Designed for lawyers, professional service providers, CSR practitioners, business professionals and graduate students from all industry backgrounds, this intensive two-day Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Course will explore the myriad dimensions of corporate citizenship.
The course will provide participants with a robust understanding of the law surrounding CSR and introduce them to a range of practical instruments and mechanisms available to help navigate this challenging terrain.
Course Goals & Objectives
Understanding CSR developments in the US and abroad, with a focus on Sustainability, Climate Change, Sustainable Development Goals, Investment in Africa, and Business and Human Rights
Understanding international CSR guidelines, initiatives and mechanisms, including the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and developing skills in the areas of human rights policies, human rights due diligence and remedies in cases of adverse impacts of business activity
Defining, shaping and advancing successful CSR strategies for different industries and regions, and learning specific tools for implementing CSR initiatives within companies and law firms
Adopting a shared understanding of the important role that the corporate sector can play to achieve a sustainable future