Serving the Corporate Responsibility Profession

Back in April 2009, I was a founding member of the governing board of the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association.  In a short post I wrote at the time I noted my aspiration “that one of the things the CROA will be able to contribute to will be increasing the structure and recognition of the role and in so doing, will enhance the professional standing of practitioners.”  In fact I made such a big thing of this at the governing board meetings that I was asked to set up a new committee of the association to address exactly this. (What I …

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Guest Post: Poking Holes in the Corporate Responsibility Curriculum

I am going to hold back on my response to Richard’s view of the holes.  Join us at the webinar to hear my response and the response of the panel members.

By Richard Crespin

In preparation for our upcoming webinar on June 1st on “Building the Corporate Responsibility Profession,” (FREE WEBINAR — register today!) I met with Nancy Beer Tobin from the Executive Education Department at Georgetown University’s McDonough Business School.  She asked me to point out the holes in the Corporate Responsibility (CR) curriculum.

Universities, trade associations, and training organizations have jumped into the CR education space …

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