CSRHub Co-Founders Bahar Gidwani and Cynthia Figge are very busy these days! You can catch up with them at one of the following events where they are speaking or attending:
CSRHub CEO and Co-founder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at Sustainable Brand’s New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference, September 27-28, 2012 at The Wharton School in Philadelphia, PA. Bahar will be on a discussion panel, The Evolution of Sustainability Standards. See more information. The first 10 people to register for SB’s New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference and let us know will receive a 25% discount on a subscription to CSRHub! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the discount link.
Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at CR Magazine’s COMMIT!Forum, Good Business Makes the Difference, October 2-3, 2012 in New York, NY. Joining Bahar’s conference panel, Assuring Sustainability, will be executives from Intel, UPS and the Global Reporting Initiative. See more information. Register to attend COMMIT!Forum today using ID Code: CSRHUB at www.eiseverywhere.com/commit2012?discountcode=CSRHUB, to enjoy one of two special offers from CSRHub valued up to $225!
CSRHub will also participate in GRI/Sustainability trainings with:
- BrownFlynn, GRI Training, September 25-26 in Palo Alto, CA.
- ISOS Group, GRI Training, September 27-28 in Honolulu, HI. CSRHub COO and Co-founder Cynthia Figge will be speaking.
- CSE (Centre for Sustainability and Excellence) CSR Practitioner Training, October 29-30 in Atlanta.
Stay tuned for more speaking announcements next week!
Bahar Gidwani is a Cofounder and CEO of CSRHub. Formerly, he was the CEO of New York-based Index Stock Imagery, Inc, from 1991 through its sale in 2006. He has built and run large technology-based businesses and has experience building a multi-million visitor Web site. Bahar holds a CFA, was a partner at Kidder, Peabody & Co., and worked at McKinsey & Co. Bahar has consulted to both large companies such as Citibank, GE, and Acxiom and a number of smaller software and Web-based companies. He has an MBA (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School and a BS in Astronomy and Physics (magna cum laude) from Amherst College. Bahar races sailboats, plays competitive bridge, and is based in New York City.
Cynthia Figge, Cofounder and COO of CSRHub is a forerunner and thought leader in the corporate sustainability movement. In 1996 she co-founded EKOS International, one of the first consultancies integrating sustainability and corporate strategy. Cynthia has worked with major organizations including BNSF, Boeing, Coca-Cola, Dow Jones, Noranda and REI to help craft sustainability strategy integrated with business. She was an Officer of LIN Broadcasting/McCaw Cellular leading new services development, and started a new “Greenfield” mill with Weyerhaeuser. She serves as Advisor to media and technology companies, and served as President of the Board of Sustainable Seattle. Cynthia has an MBA from Harvard Business School. Cynthia is based in the Seattle area.