REGISTER TODAY & Save 15% for "Building a Best-in-Class CSR Dept" CSR 2-Track Certificate by G&A Institute & Rutgers IEL in September

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REGISTER TODAY & Save 15% for "Building a Best-in-Class CSR Dept" CSR 2-Track Certificate by G&A Institute & Rutgers IEL in September

SustainabilityHQ Highlights (08.23.2016)
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SustainabilityHQ Highlights (08.23.2016)
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 10:15am

The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School Newark and Governance & Accountability Institute are joining forces again on a two-day Certificate program in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

The theme is "Building a Best-in-Class CSR Department."  The program will be on September 28 and 29, 2016 at the Rutgers Business School campus in downtown Newark, New Jersey.  Participants will have a choice of two tracks -- one for corporate responsibility topics and the other for not-for-profit / social sector organization topics, with plenary sessions to share knowledge and experience with all participants.

Early Bird Registration Ends Today! 
Registrants save 15% through August 31st. 
Click here to register & save now!

Two Tracks:

  • Corporate CSR Executive Track 
  • Nonprofit and Philanthropy CSR Track

Topics include:

  • The Ethics of Corporate Responsibility
  • Industry Specific Metrics and Measurements
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • CSR Trends – Locally, Nationally and Internationally
  • CSR Through the Investor Lens
  • Materiality - Identify & Focus on Strategic ESG Issues

An outstanding group of keynoters, panel moderators and speakers is lining up for the program.  To date, among those confirmed as faculty are outstanding corporate sector responsibility leaders Mary O'Malley, Vice President of Corporate Governance, Prudential Financial, Inc; Ellen Lambert, President of PESG Foundation and Chief Diversity Officer one of the nation's leading energy providers. 

In the not-for-profit sector, Wanda Lopuch, Chair of the Board at The Global Sourcing Council (GSC); and Georg Kell, Founding Director and long-time leader of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), and now Vice Chairman, Arabesque Partners, are confirmed presenters.


For more information contact Louis D. Coppola, EVP of G&A Institute, at

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