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A Dialogue on Business Leadership for an Inclusive Economy

New York

 

Date and Time

Wednesday May 6, 2015
6:00 pm-8:00 pm


Location

New York


Topics

#Inclusive Economy


Please join us for an evening dialogue in New York, co-hosted by the Rockefeller Foundation, to explore how the private sector can help build a more inclusive economy through quality employment, access to critical goods and services, and building sustainable communities. With a panel of experts followed by an interactive discussion, we will highlight existing leadership and best practices and explore opportunities for collective action.

The agenda will feature:

  • A panel with leaders from BSR member companies, private philanthropies, and civil society.
  • An introduction to BSR’s new strategy to promote Business Leadership for an Inclusive Economy, led by BSR Director Racheal Meiers.
  • An informal networking reception to further debate and share ideas.

BSR member companies from multiple industries and select partners from non-member companies, civil society, philanthropies, and other sectors will be in attendance.

Speakers

  • John Irons, Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation
  • Heather Jassy, Senior Vice President, Members and Community, Etsy
  • Chris Jochnick, Director, Private Sector Development, Oxfam
  • Vishal Patel, Senior Director, Global Institutional Affairs, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
  • Zia Khan, Vice President, Strategy, Rockefeller Foundation (emcee)
  • Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR
  • Racheal Meiers, Former Director, BSR
  • Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen, Senior Vice President, BSR

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