Symposium on Integrated Thinking 2015

Drivers and Evolving Best Practices
November 5, 2015
Edelman
250 Hudson Street
New York, NY

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PROGRAM AGENDA

Time Description
8:15–8:30 Arrival & Continental Breakfast
8:30 Opening Remarks
8:30-9:00 Special Keynote Address
The Value of Integrated & Integral Thinking: What’s Really Driving Change?

Ralph Thurm, Co-Founder, ThriveAbility Foundation
9:00-9:10 Topic Introduction
Diversity of Thought & Integrated Thinking

Presenter:
Michael Muyot, President, CRD Analytics
9:10–9:55 Kickoff Panel
Diversity of Thought & Integrated Thinking

Moderator:
Michael Muyot, President, CRD Analytics
Panelists:
Russ Gaskin, Consultant, Speaker & Change Agent, CoCreative Consulting
Helle Bank Jorgensen, Chief Executive Officer, B. Accountability, Chairman, eRevalue,
& Global Facilitator for UNGCs Global Compact Board Program
9:55-10:05 Illuminating the Path to Progress: Overcoming the Challenges of Integrated Reporting and Thinking
Presenter:

Mark Tulay, Program Director & COO, GISR
10:05-10:50 Drivers of Integrated Thinking: What’s Missing from Existing Guidance
Moderator:
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
Panelists:
Mary Adams, Founder, Smarter-Companies
Eric Israel, Governance Expert
Chris Pinney, President & Chief Executive Officer, High Meadows Institute, Inc.
10:50-11:35 Integrated Thinking & Sustainability: How They Are Interconnected
Moderator:

Bill Baue, Co-Founder, Sustainability Context Group & Co-Founder & Chief Engagement Architect, Convetit
Panelists:
Mark W. McElroy, Ph.D., Executive Director, Center for Sustainable Organizations & Partner, Thomas & McElroy LLC
Gilles Mesrobian, Faculty, Bard MBA in Sustainability, Bard College, Senior Associate, Support Center/Partnership in Philanthropy
Veena Ramani, Senior Director, Corporate Program, Ceres
11:35-11:50 Refreshment Break
11:50-12:10 Reflections on Integrated Thinking & its Importance in Developing Integrated Reports
Presenter:
Riva Krut, Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer. Praxair, Inc.
12:10-1:00 Discussion Session 1
Materiality: Integrated Thinking & Key Performance Indicators
Moderator:
Mark Tulay, Program Director & COO, GISR
Panelist:
Dawn Edwards, Co-Founder, Pomegranate Consulting LLC
Ted Dhillon, Co-Founder, Figbytes
1:00-2:00 Networking Luncheon
2:00-2:50 Discussion Session 2
Developing Core Capacity: Case Stories
Presenters:
William G. Russell, Principal, Transitioning to Green
Jeana Wirtenberg, President & Chief Executive Officer, Transitioning to Green and Professor, HR/Employees & Organizations Bard College
2:50-3:40 Discussion Session 3
Obstacles Companies Face: How to Break Out of the Silos
Moderator:
Susanne Katus, Vice President, Business Development, eRevalue
Panelists:
Silvia Garrigo, Senior Fellow Corporate Responsibility, Sustainable Development & Human Rights, Retired Executive Chevron
Sandy Nessing, Managing Director, Sustainability & EHS Strategy & Design, American Electric Power
James Reeves, Vice President, Business & Social Purpose, Edelman
3:40-3:55 Refreshment Break
3:55-4:40 Integrated Thinking from the Inside Out: Leveraging the Tensions for Innovation
Moderator:

Russ Gaskin, Consultant, Speaker & Change Agent, CoCreative Consulting
Panelists:
Amy Hall, Director of Social Consciousness, Eileen Fisher
Rob Michalak, Global Director, Social Mission, Ben & Jerry’s
Julia Urbanchuk, Sr Director, Learning & Organization Development, eBay Enterprise
4:40-5:25 Outlook on Integrated Thinking: The 21st Century Company
Moderator:
Ariel Meyerstein, PhD, Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Corporate Governance, United States Council for International Business
Panelists:
Dominic Tancredi, Chief Executive Officer, Dom & Tom Inc.
Thomas Tancredi, Chief Strategy Officer, Dom & Tom Inc.
John Wilson, Head of Corporate Governance, Engagement & Research, Cornerstone Capital Group
5:25-5:30 Symposium Wrap-Up
Presenter:

