Divestment vs. Engagement: Activism in Investing | November 16
Presenting vastly different theories of change for activism in investing, the three panelists will be presenting their points of view and debating the best ways to achieve social impact while still upholding their fiduciary duty.
Speakers: Anne Simpson, Investment Director, Sustainability at CalPERS; Jagdeep Singh Bachher, Chief Investment Officer and VP of Investments at the University of Calfornia Office of the President; Adam Sterling, Executive Director at the Berkeley Center for Law, Business, and the Economy
Moderator: Wendy Walker, Managing Director and Outsourced CIO at Cambridge Associates
Utilizing Technology to Protect Freedom of Expression: Microsoft & the UN Advancing Human Rights | September 28
A highly-anticipated discussion on freedom of expression, this event explores topics such as the most pressing risks to freedom of expression today, the role of business in protecting this right, and the use of technology to promote and protect freedom of expression
Speakers: Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; Brad Smith, President & Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft
Moderator: Alexa Koenig, Executive Director at the Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law
Corporate Climate Action: Strategies to Address Climate Change | September 12
The Center for Responsible Business (CRB) and The Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC) welcome sustainability leaders from Clif Bar, PG&E and Tesla to share how their companies are mitigating carbon emissions and delivering climate leadership
Speakers: Chris Benjamin, Director of Corporate Sustainability at PG&E; Katie DeWitt, Director of Energy Digital Products at Tesla; Elysa Hammond, Director of Environmental Stewardship at Clif Bar & Company
Moderator: Mark Lee, Executive Director at SustainAbility
Innovations in Hiring Practices: Encouraging Social Inclusion & Diversity in the Workplace | April 3
A lunch panel discussing better alternatives to traditional hiring practices to create work forces that are not only productive but also socially inclusive and diverse.
Speakers: Liz Lowe , Innovation Lead for the Sustainability and Social Impact team at Adobe; Virginia Martinez-Martin , Recruiting Head for IDEO SF; Devan Vaughn, Program Manager for Microsoft’s Global Talent Acquisition
Moderator: Don Moore, Lorraine Tyson Mitchell Chair in Leadership at Haas School of Busines
Fireside Chat with Vincent Stanley of Patagonia | February 2
A fireside chat with Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy (aka Chief Storyteller) at Patagonia.
Speaker: Vincent Stanley , Director of Philosophy (aka Chief Storyteller) at Patagonia
Host: Sarah Beckman, Senior Lecturer at Haas School of Busines