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Plastic Waste, Water, Human Rights & Sustainable Shopping Among CSR Trend Topics on Agenda at June 11 BBB Forum

Plastic Waste, Water, Human Rights & Sustainable Shopping Among CSR Trend Topics on Agenda at June 11 BBB Forum

Published 05-29-19

Submitted by BBB Foundation of Metropolitan New York

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The final agenda for the June 11, 2019 BBB Forum on Corporate Responsibility has been revealed by the BBB Foundation of Metro New York. This year’s Forum, the twelfth such annual event, takes place in New York City and features the theme Megatrends: Shaping the CSR Agenda.

AGENDA: Click here to view.

TOPICS: Trend topics on the agenda are expected to include how one major corporation set its ESG goals and conducted its sustainability journey; water conservation and related sustainability issues; business and consumer approaches to plastic waste issues; consumer purchasing behavior around sustainability; partnerships with NGOs and others; human rights concerns affecting supply chains and AI considerations; and more.


  • Al Iannuzzi, Vice President of Sustainability, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., Keynote Speaker

  • David Korngold, Director, New York, BSR, CSR Trends Panel Moderator

  • Althea Erickson, Head of Advocacy and Impact, Etsy, CSR Trends Panel

  • Andre Fourie, Global Director of Water Sustainability, Anheuser-Busch InBev, CSR Trends Panel

  • Jamie Martin, Executive Director, Global Sustainable Finance, Morgan Stanley, CSR Trends Panel

  • Julia Wilson, Vice President of Global Responsibility & Sustainability, Nielsen, Featured Speaker

  • Jamie Lee Mattison, Manager of Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY, Special Report

  • Caroline Rees, President & Co-Founder, Shift Project, Ltd., Special Report

DATE & TIME: June 11, 2019, 8:00 am to 12:30 pm

LOCATION: Scandinavia House, Victor Borge Hall, 58 Park Avenue at 38th Street in Manhattan

WHO ATTENDS: This elite half-day program is attended by business leaders and their advisers working in corporate responsibility, sustainability, corporate communications and public affairs, and other interested executives.


BBB Accredited, BBB National Partners, Event Supporter Guests, Nonprofits, Academics: $90 per person until May 31, $125 per person after that.

Non-BBB Accredited:
$160 per person until May 31, $195 per person after that.

Please register in advance. Space is limited. Register now to ensure seating.

Details & online registration:

Registration by phone & more information:

Call: 212-358-2829


About BBB Foundation of Metropolitan New York
Metro New York’s BBB Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1967. It provides educational programs and services for businesses, charities and consumers; encourages informed consumer support of charities; promotes transparency and accountability; conducts research; and provides educational intern opportunities to students who are potential business and charity leaders.  It operates the BBB Charity Accountability Program, which publishes BBB Charity Reports on about 770+ Metro New York area charities based on performance against the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. BBB Charity Reports are available online at

About BBB Serving Metropolitan New York
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping consumers find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2018, people turned to BBB more than 173 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.4 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at There are over 100 independent BBBs across the United States, Canada and Mexico. BBB Serving Metropolitan New York was founded in 1922, and serves New York City, Long Island, and the Mid-Hudson region. Visit for more information.

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BBB Serving Metropolitan New York, Long Island and the Mid-Hudson Region is an unbiased non-profit organization that works to foster a transparent marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other. Businesses that earn BBB accreditation formally agree to uphold the BBB's high standards of ethical business practices. BBB provides objective advice, free business BBB Business and Charity Reports, and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust.

To further promote trust, BBB also offers complaint and dispute resolution support for consumers and businesses when there is a difference in viewpoints. The first BBB was founded in 1912 by advertising executives. The BBB of Metropolitan New York was founded in 1922 by the NY Stock Exchange. Today, 112 BBBs serve communities across the U.S. and Canada, evaluating and monitoring more than 4.5 million local and national businesses and charities. Please visit for more information about BBB.

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