Date and Time
September 28, 2023
9:30 am-11:30 am PDT
Join Us for the Latest Trends and Insights
We will explore current business responsibility challenges and discuss how these issues can present important new opportunities. Topics are expected to include:
- Meeting corporate responsibility challenges and proactively seeking new impact possibilities (keynote)
- Generative AI: risks and responsibilities (panel)
- Managing climate risk: transitioning for resilience and sustainability (interview)
Who Should Attend
Corporate responsibility executives and advisers; business owners and managers; sustainability executives; environment, social and governance leaders and advisers; corporate public affairs leaders and advisers; AI and IT managers; investor relations and financial executives; compliance executives; diversity, equity and inclusion leaders; human resources leaders; philanthropy leaders; nonprofit leaders; academics; government leaders; and other interested executives.
- Brandi Boatner, Manager, Digital and Advocacy Communications, IBM
- Lauren Rogge, Principal, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY
- Hannah Darnton, Director, Technology and Human Rights, BSR
- Richard Wingfield, Director, Technology Sectors, BSR
Director, Technology and Human Rights, BSR
Hannah works with multinational companies to align business and human rights strategies and facilitate incorporation of sustainable practices into business operations across sectors.
She focuses on the intersection of human rights and new, disruptive technology and leads the Tech Against Trafficking collaborative initiative.
Prior to joining BSR, Hannah worked with the Skoll Foundation, where she co-led the portfolio and investments team’s efforts to identify social entrepreneurs with the potential to drive large-scale social change. Her work led to over US$20 million in grants and investments between 2015 and 2018. Before Skoll, Hannah spent six years working in anti-human trafficking in West Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Bay Area. She is fluent in French.
Hannah holds a Master’s in NGOs and Development from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Political Science and French from the University of Michigan. She currently serves on the advisory boards of Oxfam’s Women in Small Enterprise initiative and Convening17.
Director, Technology Sectors, BSR
Richard works with tech companies—particularly those based in or with operations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa—to build human rights considerations and practices into their products, services, and policies. He brings a strong understanding of international human rights law and standards and how to translate the corporate responsibility to respect human rights into practice for companies of different sizes and sectors.
Prior to joining BSR, Richard led the legal and policy team at Global Partners Digital, an international human rights organization focused on the impacts of digital technologies on human rights. He is also a trustee of the Kaleidoscope Trust, a UK-based charity that campaigns for the human rights of LGBTIQ+ people in countries where they are discriminated.
Richard holds a LLB in Law and European Law from the University of Nottingham and is a qualified lawyer in England and Wales.