Date and Time
March 13, 2023
6:00 pm-7:30 pm CET
Business Transformation | Sustainability Management
What is sustainability beyond environment and climate, but also social, employee engagement, human rights, and diversity impact?
In this session, explore the varied perspectives that connects the goals of restabilizing the global climate and protecting of natural resources while also exploring the need to conserve and protect the well-being of humanity, societies, and cultures. This session, featuring BSR Managing Director Christine Diamente, aims to broaden the audience´s view of sustainability.
- Christine Diamente, Managing Director, Transformation, BSR
- Julie Verdugo, Director of Sustainability and Social Impact, URBN (Urban Outfitters)
- Terry Nelidov, Managing Director, Erb Institute at the University of Michigan
Managing Director, Transformation, BSR
Christine leads BSR’s Business Transformation team, helping companies to manage sustainability throughout their business and across their supply chains and to develop resilient business strategies that leverage insights from BSR’s Sustainable Futures Lab. She works with companies across sectors and geographies to structure a sustainability management approach that mitigates risk and captures emerging opportunities, creating strategic advantage for their businesses, while contributing to a more just, sustainable world.
She brings over 20 years of experience in leading brand, sustainability, public affairs, communications, and reputation management with multinational corporations at the executive leadership level. This also includes overseeing corporate relations with external stakeholders, such as the World Economic Forum, the UN, European institutions, and investors.
Previously, Christine was Head of Brand Strategy at Nokia. She has also held major roles at Alcatel-Lucent and Alcatel, leading Brand and Corporate Sustainability and European Affairs. Christine has also served on various boards, including as a chair of the Telecoms Industry Dialogue on human rights, as an advisory board member of Reuters Events Sustainability, as a member of the Alcatel-Lucent Foundation, and on the European Internet Foundation.
Christine holds a MA in History and a BA in History and International Politics from the University of Ottawa. She completed the Management Acceleration Program (MAP) at INSEAD, and she achieved the ESG Competent Boards Certificate and Global Competent Boards Designation (2021). She speaks English, French, Spanish, and Italian.