CSR Board

Kickoff Meetings

Los Angeles | February 26, 2019
Chicago | April 2, 2019
Washington, D.C. | April 9, 2019
New York | April 11, 2019

Here’s what you need to know for the Kickoff Meetings. Please RSVP below.

Los Angeles – Meeting Closed

Agenda:

  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM — Kickoff Dinner (night before)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM — Breakfast Discussions
  • 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM — Facilitated Conversations
  • 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM — Lunch Discussions
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM — Small Group Discussions

Details:

  • Convene — 333 S Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071.
  • 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Discussions start promptly at 8:00 AM, please be on time.

Who attended:

Best Buy, Capital Group, Cisco, Disney-ABC Television Group, Experian, Henry Schein, Herbalife International of America, IBM, Illumina, Lamb Weston, Ross Stores, Stryker, Synopsys, UnitedHealth Group, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group.

Chicago – April 2, 2019

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Agenda:

  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM — Kickoff Dinner (night before)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM — Breakfast Discussions
  • 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM — Facilitated Conversations
  • 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM — Lunch Discussions
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM — Small Group Discussions

Details:

  • Kickoff Dinner: Beatrix – Streeterville (671 N St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611).
  • Meeting Venue: Convene (16 West Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60603).
  • 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Discussions start promptly at 8:00 AM, please be on time.

Who’s Attending (so far):

Ace Hardware, Adtalem Global Education, Astrazeneca, Beam Suntory, Crate and Barrel, Essendant, Hill-Rom Holdings, Hyatt, IBM, and Morningstar.

Washington, D.C. – April 9, 2019

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Agenda:

  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM — Kickoff Dinner (night before)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM — Breakfast Discussions
  • 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM — Facilitated Conversations
  • 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM — Lunch Discussions
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM — Small Group Discussions

Details:

  • Convene (1800 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA 22102).
  • 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Discussions start promptly at 8:00 AM, please be on time.

Who’s Attending (so far):

Coming soon.

New York – April 11, 2019

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Agenda:

  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM — Kickoff Dinner (night before)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM — Breakfast Discussions
  • 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM — Facilitated Conversations
  • 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM — Lunch Discussions
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM — Small Group Discussions

Details:

  • AMA Conference Center (1601 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10019).
  • 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Discussions start promptly at 8:00 AM, please be on time.

Who’s Attending (so far):

Coming soon.

Important Notes

  1. Only RSVP if you can definitely attend. This is a structured conversation with facilitators and limited seats. (If you can’t make it, please give us enough warning to invite someone from the waitlist.)
  2. This meeting is confidential. You will be required to agree to our confidentiality rules when you register.

FAQ

Who’s going to be there?

Everyone in the room will be leading a corporate social responsibility program at a big company. This is a meeting for people like you, with jobs like yours, at companies like yours — and problems like yours.

No vendors, sponsors, press, small businesses, or junior / front-line staff allowed.

Attendees will be from member companies and invited guests from similarly-sized companies.

What are we going to discuss?

You’ll get candid, honest insights from experienced peers. Bring a list of the things you’re working on right now. We’d love to help.

Some early topics that have been suggested include:

  • Earning buy-in and support for your initiatives
  • Charitable giving
  • Reporting and how you’re sharing it with key stakeholders or shareholders
  • CSR’s impact on brand and reputation
  • Disaster preparedness and recovery — disaster relief efforts; supporting your people

What’s the format?

Here’s an explanation of the format from one of our other meetings. We’ve been running similar meetings for the past 12 years — it’s a very efficient format to get high value in limited time.

Why is there no fee and who is funding this?

The CSR Board is a community for people leading corporate social responsibility at the world’s biggest companies. We have members-only meetings about four times a year. Because our meetings are confidential, we host smaller meetings for guests to see what we do. In total transparency, we think you’re going to love it and will want to join the community.

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NOTE: ALL REGISTRATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO REVIEW

Submitting this form does not mean you’ve been approved for the meeting — do not book your travel yet.

This is a private meeting for CSR Board members and invited guests. All registrations are subject to approval at the sole discretion of Board.org.