West Coast Executive Seminar


April 12-13, 2012
San Francisco State University College
of Business Downtown Campus

San Francisco, CA

Driving Commitments:
From Occupy to Occupations in Responsibility

A collaborative conference hosted by the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA) and the San Francisco State University’s Center for Ethical & Sustainable Business (CESB).

The COMMIT!Campaign – West Coast Executive Seminar features key ideas, hot topics and crucial content.

  • Doing More with Less
  • Sustainability Reporting, Assurance, & Action
  • Advancing Corporate Responsibility: Transformational vs. Incremental Change.
  • Occupy CR: How should business, society, & the Corporate Responsibility movement respond to Occupy?
  • CR Occupations: The Field & Profession of Corporate Responsibility.
  • The Sustainable Value Chain: Transparency, Procurement, & the Supply Chain.
  • CR, B-Corps, & the future of corporations in society.
  • COMMIT!Campaign: Making Commitments to Change the World

Featured Speakers

Richard Crespin
Executive Director
Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA)
Mark Starik
SFSU Center for Ethical & Sustainable Business (CESB)
Tom Thomas
Associate Professor of Management
SFSU Center for Ethical & Sustainable Business (CESB)
Bruce Piasecki
Doing More with Less
Mike Wallace
Director of the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Focal Point USA
Aileen Zerrudo
Director of Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility
Geoff Ashton
West Coast VP
Calvert Social Investments
Dr. Kevin Danaher
Department of the Environment Outreach & Communications Program Manager
City of San Francisco
Melanie Janin
Communications Director
(Business for Social Responsibility)
Dermot Hikisch
Director of Business Development
Laura Rodoremer
Director, Corporate Citizenship
Priya Mathur
Board Member
Rosalind Cohen-Branch
Director of HR
(Business for Social Responsibility)
David Rosenheim
Executive Director
The Climate Registry



Andrew Behar
As You Sow

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