Jim is the founder and Chairman of EFO Capital Management Inc., a family investment firm based in Washington D.C. Alicia Epstein Korten is an award winning author, keynote speaker and culture consultant for ReNual and helps common good enterprises unleash purpose and passion in the workplace.
Gizem ALPER, P.hD. is a corporate lawyer admitted to the Istanbul Bar Association, and currently Visiting Scholar at The New School, Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy in New York City.
Susan Arnot Heaney is an independent consultant in the areas of corporate responsibility, public affairs, cause marketing, philanthropy and communications, with a focus on helping organizations truly do well by doing good.
A dedicated and experienced development professional with a background in community economic development, Luis’ work focuses on project management, communication strategy, and the design of community outreach projects.
Christine Bader is the author of The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil (Bibliomotion 2014). She is a Visiting Scholar and Lecturer at Columbia University, where she co-teaches a course on Human Rights and Business, and a Human Rights Advisor to BSR.
As an internationally recognized expert on Sustainability Context, Online Stakeholder Engagement, and Sustainability Communications, Bill Baue designs systemic transformation at global, company, and community levels.
Joanne Bauer is Adjunct Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs and the School of Continuing Education at Columbia University, where she also co-leads an international initiative on teaching business and human rights.
Mitchell Beer is President of Smarter Shift, a content generation and social media management firm based in Ottawa, Canada, and curator of The Energy Mix, a twice-weekly online newsmagazine on energy, climate change and clean technology.
Hank Boerner is chairman of the Governance & Accountability Institute, which is the U.S. Data Partner for the GRI. A senior strategist, Hank works with corporate clients to help them begin or enhance their sustainability journey -- and help them tell their story.