Corporate Social Responsibility - from Origins to Application and Possible Futures

  • Dates:
    Feb 12, 2013
  • Hours:
    From 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Location:
    Tuesday, 12 February 2013, at 3:30 - 5:00pm Segal Graduate School of Business - Simon Fraser University 500 Granville Street, Vancouver Room 4600 (take the elevator to access the 4th floor)
  • Event Type:
    Seminar

Organized By

Management & Economics Society of CIM

Contact Information

Alan Taylor
Principal
PO Box 68 Flinders Lane Melbourne Victoria 8009 Auatralia
61 418 126284
alantaylor@altamet.com.au
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Corporate Social Responsibility - from Origins to Application and Possible Futures The presentation will review Corporate Social Responsibility from origins to application and possible futures. What is CSR and where did it come from? Is it a fad or is it the new paradigm? How do we separate chaff from substance? What are the risks and rewards of adopting or ignoring CSR? The session will explore these questions from the perspective of a mining  industry practitioner involved in the development and application of CSR principles.
Biography: Joe Ringwald is Vice President Mining with Selwyn Resources, a Canadian base metals exploration and development company. Mr Ringwald is a mining and mineral process engineer with over 25 years mining and construction experience. Past employment included senior mining engineer with Placer Dome, Vice President Project Development with Crew Gold, Technical Director Mining with AMEC Americas, Vice President Sustainable Development with Tournigan Energy and, most recently, Vice President Operations and Project Development with Brett Resources. His career has taken him into numerous countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North America, Latin America and Asia to work on underground and surface projects of various commodities including base and precious metals, uranium, coal, industrial minerals and diamonds. Most of his career has been focused on mine development, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development.


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Corporate Social Responsibility - from Origins to Application and Possible Futures The presentation will review Corporate Social Responsibility from origins to application and possible futures. What is CSR and where did it come from? Is it a fad or is it the new paradigm? How do we separate chaff from substance? What are the risks and rewards of adopting or ignoring CSR? The session will explore these questions from the perspective of a mining  industry practitioner involved in the development and application of CSR principles.
Biography: Joe Ringwald is Vice President Mining with Selwyn Resources, a Canadian base metals exploration and development company. Mr Ringwald is a mining and mineral process engineer with over 25 years mining and construction experience. Past employment included senior mining engineer with Placer Dome, Vice President Project Development with Crew Gold, Technical Director Mining with AMEC Americas, Vice President Sustainable Development with Tournigan Energy and, most recently, Vice President Operations and Project Development with Brett Resources. His career has taken him into numerous countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North America, Latin America and Asia to work on underground and surface projects of various commodities including base and precious metals, uranium, coal, industrial minerals and diamonds. Most of his career has been focused on mine development, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development.