The 21st Century Company 2016

How It Creates Value -- And for Whom
PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS
HANK BOERNER & LOUIS COPPOLA
GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY INSTITUTE, INC.
May 19, 2016
Baruch College
55 Lexington Ave
New York, NY

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with governance, risk, sustainability, and corporate responsibility executives to identify tomorrow’s change agents and how to profit from their power to drive company value

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unique approaches to exploiting the internal and external drivers that will reset stakeholder expectations, shareholder engagements, and the successful creation of long-term value

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innovative techniques to manage risk and create opportunity in shaping The 21st Century Company

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
PROGRAM AGENDA

Time Description
8:00-8:30 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:30 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:30-8:35 Opening Remarks
Dr. H. Fenwick Huss, Dean, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College
8:35-8:45 Introductory Statements
Hank Boerner, Chairman, Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
8:45-9:25 The Changing Relationship between Corporation & Society: The Definition of Good Corporate Citizen Reconsidered
Moderator:

Anita Househam, Senior Manager, Policy & Legal, Supply Chain Sustainability, Child Rights, UN Global Compact
Panelists:
Tamara Brown, Director, Sustainable Development and Community Engagement, Praxair Inc.
Chris Pinney, President & Chief Executive Officer, High Meadows Institute, Inc.
Susanne Stormer, Vice President, Corporate Sustainability & Chief Sustainability Officer, Novo Nordisk
Stephen Viederman, President, The Network for Sustainable Financial Markets
9:25-10:05 The Millennial Revolution: Leveraging Public Companies as Instruments of Social Change
Moderator:

Sophie Wade, Founder & Future of Work Strategist, Flexcel Network, LLC.
Panelists:
Rebecca Carriero, Spokeswoman & Communications Lead, Bloomberg Philanthropies
Alex Cohen, Lead, Commercial Specialist, CORE & Founder, Future WorkSpace Development LLC
Michael B. Goodman, Professor & Director, MA in Corporate Communication & Director, CCI Corporate Communication International, Baruch College
Arthur Woods, Co-Founder, Imperative
10:05-10:15 Topic Introduction
Innovation & Change: The Real Story of the Horse Buggy & Automobile
Presenter:

David J Westfall, Senior Director, Decision Support & Innovation Leader, Aon Hewitt
10:15-10:30 Refreshment Break
10:30–11:10 Business Models Blown Up: Acquisition of New Capitals, Technologies, Talents & Companies
Discussants:

Joe Verrengia, Global Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Arrow Electronics, Inc.
David J Westfall, Senior Director, Decision Support & Innovation Leader, Aon Hewitt
11:10-11:50 Reshaping of Risk Management: The Challenge of Interconnectivity on Company Performance
Moderator:

Roger Bolton, President, Arthur W. Page Society
Panelists:
Brian Gillin, Vice President, Aon Professional Risk Solutions
Robert Ludke, Senior Advisor, Hill+Knowlton Strategies
11:50-12:20 PM The End of Innovation in the 21st Century Organization: Purpose, Perils & Problems in Leading Innovation
Presenter:

Karen Morris, Strategic Advisor (under non-disclosure agreement)
& Former Chief Innovation Officer, AIG
12:20-1:20 Networking Lunch
1:20-2:00 Sustainability Analytics: The Proliferation of Disruptive Sustainability Technologies
Moderator:

Robert Ludke, Senior Advisor, Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Panelists:
Gabriela Burian, Global Lead, Sustainable Agriculture Environment & WBCSD Liaison Delegate, Monsanto
Jim Hawley, Professor, Department of Management, School of Economics & Business, Saint Mary’s College of California and Head, ESG Research, TruValue Labs
William Page, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Essex Investment Management, LLC
Jeffrey Whitford, Director, Global Citizenship, Sigma-Aldrich
2:00-2:20 Stakeholder Engagement & Strategic Value Creation
Presenter:

