Despite a steady stream of corporate-caused financial, social and environmental disasters, the debate about CSR’s fundamental value carries on. “While companies sometimes can do well by doing good, more often they can’t,” said a recent Wall Street Journal article on the subject. “In most cases, doing what’s best for society means sacrificing profits.” In this provocative session, we’ll answer the most pertinent questions: What fiduciary duties do today’s executives really have? Which business strategies generate the most good? and, Where do the most promising future opportunities lie?
- Christine Arena: Co-founder and CEO of sparkUp
- Sandy Skees: Executive Vice President, Sustainability Practice, Cohn & Wolfe