Wave

October 24-26

Huntington Beach, California

Schedule of Events

Events and times subject to change.

Thursday October 26


6:30 am-7:30 am

Networking

Target Wellness: Sunrise Yoga

Sponsored by
Target


7:00 am-5:00 pm

Registration

Conference Registration


7:15 am-8:15 am

Meal

Breakfast


8:30 am-8:45 am

Plenary

Plenary Spotlight: David Wei, Director, Climate, BSR


8:45 am-9:35 am

Plenary

Corporations and the Challenge of the Global Refugee Crisis


9:35 am-10:15 am

Networking

Networking Break


9:45 am-10:00 am

Networking

Target Wellness: Unwind and Restore Yoga Stretch

Sponsored by
Target


10:15 am-11:15 am

Breakout Sessions

Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery

Make an Impact: Avoid SDG-Washing

New Kids on the Blockchain: Transforming Sustainable Systems

Track: FastForward 25

Redefining Sustainable Business: A Futures-Thinking Design Sprint

Track: FastForward 25

The Changing Role of the CSO


11:30 am-12:30 pm

Breakout Sessions

Designing an Effective Women’s Empowerment Strategy

Inclusive by Design: Making Products Accessible to All

Policy Engagement in Uncertain Times

Positive Agriculture

The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Track: FastForward 25


12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Meal

California Food Truck Lunch: In-N-Out, Falasophy, Tasting Spoon


2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

Automation, Electrification, and Regulation: Climate Change and the Vehicle Industry

Prioritizing Well-Being: Investing in Community and Employee Health

Sustainability Reporting Grows Up

The Just Transition

We Are Our Own Worst Enemy

Track: FastForward 25


3:20 pm-3:30 pm

Plenary

Closing Remarks


3:30 pm-3:50 pm

Plenary

Plenary Presentation: Audrey Choi, CMO and Chief Sustainability Officer, Morgan Stanley


3:50 pm-4:35 pm

Plenary

Plenary Address: Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America


4:45 pm-6:30 pm

Networking

25th Anniversary Networking Celebration





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