This May will hold a continuation of BSR’s 25th anniversary dinner and discussion series, various events for our collaborative initiatives, and more. We will also launch the BSR Conference 2017 on May 17, so stay tuned.

Here are the global sustainability events we’re hosting, attending, and speaking at this month.

What We’ll Host

Where We’ll Be

  • May 2-3: Associate Director Marshall Chase and Manager Salah Husseini will attend the AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit in Southeast Michigan, where Husseini will speak on practical human rights due diligence in supply chains.
  • May 8-9: Norton will speak at SustaIn, the Ecovadis annual event dedicated to supply chain sustainability, in Paris.
  • May 8-10: President and CEO Aron Cramer will participate in “Solve at MIT” in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • May 8-10: Information and Communications Technology Associate Director Michael Rohwer will attend the 2017 Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Summit in Denver, Colorado.
  • May 8-18: Associate Director David Wei and Manager Samantha Harris will attend the UN climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany.
  • May 11: Cramer will attend the advisory board meeting for the ILO-IFC Better Work program in Geneva.
  • May 11: Senior Vice President Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen will moderate the panel session “Investing in Sustainability” at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit. Managing Director Elisa Niemtzow will also attend.
  • May 16: Cramer will attend the We Mean Business board meeting in London.
  • May 19: Rohwer will speak at the Silicon Valley Conflict Minerals and Human Trafficking Forum in Santa Clara, California.
  • May 22: Senior Vice President Laura Gitman will speak on a panel entitled “Business and Human Rights in the Age of Trump” at Columbia Law School in New York.
  • May 22-25: Norton will attend the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • May 22-25: Manager Meghan Ryan will speak on the panel “Supply Chain Leadership: The Cutting Edge of Ambitious Supplier Engagement for Sustainability” at Sustainable Brands 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. Associate Director Jorgette Mariñez will also attend.
  • May 23-25: Associate Director Chhavi Ghuliani will present the session “HERproject at 10: Empowering Women in Global Supply Chains” at the SEEP Global Learning Forum on Women’s Economic Empowerment in Bangkok.

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