Reframing Labor, Human Rights & Sustained Company Performance 2016

From Managing Risk to Leveraging Human Capital/Talent in Global Operations
June 15-16, 2016
Bard College
Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

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with institutional investors, multinational company management, consultants and advocates on how to manage risk and opportunity in talent/labor and human rights-related supply chain practices

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the connection between human capital development and greater supply chain ROI, including ways to capitalize through better practices

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the latest innovations in enhancing performance, through moving beyond benchmarks for meeting regulatory compliance in multiple jurisdictions

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
PROGRAM DAY 1

Time Description
8:00-8:25AM Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:25-8:30 Welcoming Remarks
Eban Goodstein, Director, Bard MBA in Sustainability
8:30-9:00 Keynote Address
The Great Connection Between Human Rights, Sustainable Performance & Company Profits
Presenter:

Phil Berry, Former Sustainability Director, Nike & Stora Enso
9:00-9:45 Panel Discussion
Investment in Supply Chain Management: A Comparison of Labor Models in the Supply Chain & Why They Should be Reconsidered
Moderator:

Ambreen Waheed, Founder & Advisor, Responsible Business Initiative
Panelists:
Yousuf Aftab, Founder & Principal, Enodo Rights
Robert McGarrah, Counsel, Office of Investment, AFL-CIO
Jocelyn Cascio, Supply Chain Sustainability Manager, Intel
9:45-10:30 Panel Discussion
The Gamut of Human Rights-Related Risks: The Business Case for Company Management
Moderator:

Jeana Wirtenberg, President & Chief Executive Officer, Transitioning to Green and Professor, HR/Employees & Organizations, Bard College
Panelists:
Yousuf Aftab, Founder & Principal, Enodo Rights
Phil Berry, Former Sustainability Director, Nike & Stora Enso
Harriet Mouchly-Weiss, Owner, Strategy XXI
Brent Wilton, Director of Global Workplace Rights, Coca-Cola
11:10-11:25 Refreshment Break
11:25-12:10 Panel Discussion
Human Capital Development: How it Affects Greater Supply Chain ROI
Moderator:

Carol Glazer, President, National Organization on Disability (NOD)
Panelists:
Amy Hall, Director of Social Consciousness, Eileen Fisher
Leela Ramnath, Vice President, Impact & Partnerships, TAU Investment Management
Brent Wilton, Director of Global Workplace Rights, Coca-Cola
12:10-1:10 Networking Luncheon
1:10-11:50PM Panel Discussion
Challenges & Opportunities in Implementing International Human Rights & Anti-Corruption Standards in Diverse Countries
Moderator:

Amy Lehr, Associate, Corporate Social Responsibility Group, Foley Hoag LLP
Panelists:
Monique Segarra, Assistant Professor, Environmental and Climate Policy, The Bard Center for Environmental Policy, Bard College
Robert Stumberg, Director, Harrison Institute for Public Law, Professor of Law, Georgetown University
Christina Koulias, Senior Manager, Legal & Governance, United Nations Global Compact
1:50-2:30 Panel Discussion
Risks & Opportunities for Company Reputation, Shareholder Value & Customer Loyalty
Moderator:

Paula Luff, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Viso Strategies Corporation
Panelists:
Patsy Doerr, Global Head Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion, Thomson Reuters
Bennett Freeman, Former Vice President, Sustainability, Research & Policy, Calvert Investments
Maureen Kline, Director, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America
2:30-3:00 Panel Discussion
Regulation: Does Disclosure-Related Compliance Make a Difference in Shifting from Baseline Human Rights to Investment in Human Capital?
Moderator:

Bennett Freeman, Former Vice President, Sustainability, Research & Policy, Calvert Investments
Panelists:
Patricia Jurewicz, Director, Responsible Sourcing Network
Ariel Meyerstein, Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility, and Corporate Governance, United States Council for International Business
3:00-3:30 Panel Discussion
Stakeholder Engagement: Case Stories & Emerging Best Practices
Moderator:

Maren Maier, Human Insight Lead, CoCreative
Panelists:
Jon Jacoby, Program Officer, Business and Human Rights, Open Society Foundations
Niki King, Senior Manager, CSR Program Office, Campbell Soup
Michelle Naggar, Vice President, Social Responsibility, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
3:30-3:45 Refreshment Break
3:45-4:20 Interactive Discussion
Sustainable Development Goals: The Business Case

Facilitator:
Gregg Sgambati, Managing Director, Head of ESG Solutions, S-Network ESG Solutions
Discussants:
Louis Coppola, Executive Vice President & Partner, Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Wanda Lopuch, Chair of the Board, Global Sourcing Council
4:20-5:15 Panel Discussion
In the Court of Public Opinion: How to Best Manage the Message—Before, During and After a Special Situation Arises
Moderator:

Gregg Sgambati, Managing Director, Head of ESG Solutions, S-Network ESG Solutions
Panelists:
Fern Fleischer Daves, Assistant General Counsel, ITT Inc.
Menaka Nayar, Associate, International Governance & Development Practices, Linklaters, LLP
Avedis Seferian, President & Chief Executive Officer, Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP)
5:15-5:30 Closing Remarks
Leon Botstein, President, Bard College

PROGRAM DAY 2

Time Description
9:00-9:30 AM Breakfast & Welcoming Remarks
9:30-10:15 Panel Discussion
The Use of Software for the Management of Sustainability in Supply Chains
Moderator:

Patricia Jurewicz, Director, Responsible Sourcing Network
Panelists:
Christie Daly, Senior Manager, Corporate Programs, Social Accountability International
Antoine Heuty, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Ulula
Kilian Moote, Project Director, Humanity United
10:15-10:30 Presentation
Social Sustainability Module: A Framework Promoting Workers’ Rights and Safe Working Conditions, Preventing Human Trafficking and Addressing Other Human Rights-Related Risks
Presenter:

Kevin Funk, Senior Advisor, Human Rights & Procurement, U.S. Federal Government
10:30-10:45 Refreshment Break
10:45-12:15 PM Concurrent Workshop #1
Global to Local & Back: Strategic Local Sustainability to Ensure Global Integrity
Facilitator:

Yousuf Aftab, Founder & Principal, Enodo Rights
10:45-12:15 PM Concurrent Workshop #2
Outlook for Corporate Citizenship: How to Play a Greater Role in the Global Human Rights Policy Discussion
Facilitator:

Ariel Meyerstein, Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Corporate Governance, United States Council for International Business
12:15-12:35 Workshop #1 Findings
Action Plan: Enhancing Community Capital
Moderator:

Yousuf Aftab, Founder & Principal, Enodo Rights
Panelists:
Samir Goswami, Business & Human Rights Specialist, Independent Consultant
Paula Luff, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Viso Strategies Corporation
12:35-12:55 Workshop #2 Findings
Action Plan: Global Human Rights Policy Discussion
Moderator:

Ariel Meyerstein, Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Corporate Governance, United States Council for International Business
Panelists:
Kevin Funk, Senior Advisor, Human Rights & Procurement, U.S. Federal Government
Robert Stumberg, Director, Harrison Institute for Public Law, Professor of Law, Georgetown University
12:55-1:00 Closing Remarks
Eban Goodstein, Director, Bard MBA in Sustainability
1:00 Program Adjourns

