Launch event of the new ‘Governing Responsible Business’ World Class Research Environment at CBS

To celebrate that ‘Governing Responsible Business’ has been selected as a World Class Research Environment at CBS, you are invited to join the launch event, which will bring together CBS researchers, Executive MBAs and students, prominent international scholars, and the Danish business community. The event will focus on the relationship between socio-economic governance and responsible business practices.

 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 14:30 to 16:30


Thorbjørn Hansen, Kontraframe, courtesy of Henning Larsen Architects

About the event

The event will be opened by CBS President Per Holten-Andersen and followed by a keynote address by Jermyn Brooks, Chair of Transparency International’s (TI) Business Advisory Board and Member of TI’s International Board of Directors. He will discuss the role of business in the fight against corruption. Jermyn Brooks is a leading figure in the field of anti-corruption and has among other occupations been a founding Board Member of the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative and Chairman of Price Waterhouse’s combined US and European operations.

The event will be closed with a moderated panel debate bringing together Jermyn Brooks (Transparency International), Jeremy Moon (Professor at CBS), Annette Stube (Head of Group Sustainability at A.P. Møller –Mærsk), Lone Feifer (Programme Director on Sustainable Living in Buildings at VELUX), and David L. Levy (Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research at the University of Massachusetts).

After the launch event there will be an informal reception.

Program

14:30-14:35: Introduction by Dorte Salskov-Iversen, Head of Department, Department of Intercultural Communication and Management (ICM), CBS

14:35-14:45: Welcome by Per Holten-Andersen, President of CBS

14:45-15:30: Keynote address by Jermyn Brooks, Chair of Transparency International’s (TI) Business Advisory Board and Member of TI’s International Board of Directors

15:30-15:45: Introduction to the ‘Governing Responsible Business’ Research Environment by Andreas Rasche, Professor of Business in Society at CBS

15:45-16:30: Moderated panel discussion by Andreas Rasche (Professor at CBS). Panellists: Jermyn Brooks (Transparency International), Jeremy Moon (Professor at CBS),  Annette Stube (Head of Group Sustainability at A.P. Møller - Mærsk), Lone Feifer (Programme Director on Sustainable Living in Buildings at VELUX) and David L. Levy (Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research at the University of Massachusetts).

16:30-17:30: Reception

Sign up

The event is free of charge and open for all interested. However registration is required no later than Monday, June 16, 2014.

Organised by

Governing Responsible Business World Class Research Environment under the Department of Intercultural Communication and Management (ICM)

Date June 18, 2014
Time 14.30-16.30
Location

The Raw Material Building, Porcelænshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg, Auditorium PH22 Rs20  

 

Who will take part in the debate?

Andreas Rasche is Professor of Business in Society at the Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility at Copenhagen Business School (cbsCSR). He joined Copenhagen Business School from Warwick Business School in 2012. His main academic interest rests with exploring the role of (public)-private governance arrangements in the context of corporate responsibility and sustainability. Much of his work has explored the emergence, impact, and legitimacy of voluntary ‘CSR standards’, such as, but not limited to: Social Accountability 8000, the Forest Stewardship Council, the Global Reporting Initiative, and the UN Global Compact. Andreas Rasche will moderate the panel discussion.

Jermyn Brooks joined Price Waterhouse London in 1962, and worked for the company in senior roles around the globe until 2000. He was a founding Board Member of the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Initiative, and since 2009 chairs the 10th Principle Working Group of the United Nations Global Compact. He is also a member of the Wolfsberg Group, which developed the Wolfsberg Anti-Money Laundering Principles, and serves as Independent Chair of the Global Network Initiative. Brooks chaired the Steering Committee of the Business Principles for Countering Bribery. Brooks served on TI’s Board from 2003-2006 and was elected again in 2011.

Jeremy Moon is Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility and Director of Nottingham University Business School’s International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, one of the leading research centres in Europe in this field. Professor Moon has a BA and PhD in Politics from the University of Exeter and has previously been affiliated with Nottingham University’s School of Law, the University of North London and the University of Western Australia. Professor Moon is on the Editorial Boards of Business and Society and has edited a number of books and special issues on CSR. His research interests include Government and CSR; Comparative CSR; Conceptualising and Theorising CSR and Corporate Citizenship. Jeremy Moon will from the 1st of May 2014 be Professor at CBS.

Annette Stube is Adjunct Professor affiliated with the CBS Sustainability Platform and has been heading Group Sustainability at the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group since 2008. Before this, she was a central figure in the sustainability team of Novo Nordisk A/S for more than ten years, most recently as Director for Global Business Ethics Development.
Annette Stube is one of the most experienced sustainability professionals in Denmark and has worked on strategy, leadership, risk management, procurement, supply chain management and reporting as well as impact assessment. Ms. Stube serves on the Danish Government’s Council for CSR and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. Annette Stube holds an MA in organizational psychology from Copenhagen University.

Lone Feifer is Programme Director on Sustainable Living in Buildings at VELUX; author of several articles on sustainable buildings, including “The Value Concept of Sustainable Buildings - what is it worth?” and “Model-Monitoring for maximum livability with minimal footprint”. Responsible for the VELUX Group strategy for Sustainable Living, based on the Active House principles, which aim to create healthier and more comfortable homes without having a negative impact on the climate. Lone Feifer is educated as an architect, and as postgraduate Master in Energy and Green Architecture. Engaged on boards and advisory panels within climate knowledge, open innovation, education, architectural press, Architects Association and Danish Design Council.

David L. Levy is Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. David founded and is currently Director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness, which engages in research, education and outreach to promote a transition to a clean, sustainable, and prosperous economy. David's research examines corporate strategic responses to climate change and the growth of the clean energy business sector. More broadly, his work explores strategic contestation over the governance of controversial issues engaging  business, states, and NGOs. He has published widely on these topics, including articles in the Academy of Management Review, Strategic Organization, Business and Society, Organization, Organization Studies, and the Journal of Management Studies.

 

 

 

 

 

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