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How Do Businesses Face the Challenges of New Models Driven by Ethics, Citizenship and Sustainability?

Published 05-31-12

Submitted by The Conference Board

As investors, employees and business partners are increasingly demanding more transparent disclosure of ESG information, companies are increasingly looking at the strategic value of ESG and how to develop new business models and disruptive technologies incorporating ethics, citizenship and sustainability into the core strategy and business principals. 

At The Conference Board 2012 Citizenship and Sustainability Conference, taking place June 20 and 21 at The Fairfax at Embassy Row in Washington, DC, attendees will look at the future of the business model in both developed and emerging world markets with an eye to the impact helpful and disruptive technologies and social forces have on it. In addition, attendees will hear from leading organizations such as Keystone Foods, Altria, Alflac, IP, Westen Union Foundation, Mandarin Hotels Group, BASF, Ingersoll Rand, PWC, Xylem, Timberland, BT, JPMorgan Chase, Nestle Waters, HP, Domtar about subjects such as:

  • Managing global ethical business behavior
  • Best CRS Practices – human rights, biodiversity conservation, supply chain
  • Best practices in motivating consumer behavior change
  • Strategies around socially responsible investing
  • Nuclear energy industry and CSR

CSRwire members can save 20 percent off the attendance fee by using code DB1 at checkout.

More details of the conference can be found at www.conferenceboard.org/sustainability2012.

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