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Frequently Asked Questions

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Who attended last year’s Conference?

To see who attended last year’s Conference, visit our participants page.

What is the registration process?

Please register for BSR Conference via this registration website. Approximately two weeks before the event, registered participants will receive a unique link to enter the virtual platform.

Will the sessions be recorded and available on-demand?

Yes, all sessions will be recorded and available to BSR20 registered participants for one year post-Conference. Some keynote sessions will also be made public post-Conference on BSR’s YouTube’s channel.

Are there scholarships available to supplement my registration fee?

We appreciate your consideration and interest in the program. As a nonprofit, BSR is unable to offer scholarships for the Conference. Should any future funding become available, we will update our website accordingly.

Are registration discounts available?

Early and standard rates are available for both BSR members and non-members. Group discounts of 10 percent are available for three or more people from the same organization. To receive the group discount, all participants must register at the same time on the same credit card. There are no exceptions to this rule. NGOs, academics, and government organizations receive a discounted registration rate at any time. Visit the Registration Rates and Policies pages for more details.

Can I speak by becoming a sponsor?

BSR Conference sponsorship has many benefits, but a guaranteed speaking slot is not included at any level. If you would like additional sponsorship information, contact Conference Director Pamela Schwartz by email at

Can I submit a session topic or suggest a speaker?

Please visit the speaker submissions page for more information.

Can I opt to attend only one day of the Conference?

Due to the restrictions of the virtual platform, day rates will not be available in 2020. Visit the Registration Rates and Policies page for more details.

What if I need to cancel my registration?

We will offer an 80 percent refund to those who postmark or email their cancellation by September 18, 2020. For additional information, review our full cancellation policy. Visit the Registration Rates and Policies page for more details.

Can I transfer my registration to someone else in my company if I cannot attend?

To make a substitution, email

How can I receive additional information regarding BSR membership?

To receive information regarding BSR membership, visit the BSR membership information page for details.

Organizations that confirm membership by October 1 and have prepaid the non-member registration rate will be refunded the difference.

Are sponsorships available?

A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are available. If you would like additional information, contact Conference Director Pamela Schwartz by email at

Who should attend?

The BSR Conference attracts a global audience of business executives of all levels and distinguished leaders from the public sector and civil society who are working together to advance responsible business practices.

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The BSR conference was a much-welcomed opportunity to consider the broader role of business; and how business can use its voice, influence and collective resources to improve society.

—BSR Conference 2019 Participant


Convening Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor

We Mean Business

Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsors

Flex Ltd.
The Walt Disney Company

Supporting Sponsors

AB InBev
The Coca-Cola Company
Google, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation

Marketing and Media Sponsor

3BL Media