Reframing Human Rights

Shared Value through Global Corporate Citizenship
June 28 & 29, 2017
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
PROGRAM DAY 1

Time Description
8:00-8:25 AM Arrival & Continental Breakfast
8:25 AM Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:30-9:10 Opening Executive Panel
Topic: TBA
Moderator:

Panelists:
9:10-9:45 Human Rights & Wall Street: Trends in Institutional Shareholder Engagement
Interviewer:

Julie Tanner, Director of Socially Responsible Investing, Christian Brothers Investment Services, Inc.
Interviewee:
9:45-10:25 Panel Discussion
Human Rights in Creating Company Value: The Integration of Purpose and Profit, Beyond Philanthropy
Moderator:

Panelists:
Linsi Crain, Senior Advisor, Corporate Responsibility and Public Policy, Chevron
Rob Michalak, Global Director of Social Mission, Ben & Jerry’s
Laurel Angelica Myers, Senior Director, Purpose & Impact, The Honest Company
10:25-10:50 Networking Break
10:50-11:30 Panel Discussion
Risk Governance: Tools Designed to Help Boards Build a Human Rights Strategy
Moderator:

Panelists:
Stuart Bell, Director of Policy, Ergon Associates
11:30-12:10 PM Panel Discussion
The Limitations of Compliance in Managing Supply Chain: Case Stories on How Companies May Advance into Supplier and Industry Partnerships
Moderator:

Catherine Benoit, Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard Extension School, Vice President, Social Sustainability, New Earth
Panelists:
Jocelyn Cascio, Supply Chain Sustainability Manager, Intel
Theresa Loar, Senior Advisor, Human Rights, BSR
Stephanie Wilson, Senior Program Manager, Social Accountability International
12:10-1:10 Networking Luncheon
1:10-1:50 Panel Discussion
The Growing Concern of Human Trafficking: The Role of Multinational Companies in Domestic and International Forced Labor
Moderator:

Panelists:
Anita Househam, Senior Manager, LEAD & Supply Chain Sustainability, UN Global Compact
Ryan Lynch, Head of Advisory & Corporate Social Responsibility, BSI
Amy Paulin, State Assemblywoman, Chair of Children and Families, New York State Assembly
Tu Rinsche, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Marriott International
1:50-2:15 Presentation
Lessons from the Supply Chain: Reframing Stakeholder Engagement from Risk to Opportunity
Presenter:

Phil Berry, Former Sustainability Director, Nike & Stora Enso
2:15-2:55 Panel Discussion
Benchmarks: The Latest on How to Create Coherent Metrics and a High-Quality Reporting Framework
Moderator:

Panelists:
Maureen Kline, Vice President, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America
Katie Schindall, Supply Chain Sustainability Strategist, Dell
2:55-3:20 Networking Break
3:20-4:20 Concurrent Workshop Sessions Begin
Concurrent Workshop Session 1
Human Rights Due Diligence: Practical Strategies and Tools for Businesses
Facilitators:

Stuart Bell, Director of Policy, Ergon Associates
Anne-Marie Lévesque, Consultant, Human Rights, Labour and Gender, Ergon Associates
Concurrent Workshop Session 2
Topic: TBA
Facilitator:
4:20-4:50 Concurrent Workshop Session Recap
Topic: TBA
Discussants:

Anne-Marie Lévesque, Consultant, Human Rights, Labour and Gender, Ergon Associates
4:50-5:10 Closing Presentation
How to Engage Governments on Human Rights Abuses: A Driver’s Manual for the Multinational Company
Presenter:

LeighAnne DeWine, Senior Advisor, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State
5:10 Closing Remarks, Networking Reception Begins

PROGRAM DAY 2

Time Description
8:00-8:25 AM Arrival & Continental Breakfast
8:25 AM Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:30-9:10 Opening Panel Discussion
Shifting Expectations for Company as Citizen: What is Driving the Link between Human Rights and Company Performance
Moderator:
Panelists:

