit and make a difference. I’m personally committed to modeling resiliency in our business, through our leaders driven by leading with purpose," said Morrison. 


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