Mert Demir, Research Associate, Weissman Center for International Business, Baruch College/CUNY
2:20-3:00 Leveraging Stakeholder Engagement to Enhance Performance: Best Practices & Emerging Trends
Discussants:

CB Bhattacharya, Pietro Ferrero Chair in Sustainability and Director, Center for Sustainable Business, European School of Management & Technology
Russ Gaskin, Consultant, Speaker & Change Agent, CoCreative Consulting
3:00-3:15 Refreshment Break
3:15-3:55 Diversity & Inclusion Reframed: Engaging the Majority in Building the Organization of the Future
Moderator:

Jennifer Brown, President & Chief Executive Officer, Jennifer Brown Consulting
Panelists:
Livia Konkel, Director, Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion and Global Head Diversity & Inclusion, Thomson Reuters
James White, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, OppenheimerFunds
3:55-4:35 Is There a Course Correction? An Analysis of Changes Ahead for Company Leadership
Moderator:

Peter Firestein, President, Global Strategic Communications, Inc.
Panelists:
Drianne Benner, Managing Director, Appomattox Advisory, Inc. & Director, New York Society of Securities Analysts
Michael Madon, Chief Executive Officer, Ataata
4:35-5:05 Keynote Address
Leadership in the Decade Ahead: Likely Winners, Certain Losers
Keynote Speaker:

Daryl Brewster, Chief Executive Officer, CECP & Board Member, PE Management Affiliate
5:05 Program Adjourns

SESSION LEADERS
  1. Drianne Benner
    Managing Director
    Appomattox Advisory, Inc.
    Director
    New York Society of Securities Analysts
    New York, NY
  2. CB Bhattacharya
    Pietro Ferrero Chair in Sustainability
    Director, Center for Sustainable Business
    European School of Management & Technology
    Schlossplatz, Berlin
  3. Hank Boerner
    Chairman
    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
    New York, NY
  4. Roger Bolton
    ‎President
    Arthur W. Page Society
    New York, NY
  5. Daryl Brewster
    Chief Executive Officer
    CECP
    Board Member
    PE Management Affiliate
    New York, NY
  6. Jennifer Brown
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Jennifer Brown Consulting
    New York, NY
  7. Tamara Brown
    Director, Sustainable Development and Community Engagement
    Praxair Inc.
    Danbury, CT
  8. Gabriela Burian
    ‎Global Lead, Sustainable Agriculture Environment
    WBCSD Liaison Delegate
    Monsanto
    Saint Louis, MO
  9. Rebecca Carriero
    Spokeswoman & Communications Lead
    Bloomberg Philanthropies
    New York, NY
  10. Alex Cohen
    Lead, Commercial Specialist
    CORE
    Founder
    Future WorkSpace Development LLC
    New York, NY
  11. Mert Demir
    Research Associate
    Weissman Center for International Business
    Baruch College/CUNY
    New York, NY
  12. Peter Firestein
    President
    Global Strategic Communications, Inc.
    New York, NY
  13. Russ Gaskin
    Consultant, Speaker & Change Agent
    CoCreative Consulting
    Washington D.C.
  14. Brian Gillin
    Vice President
    Aon Professional Risk Solutions
    New York, NY
  15. Michael B. Goodman
    Professor
    Director, MA in Corporate Communication
    Director, CCI Corporate Communication International
    Baruch College
    New York, NY
  1. Jim Hawley
    Professor, Department of Management, School of Economics & Business
    Saint Mary’s College of California
    Head, ESG Research
    TruValue Labs
    San Francisco, CA
  2. Anita Househam
    Senior Manager, Policy & Legal, Supply Chain Sustainability, Child Rights
    UN Global Compact
    New York, NY
  3. Livia Konkel
    Director, Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion
    Global Head Diversity & Inclusion
    Thomson Reuters
    St. Louis, MO
  4. Robert Ludke
    Senior Advisor
    Hill+Knowlton Strategies
    Washington, D.C.
  5. Michael Madon
    Chief Executive Officer
    Ataata
    Washington D.C.
  6. Karen Morris
    Strategic Advisor
    Former Chief Innovation Officer
    AIG
    New York, NY
  7. William Page
    Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager
    Essex Investment Management, LLC
    Boston, MA
  8. Chris Pinney
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    High Meadows Institute, Inc.
    Boston, MA
  9. Susanne Stormer
    Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Chief Sustainability Officer
    Novo Nordisk
    Bagsværd, Denmark
  10. Joe Verrengia
    Global Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
    Arrow Electronics, Inc.
    Denver, CO
  11. Stephen Viederman
    President
    The Network for Sustainable Financial Markets
    New York, NY
  12. Sophie Wade
    Founder & Future of Work Strategist
    Flexcel Network, LLC.
    New York, NY
  13. David J Westfall
    Senior Director
    Decision Support & Innovation Leader
    Aon Hewitt
    Chicago, IL
  14. James White
    ‎Head of Diversity & Inclusion
    OppenheimerFunds
    New York, NY
  15. Jeffrey Whitford
    ‎Director, Global Citizenship
    Sigma-Aldrich
    St. Louis, MO
  16. Arthur Woods
    Co-Founder
    Imperative
    New York, NY

