Module 1 | The Business of Corporate Social Responsibility

Examine the evolution and current complexities of CSR and explore the reasons and rationales for building a company’s social responsibility strategy and program.

LECTURE 1 | The  Evolution of CSR

Faculty: Tim McClimon, American Express Foundation

Thursday, July 8, 2021
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Topics:

  • CSR 101
  • CSR Definitions and Semantics
  • The evolution of CSR
  • New concepts and trends in CSR
  • The changing role of business in society
  • Understanding new complexities and challenges of CSR

LECTURE 3 | Building the Business Case for CSR

Faculty: Heather Malkin Nesle, New York Life

Thursday, July 22, 2021
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

LECTURE 2 | 2021 CSR Trends

Faculty: Cheryl Rosario, CGR Consulting

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Topics:

  • CSR as a competitive advantage
  • Building internal buy-in for CSR
  • Developing an authentic CSR strategy
  • Positioning and framing CSR work

LECTURE 4 | Health of America’s Nonprofit Sector

Faculty: Dan Cardinali, Independent Sector

Friday, July 30, 2021
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.