NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine, in collaboration with the Corporate Responsibility Association (CRA) have teamed up to announce that the fifth annual COMMIT!Forum will be held October 21-22, 2015, at the TKP Conference Center in New York City. The COMMIT!Forum brings together hundreds of chief executives, corporate responsibility and sustainability officers, CSR practitioners and industry thought leaders to discuss a sustainable workforce and a responsible supply chain.
The Forum will feature a series of sessions that explore areas of conflict and common ground on the topics of corporate culture and reputation, diversity, philanthropy, innovation, capitalism, and sustainable prosperity across the public and private sectors in the United States and abroad.
An exclusive CEO panel moderated by Dan Hesse, former CEO of Sprint and leaders from LG Electronics USA Inc., Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., The Mosaic Company, Southwire Company and Xcel Energy will participate in a discussion about their experiences in creating an invigorating culture for corporate responsibility.
Additional panels will cover a broad range of topics including:
- Defining and Delivering the Return on Investment (ROI) from a Responsible Corporate Culture
- Materiality Assessments
- Migrating From Corporate Social Responsibility to Corporate Social Reputation
- De-mystifying Supply Chain Sustainability
- Accelerating HR's Role in Sustainability: The Next Big Step
- Shaping Economic Demand for Market Innovation & Sustainability
- Protecting Your Reputation and Your Business
- The Role of CSR Storytelling in Brand Management
The 2015 COMMIT!Forum will conclude with a celebratory dinner and comments from the winners of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 2015 CEO of the Year Award. This year's finalists include CEOs from Autodesk, Encore Wire Corp., Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., LG Electronics USA, Nerium International, NRG Energy, Prologis, The Mosaic Company, Universal Health Services and Xcel Energy.
Confirmed sponsors and partners of the Forum include: Campbell's, Cielo, e4e Relief, Ecolab, Intel, LG Electronics, MGM Resorts International, Mosaic, Pfizer, PwC, RobecoSAM, SmartWay Transport Partnership, STOP!T, Thomson Reuters, Thr!ve Farmers Coffee, Visa, Waste Management and Yum!
For more information on the COMMIT!Forum, please visit www.commitforum.com
About the COMMIT!Forum
Each year, COMMIT!Forum attracts: C-suite executives, Leaders in communications, CR and Sustainability professionals, Foundation heads, and Not-profit executives. This year's theme is COMMIT! To A Responsible Culture & Supply Chain. As an attendee you'll learn: how to run a more responsible business, how to build a more sustainable workforce and how to build a more responsible supply chain. Our competitive advantage? Access. Professionals who attend learn the latest best practices and how-to's from our hand-picked experts. And just as important, the COMMIT!Forum allows networking opportunities to engage with C-suite executives, CEOs, corporate communication pros, and CR professionals—industry leaders who can help our attendees achieve their professional goals.