DELEGATES
  1. Mary Adams
    Founder
    Smarter-Companies
    Boston, MA
  2. Sergio Aguirre
    Sr. Account Strategist
    Dom & Tom
    New York, NY
  3. Jackie Albano
    Associate Director, External Affairs
    CECP
    New York, NY
  4. Judith Albert
    NY Chapter Director
    Environmental Entrepreneurs
    New York, NY
  5. Tania Apicella
    Executive Director
    CCS Fundraising
    New York, NY
  6. Robert Beaven
    Managing Director
    Jennifer Brown Consulting, LLC
    New York, NY
  7. Drianne Benner
    Managing Director
    Appomattox Advisory, Inc.
    Director
    New York Society of Securities Analysts
    New York, NY
  8. CB Bhattacharya
    Pietro Ferrero Chair in Sustainability
    Director, Center for Sustainable Business
    European School of Management & Technology
    Schlossplatz, Berlin
  9. Barclay Blair
    Founder & Executive Director
    Information Governance Initiative
    New York, NY
  10. Hank Boerner
    Chairman
    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
    New York, NY
  11. Roger Bolton
    ‎President
    Arthur W. Page Society
    New York, NY
  12. Roe Bonelli
    Managing Director
    RJP Associates
    New York, NY
  13. Daryl Brewster
    Chief Executive Officer
    CECP
    Board Member
    PE Management Affiliate
    New York, NY
  14. Jennifer Brown
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Jennifer Brown Consulting
    New York, NY
  15. Tamara Brown
    Director, Sustainable Development and Community Engagement
    Praxair Inc.
    Danbury, CT
  16. Laura Bucko
    Industry Engagement Manager
    NYC Department of Education
    New York, NY
  17. Geoff Burger
    Senior Quantitative Researcher
    American Century Investments
    New York, NY
  18. Gabriela Burian
    ‎Global Lead, Sustainable Agriculture Environment
    WBCSD Liaison Delegate
    Monsanto
    Saint Louis, MO
  19. Francis Byrd
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Byrd Governance Advisory
    New York, NY
  20. Joyce Cacho
    Founder & President
    Adinura Advisory
    Washington, D.C.
  21. Monique Myles Carswell
    Principal
    Myles Ahead Consulting
    New York, NY
  22. Kathy Careddu
    Sr Project Manager
    Building Performance Lab, CUNY
    New York, NY
  23. Rebecca Carriero
    Spokeswoman & Communications Lead
    Bloomberg Philanthropies
    New York, NY
  24. Kip Cleverley
    Head of Global Sustainability
    International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.
    New York, NY
  25. Alex Cohen
    Lead, Commercial Specialist
    CORE
    Founder
    Future WorkSpace Development LLC
    New York, NY
  26. Alex Cohen
    Sustainability Analyst
    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
    New York, NY
  27. Louis Coppola
    Executive Vice President & Partner
    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
    New York, NY
  28. James Cornehlsen
    Owner
    Future Search
    New York, NY
  29. Delia deLisser
    Senior Marketing Director – Retirement & Investment
    Aon Hewitt
    New York, NY
  30. Mert Demir
    Research Associate
    Weissman Center for International Business
    Baruch College/CUNY
    New York, NY
  31. Dominique (Dom) Dorais
    Senior Account Executive
    Hill+Knowlton Strategies
    New York, NY
  32. Peter Firestein
    President
    Global Strategic Communications, Inc.
    New York, NY
  33. Amanda Gardiner
    Vice President, Sustainability & Social Innovation
    Pearson
    New York, NY
  34. Russ Gaskin
    Consultant, Speaker & Change Agent
    CoCreative Consulting
    Washington D.C.
  35. Will von Geldern
    Technology and Operations Committee
    Net Impact NYC
    New York, NY
  36. Brian Gillin
    Vice President
    Aon Professional Risk Solutions
    New York, NY
  37. Alex Giyaur
    Digital Product Strategist
    Dom & Tom
    New York, NY
  38. Michael B. Goodman
    Professor
    Director, MA in Corporate Communication
    Director, CCI Corporate Communication International
    Baruch College
    New York, NY
  39. Avantika Goswami
    President
    Columbia Net Impact Sustainability Management Chapter
    New York, NY
  40. Reza Green
    VP of Intellectual Property
    Novo Nordisk
    Highland Park, NJ
  41. Jim Hawley
    Professor, Department of Management, School of Economics & Business
    Saint Mary’s College of California
    Head, ESG Research
    TruValue Labs
    San Francisco, CA
  42. Mads Steen Hebbelstrup
    Events & Program Director
    Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
    New York, NY
  43. Nedra Hoffman
    Senior Relationship Manager, Strategic Business Development
    FHI 360
    New York, NY
  44. Anita Househam
    Senior Manager, Policy & Legal, Supply Chain Sustainability, Child Rights
    UN Global Compact
    New York, NY
  45. Dr. H. Fenwick Huss
    Dean
    Zicklin School of Business
    Baruch College

