|CRO Big Picture Plenary Sessions|
|Friday, 29th October, 2010|
|08:00 - 09:00||Registration & Breakfast|
|09:00 - 09:15||Delegates View the Opening Bell of NYSE Euronext whilst Entering the Room|
|09:15 - 09:30||Welcome Address|
Ms. Faye Holland, Managing Director & Executive Director CROA, SharedXpertise
|09:30 - 09:40||Big Picture Plenary|
Corporate Responsibility as a Competitive Advantage for Listed Companies
Mr. Dominique Cerutti, President & Deputy CEO, NYSE Euronext
|09:40 - 10:05||Big Picture Plenary|
Corporate Responsibility and The Carbon Marketplace
Mr. François-Xavier Saint-Macary, CEO, BlueNext
|10:10 - 10:05||Big Picture Plenary|
Sustainability Without Borders: Sustainability within the Company and Throughout Global Supply Chains
Mr. Dan Vogel, Chief Executive Officer, Enablon
|10:45 - 11:15||Networking Break |
|11:15 - 11:50||Corporate Responsibility Executive Panel|
The Business Leaders Perspective on Corporate Responsibility
Mr. Jan Guetter, Director of Corporate Communications Europe, AMD
Mr. Dirk Olin, Editor of Corporate Responsibility Magazine, SharedXpertise
Ms. Katrina Destrée Cochran, Director of CSR Operations, Alcatel-Lucent
Mr. Dan Vogel, Chief Executive Officer, Enablon
Dr. Valérie Gauthier, Associate Professor and Associate Dean , HEC MBA Program
Prof. Dr. Martin Hill, Executive Vice President of Customer Network & Councils - Sustainability Group, TechniData GmbH, an SAP Company
|11:50 - 12:30||Big Picture Plenary|
Extractives in the Congo
Ms. Deborah Albers, Principal Social Strategist, Corporate Responsibility, Dell
Rick Goss, Vice President of Environment and Sustainability , Information Technology Industry Council
|12:30 - 13:30||Networking Luncheon|
Hosted by BusinessWire
|13:30 - 14:15||3-on-3 |
3 CR Domains from 3 Perspectives - Sustainability, Corporate Responsibility and CSR. Moderated by John Elkington
Mr. John Elkington, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, Volans
Mr. Manlio Valdes, President , EMEIA, Climate Solutions, Ingersoll Rand
Ms. Gabriele Zedlmayer, Vice President, Global Social Innovation, Hewlett Packard Company
Mr. Bouwe Taverne, Director Sustainable Development, Rabobank Group
|14:15 - 15:00||Big Picture Plenary|
Gaining Social License to Operate in Emerging Markets: CCI's Perspective on Localizing A Global CSR Strategy in Emerging Markets
Mr. Atilla Yerlikaya, Head of Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability , Coca-Cola Icecek
|15:00 - 15:30||Networking Break|
|15:30 - 16:10||How Technology Tackles CR - Panel|
Mr. James Farrar, Vice President Sustainability, SAP
Mr. Tom Smith, Head of Marketing & Business Development, Sedex
Mr. Jay Whitehead, President & Publisher, SharedXpertise
Mr. Michel Benard, Director, Open Innovation Office in HP Laboratories, Hewlett Packard Company
Mr. Mark Newton, Director Sustainable Business , Dell
|16:10 - 16:40||Big Picture Plenary|
From Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Social Accountability
Mr. Xavier Delacroix, General Manager, First&42/Edelman
|16:40 - 17:00||Summit Wrap-Up
CR Magazine Announcement of How the 100 Best European Corporate Responsibility Citizens & European Responsible CEO of the Year Will Be Selected
Ms. Faye Holland, Managing Director & Executive Director CROA, SharedXpertise
|Speakers & Bios|
|Ms. Deborah Albers|
Principal Social Strategist, Corporate Responsibility
Deborah Albers is Dell’s Principal Social Strategist. In this role, she is responsible for defining and integrating a scalable Social Responsibility Program globally.
Deborah's role includes oversight of Conflict Minerals, Child Labor Avoidance, Human Rights, responsible sourcing and stakeholder engagement. Ms. Albers is also the chair of Dell’s Sustainability Compliance Council; Director of Special Projects on the EICC Board of Directors; and is responsible for reporting on Dell’s progress and challenges on social issues In the annual sustainability report and in our social media channels. Deborah launched the Green Team at the corporate offices in Round Rock Texas and continues to be the Executive Sponsor.