Eli Friedman, Director, Environmental Compliance & Corporate Social Responsibility, American Apparel (Unconfirmed)
Luna Lee, Human Rights Leader, Eileen Fisher, Inc.
Karen Morris, Independent Strategic Innovation Consultant, Former Chief Innovation Officer, AIG
9:10-9:55 Panel Discussion
Briefing the C-Suite: How to Effectively Communicate Social Issues to the CEO, COO and CFO
Moderator:

Panelists:
Tam Robert Nguyen, Global Head of Sustainability, Bechtel Corporation
Amanda Chiampi, Director, Social Sustainability Integration, AT&T
9:55-10:20 Networking Break
10:20-11:20 Concurrent Workshop Sessions Begin
Concurrent Workshop Session 1
The Journey to Living Wage: Engaging Communities on All Levels in the​ ​Supply​ ​Chain
Co-Facilitators:

Thao Pham, Vice President of Community, Clif Bar
Monique Segarra, Assistant Professor, Environmental and Climate Policy, The Bard Center for Environmental Policy, Bard College
Concurrent Workshop Session 2
Topic: TBA
Facilitator:
11:20-11:50 Concurrent Workshop Session Recap
Topic:TBA
Discussants:

Monique Segarra, Assistant Professor, Environmental and Climate Policy, The Bard Center for Environmental Policy, Bard College
11:50-12:25 PM Armchair Chat
The Legal Perspective: How Companies Manage the Complexities of Human Rights Practices Cross-Border
Discussants:

Paul Lalli, Global Counsel, Labor and Human Rights, General Electric
12:25-1:05 Closing Panel Discussion
NGO Collaboration: How to Leverage an Intermediary Effectively
Moderator:

Panelists:
1:05 Closing Remarks, Program Adjourns

SESSION LEADERS
  1. Stuart Bell
    Director of Policy
    Ergon Associates
    London, United Kingdom
  2. Catherine Benoit
    Adjunct Lecturer
    Harvard Extension School
    Vice President, Social Sustainability
    New Earth
    Boston, MA
  3. Phil Berry
    Former Sustainability Director
    Nike Inc.
    Portland, OR
  4. Jocelyn Cascio
    Supply Chain Sustainability Manager
    Intel
    Hudson, MA
  5. Amanda Chiampi
    Director, Social Sustainability Integration
    AT&T
    Austin, TX
  6. Linsi Crain
    Senior Advisor, Corporate Responsibility and Public Policy
    Chevron
    Washington, D.C.
  7. LeighAnne DeWine
    Senior Advisor, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington, D.C.
  8. Eli Friedman (Unconfirmed)
    Director, Environmental Compliance & Corporate Social Responsibility
    American Apparel
    Los Angeles, CA
  9. Anita Househam
    Senior Manager, LEAD & Supply Chain Sustainability
    UN Global Compact
    New York, NY
  10. Paul Lalli
    Global Counsel, Labor and Human Rights
    General Electric
    Fairfield, CT
  11. Maureen Kline
    Vice President, Public Affairs & Sustainability
    Pirelli Tire North America
    New York, NY
  12. Luna Lee
    Human Rights Leader
    Eileen Fisher, Inc.
    New York, NY
  13. Anne-Marie Lévesque
    Consultant, Human Rights, Labour and Gender
    Ergon Associates
    New York, NY
  14. Theresa Loar
    Senior Advisor, Human Rights
    BSR
    Washington, D.C.
  1. Ryan Lynch
    Head of Advisory & Corporate Social Responsibility
    BSI
    New York, NY
  2. Rob Michalak
    Global Director of Social Mission
    Ben & Jerry’s
    Burlington, VT
  3. Karen Morris
    Independent Strategic Innovation Consultant
    Former Chief Innovation Officer
    AIG
    New York, NY
  4. Laurel Angelica Myers
    Senior Director, Purpose & Impact
    The Honest Company
    Los Angeles, CA
  5. Tam Robert Nguyen
    Global Head of Sustainability
    Bechtel Corporation
    Washington, D.C.
  6. Amy Paulin
    State Assemblywoman, Chair of Children and Families
    New York State Assembly
    New York, NY
  7. Thao Pham
    Vice President of Community
    Clif Bar
    San Francisco, CA
  8. Tu Rinsche
    Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
    Marriott International
    Bethesda, MD
  9. Monique Segarra
    Assistant Professor
    Environmental and Climate Policy
    The Bard Center for Environmental Policy
    Bard College
    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  10. Katie Schindall
    Supply Chain Sustainability Strategist
    Dell
    Boston, MA
  11. Julie Tanner
    Director of Socially Responsible Investing
    Christian Brothers Investment Services, Inc.
    New York, NY
  12. Stephanie Wilson
    Senior Program Manager
    Social Accountability International
    New York, NY

