BSR Members Only
Date and Time
May 18, 2023
9:00 am-10:00 am Singapore Time
Event resources are for BSR members only. Members, please log in to access the resources.
BSR provides members with access to exclusive insights and analysis to help your business see a changing world more clearly and transform to meet present and future sustainability challenges. Every quarter, BSR members receive the ‘Quarterly Member Insights’ report with news and insights from our global team of sustainability and industry experts. Our quarterly webinars walk you through these emerging developments and explore their implications for your company and its key stakeholders.
In our second installment of 2023, you will hear from our experts as they share highlights on:
- Human rights under threat, from rising child labor to AI and its human rights implications
- ESG backlash and navigating the evolving reporting space
- The latest IPCC Synthesis Report, a stark warning on global water shortages and release of the updated (v4) beta for TNFD
- The webinar is open to all member companies and their employees. We encourage you to invite additional colleagues inside or outside of your team and take full advantage of BSR’s member benefits.
- Eileen Gallagher, Director, Climate Change, BSR
- Ogi Kanaya, Associate Director, Financial Services, BSR
- Francesca Manta, Associate Director, Membership, BSR
- Lale Tekişalp, Associate Director, Technology Sectors, BSR
Director, Climate Change, BSR
With nearly 20 years of experience, Eileen works with multinational companies to address climate change. She specializes in improving business strategy to consider how climate change and its solutions affect society, the environment, and the economy.
Eileen directs BSR’s advisory and grant-funded work where climate intersects with human rights and equity, inclusion, and justice. She also supports companies with climate risk and scenario analysis, emissions reduction targets, and net-zero roadmaps. Eileen is BSR’s climate lead in the Asia-Pacific region, where she analyzed how climate change affects vulnerable nations, its people, and global supply chains.
Prior to joining BSR in 2017, Eileen served as a sustainability consultant, supporting companies on sustainability strategy development, strategic stakeholder engagement, and environmental management. While working at a public policy organization, she gained experience in international development, climate policy analysis, and effective communications.
Eileen holds a Master of Environmental Management from Duke University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.
Associate Director, Financial Services, BSR
With deep experience as researcher and consultant, Ogi advises companies in Japan on a range of sustainability topics to promote business practices that are aligned with global and forward-looking perspectives. Within her sustainability management consulting work, she focuses on materiality analysis, sustainability strategy development, and stakeholder engagement.
Prior to joining BSR, Ogi worked for a research consultancy for 20 years. She focused on a wide range of environmental issue areas, including climate change, circular economy, disclosure, and communications to governments and the private sector.
She holds an M.A. in Policy Science from Doshisha University Graduate School of Policy and Management.
Associate Director, Membership, BSR
Francesca brings more than 12 years of experience in human rights, sustainability management, and responsible supply chains to her work with companies in the infrastructure, financial services, and consumer products sectors. After spending her first years at BSR with the human rights team and successfully leading numerous engagements as Nordics lead in Copenhagen, Francesca is now based in New York City and leads our global membership team.
Prior to joining BSR, Francesca worked at a global Danish retailer, where she was responsible for human rights programs at the corporate and local level. Francesca has also previously worked with the Danish Institute for Human Rights as well as Vestas and Maersk, where she was part of their sustainability teams and helped to establish social compliance systems and managed broader sustainability initiatives such as materiality, reporting, and ethics. She has done field work in East Africa, India, Myanmar, China, and South Korea.
Francesca holds a M.S. in Business and Development Studies from Copenhagen Business School and a BA in Political Science and International Relations from LUISS University Rome. She speaks Danish, English, and Italian.
Associate Director, Technology Sectors, BSR
Lale works with BSR member companies across industries to incorporate human rights into business operations and strategy. She focuses on the intersection of human rights and technology, and she leads the Tech Against Trafficking collaborative initiative.
Prior to BSR, Lale worked with the Partnership on AI to help build its AI for Social Good strategy. Previously, she held several different marketing roles at Microsoft, where she played a key role in establishing the company's cloud business across Turkey, the Middle East, and Africa.
Lale holds a MBA from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, where she focused on responsible business and social sector leadership. She received a BA in Political Science and International Relations from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey.