September 20, 2020 The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire

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CSR Event

Soros, Turner, Brown & more talk business action on health. June 1-2, NYC. Space Limited.

Organizer: GBCHealth

Date: 06.01.11, 07:30AM – 06.02.11, 09:30PM ET

Location:New York City

Sponsor:Global Business Coalition


Join George Soros, Ted Turner, Gordon Brown and corporate leaders for thought-provoking sessions on today's biggest global health topics and a look into the future of business action on health.

The 10th Anniversary GBC Conference & Awards Dinner is a top destination for senior-level corporate health and sustainability executives. Together with their private-sector peers, high-level government officials from around the world and top NGOs and multilaterals, they come to learn, to share information and to mobilize business action on global health.

The event culminates with a Gala Awards Dinner on June 2nd at Cipriani Wall Street. Actor, comedian and activist Whoopi Goldberg will host an evening that includes honoring three of GBC's visionary founding supporters - George Soros, Ted Turner and Bill Gates. GBC will also recognize the exceptional leadership of Gordon and Sarah Brown and pay a very special tribute to its founding CEO and leader, Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke.

The 2011 Business Action on Health Awards will also be announced during the conference. This year's finalists include Abbott Fund, BD, Chevron, Del Monte, Dow, HP, L'Oréal, MTV and many more.


  • George Soros - Chairman, Soros Fund Management; Founder and Chairman, Open Society Foundations
  • Ted Turner - Chairman, Turner Enterprises; Founder and Chairman, Turner Foundation; Chairman, United Nations Foundation
  • Gordon Brown - Former Prime Minister and Current Member of Parliament, United Kingdom
  • The CEOs of: Access Bank PLC, BSR, DNA Genotek, The Brink's Company, Standard Chartered PLC, Anglo American, Rwanda Development Bank and others.
  • Top government official like: Melanne Verveer (Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of State), Howard K. Koh (Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) and Michel Sidibé (Executive Director, UNAIDS; Under Secretary-General, United Nations).
  • High level executives from: Abbott, BD, Chevron, The Coca-Cola Company, Daimler AG, Deloitte Consulting, HP, Intel, L'Oréal, SC Johnson and many more.
  • Celebrities and Entertainers who care deeply about health and the human condition. Whoopi Goldberg, Sigourney Weaver and others to attend.

For more information, please contact:

Lauren Sachs Officer, Membership and Advisory Services
Phone: 202-689-5488

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