DELEGATES
  1. Stuart Bell
    Director of Policy
    Ergon Associates
    London, United Kingdom
  2. Kathleen Agena
    President/Executive Director
    The Lindus Institute
    Lebanon, NH
  3. Joanne Beatty
    Director, Sustainability Services
    KPMG LLP
    Dallas, TX
  4. Catherine Benoit
    Adjunct Lecturer
    Harvard Extension School
    Vice President, Social Sustainability
    New Earth
    Boston, MA
  5. Phil Berry
    Former Sustainability Director
    Nike Inc.
    Portland, OR
  6. Jocelyn Cascio
    Supply Chain Sustainability Manager
    Intel
    Hudson, MA
  7. Amanda Chiampi
    Director, Social Sustainability Integration
    AT&T
    Austin, TX
  8. Linsi Crain
    Senior Advisor, Corporate Responsibility and Public Policy
    Chevron
    Washington, D.C.
  9. LeighAnne DeWine
    Senior Advisor, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington, D.C.
  10. Eli Friedman (Unconfirmed)
    Director, Environmental Compliance & Corporate Social Responsibility
    American Apparel
    Los Angeles, CA
  11. Anita Househam
    Senior Manager, LEAD & Supply Chain Sustainability
    UN Global Compact
    New York, NY
  12. Patricia Karr Seabrook
    Coordinator of Shareholder Advocacy
    Miller/Howard Investments
    Woodstock, NY
  13. Maureen Kline
    Vice President, Public Affairs & Sustainability
    Pirelli Tire North America
    New York, NY
  14. Paul Lalli
    Global Counsel, Labor and Human Rights
    General Electric
    Fairfield, CT
  15. Luna Lee
    Human Rights Leader
    Eileen Fisher, Inc.
    New York, NY
  1. Nicole Lee
    Lead ESG Analyst
    Miller/Howard Investments, Inc.
    Woodstock, NY
  2. Anne-Marie Lévesque
    Consultant, Human Rights, Labour and Gender
    Ergon Associates
    New York, NY
  3. Theresa Loar
    Senior Advisor, Human Rights
    BSR
    Washington, D.C.
  4. Ryan Lynch
    Head of Advisory & Corporate Social Responsibility
    BSI
    New York, NY
  5. Rob Michalak
    Global Director of Social Mission
    Ben & Jerry’s
    Burlington, VT
  6. Karen Morris
    Independent Strategic Innovation Consultant
    Former Chief Innovation Officer
    AIG
    New York, NY
  7. Laurel Angelica Myers
    Senior Director, Purpose & Impact
    The Honest Company
    Los Angeles, CA
  8. Tam Robert Nguyen
    Global Head of Sustainability
    Bechtel Corporation
    Washington, D.C.
  9. Amy Paulin
    State Assemblywoman, Chair of Children and Families
    New York State Assembly
    New York, NY
  10. Thao Pham
    Vice President of Community
    Clif Bar
    San Francisco, CA
  11. Tu Rinsche
    Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
    Marriott International
    Bethesda, MD
  12. Monique Segarra
    Assistant Professor
    Environmental and Climate Policy
    The Bard Center for Environmental Policy
    Bard College
    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  13. Katie Schindall
    Supply Chain Sustainability Strategist
    Dell
    Boston, MA
  14. Julie Tanner
    Director of Socially Responsible Investing
    Christian Brothers Investment Services, Inc.
    New York, NY
  15. Stephanie Wilson
    Senior Program Manager
    Social Accountability International
    New York, NY

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