Yale to Host Corporate Social Responsibility Workshop
New Haven, Conn., January 11, 2007—Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) experts from leading universities and organizations will gather at Yale to explore the latest research and trends in the field in a two-day workshop on January 13 and 14. The event is presented by The Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance, the Center for Business and Environment at Yale, the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and the Yale School of Management.
The “Exploratory Workshop on Research in Corporate Social Responsibility” will be held at the Yale School of Management in the General Motors Room of 55 Hillhouse Ave. from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on January 13 and 7:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. on January 14. The workshop is open to members of the media who register in advance by contacting Michele Grammatico, coordinator, MCCGP, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-432-8070.
Topics to be explored in the sessions include: “Defining CSR,” “Does CSR Make a Difference?,” “CSR Rules and Standards in Practice,” “Why Does Business Engage in CSR?,” “How Firms Manage CSR,” “Emergence of Rules,” and “CSR & the Corporation in Society.”
Participants in the workshop include scholars from Boston University, Columbia University, Duke University, Dartmouth College, University of Michigan, MIT, Stanford University,
Tel Aviv University, the University of California, the Yale School of Forestry & Environment Studies, and the Yale School of Management, managers from corporate sponsors Alcan, General Mills, International Finance Corporation, Forest Products Association of Canada, and Seventh Generation, as well as Benchmark Environmental Consulting, CNA Corporation, ISEAL Alliance, OECD, SustainAbility, among others.
For more information including a full agenda and participant bios and research summaries, please visit: http://environment.yale.edu.