SESSION LEADERS
  1. Yousuf Aftab
    Founder & Principal
    Enodo Rights
    New York, NY
  2. Phil Berry
    Former Sustainability Director
    Nike
    Stora Enso
    Beihai, Guangxi, China
  3. Leon Botstein
    President
    Bard College
    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  4. Jocelyn Cascio
    Supply Chain Sustainability Manager
    Intel
    Hudson, MA
  5. Louis Coppola
    Executive Vice President & Partner
    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
    New York, NY
  6. Christie Daly
    Senior Manager, Corporate Programs
    Social Accountability International
    New York, NY
  7. Fern Fleischer Daves
    Assistant General Counsel
    ITT Inc.
    White Plains, NY
  8. Patsy Doerr
    Global Head Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion
    Thomson Reuters
    New York, NY
  9. Bennett Freeman
    Former Vice President, Sustainability, Research and Policy,
    Calvert Investments
    Washington D.C.
  10. Kevin Funk
    Senior Advisor, Human Rights & Procurement
    U.S. Federal Government
    Philadelphia, PA
  11. Carol Glazer
    President
    National Organization on Disability (NOD)
    New York, NY
  12. Samir Goswami
    Business & Human Rights Specialist
    Independent Consultant
    Washington, D.C.
  13. Amy Hall
    Director of Social Consciousness
    Eileen Fisher
    New York, NY
  14. Antoine Heuty
    Founder & CEO
    Ulula
    New York, NY
  15. Jon Jacoby
    Program Officer, Business and Human Rights
    Open Society Foundations
    Washington, D.C.
  16. Patricia Jurewicz
    Director
    Responsible Sourcing Network
    San Francisco, CA
  17. Niki King
    Senior Manager, CSR Program Office
    Campbell Soup
    Philadelphia, PA
  18. Maureen Kline
    Director, Public Affairs & Sustainability
    Pirelli Tire North America
    New York, NY
  19. Christina Koulias
    Senior Manager, Legal & Governance
    United Nations Global Compact
    New York, NY
  20. Amy Lehr
    Associate, Corporate Social Responsibility Group
    Foley Hoag LLP
    Washington, D.C.
  21. Wanda Lopuch
    Chair of the Board
    Global Sourcing Council
    New York, NY
  1. Paula Luff
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Viso Strategies Corporation
    New York, NY
  2. Danica MacAvoy
    Manager, Commitments Department
    Clinton Global Initiative
    New York, NY
  3. Maren Maier
    Human Insight Lead
    CoCreative
    Washington, D.C.
  4. Robert McGarrah
    Counsel, Office of Investment
    AFL-CIO
    Washington D.C.
  5. Ariel Meyerstein
    Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility, and Corporate Governance
    United States Council for International Business
    New York, NY
  6. Kilian Moote
    Project Director
    Humanity United
    New York, NY
  7. Hariet Mouchly-Weiss
    Owner
    Strategy XXI
    New York, NY
  8. Michelle Naggar
    Vice President, Social Responsibility
    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
    Stamford, CT
  9. Menaka Nayar
    Associate
    Linklaters
    New York, NY
  10. Leela Ramnath
    Vice President, Impact & Partnerships
    TAU Investment Management
    New York, NY
  11. Avedis Seferian
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP)
    Arlington, VA
  12. Monique Segarra
    Assistant Professor
    Environmental and Climate Policy
    The Bard Center for Environmental Policy
    Bard College
    Annandale on Hudson, New York
  13. Gregg Sgambati
    Managing Director, Head of ESG Solutions
    S-Network ESG Solutions
    New York, NY
  14. Robert Stumberg
    Director, Harrison Institute for Public Law, Professor of Law
    Georgetown University
    Washington, D.C.
  15. Julie Tanner
    Director, Socially Responsible Investing
    Christian Brothers Investment Services
    New York, NY
  16. Ambreen Waheed
    Founder & Advisor
    Responsible Business Initiative
    Lahore, Pakistan
  17. Brent Wilton
    Director of Global Workplace Rights
    Coca-Cola
    Atlanta, GA
  18. Jeana Wirtenberg
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Transitioning to Green
    Professor, HR/Employees & Organizations
    Bard College
    New York, NY