Prior to joining Dell in 1999, Deborah managed operations at RSVP, a start-up company in Silicon Valley.
Deborah has her undergraduate degree in Natural Health and is pursuing her Doctorate in Naturopathy from Clayton College of Natural Health.
|Mr. Michel Benard|
Director, Open Innovation Office in HP Laboratories
Hewlett Packard Company
Michel Benard is Director of the Open Innovation Office in HP Laboratories. His team is responsible for developing HP labs research partnerships with universities, governments and companies worldwide.
Michel graduated and received his PhD in Digital Image Processing from the Telecom Paris in 1983 and held R&D positions at IBM and was Assistant Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. In 1987 he joined the sales force of Apollo Computer in Switzerland and became Sales Manager for western Switzerland in 1988.
Michel joined HP from Apollo Computer in 1989. He was HP Major Account Manager for High-Energy-Physics in Europe from 1990 to 1996, taking care of 70 European customers with a sales team. Then he joined HP EMEA Alliance and Corporate Development in 1997 where he managed technology partnerships with key commercial and public sector customers and worked on strategic programs in Computer Systems, Networking and Digital Photography.
In 2000 Michel graduated from the Swiss Banking Institute in Geneva and in 2001 joined AXA Technology, Inc., a start-up in Imaging Software, as GM for Europe.
Back to HP in 2002, Michel joined joined HP University Relations. He developed global partnership programs in Grid Computing, in Data Management and in Digital Publishing. Michel also launched and developed strategic investments of HP University Relations in Russia, China, India and Singapore. Large joint partnerships between HP and Unesco were also launched.
In 2005 Michel became Director of Technology Programs for HP University Relations (which became Open Innovation Office in 2008) and since then has been managing a global team responsible for bringing external R&D, external funding and top talent to HP Laboratories.
|Mr. Dominique Cerutti|
President & Deputy CEO
Dominique Cerutti serves as NYSE Euronext's Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Global Head of Technology. He also serves as President of Euronext Paris and Chairman of the Managing Board of Euronext NV.
Mr. Cerutti, a French national who previously served as General Manager of IBM Southwest Europe, reports directly to Duncan L. Niederauer, Chief Executive Officer, NYSE Euronext. Based in Paris, Mr. Cerutti is part of NYSE Euronext’s Management Committee where he oversees global technology/IT and has responsibility for business operations, customer relations and competitive position in Europe. Mr. Cerutti joins the leadership team in forming and executing NYSE Euronext’s strategic plan, seeking new business growth and revenue generating opportunities including acquisitions and strategic partnerships, and developing new products and services.
|Ms. Katrina Destrée Cochran|
Director of CSR Operations
Katrina is responsible for communicating the value of Alcatel-Lucent’s CSR and sustainability programs internally with emphasis on operations and business strategy. In addition, Katrina raises the Company’s profile externally, by communicating its contributions to the ICT industry’s efforts to enable other sectors to reduce their carbon footprint.
Previously, Katrina was the Executive Director of GeSI, the Global e-Sustainability Initiative, a non-profit trade association of leading ICT companies, including Alcatel-Lucent. At GeSI, she was responsible for managing GeSI's communications activities, press inquiries and working group activities (supply chain, climate change, e-waste and the EU ICT Policy Forum, and EU funded research projects on smart grids and transportation initiatives).
Katrina holds a Master of Arts degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from California Polytechnic State University. She is a published author on Corporate Social Responsibility issues (electronics recycling, climate change negotiations and e-skills), a member of the communications committee at American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) Belgium.
|Mr. Xavier Delacroix|
Xavier Delacroix created the consultancy First&42nd in July of 2002 as a subsidiary of the American company, Edelman. First&42nd is an office specialized in consulting businesses on ethics, corporate social responsibility, and governance. The office’s mission is to analyze the internal and external expectations of various stakeholders and to help companies understand these perceptions in a concrete and operational manner.
Xavier Delacroix had joined Edelman Worldwide in 1996 as Managing Director of the Edelman France agency and European Director of the Issues and Crisis Management sector. Before joining Edelman, he was Director of Public Affairs at Burson-Marsteller/Paris. He had previously been a journalist for the BBC in London; he then worked in the written press for such publications as Libération, Le Monde Diplomatique and L’Express, all in collaboration with several French publishing houses..
Xavier Delacroix is the president and founder of the French Association of Consulting in Public Affairs (AFCAP). He is the author of a book entitled “La Grande Peur des Patrons (published in November 2003 by Editions le Félin), in which he draws lessons from his own consulting experience. He coordinated the writing and editing for the publications “ONG – Entreprises : du duel au duo?” and “Influencer la démocratie, Démocratiser l’influence”. He also took part in writing the collaborative work “Les entreprises face aux enjeux du développement durable” (Editions Karthala). A graduate of l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, Xavier Delacroix also holds a degree in law, a master’s degree in history and a postgraduate degree in political science. He earned his Master of Science (Msc) in international relations from the London School of Economics. He is also a graduate of INSEAD.
|Mr. John Elkington|
Co-founder and Executive Chairman
Founding Partner & Executive Chairman of Volans, also Co-founder of SustainAbility and of Environmental Data Services, John Elkington is a world authority on corporate responsibility and sustainable development.
In 2009, a CSR International survey of the Top 100 CSR leaders placed John fourth: after Al Gore, Barack Obama and the late Anita Roddick of the Body Shop, and alongside Muhammad Yunus of the Grameen Bank.
|Mr. James Farrar|
Vice President Sustainability
James Farrar has more than 15 years experience working on corporate sustainability matters in the US and Europe in the banking, aviation, NGO and technology sector. As VP Sustainability at SAP his role encompasses review of SAP's sustainable operations, solutions portfolio and go to market strategy. In 2009 he was listed in the Ethisphere 100 Most Influential in Business Ethics and serves on the board of the sustainability assurance standard AA1000. He also writes a regular blog on sustainability and information technology on ZDNet. (www.blogs.zdnet.com/sustainability).
|Dr. Valérie Gauthier|
Associate Professor and Associate Dean
HEC MBA Program
Educated in France and the United States, Valérie Gauthier pursued graduate-level research in individual learning processes and the development of cross-cultural relationships. Her academic background in psychology and literature established a solid foundation for her future work in management education.
Dr. Gauthier was elected Associate Dean of the HEC MBA program in 2002 (re-elected in 2006), and she has since re-designed the MBA curriculum, with a view toward future societal and educational shifts. Under her mandates, the program has undergone a fundamental transformation that has placed the concept of "savoir-relier,"™ or making connections, at the very core of its participants' personal and professional development.
In order to place the HEC MBA at the forefront of innovative management education, Dr. Gauthier has instituted several pioneering initiatives. Her vision of leadership encompasses a global perspective on women in business.
Vice President of Environment and Sustainability
Information Technology Industry Council
Rick Goss is Vice President for Environment and Sustainability at the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI). He is also responsible for managing ITI's Environmental Leadership Council, which promotes industry positions on electronics recycling, materials content and design, and green procurement. Rick represents the industry before elected officials, regulators and the media, and has testified on behalf of high-tech manufacturers before Congress and in several states. He is also involved in international regulatory issues on environment, energy and sustainability, and participates in several federal and state planning teams and task forces on environmental priorities.
Prior to joining ITI, Rick worked for three years for the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA), where he served as EIA's Vice President of Environmental Affairs.
Rick previously worked for a D.C.-based environmental consulting firm that specialized in risk communications issues for major corporate clients. As Senior Project Manager, he supervised projects for several Fortune 50 companies involved in Superfund, RCRA Corrective Action and brownfields.
Prior to moving to the D.C. area, Rick spent nine years in Albany, New York, as the Legislative Director for a New York State Assemblyman.
Rick holds an M.S. in Environmental Management and Policy from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Rochester.
|Mr. Jan Guetter|
Director of Corporate Communications Europe
Jan Guetter is Director of Corporate Communications Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Jan is responsible for AMD’s overall communications strategy across all end user segments. His assignment includes Public Relations, Industry Analyst relations, Public Affairs and Internal Communications as well as all Integrated Marketing disciplines among them advertising and AMD’s online and web strategy in EMEA..
With more than 18 years of experience in marketing and communications and a background as a journalist, Jan joined AMD in 2000 as Public Relations Manager for Central Europe. During his tenure at AMD he held several positions in Public Relations, Analyst Relations and Government Affairs prior to his current assignment..
