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Fall 2007
         
September 18, 2007

CSRI Special Fall Kickoff Event
Corporate Social Responsibility: What does it mean? Where is it headed? Why should we care?

Brian Burke, Director, State Government Affairs, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Corporation
Reeta Roy, Divisional Vice President, Global Citizenship and Policy, Abbott Laboratories
Sandra Waddock, Professor of Management, Boston College Carroll School of Management
Allen White, Director, Corporation 20/20 and Senior Advisor, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)
Jane Nelson, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Kennedy School of Government, Moderator

         

September 27, 2007


   

Business & Government Seminar Series
Virtue out of Necessity? Policing vs. Pedagogy in the Improvement of Labor Conditions in Global Supply Chains
Richard M. Locke, Alvin J. Siteman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Political Science at MIT Sloan

View Prof. Locke's presentation from this session.

October 1, 2007

  Mark Kramer  

Business & Government Seminar Series
The End of Government As We Know It: Making Public Policy Work

Elaine Kamarck, Lecturer in Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

         
October 9, 2007
     

Visiting Practitioners Series
Viva Glam: Building Partnerships to tackle HIV/AIDS

Nancy Mahon, Executive Director, MAC AIDS Fund and Vice President, MAC Cosmetics

View Ms. Mahon's presentation from this session.

         
October 22, 2007
     

New Directions in Regulation Seminar Series
The EU Emissions Trading Scheme

A. Denny Ellerman, Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management, MIT

Read related paper: Over-Allocation or Abatement? A Preliminary Analysis of the EU ETS Based on the 2005-06 Emissions Data

         
November 1, 2007

     

Business & Government Seminar Series
Public-Private Partnerships: Navigating the Intersection of Public and Private Value

Alan Trager, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy and Senior Fellow at the
Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government
, Harvard University

         
November 5, 2007
     

New Directions in Regulation Seminar Series
Proposal for a U.S. Cap-and-Trade System to Address Global Climate Change:  A Sensible and Practical Approach to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Robert N. Stavins, Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government and Director, Harvard Environmental Economics Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Read Prof. Stavins' related paper: A U.S. Cap-and-Trade System to Address Global Climate Change

         
November 8, 2007
     

New Directions in Regulation Seminar Series
Global Warming Litigation: The Supreme Court's Decision in Massachusetts v. EPA and its implications

Jody Freeman, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Read related paper: Massachusetts v. EPA: From Politics to Expertise

         
November 28, 2007
     

Business & Government Seminar Series
Does It Pay to Be Good? Looking Back (and Ahead) at Research on Corporate Social and Financial Performance

Joshua Margolis, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

and

Hillary Anger Elfenbein, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Read related paper at: www.ksg.harvard.edu/m-rcbg/papers/seminars/margolis_november_07.pdf

         
*RESCHEDULED FOR SPRING 2008*
     

Business & Government Seminar Series
Consumer Demand for Labor Standards: Experiments with Ethical Labeling of Imported Products

Michael Hiscox, Professor of Government, Harvard University

Read Prof. Hiscox's related paper at: www.ksg.harvard.edu/m-rcbg/papers/seminars/hiscox_november_07.pdf

         

December 6, 2007


     

Business & Government Seminar Series
Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: Assessing the functionality of industry self-regulatory institutions

Andrew King, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth University

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