Reframing Human Rights

Shared Value through Global Corporate Citizenship

JUNE 27, 2018
LMHQ
150 BROADWAY, 20TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY

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
Eban Goodstein, Director, Graduate Programs in Sustainability, Bard College
8:30-9:20 Opening Panel
On Top of the World: Multinational Companies and Burgeoning Human Rights Expectations
Moderator:

Bennett Freeman, Senior Advisor, Business for Social Responsibility
Panelists:
Yousuf Aftab, Principal, Enodo Rights
Pete Bradford, Managing Director, KPMG
Rachel Chambers, Human Rights, UN Global Compact
Maureen Kline, Vice President, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America
9:20-10:00 Panel Discussion
Metric System: Creating a Workable Human Rights Benchmarking Framework
Moderator:

Irit Tamir, Director, Private Sector Department, Oxfam America
Panelists:
Sara Blackwell, Advisor, Shift
Rebecca MacKinnon, Director, Ranking Digital Rights, New America Foundation
Isha Patel, Social Impact Associate, Eileen Fisher
10:00-10:20 Networking Break
10:20-11:00 Panel Discussion
Work in Progress: The Evolution of Rights in the Workplace
Moderator:

Rob McGarrah, Corporate Sustainability Attorney, Robert E. McGarrah, Jr., Esq
Panelists:
Jamila Brown, Communications Director, SumOfUs
Judy Gearhart, Executive Director, International Labor Rights Forum
Paul Lalli, Global Counsel, Labor & Human Rights, General Electric Company
11:00-11:40 Panel Discussion
Chain Reaction: Exploring Human Rights Issues Arising From Supply Chain Management
Moderator:

Catherine Benoit Norris, President and COO, New Earth
Panelists:
Jocelyn Cascio, Supply Chain Sustainability Senior Manager, Intel Corporation
Neil Giacobbi, Associate Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, AT&T
Wanda Lopuch, Chairman of the Board, Global Sourcing Council
11:40-12:40 Networking Luncheon
12:40-1:20 Panel Discussion
Leading the Way: The Role of Multinational Companies in Curbing the Rise and Spread of Forced Labor
Moderator:

Amol Mehra, Managing Director, North America, Freedom Fund
Panelists:
Valentina Gurney, Associate Program Director, Human Rights, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR)
Tu Rinsche, Director, Social Impact and Global Responsibility, Marriott International
Carol Smolenski, Executive Director, ECPAT-USA
1:20-2:00 Panel Discussion
From ESG to SDGs: Pensions and Supranationals Shifting the Trillions
Moderator:

Christopher Walker, Director, North America, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Panelists:
Dawn Emling, Global Head of Strategy and Sustainability Initiatives, Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion, Thomson Reuters
David P. Hackett, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Anna Pot, Manager, Responsible Investments, APG Asset Management
2:00-2:20 Networking Break
2:20-2:50 Panel Discussion
Social Impact Tech: Innovative Solutions Amplifying Social Good
Moderator:

Pamela Jacob, Manager, Social Impact, Oracle NetSuite
Panelists:
Theresa Harris, Project Director, AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights & Law Program
Michael Karimian, Human Rights Program Manager, Microsoft
2:50-3:30 Panel Discussion
A Force for Change: Business Strategies in the Global Fight Against Child Slavery
Moderator:

Julie Tanner, Director of Socially Responsible Investing, Christian Brothers Investment Services
Panelists:
Rachel Phillips Rigby, Deputy Division Chief for Research and Policy, Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking, U.S. Department of Labor
Nina Smith, Chief Executive Officer, GoodWeave International
3:30-3:50 Networking Break
3:50-4:20 Discussion Session
Running the Risk: Imposing Successful Risk Management Practices When Prioritizing Human Rights
Discussants:

Gabriella Rigg Herzog, Vice President for Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs, U.S. Council for International Business
Karen Morris, Board Member, Global Sourcing Council
4:20-5:00 Discussion Session
Pushing the Envelope: Effective Shareholder Activism Initiatives in a Human Rights Context
Discussants:

Paloma Munoz Quick, Program Director, Investor Alliance for Human Rights, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR)
Alison Pinkerton, Program Specialist, Oxfam America
Anna Pot, Manager, Responsible Investments, APG Asset Management
5:00 Closing Remarks
5:15 Program Adjourns; Networking Reception Begins

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