Ralph Thurm, Co-Founder, ThriveAbility Foundation
5:30-6:30 Networking Reception

SESSION LEADERS
  1. Mary Adams
    Founder
    Smarter-Companies
    Boston, MA
  2. Bill Baue
    Co-Founder
    Sustainability Context Group
    Co-Founder & Chief Engagement Architect
    Convetit
    Springfield, Massachusetts
  3. Ted Dhillon
    Co-Founder
    Figbytes
    Ottawa, Canada
  4. Dawn Edwards
    Co-Founder
    Pomegranate Consulting LLC
    Mt. Rainier, MD
  5. Helle Bank Jorgensen
    Chief Executive Officer
    B. Accountability
    Chairman
    eRevalue
    Global Facilitator
    UNGCs Global Compact Board Program
    Toronto, Canada
  6. Silvia Garrigo
    Senior Fellow Corporate Responsibility
    Sustainable Development & Human Rights
    Retired Executive Chevron
    San Francisco, CA
  7. Russ Gaskin
    Consultant, Speaker & Change Agent
    CoCreative Consulting
    Washington, D.C.
  8. Amy Hall
    Director of Social Consciousness
    Eileen Fisher
    New York, NY
  9. Eric Israel
    Governance Expert
    Mahwah, NJ
  10. Susanne Katus
    Vice President, Business Development
    eRevalue
    New York, NY
  11. Riva Krut
    Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer
    Praxair, Inc.
    Danbury, CT
  12. Mark W. McElroy, Ph.D.
    Executive Director
    Center for Sustainable Organizations
    Partner
    Thomas & McElroy LLC
    Norwich, VT
  13. Gilles Mesrobian
    Faculty, Bard MBA in Sustainability
    Bard College
    Senior Associate
    Support Center/Partnership in Philanthropy
    New York, NY
  1. Ariel Meyerstein, PhD
    Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Corporate Governance
    United States Council for International Business
    New York, NY
  2. Rob Michalak
    Global Director of Social Mission
    Ben & Jerry’s
    South Burlington, VT
  3. Michael Muyot
    President
    CRD Analytics
    New York, NY
  4. Sandy Nessing
    Managing Director, Sustainability & EHS Strategy & Design
    American Electric Power
    Columbos, OH
  5. Chris Pinney
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    High Meadows Institute, Inc.
    Boston, MA
  6. Veena Ramani
    Senior Director, Corporate Program
    Ceres
    Boston, MA
  7. James Reeves
    Vice President, Business & Social Purpose
    Edelman
    New York, NY
  8. William G. Russell
    Principal
    Transitioning to Green
    Leonia, NJ
  9. Dominic Tancredi
    Chief Executive Officer
    Dom & Tom Inc.
    New York, NY
  10. Thomas Tancredi
    Chief Strategy Officer
    Dom & Tom Inc.
    New York, NY
  11. Ralph Thurm
    Co-Founder
    ThriveAbility Foundation
    London, UK
  12. Mark Tulay
    Program Director & COO
    GISR
    Washington, D.C.
  13. Julia Urbanchuk
    Sr Director, Learning & Organization Development
    eBay Enterprise
    Philadelphia, PA
  14. John Wilson
    Head of Corporate Governance, Engagement and Research
    Cornerstone Capital Group
    New York, NY
  15. Jeana Wirtenberg
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Transitioning to Green
    Professor, HR/Employees & Organizations
    Bard College
    New York, NY

