CSR 5.0

Responsibility as a Driver of Company Performance

APRIL 17, 2019
NASDAQ ENTREPRENEURIAL CENTER
505 HOWARD ST
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
9:00-9:40 AM Registration and Networking
9:40-9:45 Welcome Remarks
9:45-10:15 Keynote Presentation
Value Communication: Linking Sustainability to Corporate Strategy
Presenter:

Verity Chegar, ESG Integration Team Lead, BlackRock Sustainable Investing
10:15-10:30 Topic Introduction
Case Story: Integrating Sustainability into a Global Enterprise
Presenter:

Clifford Bast, Founder & CEO, Bast Sustainability Consulting
10:30-11:00 Networking Break
11:00-11:40 Panel Discussion
Think Globally—Act Locally: CSR and Sustainable Communities
Moderator:

Nancy Gillis, Chief Executive Officer, The Green Electronics Council
Panelists:
Sara Broadbent, Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility, Philanthropy and EHS, Avaya
Bruce Klafter, Vice President Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility, Flex
JoAnn Strickon, Global Corporate Sustainability Manager, Manpower Group
11:40-12:00 PM Interview
Stakeholder Relations: Bringing Those Served into the Fold as a Strategy to Engage Effectively
Interviewer:

Tracy Wyman, Founder & CEO, SHEchange
Interviewee:
Paul Klein, CEO & Founder, Impakt Corp.
12:00-12:20 Interview
How to Effectively Embed CSR into Employee and Community Engagement
Interviewer:

Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & CEO, Skytop Strategies
Interviewee:
Shelley Gitomer, Vice President, Philanthropy & Community Engagement, MGM Resorts International
12:20-1:10 Networking Luncheon
1:10-1:50 Panel Discussion
Beyond Brand: Integrating CSR into Company Operations
Moderator:

Clifford Bast, Founder & CEO, Bast Sustainability Consulting
Panelists:
Susan Beverly, Senior Director, Sustainability, Abbott
Ryan Lynch, Head of Advisory & CSR, BSI
Matt Pakula, Senior Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, Tyson Foods
Kelli Schlegel, Intel CSR and Human Rights Manager, Intel Corporation
1:50-2:30 Presentation
CEO Impact: Case Stories on Leadership’s Impact CSR as a Company Value
Presenter:

Mark Tulay, Senior Director, CECP
2:30-2:45 Topic Briefing
Data Obsessed: Does Data Really Drive Investment into CSR?

Cynthia Figge, CEO & Co-Founder, CSRHub
2:45-3:25 Panel Discussion
Shareholders: The Power of Institutional Investors in Company Transformation
Discussants:

Andrew Behar, CEO, As You Sow
Christie Stephenson, Executive Director, Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at UBC Sauder Business School; Board Member, University of British Columbia Staff Pension Plan
3:25-3:55 Networking Break
3:55-4:35 Interview
The Consumer: Do They Buy Company Values or Shop Price?
Interviewer:

Nancy Gillis, Chief Executive Officer, The Green Electronics Council
Interviewee:
Michael S. Carren, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Guardian Life Insurance
4:35-5:05 Presentation
Purpose Beyond Profit: A Business Model that Imbeds Purpose into Its Profit Platform
Presenter:

Michelle Cirocco, Chief Social Responsibility Officer, Televerde
5:05-5:35 Closing Keynote
New Business of Business: Employee Engagement & Social Innovation

Philip Mirvis, Senior Fellow, Global Network on Corporate Citizenship & Babson Social Innovation Lab & Organizational Psychologist, Co:Author, Beyond Good Company
5:35 Closing Remarks
5:35 Networking Reception

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