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Symposium on Corporate Social Responsibility

Mount St. Mary's University's Bolte School of Business takes pride in presenting the Symposium on Corporate Responsibility. The subject serves as a bridge between a strong business and economics programs, and the University's traditional emphasis on the liberal arts.

Corporate Social Responsibility Symposium

Symposium 2017 coming in the Fall


Past Events

2016 • Lecture: Business Ethics and White Collar Crime with Weston Smith, former CFO of the Fortune 500 company Healthsouth Corporation

2015 •  Panel Discussion: The Ethics & Economy of Healthcare in America

2014 • Panel Discussion: NFL Concussions, Who's Responsible, Who Pays?

2013 • Lecture: Where am I Wearing: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People that Make Our Clothes with Kelsey Timmerman, investigative reporter.

2012 • Panel Discussion: Occupy Wall Street and Corporate Social Responsibility

2011 • Lecture: Made in China: Blood, Sweat and Tears? with Katie Quan, Labor Expert and Associate Chair; University of California, Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education. Institute for Research on Labor and Employment.

2010 • Panel Discussion: H2Over: What Happens When the Earth's Well Runs Dry?

2009 • Panel Discussion: Bailout Bonanza: Where Does This Leave Capitalism?

2008 • 1st Annual Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Case Competition on ethics in business

2007 Lecture: Pharmaceutical Consumer Advertising: What's the Controversy? with Mr. Thomas E. Costa, C'73 Vice President, Bristol-Myers Squibb

2006 Lecture: Business, Sports, and Ethics in the 21st Century with Tony Agnone, President, Eastern Athletic Services, Inc.

2005 • Lecture: The Living Wage and Corporate Accountability with Robert W. Hearn, Ph.D. Senior Advisor, Education and Municipal Services Division, The Staubach Company

2004 Lecture: AIDS, Africa, and Accountability with Brenda Blanchard, Vice President, Novartis and The Rev. Michael Perry, Advisor to the U.S.C.B.B.

2003 • Lecture: Global Coffee Paradox with The Hon. Sam Farr, U.S. Congress

2002 • Lecture: Ethical Responsibilities in the Buyer-Seller Relationship with Dr. Patrick Murphy, University of Notre Dame

2001 No Symposium

2000 • Lecture: Global Business Concerns and Challenges with Dr. Patricia Werhane

1999 • Lecture: Religious Teachings Regarding Business with Dr. Edwin Epstein, Dean, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California and Dr. David McCarthy and Attila Sweillam

1998 • Lecture: The Use of Sweatshop Labor with John Sweeney, President, AFL-CIO

1997 • Lecture: Environmental Responsibilities with Anne Howland Ehrlich, Stanford University; Luis Camacho, Vice President, University of Costa Rica and poet; Thomas Berry, Cultural Historian, Theologian, and Mount Alumnus

1996 • Lecture: Managing Diversity in the Workforce with Robert Holland, CEO Ben & Jerry's

1995 • Lecture: Corporate Social Responsibility, an Overview with Ralph Nader, Consumer Activist and Presidential Candidate

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