APRIL 10, 2018
*as of 3/30/18

1:30 pm 

Welcome remarks

  • Bill Whitaker, Correspondent, “60 Minutes”

1:33 pm 

Welcome by United Nations

  • Ambassador František Ružička, Chef de Cabinet of the United Nations General Assembly President of its 72nd session

  • Mitchell Toomey, Global Director, UN Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign

1:38 pm 

Opening keynote

  • Leslie Moonves, Chairman and CEO, CBS Corporation

1:46 pm 

Transforming commerce: Advancing social impact through business

Global corporate leaders are discovering the enormous power they have to reimagine business as a force for good around the world. What are the opportunities for widespread transformation of the global economy toward equitable, sustainable, and impact-driven business? More than you know…


  • Paul Polizzotto, Founder & CEO, Givewith

1:55 pm 


  • Bill Whitaker in conversation with Brian Deese, Managing Director and Global Head of Sustainable Investing, BlackRock

2:05 pm

Leading with purpose: Corporate social entrepreneurship as strategic imperative

Today, business leaders are moving beyond traditional CSR and into “corporate social entrepreneurship” by building teams, developing processes, and innovating new business units that lead with purpose. How are the most progressive companies rethinking growth in the context of social impact? How are corporate leaders leveraging technology to accelerate this progress? Find out from the experts.


  • Victoria Dinges, Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Allstate
  • Shannon Loecher, Director of Social Responsibility, UnitedHealthcare
  • Alan Mayer, Senior Vice President, Commercial Customer Advocacy, Dell EMC
  • Adlai Wertman, David C. Bohnett Professor of Social Enterprise, USC Marshall School of Business; Founding Director, Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab (moderator)

2:35 pm


  • Bill Whitaker in conversation with Richelieu Dennis, Founder, CEO & Executive Chairman, Sundial Brands

2:45 pm

Introduction of “Collective strength”

  • Sarah Dembitz, Executive Director, UN Women UK

2:47 pm

Collective strength: Enhancing multi-sector partnerships to transform our world

Advancing social impact requires collaboration between business, governments, civil society, and the general public. What are the most forward-thinking partnership models that lead to measurable progress? How are brands aligning their efforts with the same spirit of partnership and pragmatism as the UN Sustainable Development Goals? How can nonprofit leaders partner across sectors and spheres to effect positive, sustained change for people and planet?


  • Kimberly Bryant, Founder and Executive Director, Black Girls CODE
  • Mariarosa Cutillo, Chief, Strategic Partnerships Branch, United Nations Population Fund
  • Michele Malejki, Global Head of Strategic Programs, Sustainability & Social Innovation, HP Inc.
  • Dr. Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief, New York Office, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (moderator)

3:17 pm


  • Hugh Lawson, Global Head of Institutional Client Strategy and ESG & Impact Investing, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

3:30 pm

Rich in value(s): Rising investor demand for inclusive and sustainable standards

The populist backlash against free trade and globalization, combined with widespread consumer demand for sustainable products and services, has created an investment landscape increasingly focused on social good. With the rapid growth of socially responsible investing, how are business leaders carrying out their mandate to elevate environmental and social issues, making them an integral part of the corporate mission? Discover how the world’s leading financial institutions are driving inclusive capitalism among their partners and portfolios.


  • Edward Farrington, Executive Vice President, Natixis Investment Managers
  • Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Founder and Chief Executive, Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism
  • Meggin Thwing Eastman, Executive Director, ESG Research, MSCI Inc.
  • Mark Besca, New York City Managing Partner, EY (moderator)

4:00 pm

Networking break

4:15 pm

Flash talk

  • Terry Tamminen, Chief Executive Officer, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

4:25 pm

Paradigm shift: New pathways for corporate social investment decisions

Corporations that build social responsibility into their DNA are discovering unprecedented financial returns—although it often requires taking the long view. How are organizations, engaged as either buyers or sellers, applying social good across their enterprises? We’ll answer that question by showcasing how innovative leaders are rethinking financial metrics to support long-term impact investments.


  • Douglas Beal, Partner & Director, Social Impact, The Boston Consulting Group
  • Tom Hogan, Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, CBS Corporation
  • Shamina Singh, Executive Vice President of Sustainability & President of the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
  • Ben Schiller, Staff Writer, Fast Company (moderator)

4:55 pm

Introducing Givewith

5:15 pm

Impact multiplier: Leveraging media and marketing for social good at scale

While the media and marketing industries continue to adjust to a disruptive business environment, the power of media to raise consciousness and create widespread awareness for global challenges has never been greater. Learn how innovative media companies, purpose-driven brands, and new technologies are delivering on the promise of social impact at scale.


  • Michelle Ebanks, President, Essence Communications, Inc.
  • M. Scott Havens, Global Head of Digital, Bloomberg Media Group
  • Kim Rubey, Global Head of Social Impact and Philanthropy, Airbnb
  • Damian Slattery, Vice President, Marketing, Fast Company (moderator)

5:45 pm

Closing Keynote

  • Shiza Shahid, Cofounder, Malala Fund; Founder, NOW Ventures

6:00 pm

Networking cocktail reception

  • Remarks by Amir Dossal. President, Global Partnerships Forum and Lucie Brigham, Chief of Office, United Nations Office for Partnerships

8:00 pm

End of forum