Submitted by Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI)
SAN DEIGO, CA. - March 26, 2009 - In today's economy, executives in corporate social responsibility (CSR) must rise to the challenges of performing better with less, proving benefit to the company's bottom line and boosting strategic goals. The CSR Performance Summit, hosted by the Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI) and taking place in New York City May 11-13, 2009, will focus on the skills, tools and case studies to help CSR professionals meet these challenges.
Sponsored by Dell and Net Impact in partnership with Dell, the conference will provide timely, practical information that CSR professionals can’t afford to miss. Participants will solidify their CSR foundation, refine communications strategies, and arm themselves with ideas to maximize their efforts, creating better, stronger programs and companies.
"We're pleased to offer this event just when the field needs it most, and grateful for terrific partners like Dell and NetImpact," said GSMI President Luke Vinci. "With the focus on strategy, innovation, and results, this conference is a perfect way for executives to raise the bar for their CSR programs and their business."
The only event of its kind, the CSR Performance Summit will feature case studies, panels, and networking sessions with executives from some of the top responsible companies, including Dell, Jones Lang LaSalle, Campbell Soup Company, Sodexo, Office Depot, Seventh Generation, FedEx, and Waste Management. Dave Stangis of Campbell Soup Company, will discuss Campbell's new CSR platform and staying focused in times of difficulty. Mary Wong, president of Office Depot Foundation, will address methods to maximize philanthropic dollars. Edna Conway of Cisco Systems will speak about greening the supply chain. Participants will leave with the tools to: