Challenges to Achieving Corporate Social Responsibility Goals

The recording of the Business Law Journal’s Symposium can be viewed at this link:


Noon: Symposium registration, seating, informal lunch

12:15-12:45PM: Welcome remarks, Keynote Speaker

-          Kevin Johnson (Dean, UC Davis School of Law)

-          Joe "Chip" Pitts III (Stanford)

1:00-2:00: Alternative Corporate Structures (Flexible Purpose and Benefits Corporations)

-          Alicia Plerhoples (Georgetown)

-          Susan Mac Cormac (Morrison Foerster)

-          Eric Talley (UC Berkeley)

2:15-3:35: Greenwashing

-          Nicole Biggart (UC Davis, Graduate School of Management)

-          Miriam Cherry (St. Louis University)

-          Eric Lane (Thomas Jefferson School of Law)

-          John McKinsey (Locke Lord)

3:50-4:50: Corporate Philanthropy

-          Shruti Rana (University of Maryland)

-          Don Palmer (UC Davis, Graduate School of Management)

-          Afra Afsharipour (UC Davis School of Law)

4:50: Closing Remarks TBD

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