International Corporate Social Responsibility for General Counsel

Learn about the importance of corporate social responsibility, and what it means for stakeholders and your business reputation.
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GC Social Responsibility Execsense

Format 60 Minute Lesson
Chapters 10
Skill Level New to Topic
Audience General Counsel
Includes Access for 1 year. Stream on all devices.

Course Description

In this lesson, ExecSense and expert, Andrea Bonime-Blanc (CEO & Founder – GEC Risk Advisory), examine why you as General Counsel need to make international corporate social responsibility a primary focus for your company.

In this 60-minute session, you will learn:

  • The social responsibilities that every company must be aware of, corporate citizenship best practices, and the increasing importance of sustainability in business
  • How to institute a system of checks and balances that will keep your company operating in an economically, socially, and environmentally responsible manner
  • Understanding ethical risks on a region-by-region basis and the role social networks play in corporate social responsibility
  • The most important tips and techniques to ensure your stakeholders and partners act in accordance with socially responsible principles
  • Case studies of other General Counsel who’ve created socially responsible cultures at their companies and how it has both protected their businesses from legal threats and given them competitive advantages in their markets

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Andrea Bonime-Blanc
CEO & Founder, GEC Risk Advisory
Global Governance Risk Reputation & Crisis Strategy

ExecSense_Andrea Bonime-Blanc

Dr. Bonime-Blanc is CEO and founder of GEC Risk Advisory LLC, the global governance, risk, integrity, reputation and crisis advisory firm serving executives, boards, investors and advisors in diverse sectors, growth stages and industries worldwide.

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Client assignments range from strategic to tactical, including enterprise and specific risk assessments, crisis planning, integrity program development, codes of conduct, and customized education from the boardroom to the shop floor. “Global Risk, Reputation and Resilience” Workshops for Boards and Executives of for-profit, non-profit and international governmental agencies are a custom specialty of GEC Risk.

Dr. Bonime-Blanc spent two decades as a senior executive in a wide diversity of global industries in companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 250, leading governance, legal, ethics, compliance, risk, crisis management, internal audit, external affairs, and corporate responsibility functions. She is an extensively published author and editor of books and articles. She writes The GlobalEthicist column for Ethical Corporation Magazine and co-authored and co-edited The Ethics and Compliance Handbook for the ECOA Foundation. She serves as adjunct faculty at NYU and is a frequent keynote speaker and guest lecturer at private, public and academic venues worldwide including Yale, Columbia, ESADE, Georgetown, Baruch, Universidad Austral IAE, and the Korea Management Association.

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