Walden University and Aspen Institute Partner to Present
Business and Society: A Web Conference Series
Online series opens May 19 with Corporate Social Responsibility and the Information Technology Sector webinar
Minneapolis—May 14, 2009—As part of a shared commitment to developing leaders for a sustainable global society, Walden University’s College of Management and Technology and the Aspen Institute’s Center for Business Education (CBE), have joined together to present a series of free webinars, Business and Society: A Web Conference Series. These online forums will feature leaders from top corporations, academic institutions and non-governmental organizations, discussing practical approaches for bringing about positive social change.
The webinar series premieres on Tuesday, May 19, at noon Eastern time with “Corporate Social Responsibility and the Information Technology Sector,” featuring the following guest speakers:
•Dan Bross, senior director of corporate citizenship at Microsoft, is part of the company’s corporate citizenship effort that incorporates Microsoft’s business investments with the goal of significantly broadening the reach of technology in underserved communities.
•Michael D. Gordon, the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Business Information Technology at the Ross School of Business at University of Michigan, researches the relationship between information technology and social responsibility.
Registration for the free event is available on a first-come, first-served basis through May 18 at www.WaldenU.edu/aspenforum.
Upcoming webinars in the Business and Society: A Web Conference Series include
•“Environmental Responsibility and the Major Multinational Corporation” on July 28 at 1 p.m. Eastern time
•“Social Impact Management Trends in MBA Education” on Aug. 25 at noon Eastern time
•“Investing to Create Value for Society: Socially Responsible Investment and New Forms of Governance,” on Nov. 3 at noon Eastern time