BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harvard Business Review announced its first-ever HBR Live conference, Leaders Who Make a Difference, to be held virtually on April 8, 2021. The theme is “Driving Purpose and Profits in an Uncertain World.”
A one-day conference hosted by HBR’s editors, HBR Live will convene powerful global CEOs and trailblazers who have made corporate social responsibility a priority—and succeeded at transforming their companies and, in some cases, their industries.
The daylong program of provocative interviews, interactive sessions, and expert-led masterclasses will inspire and equip company leaders with proven strategies to drive positive change in their own organizations.
Speakers and sessions will include (partial list):
Ajay Banga, Executive Chairman and Former CEO of Mastercard, on financial inclusion and balancing purpose with profits
Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, on committing to an eco-friendly future
Albert Bourla, Chairman and CEO of Pfizer, on doing science swiftly but safely and equitably
Marvin Ellison, President and CEO of Lowe’s, on creating good, sustainable jobs and managing a supply chain
Anne Wojcicki, Co-founder and CEO of 23andMe, on navigating the ethics of an emerging industry
Vernā Myers, Vice President of Inclusion Strategy at Netflix, on moving toward a more inclusive workplace
Rebecca Henderson, Professor at Harvard Business School and author of Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire, on protecting the climate and democracy
Marcus Buckingham, Head of ADP Research Institute and author of Nine Lies About Work, on teams that achieve
Visit https://hbr.org/hbrlive for the agenda and complete list of confirmed speakers.
The title sponsor of HBR Live is Deloitte.
Media who would like to cover the event should contact Amy Poftak at email@example.com.
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