Agenda

A GLOBAL COMPACT FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Agenda

April 3-4, 2016

Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

   Sunday, April 3
12:00 pm Lunch – Atrium, Mendoza College of Business
Invocation: Imam A. Rashied Omar, Claremont Main Road Mosque, Cape Town: Notre Dame Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
1:30 pm

Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business
Chair: William Lehr, Jr., Formerly a Senior Officer of Hershey Foods and Chairman and CEO of Capital Blue Cross

  • Keynote Speaker:  Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Former Chairman of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group; Former Chairman of Anglo American; Currently Chairman of the United Nations Global Compact Foundation
2:30 pm       

Company Presentations on Sustainable Development

Chair: James Kearney, Senior Partner (Ret) in the International Law Firm of Lathan & Watkins; Member of the Board of Directors of the United National Global Compact Foundation

  • 3M: Jean Bennington Sweeney, Chief Sustainability Officer
     

Chair: Rev. Peter-John Pearson, Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office for Southern Africa Catholic Bishops' Conference

  • Novartis: Charlie Hough, Vice President and Global Head of Strategy, Corporate Responsibility


Chair: Professor Ramachandran Ramanan, Notre Dame Accountancy Department

  • Sumitomo Chemical America, Inc.:  Scott Mitchell, President and CEO
5:00 pm Reception – Atrium, Mendoza College of Business
6:00 pm Dinner – Atrium, Mendoza College of Business
Invocation: Rev. Emmanuel Katongole, Associate Professor of Theology and Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
7:00 pm Music (Notre Dame Glee Club) - Atrium, Mendoza College of Business
7:30 pm

Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Chair: Rev. Oliver Williams, C.S.C., Director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business; Member of the Board of Directors of the United Nations Global Compact Foundation

  • Keynote Speaker:  Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Papal Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations
   ––––– Continuing Discussion – Rohr's, Morris Inn
 
  Monday, April 4: Reflections on Prospects for Sustainable Development
8:00 am          Breakfast – Atrium, Mendoza College of Business
9:00 am

Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Chair: Rachel Novick, Director of the Notre Dame Minor in Sustainability

  • Gerard F. Cavanagh, S.J., Charles T. Fisher III Chair of Business Ethics, University of Detroit Mercy
  • Martijn Cremers, Department of Finance, University of Notre Dame
10:15 am Break
10:30 am 

Continue Reflections on the Prospects for Sustainable Development, Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Chair: Rev. Paul Kollman, C.S.C., Executive Director, Notre Dame Center for Social Concerns; Associate Professor, Theology

  • Stephen Yong-Seung Park, Director of the Institute for Peace Through Commerce and the Dean of International Affairs, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea
  • Anne Tsui, Distinguished Professor, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • Jim Walsh, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Gerald and Esther Carey Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Corporate Strategy and International Business, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
12:00 pm

Lunch – Atrium, Mendoza College of Business
Invocation: Rev. Paulinus Odozor, C.S.Sp., Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and the Theology of World Church, University of Notre Dame

12:30 pm Welcome – Roger Huang, Martin J. Gillen Dean and Kenneth R. Meyer Professor of Global Investment Management, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame
1:15 pm

Continue Reflections on the Prospects for Sustainable Development, Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Chair: Ginger Sigmon, Associate Director, Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame

  • Daniel Malan, Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance in Africa, University of Stellenbosch Business School, South Africa
  • Andrew Revkin, Senior Fellow of the Pace University Academy for Applied Environmental Studies and writer for The New York Times
  • Mark R. Kennedy, Director and Professor of Political Management, Graduate School of Political Management, George Washington University. Kennedy served three terms in the U.S. Congress and was a presidentially appointed trade advisor under both President Bush and President Obama. Recently appointed president of the University of North Dakota
3:15 pm   Break
3:30 pm  

Will the Encyclical Matter in Reshaping the Energy Policy? Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Chair: Jeffrey Ball, Scholar-in-Residence at Stanford University's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance and writer for various national magazines

  • Joyce Coffee, Managing Director, Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index
  • Gregory Dalton,  VP of Commonwealth Club of California and the founder of Climate One
  • Bernhard Frey, Programme Manager, Environment and Climate, United Nations Global Compact Office
5:00 pm Closing Remarks
  • Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Former Chairman of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group; Former Chairman of Anglo American; Currently Chairman of the United Nations Global Compact Foundation
  • Rev. Oliver Williams, C.S.C., Director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business; Member of the Board of Directors of the United Nations Global Compact Foundation

    * All  speakers will summarize their papers.  Papers will be published in the December 2016 issue of the Journal of Corporate Citizenship.

 

THE VISION OF THE APRIL MEETING     

For additional speakers and further information, please contact OLIVER F. WILLIAMS, C.S.C. 
williams.80@nd.edu