CSR 4.0

Responsibility as a Driver of Company Performance

MARCH 1, 2018
FORT MASON CENTER
LANDMARK BUILDING A
2 MARINA BLVD
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

AGENDA

The Skytop Strategies team is dedicated to crafting thought provoking
agendas that are diverse, not only in areas of thought and experience,
but in the broad range of attending speakers.

Time Description
8:00-8:25 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:25-8:30 Welcome Remarks
Bradley Moody, Chief of Staff, Skytop Strategies
8:30-8:50 Keynote Presentation
Cracking the Culture Code
Presenter:

Laura Plato, President and Chief Operating Officer, Causecast
8:50-9:30 Panel Discussion
Social Good and the Workplace Culture of Tomorrow
Moderator:

Laura Plato, President and Chief Operating Officer, Causecast
Panelists:
John Leonard, Senior Program Manager, Optimizely.org
Steven Salsberg, Chief Executive Officer, Global Access Advisors; Board Chair, American Sustainable Business Council
9:30-10:10 Panel Discussion
Trends from the Top Down: Innovative Companies and Their CSR Initiatives

Moderator:
Fahmida Ahmed, Director, Sustainability and SEM Business Services, Department of Sustainability & Energy Management (SEM), Stanford University
Panelists:
Melissa Adams, Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, WGL Holdings Inc.
Susan Beverly, Senior Director of Sustainability, Abbott Laboratories
Naomi Morenzoni, Vice President of Philanthropy Strategy, Salesforce.org
Joe Verrengia, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Arrow Electronics
10:10-10:30 Networking Break
10:30-11:10 Customer Trust: Companies Must Create Profits, Responsibly
Moderator:

Eric Nee, Managing Editor, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Panelists:
Bruce Klafter, Vice-President, Corporate Social & Environmental Responsibility, Flex
Laurel Peacock, Senior Manager, Sustainability, NRG Energy
Kelli Schlegel, Corporate Responsibility & Human Rights Manager, Intel Corporation
11:10-11:50 Panel Discussion
The Value Equation: A Case Scenario on the Tension Between Short-Terminism and Long-Term Value

Moderator:
David Carnevali, Senior Journalist, Activistmonitor, Acuris
Panelists:
Gregg Sgambati, Director, ESG Solutions, S-Network Global Indexes, Inc
Christie Stephenson, Executive Director, Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, UBC Sauder School of Business
11:50-12:20 Interview
“Good” by Association: Best Practices in Ensuring Supplier Alignment with Company CSR Standards

Interviewer:
Brendon Steele, Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Future500
Interviewee:
Rita N. Soni, Advisor, B2R Technologies; Former CEO, NASSCOM Foundation
12:20-1:20 Networking Luncheon
1:20-1:45 Keynote
A Force for Good: The Drive Towards Sustainable Value Creation
Presenter:

Daryl Brewster, Chief Executive Officer, CECP: the CEO Force for Good
1:45-2:25 Panel Discussion
Employee Engagement: Aligning Corporate and Social Purpose

Moderator:
Andrew Behar, Chief Executive Officer, As You Sow
Panelists:
Melissa Adams, Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, WGL Holdings Inc.
Sara Broadbent, Director of Corporate Responsibility, Philanthropy and EHS, Avaya
Thomas Knowlton, Partner, Director of Corporate Services, TCC Group
Jamie Olsen, Senior Director, Employee Engagement Programs at Salesforce.org
2:25-3:05 Panel Discussion
The Power of Disruption: How CSR Can Affect Company Brand Value

Moderator:
Cynthia Figge, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, CSRHub
Panelists:
Lily Bowles, Sustainability Officer, Aspiration
Philip Clawson, Managing Director, CSR Lab
Veronica Juarez, Senior Director, Business Initiatives, Lyft
Barbara Koontz, Senior Vice President Sales & Customer Experience, Curran & Connors
3:05-3:35 Networking Break
3:35-4:05 Interview
When Shareholders Engage: Attack or Risk Warning?

Interviewer:
Alex Heath, Senior Vice President, Group Director, Business and Social Purpose, Edelman
Interviewee:
Andrew Behar, Chief Executive Officer, As You Sow
4:05-4:45 Panel Discussion
Engagement: How to Present CSR Initiatives to Institutional Shareholders

Moderator:
Brian Thurston, Vice President, Business & Partner Development, Oceanworks Inc.
Panelists:
Jim Hawley, Head, Applied Research, TruValue Labs
Courteney Keatinge, Director, Environmental, Social & Governance Research, Glass Lewis
4:45 Closing Remarks
4:50 Program Adjourns, Networking Reception Begins

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