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Eric Olson

Senior Vice President, BSR
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Eric Olson

With more than 20 years in the consulting field, Eric leads BSR’s global consulting practice to design and implement sustainability strategies that create business value by addressing some of the world’s greatest challenges.

In addition to advising the CEOs and senior teams of several global companies, Eric plays a lead role on a number of BSR’s collaborative initiatives, including the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance, the Net Positive Project, and Future of Fuels, as well as our work with the We Mean Business coalition.

Prior to joining BSR, Eric worked with the Natural Step in San Francisco, accelerating sustainability through strategic counsel on a broad range of corporate responsibility matters that included supply chain management and sustainable development. He also has served as vice president at the Boston Consulting Group and was a partner and founding member of the global consultancy Mitchell Madison Group.

Eric was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, where he earned an M.S. in Russian and East European Studies. He also holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Macalester College.

Follow Eric @gospodinolson.

Moderating Sessions

  • Reducing Poverty through Business Collaboration in Developing Countries (Moderator)
  • Building Resilience: From Theory to Action (Moderator)
  • Rise Up: Activism in the Decisive Decade (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.


Sponsors

Convening Sponsor

Verizon

Platinum Sponsor

We Mean Business

Gold Sponsor

Target

Silver Sponsors

EQT
Flex Ltd.
The Walt Disney Company

Supporting Sponsors

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

Marketing and Media Sponsor

3BL Media