Before joining AMD Jan Guetter worked as a publisher and journalist at Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten, a daily newspaper based in Dresden, Germany. He holds a diploma in marketing communications.
|Prof. Dr. Martin Hill|
Executive Vice President of Customer Network & Councils - Sustainability Group
TechniData GmbH, an SAP Company
Martin is Executive Vice President for Premier Customer Network and Councils within the sustainability group at TechniData AG, an SAP company. In this role, Martin brings together needs with SAP capabilities for SAP’s strategy & solutions to address customer’s sustainability needs for SAP’s TOP 100 customers in Europe. Previously he was EVP Global Marketing and Communications and was Managing Director of TechniData BCS GmbH, a 100-percent affiliate of TechniData AG. Martin has been with TechniData since 2001.
Previously, Martin has worked more than nine years as Managing Partner at GWU mbH, headquartered in Siegen. He also previously worked Assistant professor at Faculty V – Economics at University Siegen, Germany. In addition, he is also professor at University Siegen, Germany, since 2008.
Martin has a doctor in Economics from University Siegen, Germany.
|Ms. Faye Holland|
Managing Director & Executive Director CROA
Faye Holland is Managing Director of SharedXpertise in Europe and the Executive Director for the CROA. Faye is responsible for all European Operations and is based in the UK. Faye has 14 years extensive marketing, strategy and solution development experience in the new technologies and business solutions marketplace in the UK, European and global marketplace.
|Mr. Mark Newton|
Director Sustainable Business
Mark Newton is responsible for Dell's corporate Sustainability team and programs, balancing Dell's growth strategy to minimize impacts on natural and human resources. In this role he directs global policy development, stakeholder engagements and corporate strategies on environmental and social issues. Prior to joining Dell, Mark led environmental technology programs at Apple and Motorola and was a principal scientist for DEKA Research and Development Corp.
|Mr. Dirk Olin|
Editor of Corporate Responsibility Magazine
Dirk serves as editor-in-chief of all the company’s content businesses. Dirk is an internationally-recognized journalist and editorial leader who over three decades has served as National Editor of The American Lawyer, Editor of California Lawyer and The Daily Journal, reporter at The New Republic, book editor of Congressional Quarterly and columnist for the New York Times, Newsweek.com, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal, and broadcast contributor at KQED-TV.
Immediately prior to joining SharedXpertise, Dirk since 2005 served as Founding Director of the Institute for Judicial Studies and Editor of JudicialReports.com in New York City. Olin holds a MA in Journalism from the Medill School at Northwestern University and a BA in Literature from Dartmouth College. Dirk is married, has 2 children and lives in New Jersey.
|Mr. François-Xavier Saint-Macary|
Mr. Saint-Macary has recently been named CEO of BlueNext, a leading environmental trading exchange, jointly owned by NYSE Euronext and Caisse des Dépôts. He succeeds Serge Harry, the veteran NYSE Euronext exchange expert, who has steered BlueNext from its birth to its establishment as a global brand.
Mr. Saint-Macary hails from Société Générale where for 16 years, he was Global Head of Commodities Trading within the Corporate and Investment Banking Division. During this time Mr. Saint-Macary contributed actively to the creation of two joint-ventures: Orbeo, the innovative carbon market company, collaborating with Rhodia, the specialty chemical group, and Gaselys, the energy trading company with GDF Suez.
|Mr. Tom Smith|
Head of Marketing & Business Development
Tom is the Head of Marketing and Business Development at Sedex. He feels passionate about how real improvements can be made in working conditions across the world by empowering suppliers with the tools to share their information in an easy and cost effective manner.
Prior to Sedex Tom worked at Canning House, a Latin American think tank based in London. He worked in partnership with Al-Invest, an EU funded economic co-operation programme that aims to support the internationalisation of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America in order to reinforce social cohesion in the region.
Tom holds a BA in Politics from the University of York (UK) specialising in theories of inequality and the role of religion in Middle Eastern politics.
|Mr. Bouwe Taverne|
Director Sustainable Development
Bouwe Taverne (1950) is director sustainable development, Rabobank Group The Netherlands. He is heading a group of 10+ staff who direct, implement and monitor CSR and report on it. The membership of UNEP-FI is one of his personal accounts.
Taverne studied analytical chemistry and social sciences. Before Rabobank, he did environmental research on carbon and heavy metals in water and underwater soils. For 15+ years, he contributed to the development of environmental education in The Netherlands.
|Mr. Manlio Valdes|
President , EMEIA, Climate Solutions
Manlio Valdes began his career with Ingersoll Rand in 1988 as a product specialist in the Air Solutions group, and over the following 22 years held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility and key leadership roles.