DELEGATES
  1. Yousuf Aftab
    Founder & Principal
    Enodo Rights
    New York, NY
  2. Kathleen Agena
    President/Executive Director
    The Lindus Institute
    Lebanon, New Hampshire
  3. Michelle Bachir
    Manager
    Deloitte
    New York, NY
  4. Phil Berry
    Former Sustainability Director
    Nike
    Stora Enso
    Beihai, Guangxi, China
  5. Leon Botstein
    President
    Bard College
    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  6. Katie Boyle
    Marketing and Enrollment Director
    Bard MBA in Sustainability
    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  7. Gordon Bradshaw
    Corporate Social Responsibility Analyst
    EcoVadis
    New York, NY
  8. Anna Burger
    Executive Director
    Cornell University ILR New Conversations Project
    Washington, D.C.
  9. Jason Cammorata
    Director, Strategic Sourcing
    MDC Partners
    New York, NY
  10. Jocelyn Cascio
    Supply Chain Sustainability Manager
    Intel
    Hudson, MA
  11. Agustin Cervello
    Assistant General Counsel
    Philip Morris International
    New York, NY
  12. Louis Coppola
    Executive Vice President & Partner
    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
    New York, NY
  13. Dave Crozier
    Supply Solutions Advisor
    Dun & Bradstreet
    Atlanta, GA
  14. Christie Daly
    Senior Manager, Corporate Programs
    Social Accountability International
    New York, NY
  15. Fern Fleischer Daves
    Assistant General Counsel
    ITT Inc.
    White Plains, NY
  16. Patsy Doerr
    Global Head Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion
    Thomson Reuters
    New York, NY
  17. Deborah Enix-Ross
    Senior Advisor, International Dispute Resolution
    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
    New York, NY
  18. Sonia R. Farber
    Senior Associate
    Debevoise & Plimpton LLC
    New York, NY
  19. Geoff Farrell
    Global Leader, Supply Management Solutions
    Dun & Bradstreet
    Boston, MA
  20. Bennett Freeman
    Former Vice President, Sustainability, Research and Policy,
    Calvert Investments
    Washington D.C.
  21. Kevin Funk
    Senior Advisor, Human Rights & Procurement
    U.S. Federal Government
    Philadelphia, PA
  22. Russ Gaskin
    Consultant, Speaker & Change Agent
    CoCreative Consulting
    Washington, D.C.
  23. Carol Glazer
    President
    National Organization on Disability (NOD)
    New York, NY
  24. Eban Goodstein
    Director
    Bard MBA in Sustainability
    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  25. Samir Goswami
    Business & Human Rights Specialist
    Independent Consultant
    Washington, D.C.
  26. Julian Grijns
    Managing Director
    Kroll
    New York, NY
  27. Amy Hall
    Director of Social Consciousness
    Eileen Fisher
    New York, NY
  28. Sofia Hardt
    Human Rights, Department Member
    Bard College
    Annandale-on-Hudson
  29. Antoine Heuty
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Ulula
    New York, NY
  30. Jon Jacoby
    Program Officer, Business and Human Rights
    Open Society Foundations
    Washington, D.C.
  31. Natalie Jesionka
    Program Chair, Human Rights Program
    Rutgers University
    New York, NY
  32. Arden Johnson
    Supply Solutions Advisor
    Dun & Bradstreet
    Atlanta, GA
  33. Patricia Jurewicz
    Director
    Responsible Sourcing Network
    Oakland, CA
  34. Tom Keenan
    Director
    Program in Human Rights
    Bard College
    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  35. Kate Kennedy
    Managing Director, North America
    Freedom Fund
    New York, NY
  36. Rachel Kanter Kepnes
    Manager, Policy & Stakeholder Engagement
    Social Accountability International
    New York, NY
  37. Niki King
    Senior Manager, CSR Program Office
    Campbell Soup
    Philadelphia, PA
  38. Maureen Kline
    Director, Public Affairs & Sustainability
    Pirelli Tire North America
    New York, NY
  39. Christina Koulias
    Senior Manager, Legal & Governance
    United Nations Global Compact
    New York, NY
  40. Nicole Lee
    Lead ESG Analyst
    Miller/Howard Investments, Inc.
    Woodstock, NY
  1. Amy Lehr
    Associate, Corporate Social Responsibility Group
    Foley Hoag LLP
    Washington, D.C.
  2. Wanda Lopuch
    Chair of the Board
    Global Sourcing Council
    New York, NY
  3. Paula Luff
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Viso Strategies Corporation
    New York, NY
  4. Ryan Lynch
    Head of Advisory and Corporate Social Responsibility
    BSI
    NJ
  5. Danica MacAvoy
    Manager, Commitments Department
    Clinton Global Initiative
    New York, NY
  6. Maren Maier
    Human Insight Lead
    CoCreative
    Washington, D.C.
  7. Alice Tepper Marlin
    Founder & President Emerita
    Social Accountability International
    Professor
    NYU Stern School of Business
    New York, NY
  8. John Tepper Marlin
    President
    CityEconomist
    CSRNYC

