Towards a critical agenda

Conference about social and environmental responsibility in the third world


Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility in the Third World: Towards a Critical Agenda

On August 19, the Center for Corporate Values and Responsibility (CVR) and the Department of Intercultural Communication and Management (DICM), Copenhagen Business School, will be hosting a one-day conference on the above theme.

The purpose of the event is to outline and discuss a new and critical agenda on corporate social and environmental responsibility, with particular reference to the Third World. There will be plenty of room for discussion, following the insightful and thought-provoking presentations of the following key speakers (

all confirmed):

  • Dr Rhys Jenkins
    , Professor, School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom

  • Dr Peter Newell
    , Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, United Kingdom

  • Halina Ward
    , Director of Corporate Responsibility for Environment and Development, International Institute for Environment and Development, London, United Kingdom

  • Dr Jedrzej George Frynas
    , Lecturer in International Management, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

  • Dr Michael Blowfield
    , Senior Research Associate, Center for Corporate Citizenship, Boston College, United States

  • Dr David Fig
    , Environmental Policy Analysis, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

The conference is organized by Søren Jeppesen, Peter Lund-Thomsen and Michael E. Nielsen (all three from CVR and DICM). To request further information, please send an e-mail to

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