Corporate Social Responsibility

Helping Others Feels Great, Ed Satell ’57 Says During Lecture on Corporate Social Responsibility

A UConn alumnus with an impressive, decades-long record of philanthropy said helping others not only feels great, it can reap tremendous benefits for both corporations and their neighboring communities.

Ed Satell, Social Responsibility Lecture

Ed Satell ’57, and his wife, Cyma Satell, said people can either watch things happen or make them happen. The Satells prefer the latter.Continue Reading

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability in Business

The UConn Chapter of Net Impact and the Honors in Business Association are co-sponsoring an informational program titled, “Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability in Business,” at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Dodd Center’s Konover Auditorium.

The panel discussion will be of great interest to students who envision merging their careers with their passion for social improvement. Continue Reading

Targeted Social Transparency as Global Corporate Strategy

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business (forthcoming)

Stephen Park.

Multinational enterprises (MNEs) are subject to a variety of U.S. laws that require public disclosure of their global activities, including adverse social and environmental impacts. In this article, Professor Stephen Park examines the recent emergence of mandatory disclosure requirements under U.S. federal securities law that require MNEs to disclose certain social impacts in order to address geographically-defined and/or issue-specific public policy objectives, collectively referred to as “targeted social transparency” (or “TST”). Compared to other social transparency laws, TST regimes target a set of intertwined social risks specific to an individual country, region, or industry.Continue Reading

Business Law Faculty Takes Center Stage at Annual Conference

The Business Law Faculty in the School of Business participated in the 88th annual Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) conference, held in Boston, Massachusetts on August 6-10, 2013. The conference featured presentations, workshops, and panels, and hundreds of legal scholars from around the world gathered to discuss a variety of legal and pedagogical topics. Continue Reading