GBES 2014 Program Agenda

Registration: 8:30 – 9:30 in LaCava, 2nd Floor

 

WEL​CO​ME

9:30   

Tony Buono, Professor of Management and Sociology, Bentley University
The Bentley Alliance and the GBES: 10 years and Counting

9:45   

Cynthia Clark, Associate Professor of Management, Director, Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, Bentley University
Reporting on Social and Environmental Impacts 


OPENING KEYNOTE            

10:00-11:15

The Future of Integrated Reporting: Why does it matter?

Moderator: Mike Hoffman, Executive Director of the Center for Business Ethics, Bentley University

Panelists:
Andreas Rasche, Professor, Copenhagen Business School
Ana Blanco, Manager, Reporting, United Nations Global Compact
Leigh Roberts, Project Director, Integrated Reporting, The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
Alan Teixeira, Senior Director, International Accounting Standards Board


Networking Break

11:15-11:45   


Concurrent Sessions

11:45-1:00

Preparing the Report: Trials and Tabulations

Moderator: Jill Brown, Associate Professor of Management, Bentley University

Panelists: 
Mary Ann Holsberg, Corporate Responsibility Director, PwC 
Sandy Nessing, Managing Director, Sustainability & EHS Strategy & Design, American Electric Power
Faith Taylor, Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Innovation, Wyndham Worldwide
Evan Harvey, Managing Director, Corporate Sustainability, NASDAQ OMX


Concurrent Sessions

11:45-1:00

Legal and Ethical Implications of Reporting

Moderator: Jeff Moriarty, Associate Professor and Chair, Philosophy, Bentley University

Panelists:      


Luncheon Speaker

1:00-2:15

Scott PowersCEO, State Street Global Advisors


Networking Break

2:15-2:45


Assurance and Credibility

2:45-4:00 

Moderator: Sylvia Maxfield, Ph.D. Dean, Providence College School of Business

Panelists:      
Anna Nefedova, Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Rich Goode,  Senior Manager, Ernst & Young 
Gwen White, PhD., Associate Professor, Indiana University
Nancy Mancilla, CEO & Co-Founder, ISOS Group, LLC


Short Break

4:00-4:10   


The Market for ESG Information

4:15-5:30

Moderator: John P. Hansen, Executive Fellow, Center for Business Ethics, Bentley University

Panelists:
Chris McKnett, Vice President, Head of ESG, State Street Global Advisors
Bahar Gidwani, Co-founder and CEO, CSRHub
Michael Muyot, President & Founder, CRD Analytics
Madison Brown, ESG Analyst at Bloomberg L.P.            


Closing Reception

5:30-6:30

In LaCava 325 and outside deck, weather permitting