Press Release: Global CSR and Sustainability Vice Presidents gather in New York to debate 3 C’s of sustainability - Collaboration, Cultural Change and Competitive Edge
Over 150 corporate executives will gather in New York on June 28 - 29 to discuss how to revamp and re-focus CSR and sustainability
The relationship between businesses and the consumer has changed. Corporations must now take the lead when it comes to influencing and driving consumer behaviour.
Well executed sustainability and CSR presents an opportunity to forge a stronger competitive position. IBM Institute for Business Value recently surveyed a group of 250 business leaders worldwide and found that more than two-thirds are focusing on corporate social responsibility activities to create new revenue streams.
In addition, more than half of the surveyed business leaders believe that their companies’ CSR activities are already giving them an advantage over their top competitors.
This summer, corporate vice-presidents from companies such as; Life Technologies Corp, Timberland, GAP, AT&T, HP, Mars Inc, ABB NAM, Fedex will address how to embed CSR into core business functions and gain competitive edge from sustainability at the 2nd annual Responsible Business Summit USA. All sessions will highlight how CSR is used to generate business value, enhance reputation and meet corporate citizenship demands.
The 2nd Annual Responsible Business Summit USA is exclusively for a corporate audience and brings together leading experts for two days of robust debate, problem solving, best practice and identifying business opportunities.
Some of the key issues to be discussed include employee engagement, supply chain management, consumer engagement, future sustainability trends, G4 and sustainability reporting, the Dodd Frank Act and California Transparency Law, socially responsible investment and more.
For more information on the Summit visit www.ethicalcorp.com/rbsusa
Ethical Corporation was established in 2001 and provides business intelligence for sustainability to more than 3,000 multinational companies every year. Ethical Corporation publishes the leading responsible business magazine, website, and research reports.
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