Julia Robinson, Communications Associate, BSR

BSR is heading to a number of cutting-edge sustainability conferences around the world in May. We’re also hosting high-profile events of our own in Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dubai, Paris, Rome, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. Come find us!

Where We’ll Be

  • May 1: Senior Vice President Eric Olson will moderate “The Future of Energy Part 1: The New Energy Boom and How to Avoid a Climate Bust” at the Ceres Conference in San Francisco.
  • May 2-3: Europe Director Farid Baddache and Advisory Services Associate Director Marshall Chase will be in Paris for the  ICGLR-OECD-UN meeting on due diligence for conflict minerals.
  • May 9: Human Rights Advisor Christine Bader and Human Rights Director Faris Natour will attend the Engaging Business Forum in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • May 9: Research Director Edward Cameron will attend the World Environment Center’s Gold Medal Gala, honoring Unilever for its Sustainable Living Plan, and the accompanying Gold Medal Colloquium in Washington, D.C.
  • May 9-10: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Director Sissel Waage will speak at the University of California Santa Barbara.
  • May 14: Advisory Services Associate Director Alison Colwell and Manager Roger McElrath will present on a human rights panel at the International Association of Impact Assessment (IAIA) annual conference in Calgary, Canada.
  • May 14: Advisory Services Manager Celine Suarez will speak in the session “From Smart to Wise Cities: Sustainable Urban Development in Emerging Markets,” at VERGE Boston. There’s still time to register with the BSR network discount.
  • May 14-15: Advisory Services Associate Director Chris Nolan will attend the Myanmar Investment Summit in Hong Kong.
  • May 16: Olson will also attend the Unilever Sustainable Living Advisory Council meeting and Unilever Sustainable Living Plan Round Table in New York.
  • May 17: Consumer Products Associate Director Elisa Niemtzow will present “Reducing Environmental Impact by Responsible Consumption” at the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York.
  • May 22: Financial Services Director John Hodges will speak at the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (USSIF annual conference) in Chicago.
  • May 22-24: President and CEO Aron Cramer will chair a plenary panel at the GRI Global Conference on Sustainability and Reporting in Amsterdam. BSR is also hosting a members lunch at the event on May 22, and Advisory Services Director Guy Morgan and EMEA Communications Manager Stéphanie Leblanc will attend. Register now by email.
  • May 28-30: Partnership Development Manager Jennifer Schappert will attend the Women Deliver Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

What We’ll Host


BSR Conference 2020
For the first time ever, the leading sustainable business conference will be a live, virtual event.

BSR Conference 2020: Meet the Moment. Build the Future.