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CBSR's first Professional Network Group call of 2017, titled "Managing Risk Blindspots & Accelerating Social Outcomes" is intended for risk management and sustainability practitioners. Guest Speaker, Stephanie Garrett (INLE Social Performance), will provide insight into how recent landmark developments in the global conversation on climate change alongside high profile incidents related to supply chains have shone a spotlight on the connection between business activities and environmental and social impacts.

Widely endorsed, globally accepted standards and frameworks have been established to address these issues; however the challenge of operationalizing them remains. This webinar, presented by INLE Social Performance, will provide insights into emerging trends and issues related to social impact and demonstrate how a rights-based approach can be a powerful tool for managing your corporate risk "blindspots" and accelerating positive social outcomes.

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STEPHANIE GARRETT

With over a decade of international experience supporting organizations to advance their social performance, Stephanie is an established, Canadian expert contributing to the global conversation on business’ role in advancing human rights. A graduate of international development specialized in international human rights law from the London School of Economics and further trained in cross-sector partnership brokering and collaborative conflict resolution, Stephanie has worked in and consulted for the private, public and non-profit sectors. A partner of INLE Social Performance, Stephanie engages with executives and board directors to local teams and suppliers of leading brands in the food and agriculture, extractives, retail, tourism and finance industries, spanning the Americas, Asia and parts of Europe. She is passionate about bringing together stakeholders with diverse perspectives to achieve common goals within the context of a rapidly evolving landscape of social progress and sustainable development.

JOCELYN KELLN

A graduate of the University of Calgary, holding a Master of Arts in Communication and Culture, Jocelyn has held Senior Advisory roles in the energy sector in Stakeholder and Aboriginal Relations and Strategic Issues and Risk Management. A co-founder of INLE Social Performance, Jocelyn is a skilled stakeholder engagement professional with specific expertise in Indigenous relations and consultation in the energy industry. She has managed diverse, multi-stakeholder groups ranging from advisory boards to volunteer bodies in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Beginning her career as a commercial pilot in Northern Canada, she honed her situational awareness abilities: identifying, processing and comprehending critical information to manage risk and make decisions. Taking a rights-based approach to her work, Jocelyn has strengthened relationships, improved performance in stakeholder relations, and managed social risk.

INLE Social Performance is a dedicated Canadian business and human rights consultancy with global reach. Learn more about INLE and those presenting at www.inle.ca.

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