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Upcoming Corporate Social Responsibility Seminars

Business World CSR

Are you interested in learning more about corporate social responsibility (CSR) in an interactive setting? If you are, one great way to do this is to attend a seminar at a local university or institution. As more businesses are beginning to adopt CSR policies, a growing number of organisations in the United Kingdom are hosting seminars on CSR.

The following is a list of some of the upcoming seminars that will be featured this year at various UK universities and institutions:

1. CLES: Principles for good social impact measurement

SPEAKER: Dr Jenny Rouse, Associate Director at the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES)

SUBJECT: Dr Rouse will highlight the main reasons why many charities and businesses have chosen to incorporate social responsibility efforts. into their organisations. She will also give examples of organisations trying to make a positive social impact and the types of methods, models, and techniques they are using.

LOCATION: The University of Manchester – Manchester, United Kingdom

DATE: 27 April 2016 between 13:00 and 14:00 (BST)

COST: Free with registration

2. Contested Ground: law, corporate power and social responsibility

SPEAKER: Dr Adaeze Okoye, Senior Lecturer of Corporate Law, Public law and Contract law at Canterbury Christ Church University

SUBJECT: This seminar explores how both perceived and real corporate power impact the way businesses interact with society. Using a variety of real life examples, Dr Okoye will analyze the positive and negative influences that corporations can have on society. She will also discuss how law plays a crucial role in CSR efforts.

LOCATION: York Law School – York, United Kingdom

DATE: 4 May 2016 between 13:00 and 14:00 (BST)

COST: Free with registration

3. Corporate Philanthropy: A strategic approach

SPEAKER: Ian Walker, Corporate Citizenship Director at Johnson & Johnson

SUBJECT: This seminar will provide practical advice and strategies about corporate philanthropies from a leader who works at a major corporation.

LOCATION: University of Glasgow – Glasgow, United Kingdom

DATE: 11 May 2016 between 12:15 and 13:45 (BST)

COST: Free with registration