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Spring 2007
February 6, 2007

Corporate Responsibility Council Brownbag Lunch
Corporate Agitator or Collaborator?: The Oxfam Approach to Corporate Engagement

Chris Jochnick, Director of Private Sector Engagement, Oxfam America

February 20, 2007

Visiting Practitioners Series
Mapping Impacts and Influence of International Business in Development

Mandy Cormack, former Vice President Corporate Responsibility/Head Corporate Relations London for Unilever

View Ms. Cormack's presentation from this event
View the report "Exploring the Links Between International Business and Poverty Reduction: A Case Study of Unilever in Indonesia"
View CSRI Report No. 12, The Role of Business in Society: An Agenda for Action

February 27, 2007

Visiting Practitioners Series
Investing in CSR: From Wall Street to Main Street

Graham Sinclair, Adjunct Visiting Professor, Center for Sustainable Enterprise, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina and Former Product Manager, KLD Research & Analytics

View Mr. Sinclair's presentation from this event

March 1, 2007

Business & Government Seminar Series
Business Ethics: The Law of Rules

Michael L. Michael, Chief Compliance Officer, IXIS Asset Management Global Associates, Inc.

View Mr. Michael's related paper, CSRI Working Paper No. 19
View Mr. Michael's presentation from this event.

March 8, 2007

Business & Government Seminar Series
Coming Clean and Cleaning Up?: Examining the Effects of Self-Policing

Michael Toffel, Assistant Professor of Business Administration,
Harvard Business School

A copy of the related paper is available at:

March 15, 2007


Business & Government Seminar Series
Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage

Daniel C. Esty, Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy, Yale University

March 20, 2007

Visiting Practitioners Series
The Private Sector's Role in Disaster Response and Recovery: Lessons from New Orleans

Elizabeth Fleming, CO2 Integration Manager, Former Director, Shell 'Coming Home' Project (New Orleans), Shell Exploration and Production

March 21, 2007

Corporate Responsibility Council Event
Green CSR: What’s the Role of Corporations in Addressing Environmental Challenges?

Bob Langert, Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility at McDonald’s
Gwen Ruta, Director of Corporate Partnerships for Environmental Defense
Dan Fiorino, Director of the National Environmental Performance Track at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Jane Nelson, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Kennedy School of Government, Moderator

April 4, 2007

Business & Government Seminar Series
The Rise of Global Reporting Initiative: Institutional Entrepreneurship in the Age of Shared Governance

Halina Szejnwald Brown, Professor of International Development, Community, and Environment, Clark University

View Prof. Brown's presentation from this event.

April 5, 2007


Business & Government Seminar Series
Creating Accountability: What do Business, Government, and Nonprofits have in Common?

Alnoor Ebrahim,
Visiting Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Please see related information in Prof. Ebrahim's new book, available here:

April 9, 2007      

Special Seminar
Business and Human Rights: Mapping International Standards of Responsibility and Accountability for Corporate Acts

John Ruggie, Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on business & human right

Co-sponsored by the Carr Center for Human Rights, the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government and the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative

April 10, 2007

Visiting Practitioners Series
Advancing Public Governance through Mutual Accountability Compacts

Simon Zadek,
Senior Fellow, M-RCBG at the Kennedy School of Government, and Founder and Director, AccountAbility

Dr. Simon Zadek is re-launching his award-winning book 'The Civil Corporation'. To see more information, click here.

View Dr. Zadek's presentation from this event.

April 10, 2007

Corporate Responsibility Council Event
Capitalism at the Crossroads

Stuart Hart, S.C. Johnson Chair of Sustainable Global Enterprise and Professor of Management, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University

View Prof. Hart's presentation from this event.

April 30, 2007

Visiting Practitioners Series
Mobilizing Responsible Business: Lessons from Europe

David Grayson,
Senior Fellow, M-RCBG at the Kennedy School of Government, and Chair and Founding Director, Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility at the Cranfield School of Management, UK

*Rescheduled for Fall 2007*      

Business & Government Seminar Series
Pedagogical vs Policing Approaches to Monitoring: What Really
Improves Labor Conditions?

Richard M. Locke, Alvin J. Siteman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Political Science at MIT Sloan and CSRI Visiting Scholar

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