Within Air Solutions, he served as the director of Latin America operations, business unit manager for the European-Served Area (ESA) aftermarket and as president of the region and global business.
In 2007, Manlio was named vice president of global product management for the Industrial Technologies Sector where he established and drove innovation processes and managed the product growth strategy.
He was named president of the Europe, Middle East, India, Africa Region for Climate Solutions in July 2010. He is located in Brussels, Belgium.
He holds a bachelors of science degree from Duke University and an MBA from Florida International University.
|Mr. Dan Vogel|
Chief Executive Officer
Dan Vogel is the CEO and co-founder of Enablon, a world leader in software and online services for non financial reporting and management. Enablon provides Corporate Responsibility, Environment, Compliance and Risk Management Solutions to hundreds of Global 2000 companies and dozens of thousands of SMEs.
Dan regularly writes on Corporate Responsibility and Risk Management.
As CEO, Dan Vogel has overall responsibility for all Enablon's activities. Prior to Enablon, he launched and managed the e-Business division of an international banking group that has operations in the United States, Europe and Asia.
|Mr. Jay Whitehead|
President & Publisher
Jay founded the company's original and current content, conference, and communities businesses in HR, CRO and FAO. Since 1982, Jay has led media companies in seven domains: venture capital, law, human resources, finance and accounting, investor relations, personal computing and corporate responsibility. Titles include PC Magazine, CRN, UPSIDE, Research, The Daily Journal, California Republic, HRO Today, HRO Europe, FAO Today and CRO Magazine. Jay's experience extends to broadcast at KTTV in Los Angeles, PBS-TV (NJN), Business America Radio and guest slots on CNBC's On The Money. In addition, Jay founded pioneering business services company EmployeeService.com, has raised $100 million in private equity for various enterprises, and serves on boards of directors including Rideau Recognition. Jay holds a BA in History from UCLA and a Strategic Finance certificate from the Harvard Business School. A dual US-French citizen, Jay is married, has 3 children and lives in New Jersey.
|Mr. Atilla Yerlikaya|
Head of Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability
Atilla Yerlikaya is the Head of Coca-Cola Icecek's Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability teams. CCI became the most Accountable company in Turkey and published the first GRI approved Social Responsibility Report in Turkey, Central Asia and Middle East Region. Starting his career as a journalist, Atilla launched the Turkish editions of international magazines including National Geographic, Officiel de la Mode, Car and F1 Racing. Prior to Coca-Cola İcecek, he held senior management roles for major bluechip companies including Philip Morris and Shell.
|Ms. Gabriele Zedlmayer|
Vice President, Global Social Innovation
Hewlett Packard Company
Gabi Zedlmayer was appointed as Vice President of HP’s Office of Global Social Innovation in October 2009 and is responsible for driving social innovation programs that are aligned with HP’s business strategy. Gabi is responsible for a team of experts around the globe who aim to make a contribution to solving societal issues by enabling and accelerating the creation of social innovations in the areas of education, healthcare and community engagement. In addition, she is also in charge of HP’s overall Global Citizenship strategy.
From 2005 to 2009 Gabi was Vice President, Corporate Marketing for HP Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In this role she was responsible for driving a comprehensive global marketing strategy for HP in the region. She lead EMEA branding efforts and drove all marketing initiatives including corporate communications, internal communications, brand & digital strategy and advertising as well as Global Citizenship.
Prior to that, Gabi was Head of Corporate Affairs EMEA focusing on HP's global citizenship strategy and business alignment in the region. The role included corporate, social and environmental responsibility, government and public affairs and corporate philanthropy.
Before this role, Gabi held the position of Vice President ESG Marketing Services, Corporate Marketing and CRM, HP EMEA. In that role she led Corporate Marketing and Marketing Services for the Enterprise Systems Group as well as the Customer Relationship Management team.
Since joining the company in 1987, Gabi also held the position of General Manager, Enterprise Systems Group, Marketing and Solutions for HP EMEA, as well as Vice President, Marketing Communications and Market Research for Compaq EMEA. Prior to this she was responsible for business development, strategy, and research for Compaq EMEA.
Gabi obtained a BA in Business from Georgia State University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Miami. During her academic career, she was assistant chair in numerous departments at the University of Miami including Finance and Operations Management and she wrote a wide range of papers and publications on Investments and Financial Management.