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Young Leaders Conference: Possibilities & Pitfalls of Corporate Social Responsibility

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Courtesy of World Affairs Council of Atlanta
Thursday March 14, 2019 08:00 AM EDT
Cost: $40
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From the venue:

Now in its 11th year, the World Affairs Council of Atlanta Young Leaders’ Conference is back!

In the new millennium young people – professionals, students, artists, celebrities, and civilians alike – have taken to the streets in droves to push for social change at all levels. The visibility of movements like #OccupyWallStreet, #BlackLivesMatter, #MeToo, and #TimesUp, just to name a few, makes it impossible for any corporation to deny the importance of integrating corporate social responsibility into their business plans.

On March 14, 2019 at the Metro Atlanta Chamber, the World Affairs Council of Atlanta Young Leaders invite you to explore the Possibilities and Pitfalls of Corporate Social ResponsibilityKeynote speakers and panelists from diverse and global companies will shed light on how these movements and other key evolvements in political and international affairs have shaped what we know as corporate social responsibility.

Speakers include:

  • Mary Ann Kessenich, Senior Vice President, Community Relations, Bank of America
  • Lain Shakespeare, Corporate Citizenship Director, Mailchimp
  • Dan Reid, Environmental Program Manager, Responsible Business Alliance
  • Signi Schneider, International CSR Thought Leader
  • Scott Brown, Senior Director, Community Affairs, Georgia-Pacific LLC
  • Omar Rodriguez-Vila, Associate Professor in the Practice of Marketing, Emory University
  • Edward Queen, Director of the Ethics and Servant Leadership and Organizational and Corporate Ethics Programs, Emory Center for Ethics
  • Richard Lorenc, Executive Vice-President, Foundation for Economic Education
  • Jeffrey Smith, Audit & Attest Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP.

More speakers to be announced.

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Atlanta Chamber Of Commerce
235 Andrew Young International Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 586-8513
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