DELEGATES
  1. Mary Adams
    Founder
    Smarter-Companies
    Boston, MA
  2. Judith Albert
    NY Chapter Director
    Environmental Entrepreneurs
    New York, NY
  3. Camille Aylmer
    Global Sustainability Communications Director
    PepsiCo
    New York, NY
  4. Bill Baue
    Co-Founder
    Sustainability Context Group
    Co-Founder & Chief Engagement Architect
    Convetit
    Springfield, Massachusetts
  5. Laura Berry
    Executive Director
    Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility
    New York, NY
  6. Sheetal Bhadekar
    Senior Manager Corporate Affairs
    DSM
    Parsippany, NJ
  7. Herb Blank
    Managing Director
    S-Network Global Indexes
    New York, NY
  8. Dan Brown
    Leadership Coach & Principal
    Xponential Coaching & Consulting
    Washington, DC
  9. Francis Byrd
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Byrd Governance Advisory
    New York, NY
  10. Sara DeSmith
    Partner, Sustainability Assurance Leader
    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
    Florham Park, NJ
  11. Ted Dhillon
    Co-Founder
    Figbytes
    Ottawa, Canada
  12. John Edelman
    Managing Director
    Global Engagement & Corporate Responsibility
    Edelman
    Chicago, IL
  13. Dawn Edwards
    Co-Founder
    Pomegranate Consulting LLC
    Mt. Rainier, MD
  14. Toni Muzi Falconi
    Senior Counsel
    Methodos
    Milan, Italy
  15. Silvia Garrigo
    Senior Fellow Corporate Responsibility
    Sustainable Development & Human Rights
    Retired Executive Chevron
    San Francisco, CA
  16. Russ Gaskin
    Consultant, Speaker & Change Agent
    CoCreative Consulting
    Washington, D.C.
  17. Bahar Gidwani
    Co-founder & CEO
    CSRHub
    New York, NY
  18. Amy Hall
    Director of Social Consciousness
    Eileen Fisher
    New York, NY
  19. Bill Hatton
    Editorial Director
    Mountain View Editorial Services
    Lehighton, PA
  20. Eric Israel
    Governance Expert
    Mahwah, NJ
  21. Helle Bank Jorgensen
    Chief Executive Officer
    B. Accountability
    Chairman
    eRevalue
    Global Facilitator
    UNGCs Global Compact Board Program
    Toronto, Canada
  22. Susanne Katus
    Vice President, Business Development
    eRevalue
    New York, NY
  23. Linda M. Kelley
    Principal
    Transitioning to Green
    Pittsfield, MA
  24. Riva Krut
    Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer
    Praxair, Inc.
    Danbury, CT
  25. Keith Littlejohns
    Strategist, Sustainability
    Addison
    New York, NY
  26. Becca Makover
    Consultant
    Gap International
    Philadelphia, PA
  27. Bruce Markewicz
    Managing Director, Beacon Interactive
    Beacon Healthcare Communications
    Bedminster, NJ
  28. Kim Marotta
    Director of Sustainability
    MillerCoors
    Milwaukee, WI
  29. P.J. Marshall
    Co-Founder & Executive Director
    Restore the Earth Foundation
    Ithaca, NY
  30. Aaron Martin
    Co-Founder
    Pomegranate Consulting LLC
    Mt Rainier, MD
  31. Mark W. McElroy, Ph.D.
    Executive Director
    Center for Sustainable Organizations
    Partner
    Thomas & McElroy LLC
    Norwich, VT
  1. Gilles Mesrobian
    Faculty, Bard MBA in Sustainability
    Bard College
    Senior Associate
    Support Center/Partnership in Philanthropy
    New York, NY
  2. Ariel Meyerstein, PhD
    Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Corporate Governance
    United States Council for International Business
    New York, NY
  3. Rob Michalak
    Global Director of Social Mission
    Ben & Jerry’s
    South Burlington, VT
  4. Margo Mosher
    Manager
    SustainAbility
    New York, NY
  5. Michael Muyot
    President
    CRD Analytics
    New York, NY
  6. Brent Napoleon
    Strategist
    Napoleon
    New York, NY
  7. Sandy Nessing
    Managing Director, Sustainability & EHS Strategy & Design
    American Electric Power
    Columbus, OH
  8. Ron Nielsen
    President
    ICBIS – International Centre for Business Innovation and Sustainability
    Toronto, ON
  9. George Perlov
    Principal
    George Perlov Consulting
    NYC/Brussels
  10. Chris Pinney
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    High Meadows Institute, Inc.
    Boston, MA
  11. Shahnaz Radjy
    Senior Communications Specialist
    Vitality Institute
    New York, NY
  12. Veena Ramani
    Senior Director, Corporate Program
    Ceres
    Boston, MA
  13. James Reeves
    Vice President, Business & Social Purpose
    Edelman
    New York, NY
  14. Carol Richardson
    Adjunct Professor
    NYU
    New York, NY
  15. William G. Russell
    Principal
    Transitioning to Green
    Leonia, NJ
  16. Celine Solsken Ruben-Salama
    Faculty Member, Master of Science Sustainability Management Program
    Columbia University, Earth Institute
    New York, NY
  17. Silvia Schmid
    Client Services Manager, Sustainability
    Addison
    New York, NY
  18. William C. Steers
    General Manager, Communications and Corporate Responsibility
    ArcelorMittal
    Chicago, IL
  19. Peter Suhr
    President
    Strategy & Distribution, Inc.
    New York, NY
  20. Kristen Sullivan
    Partner
    Deloitte
    Stamford, CT
  21. Lex Suvanto
    Managing Director, Financial Communications
    Edelman
    New York, NY
  22. Dominic Tancredi
    Chief Executive Officer
    Dom & Tom Inc.
    New York, NY
  23. Thomas Tancredi
    Chief Strategy Officer
    Dom & Tom Inc.
    New York, NY
  24. Ralph Thurm
    Co-Founder
    ThriveAbility Foundation
    London, UK
  25. Mark Tulay
    Program Director & COO
    GISR
    Washington, D.C.
  26. Marcy Twete
    Division Manager, Corporate Responsibility
    ArcelorMittal
    Chicago, IL
  27. Julia Urbanchuk
    Senior Director,
    Learning & Organization Development
    eBay Enterprise
    Philadelphia, PA
  28. Todd Weinstein
    Digital Account Director
    Beacon Healthcare Communications
    Bedminster, NJ
  29. Carey Weiss
    Sustainability Initiatives Coordinator
    Gabelli School of Business
    Fordham University
    Bronx, NY
  30. John Wilson
    Head of Corporate Governance, Research and Engagement
    Cornerstone Capital Group
    New York, NY
  31. Jeana Wirtenberg
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Transitioning to Green
    Professor, HR/Employees & Organizations
    Bard College
    New York, NY

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