A Conversation with Business and Human Rights Professor Caroline Kaeb
An interest in international law, coupled with work at the United Nations specializing in labor rights and refugee issues, fostered a passion for human rights in UConn Professor Caroline Kaeb. Continue Reading
Connecticut CEO Speaks to Undergraduate Students about Conscious Capitalism
A Connecticut CEO presented to undergraduate students on April 25 about how business can serve a higher social goal through the introduction of ‘Conscious Capitalism’ into the organization. Continue Reading
Personal Story of Overcoming Homelessness Adds Powerful Dimension to Net Impact Panel Discussion
Daryl Shore‘s personal story silenced the crowd at the inaugural meeting of the new UConn graduate students’ Net Impact chapter, an organization of people eager to make a positive change in the environment and the world. Continue Reading
UConn Expertise Helps Strengthen United Nations’ Global Initiatives on Responsible Business Conduct
When a United Nations committee met last month in Geneva, Switzerland, to prepare new guidance on business and human rights, six UConn faculty offered suggestions to bolster the international treaty. Continue Reading
UConn Business Law Professor Robert Bird was a panelist at a presentation on “Conscious Capitalism” on Nov. 17 at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Conn., sponsored by the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce.
The presenters discussed conscious capitalism—business enterprises that follow a strategy in which they seek to benefit both human beings and the environment—its purpose and vision and what’s happening on a global scale.
Other participants included Doug Rauch, former president of Trader Joe’s, Larry Bingaman, president and CEO of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority and Kate Emery, founder and CEO of The Walker Group, a technology services firm.
Each year the Voya Financial Fund supports the marketing department by inviting marketing experts from around the globe to speak regarding advancements in the world of marketing. This year’s Voya Financial Colloquium was centered on Corporate Social Responsibility Research in Marketing. On April 8, four distinguished scholars from three different countries gathered at UConn to speak to the marketing and business law faculty and doctoral students about their most recent findings and exciting futures of corporate responsibility marketing. Find more about their speeches below. Continue Reading
“Global Corporate Social Responsibility: What Every Manager Should Know,” is the subject of the University of Connecticut School of Business’ third Spring 2016 Thought Leadership Breakfast Seminar.
The April 26 program will be held at the Graduate Business Learning Center, 100 Constitution Plaza in Hartford. The event begins with breakfast and networking from 7:30 to 8 a.m., followed by the presentation and questions from 8 to 8:45 a.m. The program is free, but registration is limited. For more information or to register, please call Amanda Spada at 860-486-5498 or email Amanda.Spada@business.uconn.edu.Continue Reading