News - 7 March 2012
07 Mar 2012
Release of 2011 Proceedings of the PRME co-sponsored Bentley Business Ethics Symposium; 2012 Dates AnnoucedRead More
The Proceedings from the PRME co-sponsored 2011 7th Bentley Global Business Ethics Symposium – Stakeholder Engagement in Practice: Global Challenges, Possibilities and Limitations – is now available and complimentary copies are available upon request. Simply send an email to Tony Buono (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a PDF copy.
The Symposium series brings together an international group of experts from academia and the corporate and NGO worlds for in-depth discussions of challenges and current practices in selected ethics, social responsibility and sustainability areas. The intent of the Symposium is to both learn and inform by:
- Exploring current practices in other institutions, countries and cultures,
- Identifying ways to enhance issues of ethics and corporate responsibility in business education and in outreach to the corporate community, and
- Disseminating this experience throughout the academic and practitioner worlds.
The 2011 Proceedings includes a keynote by Richard Lacaille, Global Chief Investment Officer, State Street Global Advisors, as well as overviews of the following program panels (unfortunately due to technical difficulties three of the concurrent panels were not captured):
- WELCOME: Bernard Belletante, Dean, Euromed Management; Jean-Pierre Bugada, Desk Officer for France and Monaco, United Nations Regional Information Center; Anthony F. Buono, Professor of Management and Sociology and Executive Director, Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility; and Lisle Ferreira, Manager, PRME Secretariat, UN Global Compact.
- The Parameters of Stakeholder Engagement: State of the Art: W. Michael Hoffman, Executive Director, Center for Business Ethics and Hieken Professor of Business & Professional Ethics, Bentley University; Isabelle Autissier, Chair, WWF France; Neil Barrett, Vice President Global CSR, Sodexo; Elisabeth Laville, CEO, Utopies; and Sybille Sachs, Head, Institute of Strategic Management: Stakeholder View, University of Applied Sciences Zurich, and Professor, University of Zurich.
- Successful Stakeholder Engagement: Ann Buchholtz, Professor of Leadership and Ethics, and Research Director, Institute for Ethical Leadership, Rutgers University; Dorothée Briaumont, CEO, Comité 21 ; Myriam Maestroni, CEO, Primagaz; Christophe Alliot, Administrator, Fair Trade International; and Jacob Park, Associate Professor of Business Strategy and Sustainability, Green Mountain College.
- Managing Stakeholder Relations: Trends, Governance, Challenges and Next Steps: Pascale Besses-Boumard, Editor-in-Chief, La Tribune; Mitch Leventhal, Vice Chancellor for Global Affairs, State University of New York (SUNY) System, and Senior Advisor on Academic Affairs, United Nations Global Compact (UNGC); Philippe Lévêque, Executive Director, CARE France; Nicolas Mounard, General Manager, Alter Eco; and Rajendra S. Sisodia, Professor of Marketing, Bentley University, and Co-founder and Chairman, Conscious Capitalism Institute.
Copies of the Proceedings from the earlier symposia are also available upon request: Ethics and Risk Management in a Global Environment (2005), Corporate Social Responsibility in the 21st Century: Coping with Globalization (2006), Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility: Different Sides of the Same Coin? A Comparison of European and North American Perspectives (2007), Ethics, Governance and Enterprise Risk Management: A Global Perspective (2008), Building Responsible Global Cultures: The Role of Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability (2009), and What is Sustainability? Differing Perspectives on Sustainable Business Practice in the Global Context. Information on these programs can be found at www.bentley.edu/events/symposium -- simply click on “Past Symposia.”
The program for the May 21, 2012 Symposium, Stakeholder Engagement in Practice: Global Challenges, Opportunities and Limitations, which will be held on the Bentley campus in Waltham, Massachusetts, can also be viewed at www.bentley.edu/events/symposium.
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