Corporate Social Responsibility: Strategies to Create Business and Social Value

  • Dates:
    Nov 04 - 07, 2009
  • Event Type:
    Course

Organized By

Harvard Business School

Contact Information

Admissions Committee
617-495-6555
executive_education@hbs.edu
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Facing the challenges of a deepening global recession and limited financial resources, many companies are charting a new course. As business leaders navigate this evolving terrain, they must satisfy the demands of customers, employees, investors, and governments—and develop new strategies that address the economic, social, and environmental impact of their business practices. Corporate Social Responsibility: Strategies to Create Business and Social Value provides the strategic clarity you need to align corporate social responsibility (CSR) with business strategy and manage successfully through the downturn.

What You Can Expect
Corporate Social Responsibility explores the challenges and opportunities of current CSR models, as well as the next generation of issues that business practitioners will face. By consolidating efforts around key priorities and integrating social responsibility strategies into daily business operations, the program provides the frameworks needed to position your firm and brand to succeed—and endure—over time.

Your Course of Study
This intensive program provides the practical knowledge, tools, and frameworks needed to improve decision making, leverage partnerships, manage risk, measure performance, and create social value. Immersed in this leadership training program, you will acquire the tools and skills to protect and enhance the long-term social value created by your organization—through the downturn and beyond.

Who Is Right for the Program
The program is specifically designed for senior executives who direct corporate social responsibility programs or oversee departments such as public affairs, philanthropy, environmental health and safety, or community affairs. Senior officers with profit-and-loss responsibilities related to corporate social responsibility also will benefit from attending.

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Highlights

Facing the challenges of a deepening global recession and limited financial resources, many companies are charting a new course. As business leaders navigate this evolving terrain, they must satisfy the demands of customers, employees, investors, and governments—and develop new strategies that address the economic, social, and environmental impact of their business practices. Corporate Social Responsibility: Strategies to Create Business and Social Value provides the strategic clarity you need to align corporate social responsibility (CSR) with business strategy and manage successfully through the downturn.

What You Can Expect
Corporate Social Responsibility explores the challenges and opportunities of current CSR models, as well as the next generation of issues that business practitioners will face. By consolidating efforts around key priorities and integrating social responsibility strategies into daily business operations, the program provides the frameworks needed to position your firm and brand to succeed—and endure—over time.

Your Course of Study
This intensive program provides the practical knowledge, tools, and frameworks needed to improve decision making, leverage partnerships, manage risk, measure performance, and create social value. Immersed in this leadership training program, you will acquire the tools and skills to protect and enhance the long-term social value created by your organization—through the downturn and beyond.

Who Is Right for the Program
The program is specifically designed for senior executives who direct corporate social responsibility programs or oversee departments such as public affairs, philanthropy, environmental health and safety, or community affairs. Senior officers with profit-and-loss responsibilities related to corporate social responsibility also will benefit from attending.