In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Barrick Gold Corporation Executive Chairman John L. Thornton shared thoughts on being bold in partnerships, transparency, and innovation.

"You're a human being first, you're part of a community second, and you're a business person third," Thornton said.

Following his address, Thornton sat down with BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer to answer live questions from BSR Conference participants and Twitter.

Watch the full video below:

The BSR Conference 2016, which took place November 1-3 in New York, gathered sustainability leaders from business, government, and civil society to explore the theme of “Be Bold.” Check out the conversation on Twitter at #BSR16 and see all video highlights on BSR’s YouTube channel.