Private/Civil Society Partnerships and Corporate Social Responsibility: Women as Agents of Change
Co-Sponsors: UN Fund for International Partnerships (UNFIP) and UN Development Fund For Women (UNIFEM)
Date: Thursday, 6 March 2008
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Place: Church Center - Boss Room, 8th Fl.
777 UN Plaza (44th Street and First Avenue)
Speakers: June Zeitlin, Executive Director, WEDO
Leslie Meek-Wohl, Senior Program Officer, Citi Foundation
Amy Davidsen, Director, Environmental Affairs, JP Morgan Chase
Shari Cohen, Senior Fellow, Demos
Linda Basch, President, National Council for Research on Women
A discussion of the impact of women’s leadership on private sector-civil society partnerships, and strategies for building Corporate Social Responsibility. What are the challenges and the potential for creating collaborative bridges, and how can companies make a difference in the lives of women by adopting principled policies and practices?