London, January 28 2003
Leading European companies will meet on April 10-11 in London to discuss practical steps to improve corporate impacts on the societies in which they operate.
More than 300 business managers, strategists and corporate executives will attend the conference, which is part of Ethical Corporations global series of business conferences on the subject. Other conferences and training days in 2003 take in Philadelphia (June 10-11) and Singapore (September 23-24).
Among the companies speaking at the two day, discussion-based conference are:
Shell, MTV, Rio Tinto, GlaxoSmithKline, Anglo American, BAT, Statoil, Coca-Cola, Hermes Pensions, Morley Fund Management, HSBC, BNP Paribas, 3M, HP, Premier Oil, BAA, Bayer, WWF-UK, Innovest, FTSE, Co-operative Insurance Society, Chiquita BHP Billiton, Dow Europe, Marks & Spencer, National Grid Transco, Storebrand, Skanska, British Telecommunications, Warwick Business School, The Body Shop, Henderson Global Investors
The event is preceded by a day of executive training workshops on important management issues in corporate responsibility The Global Compact, The AA1000(s) Standard, and Social Leadership. (See: ) for details.
Through April 10-11 keynotes speeches and interactive panel discussions and breakout workshops will take place for attendees to get their questions asked and for leading experts from European companies to discuss best management tactics and strategies.
Issues to be addressed at the conference include:
Corporate governance and investment, risk and brand management, the limits to CSR, Community relations in developing countries, corporate reporting and assurance, supplier relationships, stakeholder dialogue, CSR and Innovation, tackling corruption and external Communications.
The full programme and speakers can be viewed at: http://www.ethicalcorp.com/europe2003
For more information contact:
Tobias Webb Publisher & Editor Ethical Corporation magazine
Tel: +44 207 375 7561 7-9
Fashion Street, London, E1 6PX, UK
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