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