2014 Kellogg School of Management/Aspen Institute Business and Society Leadership Summit Filling the Governance Gap: Aligning Enterprise and Advocacy #CorpGovGap


Thursday, February 27, 2014


5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Check-in: James L. Allen Center Lobby, Evanston

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Welcome reception

6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Welcome: Daniel Diermeier, IBM Distinguished Professor of Regulation and Competitive Practice, Kellogg School of Management; Judy Samuelson, Executive Director, Aspen Business and Society Program

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Opening dinner and Keynote speaker – Jose Luis Prado, President, Quaker Foods, North America, PepsiCo "Performance with Purpose: Building a Sustainable 21st Century Company"

Friday, February 28, 2014


7:00 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.
Continental breakfast: James L. Allen Center Lobby, Evanston

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction: Daniel Diermeier, IBM Distinguished Professor of Regulation and Competitive Practice, Kellogg School of Management

8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Panel – “When Public Institutions Fail: The Rise of Private Governance”

Companies are increasingly asked to assume the role of governments. The rise of social media, globalization, and ever increasing expectations of companies has created new business challenges for globally operating companies. This panel features corporate and academic experts analyzing the rise of private governance and its implications for global commerce.

Panelists: Roxanne Decyk, former EVP of Global Government Affairs and member, Executive Committee, Royal Dutch Shell Plc; corporate director at Snap-on Inc, Alliant Techsystems, Petrofac Ltd and Ensco Plc; and director, Business for Social Responsibility and Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, where she also serves as president; Harlan Loeb, Global Practice Chair, Crisis & Risk Management, Edelman; Daniel Diermeier, Kellogg School of Management

Moderator: David Austen-Smith, Peter G. Peterson Chair in Corporate Ethics, Kellogg School of Management

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Networking break

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Panel – “Between Challenge and Cooperation: Influencing Corporate Action for Good”

Globally operating NGOs are one of the key drivers of private regulation. This panel brings together leading NGOs with academic experts to discuss the growing impact of NGOs on corporate conducts and its social and economic consequences.

Panelists: Jason Clay, SVP Market Transformation, World Wildlife Fund; Chris Jochnick, Director of Private Sector Department, Oxfam America; Brayden King, Associate Professor, Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management; Philip D. Radford, Executive Director, Greenpeace USA

Moderator: Sarah Murray, journalist and author

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch and a conversation with Jim Rogers, retired Chairman of the Board and CEO, Duke Energy. Interviewed by Judy Samuelson, Executive Director, Aspen Business and Society Program

1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Networking break

1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Panel – “Navigating Public and Private Governance in Global Commerce”

Private solutions to public problems create new governance challenges ranging from legal implications to questions of legitimacy. This panel of experts investigates the challenges of designing and implementing private governance solutions.

Panelists: Ben Packard, Nature Conservancy Corporate Engagement; formerly Starbucks VP Global Responsibility; Michael P. Vandenberg, David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law, Vanderbilt Law School; Co-director, Energy, Environment, and Land Use Program; Director, Climate Change Research Network; Corey Brinkema, President, Forest Stewardship Council US; Bruce Lourie, President, The Ivey Foundation

Moderator: Roben Farzad, Bloomberg Businessweek contributor

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Speaker – T.J. Whalen,Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, “(Non) Profit Partnerships: Making Collaboration a Competitive Advantage”

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wrap-up and next steps: Daniel Diermeier, Kellogg School of Management