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Spring 2006
February 2, 2006
    Business & Government Seminar Series
Trust & Honesty: America's Business Culture at a Crossroads?

Tamar Frankel, Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law

Click here for Prof. Frankel's summary
February 6, 2006
    Visiting Practitioners Program
Dialogue with Celina Gorre, Technical Manager, Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS

Ms. Gorre will speak about the corporate social responsibility industry, the business response to the AIDS crisis, and searching for jobs in the field.
February 6, 2006
    Visiting Practitioners Program
Dialogue with Mandy Cormack, Former Head, Corporate Responsibility, Unilever
March 1 , 2006
   

Special Event
Business Solutions to the Challenges of Public Diplomacy:
A Humble Beginning


Keith Reinhardt, Business for Diplomatic Action John Zogby, Zogby International

Moderated by CSRI Faculty Chair, Prof. John Ruggie

Event organized by Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government

For more information click here.

March 4 , 2006    

Special Event
Business as a Partner in Addressing Global Health Challenges

Jane Nelson, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Kennedy School of Government, Panel Chair
Judy Ozbun, Associate Director, Community Affairs, Genzyme
Michael Jarvis, Corporate Responsibility Specialist, Business, Competitiveness and Development Program, World Bank Institute
Tamara Bekefi, Research Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Kennedy School of Government

A workshop session organized by the Social Enterprise Initiative for the Harvard Business School's Social Enterprise Conference 2006.

March 9, 2006
    Business & Government Seminar Series
Regulating NonProfits

Marion Fremont-Smith, Senior Research Fellow, Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, John F. Kennedy School of Government
March 10, 2006
    Visiting Practitioners Program
CSR in Brazil: Key Trends and Leadership Practices

Ricardo Young Silva, Director, UniEthos, Instituto Ethos
March 16, 2006
    Business & Government Seminar Series
Getting In and Gaining Influence: How Less Powerful Groups Within A Firm Can Advance a Socially Responsible Agenda

Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Assistant Professor, Organizational Behavior, Boston University School of Management
April 8, 2006     Special Event
Fair Trade: Turning the Pyramid Upside Down

Jennifer Nash, Executive Director, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Kennedy School of Government, Panel Chair
Rodney North, Equal Exchange
Martha Jimenez, VP for Policy and Development, TransFair USA
Simon Cutts, Bulk Foods Manager, Wild Oats Markets
Michael Hiscox, Professor of Government, Harvard University

A panel organized by the Corporate Responsibility Council for the annual Harvard International Development Conference.

April 13, 2006
    Business & Government Seminar Series
Transnational Corporations and Human Rights: An Interim Report

John G. Ruggie, Weil Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government and Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government
April 20, 2006
    CSRI Special Event
The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power and Politics of World Trade

Pietra Rivoli, Associate Professor, McDonough School of Business Georgetown University, Keynote Speaker
John Ruggie, Faculty Chair, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Kennedy School of Government, Moderator
Richard Cooper, Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Harvard University
Sven Beckert, Professor of American History, Harvard University

A panel organized by the Corporate Responsibility Council

April 27, 2006
    Business & Government Seminar Series
Global Standards of Corporate Conduct: What are the Prospects?

Lynn S. Paine, John G. McLean Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
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