    New York, NY
  46. Pamela B. Jacob
    Social Impact Account Executive,
    NetSuite.org Corporate Citizenship
    NetSuite
    New York, NY
  1. Natalie Jesionka
    Program Chain, Human Rights Program
    Rutgers University
    New York, NY
  2. Imtiaz Khan
    Senior Consultant
    Aon Hewitt – Strategic Advisory Practice
    New York, NY
  3. Susanne Katus
    Vice President, Business Development, Americas
    eRevalue
    New York, NY
  4. Livia Konkel
    Director, Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion
    Global Head Diversity & Inclusion
    Thomson Reuters
    St. Louis, MO
  5. Faye Leone
    SDGs Content Editor
    Global Sourcing Council
    New York, NY
  6. Matt LePere
    Associate Director
    The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity
    Baruch College

    New York, NY
  7. Mark Lonnegren
    Former Regional Compliance Officer, Americas
    AIG
    New York, NY
  8. Wanda Lopuch
    Chair of the Board
    Global Sourcing Council
    New York, NY
  9. Robert Ludke
    Senior Advisor
    Hill+Knowlton Strategies
    Washington, D.C.
  10. Paula Luff
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Viso Strategies Corporation
    New York, NY
  11. Michael Madon
    Chief Executive Officer
    Ataata
    Washington D.C.
  12. P.J. Marshall
    Co-Founder and Executive Director
    Restore The Earth Foundation
    Ithaca, NY
  13. Whitney Meers
    Marketing Strategist
    Dom & Tom
    New York, NY
  14. Ariel Meyerstein
    Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility, & Corporate Governance
    United States Council for International Business
    New York, NY
  15. Dr. Maung K. Min
    Adjunct Associate Professor
    Baruch College
    Board Member
    The Global Sourcing Council
    New York, NY
  16. Karen Morris
    Strategic Advisor (under non-disclosure agreement)
    & Former Chief Innovation Officer
    AIG
    New York, NY
  17. Michael Nelson
    New Business Development and Strategy
    Dom & Tom
    New York, NY
  18. Kate Oster
    Marketing Manager
    NRG Energy Inc.
    Houston, TX
  19. William Page
    Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager
    Essex Investment Management, LLC
    Boston, MA
  20. Francine Parham
    Professional Speaker & Creator, Career Pocket Guides
    & V.P. Member Community, NAWBO NYC Chapter
    Francine Parham, LLC
    New York, NY
  21. Stephen Patnode
    Director of Marketing
    AON Professional Risk Solutions
    New York, NY
  22. Jared Peifer
    Assistant Professor of Management
    Zicklin School of Business
    Baruch College

    New York, NY
  23. Chris Pinney
