Program Schedule

Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate Program
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
6:30-8:00 PM: Welcome Reception with IEL & RICSI leadership
Thursday, October 17, 2019

9:00-9:15 AM: Welcome and Conference Overview

9:15-10:15 AM: CSR Overview: The Business Case
What is CSR/What is not; Valuing CSR
Presenter: Mike Barnett

10:15-10:30 AM: Break

10:30-11:15 AM: When does CSR Succeed or Backfire?
Risks in the sector
Presenter: Sonia Monga

11:15 AM -12:00 PM: The Ethical Case for CSR
Presenter: Joanne Ciulla

12:00-1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00-1:45 PM: CSR and the Law
Human Rights, Sustainability, Environment
Presenter/Moderator: Joanne Ciulla

1:45-2:30 PM: Implementing CSR (How): Social Innovation/Business Models

2:30-2:45 PM: Break

2:45-3:30 PM: Implementing CSR (How): Change Management
Employee Engagement, Communicating ROI
Presenter/Moderator: Jeana Wirtenberg

3:30-4:15 PM: Diversity & Inclusion

4:15-4:30 PM: Break and Walk to Dinner

4:30-6:00 PM: Keynote and Fireside Chat
Presenter: Robin Rotenberg (BASF)
Moderator: Jeana Wirtenberg

6:00-7:00 PM: Dinner

Friday, October 18, 2019

9:00-9:15 AM: Day 1 Summary and Day 2 Welcome
Presenter: Mike Barnett

9:15-10:15 AM: Implementing CSR (How): National & International Trends
International Perspectives/ CSR Around the World

10:15-10:30 AM: Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Implementing CSR (How): Overcoming Challenges
Cases and Break-Out Session
Presenter: Noa Gafni

12:00-1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00-2:00 PM: Implementing CSR (How): Partnerships
Presenter: Kevin Lyons

2:00-3:00 PM: Implementing CSR (How): Understanding Existing Measures & How to Measure
Reporting/ Ranking/ Ratings/ ROI

3:00-3:15 PM: Break

3:15-4:15 PM: Implementing CSR (How): CSR as a Career
Presenter: Jeana Wirtenberg

4:15-5:00 PM: Wrap-up, Conclusion, Certificates
Presenter: Mike Barnett, Joanne Ciulla