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BSR Adds Mattel CEO to Conference Lineup

Published 09-05-07

Submitted by BSR

SAN FRANCISCO - September 5, 2007 - Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) is pleased to announce that Robert Eckert, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Mattel, Inc., will speak at the 2007 BSR Conference, Oct. 23-26, in San Francisco. Eckert is the most recent addition to an impressive lineup of plenary speakers scheduled to speak at BSR's Conference, including:

  • Cynthia Carroll - CEO of Anglo American

  • Vinod Khosla - Founding CEO of Sun Microsystems and Partner, Khosla Ventures

  • Dr. Gerd Leipold - Executive Director, Greenpeace International

  • Sir Michael Rake - International Chairman, KPMG/Chairman Elect, BT

    "With issues of corporate responsibility making headlines around the world, it is clear that the needs and rewards of integrating sustainability into business practices have never been greater," said Aron Cramer, BSR President and CEO. "We are pleased that executive leaders engaged in today's most pressing business challenges will share their strategies for success at the BSR Conference," he said.

    Now in its 15th year, the BSR Annual Conference is the largest global gathering dedicated to corporate responsibility. This year's theme, "Designing a Sustainable Future," will present three dozen sessions on a range of CSR issues such as climate change and the environment, sustainable design, emerging economies, governance, human rights and more. Over 1,000 attendees and speakers from 40 countries will convene for three days of dialogue and debate focusing 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 Sept. 14, 2007, and save up to $350! Get complete Conference details at http://www.bsr.org/conference.

    About BSR

    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.

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    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, with offices in Europe and China, BSR is a nonprofit business association that serves its 250 member companies and other Global 1000 enterprises. Through advisory services, convenings and research, BSR works with corporations and concerned stakeholders of all types to create a more just and sustainable global economy. For more information, visit www.bsr.org.

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