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3BL Forum 2022's Morning Sessions Span Topics Important to All Business Leaders

A Sample of Topics Include Bold Leadership, Purpose, Innovation, and the Next Iteration of ESG and Sustainability

3BL Forum 2022's Morning Sessions Span Topics Important to All Business Leaders

A Sample of Topics Include Bold Leadership, Purpose, Innovation, and the Next Iteration of ESG and Sustainability

Published 10-19-22

Submitted by 3BL Forum

3BL Forum Morning Sessions

3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands® –Now What? has recently released the full event agenda. Here is a closer look at the morning sessions - along with session speakers - taking place from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on October 25 at Pier Sixty, New York.

How Do We Shift the Mindset of Boards and Shareholders?
Speakers include:

  • Mindy S. Lubber, President and CEO, Ceres
  • Bruce Simpson, Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Company
  • Tensie Whelan, Professor and Director, NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business
  • Facilitator: Chris Hagler, Partner, Independence Point Advisors

Brands Taking Stands® Session Presented by Guardian News & Media: Bold Leadership When a Brand Takes a Stand
Speakers include:

  • Peter Land, Chief Communications and Sustainability Officer, Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Interviewer: Rachel L. White, EVP, Philanthropic & Strategic Partnerships, Guardian News & Media

Can Purpose Do More Than It’s Supposed to Do?
Speakers include:

  • Jonah Smith, Global Head of ESG, The Kraft Heinz Company and President, Kraft Heinz Foundation
  • Leigh Horner, Vice President, Corporate Communications and CSR, Hershey’s
  • Alison DaSilva, Managing Director, Purpose and Impact, Zeno Group
  • Facilitator: Joel R. Johnson, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation

Is Purpose the First to be Cast Aside in Economic Choppy Waters?
Speakers include:

  • Usher Lieberman, Vice President, Communications, Oportun
  • Elinore Robey, Director of Community Relations, Oportun
  • Interviewer: Rik Haslam, Executive Creative Partner, Brandpie

A Cultural Anthropologist Offers An Unlikely Approach to Consumers and Food
Speakers include:

  • Tanya Rodriguez, Senior Cultural Anthropologist, Hormel Foods
  • Interviewer: Ethan Watters, Head of Story, Attention Span Media

The Urgency of Action as Businesses Must Shift to Meet ESG Imperatives
Speakers include:

  • Deb Kaplan, Global Head of Sustainability and Customer Success, SAP
  • Erik Distler, Vice President, Sustainability, AEG
  • Robert O’Mahony, Head of Sustainability – Global Operations, Logitech
  • Facilitator: Colin Tetreault, Senior Manager, Ernst & Young

Bridging the Silos: How Sustainability is Built into Product Innovation
Speakers include:

  • Martin Hettich, Senior Vice President, Procter & Gamble, NA Fabric Care
  • Todd Cline, Senior Director, Head of Sustainability, Procter & Gamble, NA Fabric Care
  • Interviewer: Paul Solman, Business and Economics Correspondent, PBS NewsHour

See the full agenda here.

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Sponsors and Partners
Our valued sponsors make this event possible – Hormel Foods, SAP, P&G Fabric Care, Paramount Global (formerly ViacomCBS), AEG, Oportun, Whirlpool, Land Betterment, Zeno Group, Idealist, Ørsted, Submittable, and GCI Health.

Partners of the 3BL Forum include WSJ Sustainable Business Forum, Paramount Global, Guardian News & Media, Ceres, CECP, ACCP, Blackbaud, Governance & Accountability Institute, Goodvertising, 3BL Media, and TriplePundit.

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3BL Forum will continue its newly established tradition of bringing corporate leaders together on a fast-paced main stage, keenly focused on the ‘why’ and ‘how’ as business amplifies its leadership and elects to lead on environmental, social and governance issues.

Our main stage will feature legacy companies, sustainable businesses, NGOs and leading agencies. This 2-day conversation will be curated to bring forth new perspectives, nuances in thinking, candid insights, and revelations above and beyond the ordinary. 

3BL Forum is produced by 3BL Media, the world's leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations.

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