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    High Meadows Institute, Inc.
    Boston, MA
  24. Michael Poisson
    Chief Executive Officer
    Michael A. Poisson LLC
    New York, NY
  25. David Rosenberg
    Associate Professor
    Baruch College
    New York, NY
  26. Beth Rusert
    Senior Vice President
    Standing Partnership
    St. Louis, MO
  27. William G. Russell
    Principal
    Transitioning to Green
    Leonia, NJ
  28. Rachel Schutt
    Senior Vice President & Chief Data Scientist
    News Corp
    New York, NY
  29. Alex Schwarz
    CSR-S Monitor Lead Analyst
    Weissman Center for International Business
    Baruch College/CUNY
    New York, NY
  30. Susanne Stormer
    Vice President, Corporate Sustainability,
    Chief Sustainability Officer
    Novo Nordisk
    Bagsværd, Denmark
  31. Agnes Terestchenko
    Senior Manager, Investor Initiatives
    CDP
    New York, NY
  32. Cynthia Thompson
    Professor of Management
    Zicklin School of Business
    Baruch College

    New York, NY
  33. Ash Varma
    Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operations Officer
    Jennifer Brown Consulting, LLC
    New York, NY
  34. Joe Verrengia
    Global Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
    Arrow Electronics, Inc.
    Denver, CO
  35. Stephen Viederman
    President
    The Network for Sustainable Financial Markets
    New York, NY
  36. Sophie Wade
    Founder & Future of Work Strategist
    Flexcel Network, LLC.
    New York, NY
  37. Christopher Walker
    Director, North America
    World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
    New York, NY
  38. David J Westfall
    Senior Director
    Decision Support & Innovation Leader
    Aon Hewitt
    Chicago, IL
  39. James White
    ‎Head of Diversity & Inclusion
    OppenheimerFunds
    New York, NY
  40. Jeffrey Whitford
    ‎Director, Global Citizenship
    Sigma-Aldrich
    St. Louis, MO
  41. Morse Wilkenfeld
    HR Transformation Executive & Advisor
    Mercer
    New York, NY
  42. Anne-Laure Winkler
    Assistant Professor of Management
    Zicklin School of Business
    New York, NY
  43. Arthur Woods
    Co-Founder
    Imperative
    New York, NY
  44. Jimmy Yan
    Special Counsel to Chief Investment Officer and Deputy Comptroller for Asset Management
    New York City Office of the Comptroller
    New York, NY
  45. Judith Young
    Executive Director
    Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership
    Newark, NJ
  46. Alvis Yuen
    Report Analyst
    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
    New York, NY
  47. Camilla White
    Director
    FTI Consulting
    New York, NY

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