    New York, NY
  9. Mark Massey
    Consultant
    Control Risks
    New York, NY
  10. David B. Matias
    Managing Principal
    VODIA CAPITAL
    Concord, MA
  11. Robert McGarrah
    Counsel, Office of Investment
    AFL-CIO
    Washington D.C.
  12. Erin McVeigh
    Head of Consulting – Americas
    Verisk Maplecroft
    Miami, FL
  13. Ariel Meyerstein
    Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility, and Corporate Governance
    United States Council for International Business
    New York, NY
  14. Maung Min
    Adjunct Associate Professor
    Baruch College
    Board Member
    The Global Sourcing Council
    New York, NY
  15. Kilian Moote
    Project Director
    Humanity United
    New York, NY
  16. Ilene Moskowitz
    Chief External Affairs Officer
    National Organization on Disability
    New York, NY
  17. Hariet Mouchly-Weiss
    Owner
    Strategy XXI
    New York, NY
  18. Michelle Naggar
    Vice President, Social Responsibility
    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
    Stamford, CT
  19. Menaka Nayar
    Associate
    Linklaters
    New York, NY
  20. Tam Nguyen
    Global Head of Sustainability
    Bechtel
    Reston, Virginia
  21. Bill Nugent
    Regional Managing Director
    Kroll
    Philadelphia, PA
  22. Daniel Perry
    Senior Account Executive
    EcoVadis
    Washington, D.C.
  23. Erin Porter
    Associate Managing Director
    Kroll
    Philadelphia, PA
  24. Keith Rabin
    President
    KWR International
    New York, NY
  25. Caroline Ramaley
    Assistant Director
    Bard MBA in Sustainability
    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  26. Leela Ramnath
    Vice President, Impact & Partnerships
    TAU Investment
    New York, NY
  27. Peter Rosenblum
    Faculty, Program in Human Rights
    Bard College
    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  28. Patricia Karr Seabrook
    Coordinator of Shareholder Advocacy
    Miller/Howard Investments
    Woodstock, NY
  29. Avedis Seferian
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP)
    Arlington, VA
  30. Monique Segarra
    Assistant Professor
    Environmental and Climate Policy
    The Bard Center for Environmental Policy
    Bard College
    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  31. Gregg Sgambati
    Managing Director, Head of ESG Solutions
    S-Network ESG Solutions
    New York, NY
  32. Robert Stumberg
    Director, Harrison Institute for Public Law, Professor of Law
    Georgetown University
    Washington, D.C.
  33. Julie Tanner
    Director, Socially Responsible Investing
    Christian Brothers Investment Services
    New York, NY
  34. Ambreen Waheed
    Founder & Advisor
    Responsible Business Initiative
    Lahore, Pakistan
  35. Susan Wilcox
    Director, Product Testing and Compliance
    FullBeauty Brands
    New York, NY
  36. Brent Wilton
    Director of Global Workplace Rights
    Coca-Cola
    Atlanta, GA
  37. Jeana Wirtenberg
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Transitioning to Green
    Professor, HR/Employees & Organizations
    Bard College
    New York, NY
  38. Emily Wyatt
    Vice President of Information Campaigns
    IST Research
    Washington, D.C.

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