What's The Point of Corporate Responsibility? To Be Debated at the Ethical Corporation Europe 2004 Conference On May 11-12
Submitted by Reuters Events Sustainable Business
London, UK - The Ethical Corporation Europe 2004 conference will take place on May 11-12, 2004 in London and this year will debate the hot button issues in corporate responsibility. The Ethical Corporation Europe conference is Europe's largest Corporate Responsibility conference and takes place in central London every year.
The conference is now in its 3rd year and since 2002 has been attended by more than five hundred senior managers, journalists, NGOS and other speakers from a variety of top global companies and leading organisations.
In 2004 the theme is a topical and divisive one: "What's the point of corporate responsibility?"
The event this year, through interactive debate, Q and small discussion groups, will tackle issues such as:
What makes a responsible corporate leader?
What should the role of business in society really be? - how does CR change that?
Corporate responsibility: Is there really a business case?
Regulation: The need for sensible debate
Litigation risk: Are you sitting on time bomb?
Investors: How to attract and retain their money
Future issues and risks - what are people going to be worried about next?
Breakout sessions and discussion groups on:
Supplier Engagement Worker Conditions
Is NGO engagement worth it?
Materiality and non-financial reporting
Human Rights the UN Norms
Auditing the supply chain and who should pay
That's enough codes! - Practical tips on wading through the quagmire of codes and standards
Reputation Trust in brands
Limits to responsibilities
How can Foreign Direct Investment trigger sustainable development?
Practical management of core issues: learning by doing
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