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Breakout Session

Rise Up: Activism in the Decisive Decade

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Amid increasing calls from employees and other stakeholders for companies to take a more active stance on the most concerning issues of today—from the climate crisis to social and racial justice—companies face both complex challenges and new opportunities to achieve meaningful and durable impact aligned with their business and sustainability goals. In this session, a select group of corporate leaders and key stakeholders will discuss lessons learned and share insights on how best to navigate this difficult, exciting, and increasingly indispensable space.

Scheduled Speakers

Additional speakers to be announced.

Timothy Smith

Director, ESG Sharehowner Engagement

Boston Trust Walden

John Monsif

Director, U.S. Government Relations


Chanelle Hardy

Head of Civil Rights and Senior Strategic Outreach Counsel


Eric Olson

Senior Vice President

BSR (Moderator)

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I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.


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