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BSR Announces Plenary Speakers for 2007 Conference, "Designing a Sustainable Future"

Submitted by: BSR

Categories: Events, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Jun 12, 2007 – 09:00 PM EST


Oct. 23-26, in San Francisco

Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 12, 2007 - Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) is pleased to announce its first plenary speakers confirmed for the 2007 BSR Conference, Oct. 23-26, at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco:

  1. Vinod Khosla – Founding CEO of Sun Microsystems and Partner, Khosla Ventures
  2. Dr. Gerd Leipold – Executive Director, Greenpeace International
  3. Sir Michael Rake - International Chairman KPMG/Chairman Elect BT

Registration for the BSR Annual Conference, the largest global gathering dedicated to corporate responsibility, is now open online at www.bsr.org. This year's theme, "Designing a Sustainable Future," will feature exciting examples of sustainability in practice and serve as a catalyst for new ideas and initiatives to shape a more sustainable future. About three dozen sessions will focus on a wide range of CSR issues such as climate change and the environment, sustainable design, emerging economies, governance, human rights and more.

BSR understands that to shape a truly sustainable future for business and society, it is essential to consciously design innovative strategies to get there. "With rapidly accelerating attention to urgent challenges and opportunities, the time is now to shape a future that delivers the results we want and need," said Aron Cramer, President and CEO. "A sustainable future depends on integrated, comprehensive solutions at the ever-changing intersection of business and society. We are shaping this year’s Conference as a catalytic event that will provide information, connections and inspiration that zero in on future-focused strategies."

The more than 1,000 participants, including business leaders and a diverse mix of attendees and speakers from the NGO, government and academic communities, from over 40 countries will converge on San Francisco for three days of rich dialogue and debate focusing both on practical steps and new insights. The BSR Annual Conference provides unparalleled opportunities to meet business leaders and opinion formers who are shaping the relationship between business and society.

Register by July 31, 2007 and save up to $550! Get complete Conference details at www.bsr.org/conference.

Since 1992, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) has been providing socially responsible business solutions to many of the world’s leading corporations. Headquartered in San Francisco and with offices in Europe, China and Hong Kong, BSR is a nonprofit business association that works with its 250 member companies and other Global 1000 enterprises to create a more just and sustainable global economy. For more information, visit www.bsr.org.

For more information, please contact:

Phone: +1-415-984-3233
Website: www.bsr.org


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