A Conference on Law and Corporate Social Responsibility

International Bar Association Conference on Law and Corporate Social ResponsibilityIt used to be that the links between corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) and the law were not so clear. Practitioners in the field were few and far between and often faced considerable challenges in defining their roles and expertise to both internal and external stakeholders.

It is clear that times are changing. On September 19, many practitioners in the field of CSR and the law will gather in London for a conference hosted by the International Bar Association on “The CSR Lawyer: Corporate Social Responsibility as an Emerging Field of the Legal Profession.” Speakers and attendees will include both in-house and external counsel and expected topics will range from business and human rights to ethical sourcing and lending.

Specific sessions at the conference will include:

  • The Legal Landscape of CSR
  • Spheres of Legal Liability for CSR Issues, Focusing on Human Rights
  • The CSR Lawyer as Counselor: Due Diligence and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • In-House Counsel Forum
  • Sector-Specific Discussions: Natural Resources and IT/Telecommunications

I am excited to be moderating the panel on due diligence and mergers & acquisitions, which will include in-house counsel from Chevron, Nestlé, and Rio Tinto.

More information on the conference and registration can be found here.

 

 

Written by:

Published In:

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Foley Hoag LLP - Corporate Social Responsibility | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »

All the intelligence you need, in one easy email:

Great! Your first step to building an email digest of JD Supra authors and topics. Log in with LinkedIn so we can start sending your digest...

Sign up for your custom alerts now, using LinkedIn ›

* With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name.
×
Loading...
×