Global warming and climate change, species decimation, natural resources depletion, over-consumption, air and water pollution, sustainability…
These are among some of the more common terms that designate what many believe is an ongoing contemporary environmental crisis. This event will explore the role that corporations have played and can play in that crisis.
“Corporations and Environmental Responsibility” will raise provocative questions and engage in detailed analysis of issues and problems that corporations face in the task of producing necessary goods and services while sustaining the earth as well.
The weekend consists of major presentations by nationally known experts who will provide their unique perspectives on the problem, several group discussions of specific topics, and a video presentation.
Among some of the topical issues and questions to be raised during the weekend are:
Be sure to see the weekend schedule and the tab on how to register for the event. CMU students can opt to take this program as a “weekend immersion course” for 3 units of credit. Students on other campuses can also attend any or all of the sessions and may be able to earn college credit through the Pittsburgh Council of Higher Education (PCHE).
The general public is invited and very welcome to attend any or all of the program sessions on Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29, 2008.
Corporate Environmental Stewardship
Environmental Management Systems
Green Business Initiatives
Triple Bottom Line Initiative