Wave

October 24-26

Huntington Beach, California

Schedule of Events

Events and times subject to change.

Wednesday October 25


6:30 am-7:30 am

Networking

Target Wellness: Rise and Shine Beachfront Yoga

Sponsored by
Target


7:00 am-6:30 pm

Registration

Conference Registration


7:30 am-8:30 am

Networking

Accessibility at Microsoft Demonstrations

Sponsored by
Microsoft

Breakfast


8:30 am-9:05 am

Plenary

BSR Alumni: Sustainability Leaders


9:05 am-9:25 am

Plenary

Plenary Presentation: Annie Griffiths, Photographer, National Geographic


9:25 am-9:35 am

Plenary

Plenary Spotlight: Jacob Park, Director, Sustainable Futures Lab, BSR


9:35 am-10:20 am

Plenary

Plenary Address: Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft


10:20 am-11:00 am

Networking

Networking Break

Target Wellness: Smoothie Spot

Sponsored by
Target


11:00 am-12:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

Climate Action to Fulfill the Paris Vision—Are You Still In?

Protecting Workers on the Move

The 21st-Century Social Contract

Track: FastForward 25

Transportation of Tomorrow

Track: FastForward 25

Whose Money Is It Anyway?


12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Meal

Lunch


1:15 pm-1:45 pm

Plenary

Perspective on the Future: BSR’s Early Leaders


1:45 pm-2:00 pm

Plenary

Plenary Spotlight: Chhavi Guiliani, Associate Director and Aditi Mohapatra, Director, BSR


2:00 pm-2:30 pm

Plenary

Plenary Presentation: Dakota Gruener, Executive Director, ID2020


2:30 pm-2:45 pm

Networking

Target Wellness: Unwind and Restore Yoga Stretch

Sponsored by
Target

Networking Break


3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

Consumer Insights: The Missing Link

Eliminating Gender-Based Violence—A Business Imperative

Human Rights by Design

Track: FastForward 25

Net Zero by 2050: The Innovation Pathway

Track: FastForward 25

The Era of Misinformation: Upholding the Sustainability Agenda


4:15 pm-5:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

Engaging Boards: Making a Case

Harnessing New Technologies for Supply Chain Sustainability

Track: FastForward 25

Innovative Financing: Enabling Systemic Impact

Integrating Sustainability through Risk and Opportunity

Products in Peril: Climate Resilience Strategies


5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Networking

Networking Reception

Sponsored by
McDonald’s


8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Networking

Film Screening: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power





All BSR17 Sponsors

Silver

  • McDonalds logo
  • Microsoft logo
  • Target logo
  • United Nations Foundation logo

Bronze

  • 21st Century Fox logo
  • Walt Disney logo

Carbon Offset

  • BEF logo

Partners

  • Boeing logo
  • EQT AB logo
  • Flex logo
  • Morrison & Foerster logo
  • PepsiCo logo
  • Tiffany logo

Marketing and Media

3BL Media logo
Djembe Communications logo
Globescan logo
GreenBiz logo
SSIR logo
Weber Shandwick logo