Friday July 31, 2009 | Corporate Social ResponsibilityJuly 30, 2009 at 8:23 am | Posted in Coming Up | 6 Comments
Companies large and small in Charlotte and nationwide, are making moves toward social responsibility in their businesses. Proponents of corporate social responsibility say there is a strong business case for operating in a way that focuses on ethical standards, self-regulation and sustainability, but does it detract from the fundamental, bottom line role of the business? We’ll talk about what some companies are doing to promote the ideal of sustainability and self-regulation and whether these practices are proving to be successful.
Stephen Jordan – VP, Business Civic Leadership Center, US Chamber of Commerce
Ruth Kinzey – Corporate Reputation Strategist, Founder of The Kinzey Company