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Get the Edge on Your Career with Corporate Social Responsibility Skills
Tue, 8 November 2016, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM PST
Think CSR knowledge isn’t critical to your career? Think again!
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a broad term used to describe a company’s efforts to improve society in some way. These efforts can range from donating money to nonprofits to implementing environmentally-friendly policies in the workplace. More and more global companies need candidates with knowledge of CSR to implement these programs.
Please join Christie Stephenson, Executive Director of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics as she moderates a panel of representatives from both local and global companies on CSR and its importance in today’s recruitment landscape.
Panel discussion representatives:
- Phil Casey, Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility, Goldcorp
- Kathy Zandbergen, Director of the Community Investment Team, Telus
- Jessica Langelaan, Nonprofit Practice Lead, Traction on Demand
- Pietra Basilij, Sustainable Community Development, Vancouver Economic Commission
Christie Stephenson is the Executive Director of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. Christie’s career has focused on corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk evaluation and mitigation in the context of leveraging capital for social good. Prior to joining Sauder in 2016, she spent more than 15 years in socially responsible and impacting investing at Sustainalytics, NEI Investments (Ethical Funds), and Purpose Capital. She previously worked in politics, government and the non-profit sector, and has more than two decades of diverse board experience.