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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and former Sen. Paul Sarbanes join David Stockman, President Reagan’s Budget Director, and Joan Blades, Co-Founder of MoveOn.org, to headline this year’s Forum
Submitted by: SharedXpertise
Posted: Jun 19, 2012 – 10:10 AM EST
EDISON, N.J., Jun. 19 /CSRwire/ - Corporate Responsibility Magazine today announced the agenda for its 2012 COMMIT!Forum event, including topics for plenary sessions, working groups and—new for this year—the UnConvention. The Forum, taking place October 2-3 in New York City, is an annual conference that brings together the world’s leaders shaping the face of corporate responsibility to tackle the tough issues surrounding the role of business in society and recognize the important commitments that companies and their NGO partners are making to change the world.
Some of the most anticipated sessions scheduled for the COMMIT!Forum include:
Additionally, the Forum will feature a unique UnConvention bringing left, right, and center together to find common ground and effective solutions to society’s toughest challenges including:
“There is a lot of excitement building around this year’s program,” said Forum Chairman Richard Crespin. “We are confident that it will shine a spotlight on the innovative ways business is positively impacting society and the environment plus provide a knowledge-sharing platform to inform new partnerships and commitments that will change the world.”
These are just some of the many notable sessions at the 2012 Forum. Over 800 total attendees – C-suite executives, heads of corporate responsibility, sustainability officers, investment analysts, NGO and government leaders, academics, and more – will convene at the Cipriani Wall Street for two days to make commitments that change the world. The complete agenda can be found at www.commitforum.com.
Thanks go to Forum sponsors AHA!, AT&T, Brown Flynn, Deloitte, Mosaic, and State Street for their support.
About the COMMIT!Forum (http://www.commitforum.com/)
The COMMIT!Forum, calls people to commit to changing the world. How? By inspiring, educating, and engaging them in ways that prepare them to make the commitments necessary to change themselves and their organizations. The path to COMMIT, which began on April 17th at the New York Stock Exchange with the announcement of CR Magazine’s 13th Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens, culminates October 2-3 in New York City at the Forum and continues well beyond through commitments people make there.
About CR Magazine (www.thecro.com)
CR Magazine is the voice of the corporate responsibility profession covering case studies, best practices, and trends in the 5 primary segments of the CR profession: a) Governance, Risk, Compliance, b) environmental sustainability c) Corporate Social Responsibility, d) philanthropy, and e) workforce/diversity.