2018TOP 100Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leaders

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Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leaders

A Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leader embodies corporate social responsibility, and uses their influence to help others establish or improve their corporate social responsibility programs. Their efforts contribute to improvements throughout global supply chains, helping individuals and companies make a positive difference.

Introducing This year's Influence Leaders

Assent Compliance congratulates the 2018 Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leaders on this year’s list. Your contributions to corporate social responsibility are outstanding.

Laura Chapman Rubbo

Director, Responsible Governance & Supply Chain

The Walt Disney Company
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#1 Laura Chapman Rubbo

Laura Chapman Rubbo leads policy development for human rights, international labor standards, responsible supply chain management and product integrity at the Walt Disney Company. Among her many responsibilities, Laura conducts issue and policy analysis, and she co-led the creation of Disney's human rights policy. She also oversees Disney’s Supply Chain Investment Program to innovate in supply chain monitoring and improvement.

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#2 Lydia Hultquist

With more than 20 years of supply chain experience, Lydia Hultquist is an expert in procurement, materials management and new program implementation, with a particular focus on human trafficking. She founded the Silicon Valley Conflict Minerals and Human Trafficking Forum, and has been a member of the Slavery & Trafficking Risk Template (STRT) Development Committee since 2017.

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#3 Lisa Jackson

Formerly the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa Jackson now serves as head of Apple's sustainability and social responsibility initiatives. In 2018, she received the Environmental Law Institute’s Environmental Achievement Award for leading Apple's efforts to minimize its environmental impact. Additionally, she is responsible for Apple's education policy programs, such as ConnectED, which provides devices to students and teachers at underserved schools.

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Lisa Jackson

Vice President, Environment, Policy & Social Initiatives

Apple
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Lydia Hultquist

Business Development Manager

EMR CPR
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#4 Kate Brandt

As Google's Sustainability Officer, Kate Brandt is responsible for the company's strategic sustainability initiatives. Formerly, she served as a Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of Energy in the Office of the Under Secretary for Science and Energy, where she played a key role in establishing the office and executing the President’s Climate Action Plan. She also served under President Obama as the Nation’s first Chief Sustainability Officer, promoting sustainability across federal government operations.

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Kate Brandt

Sustainability Officer

Google
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#5 Tim Mohin

As Chief Executive of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Tim Mohin leads the effort to integrate sustainability into the decision-making processes of organizations around the world. In the past, he served as Chairman of the Board for the Responsible Business Alliance (formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition) and was a member of the steering committee for the Responsible Minerals Initiative (formerly the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative).

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Boris Kamstra

CEO

Alphamin Resources Corp
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#6 Boris Kamstra

Boris Kamstra is the CEO of Alphamin Resources Corp, an organization committed to opening the first large, conflict-free commerical tin mine in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Under Mr. Kamstra's leadership, Alphamin promotes community development, safety, health and environmentally sound practices, and Alphamin's activities are bringing substantial benefit to local communities in the DRC.

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Tim Mohin

Chief Executive

Global Reporting Initiative
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#7 Rose Stuckey Kirk

Rose Stuckey Kirk is the Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer at Verizon, where she leads the company's initiatives to improve societal issues such as education, healthcare and energy management. In her role, she also serves as President of the Verizon Foundation, which delivers mobile and cloud technology to underserved populations around the world. Additionally, Kirk sits on the board of directors of Dress for Success Worldwide, and is a member of Jack and Jill America.

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Charlene Lake

Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, & Chief Sustainability Officer

AT&T
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#8 Charlene Lake

Charlene Lake leads AT&T’s philanthropic and volunteer programs, and works to connect social needs with business objectives. Charlene serves on the board of trustees and as a secretary of the National Urban League (NUL), the board of directors and executive committee of the Public Affairs council, the board of directors of America’s Promise Alliance and the board of directors of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. Additionally, she is an adviser to the Institute for Economic Empowerment for Women.

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Rose Stuckey Kirk

Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer & President of the Verizon Foundation

Verizon
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#9 Julia Litvak

As Director of Medtronic's Responsible Supply Management Program, Julia Litvak leads a team that ensures the company follows industry best practices and complies with regulatory and customer requirements. She specializes in the development of responsible sourcing and supply chain programs, with a focus on conflict mineral compliance and human rights.

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#10 Michael R. Littenberg

In his practice, Michael Littenberg advises on compliance with U.S. and EU conflict minerals regulations, responsible sourcing and a variety of other corporate social responsibility regulations. He also advises clients on disclosure and compliance with legal requirements, the construction and implementation of compliance programs, mitigating client litigation, and NGO and socially responsible investor risk. He often shares his expertise in online corporate social responsibility (CSR)-related publications, and at industry conferences and events.

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Michael R. Littenberg

Partner

Ropes & Gray LLP
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Julia Litvak

Director, Responsible Supply Management Program

Medtronic
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Kristen Sullivan

Partner
Deloitte

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Carly Oboth

Policy Advisor
Global Witness

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Paul Polman

CEO
Unilever

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Kathleen McLaughlin

Chief Sustainability Officer & President of the Walmart Foundation
Walmart Foundation

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Carrie George

Director of Responsible Sourcing of Materials
Brilliant Earth

#16

Hamish Gray

Senior Vice President, Corporate Services
Keysight Technologies

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Icema D. Gibbs

Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
JetBlue Airways

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Kara Hartnett Hurst

Head of Worldwide Sustainability
Amazon

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Peter McAllister

Ethical Trade Initiative
Executive Director

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About the List

The Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leaders List is independently researched by Lucas Taylor, University of Notre Dame MBA and LDT Consulting, on behalf of Assent Compliance. Many factors are included in the scoring criteria. Using the developed scoring algorithm, participants are added to the list and adjusted based on individual research by LDT Consulting. This list is revised annually to reflect the evolving regulatory landscape, and is an amalgamation of the former Top 100 Conflict Minerals Influence Leaders List and the Top 100 Human Trafficking & Slavery Influence Leaders List.

View the Past Influence Leaders Lists

The Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Leaders List is independently researched by Lucas Taylor, University of Notre Dame MBA and LDT Consulting, on behalf of Assent Compliance. Many factors are included in the scoring criteria. Using the developed scoring algorithm, participants are added to the list and adjusted based on individual research by LDT Consulting. This year’s list is an amalgamation of the former Top 100 Conflict Minerals Influence Leaders List and the Top 100 Human Trafficking and Slavery Influence Leaders List. Download last year’s lists:

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About the Author

Lucas Taylor has focused his career on providing strategic insights across industries, from office supplies to semiconductors. His portfolio includes clients ranging from Fortune 500s to Wall Street to start-ups. His curiosity and devotion to sound decision-making help clients in their professional endeavors and research projects.

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