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
Maureen Kline, Vice President, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America
Natalie Zerial, Senior Manager, Human Rights, UN Global Compact
9:20-10:00 Discussion Session
Metric System: Creating a Workable Human Rights Benchmarking Framework
Discussants:

Sara Blackwell, Advisor, Shift
Rebecca MacKinnon, Director, Ranking Digital Rights, New America Foundation
Isha Patel, Social Impact Associate, Eileen Fisher
Irit Tamir, Director, Private Sector Department, Oxfam America
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:
Jorge Fontanez, Chief Executive Officer, Marca Studio; Clinical Professor of Marketing, Bard MBA in Sustainability
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:

Panelists:
Catherine Benoit Norris, President and COO, New Earth
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
12:40-1:10 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)
Theresa Loar, Senior Advisor, Human Rights, Business for Social Responsibility
Tu Rinsche, Director, Social Impact and Global Responsibility, Marriott International
Carol Smolenski, Executive Director, ECPAT-USA
1:10-1:50 Panel Discussion
From ESG to SDGs: Pensions and Supranationals Shifting the Trillions
Moderator:

Panelists:
Patsy Doerr, Global Head, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability & Inclusion, Thomson Reuters
Anna Pot, Manager, Responsible Investments, APG Asset Management
Gregg Sgambati, Director, ESG Solutions, S-Network Global Indexes, Inc
1:50-2:10 Networking Break
2:10-2:40 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
2:40-3:20 A Force for Change: Business Strategies in the Global Fight Against Child Slavery
Moderator:

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
Julie Tanner, Director of Socially Responsible Investing, Christian Brothers Investment Services
3:20-3:40 Networking Break
3:40-4:20 Panel Discussion
Running the Risk: Imposing Successful Risk Management Practices When Prioritizing Human Rights
Moderator:

Gabriella Rigg Herzog, Vice President for Corporate Responsibility and Labor Affairs, U.S. Council for International Business
Panelists:
Ambreen Waheed, Director Global Responsibility, Responsible Business Initiative
4:20-5:00 Panel Discussion
Pushing the Envelope: Effective Shareholder Activism Initiatives in a Human Rights Context
Moderator:

Panelists:
Jon Jacoby, Program Officer, Business and Human Rights, Open Society Foundations [Tentative]
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 Summit Wrap-Up
5:05 Networking Reception

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