New York, NY (June 16, 2014) – The Leitner Center is delighted to have held its inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Course. From June 2nd to June 4th, speakers from across industries and sectors including Morgan Stanley, Google, PVH Corp., Barclays, Unilever, Falcon Management, Siemens, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Stroz Friedberg, Ropes & Gray, Enodo Rights, Persistent Energy Partners, Etsy, Purpose, FINCA Microfinance Holding Company LLC, United Nations Global Compact, Social Accountability International, American Bar Association Human Rights Center, American Sustainable Business Council and Fordham Law School, among many others, explored the myriad dimensions of corporate citizenship today. The three day intensive program provided attendees from across the corporate, legal and NGO sectors with a robust understanding of the recent developments in CSR law and practice, and introduced them to a range of practical instruments and mechanisms for navigating this challenging terrain. Highlights of the program included:
The full course program can be accessed here.
The Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Course was the first in a series of programs to be held by the Leitner Center’s new CSR Program to help lawyers and companies understand recent developments in CSR and examine the challenges and opportunities present for companies and stakeholders as they strive to improve their social and environmental footprint and develop sustainable business practices.
For information on the CSR Program or CSR Leadership Course series, please contact Emily Smith Ewing, PVH Corp. Fellow in Corporate Social Responsibility, firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-636-7159.