BUSINESS, HUMAN RIGHTS AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY TRACING THEIR RELATION IN THEORY AND PRACTICE THE AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL EXAMPLE
MBA International and Amnesty International
invites you to an Open Seminar on Business, Human Rights and CSR
Friday 30/04/2010 3.30 p. m - 6.00 p.m
Room 802 (AUEB Postgraduate Building , Evelpidon 47a)
Title of the Seminar:
Business, Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility
Tracing their Relation in Theory and Practice
The Amnesty International example
Aim: To show that the objectives of business and the advancement of human rights are not mutually exclusive.
Specific Objectives: In fact, when done right by complying with ethical standards and codes and implementing CSR programs, business activity can be one of the most powerful drivers of human rights and development in a society. In our presentation, this hypothesis will be grounded both epistemologically and morally but also on the basis of analyzing critically a variety of examples/case-studies. Within this context, Amnesty International, the leading international NGO in human rights, is playing the role not only of a watchdog but also of an important social partner especially through promoting its global Dignity Campaign against social exclusion and poverty.
- Katerina Kapernarakou, chair, Greek Section, Amnesty International, National Expert/ National Observatory on Violence against Women, finance editor/newspaper KATHIMERINI
- Dr. Iordanis Papadopoulos, Affiliate Faculty in: Athens University of Economics and Business & Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus; BoD of European Business Ethics Network, Greece; CSR-Liaison of Amnesty International, Greek Section
- Yannis Piliouris, Campaigner, Greek Section, Amnesty International
To register for the event please send an e-mail to [email protected]