2019 Berkeley Sustainable Business & Investment Forum (BSBIF) | Oct 10-11

2019 BSBIF Keynote Speaker

Chip Bergh

Chief Executive Officer of Levi Strauss & Co.
Charting the Future of Corporate Governance



Inaugurated in 2015, the Berkeley Sustainable Business & Investment Forum focuses on the evolving concepts of risk management, capital allocation, and sustainable business practices with a focus on long-term value creation. It is a large convening of key players from business, the investment community, academia, and NGOs. It is a collaboration between Berkeley Law and the Berkeley Haas School of Business.



2019 BSBIF Agenda forthcoming

  • Reimagining corporate purpose
  • Increased transparency in financial disclosure
  • Income inequality and the role of corporate governance
  • Corporate culture and institutional investors
  • Shareholder wealth versus shareholder welfare
  • ESG and the board’s fiduciary duties
  • How corporate sustainability functions as risk monitoring


Program Details

Agenda forthcoming.
This is an invitation-only event.
To request an invitation please email bisi@berkeley.edu.


Investors, corporate executives, corporate counsel, and academics.


A convening of over 100 leaders in corporate sustainability.


October 10 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm (dinner) + October 11 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm (all day forum)


Wells Fargo Room, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

Chou Hall, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley


To bring together leaders in the investment community with corporate executives for in-depth discussions and debates on sustainable investment with the overall goal of removing barriers for companies to manage their businesses for long-term sustainable growth.


If you plan to drive, please allow additional time to locate a parking space and walk to the venue. The closest parking lot can be found at the Stadium Parking garage (2175 Gayley Road, Berkeley CA, 94720) at a daily rate of $25. You may reserve your parking in advance through this link.


Below are hotels located either on or within short walks to the university.

Bancroft Hotel

Address: 2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Phone: (800) 549-1002



Claremont Hotel

Address:  41 Tunnel Rd, Berkeley, CA 94705

Phone: (510) 843-3000

The Faculty Club

Address: UC Berkeley Campus, CA 94720

Phone: (510) 540-5678, ext. 0


Graduate Berkeley

Address: 2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: (510) 845-8981


Women’s Faculty Club

Address: UC Berkeley Campus, CA 94720

Phone: (510) 642-4175




Nearest Airports:

Oakland International Airport
1 Airport Dr, Oakland, CA 94621

San Francisco International Airport
Highway 101, San Francisco, CA 94128