This week in New York, corporate responsibility professionals from around the world have gathered at the BSR Conference 2010 to develop new and innovative strategies. On Wednesday, I led a discussion with Exxon Mobil, Levi Strauss, and SAP about how their companies are using investments in women to accomplish business goals. This morning's plenary speakers—Zainab Salbi of Women for Women International and Andrea Jung, CEO of Avon—reinforced the point. As Salbi put it: "Women need to be the center of the discussion, rather than in the margins of the discussion."

Originally posted on 2010 November 19 at #herproject, #news

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