EXECUTIVE BRIEFING SEMINAR ON CSR
Managing the growing social demands on business

OVERVIEW

Dramatically increasing social demands are a fact of life for business today. They represent difficult challenges and exciting opportunities for business, government, international organizations and NGO and development leaders.

This hands-on briefing will include lectures, panel discussions and group work/case studies and role playing scenarios.

Participants will develop an understanding of the forces driving change, how key stakeholders are responding and what they and their organizations can do to transform these challenges and risks into strategic opportunities.

Wednesday June 24, 2015, Vancouver Canada
Beedie School of Business (SFU), The Segal Building, 500 Granville Street

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Creating shareholder & societal value
AT THE SAME TIME

JUNE 24, 2015
VANCOUVER, CANADA

   PROGRAM LEADER

   WAYNE DUNN

   

President & Founder
CSR Training Institute

Former Professor of Practice in CSR
McGill University

Founding Member of
the Advisory Board

EU Africa Chamber of Commerce

Wayne Dunn has over 25 years of senior-level global experience with Corporate Social Responsibility projects. His work includes both strategic consulting and direct on-the-ground implementation working with industry, government and international organizations across a diverse range of sectors.

Wayne is President and Founder of the CSR Training Institute and Former Professor of Practice in CSR at McGill. He’s a Stanford University Sloan Fellow with a M.Sc. in Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Wayne is recognized globally as a CSR pioneer and thought leader. He is a veteran of 25+ years and 70+ projects in the space where business meets society. His experience includes social and environmental sustainability work with industry, governments, NGOs, IFIs and multi-laterals, and directly with communities. His work encompasses the design, development, implementation, monitoring and management of CSR projects, CSR strategy and policy, as well as training and support for Executives, Boards and workers from all types of organizations, including governments. He has worked in over 35 countries and on every continent with extensive experience in Africa, North and South America.

Wayne’s work has won major international awards and has been used extensively as ‘best-practice’ by industry and academia, including as a case study by Stanford Business School and has been featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal.

His acclaimed Certified Training Conferences© have trained hundreds of executives and leaders from industry, NGOs, government and international organizations around the world, including over 200 trained in Sub-Saharan Africa.

WHY THIS EVENT

Corporate Social Responsibility has become a core requirement of business across industries and sectors. Society and governments have an expectation that business should produce social value at the same time as shareholder value, and can quickly punish those who don’t meet expectations. This program will enable participants to understand CSR as a strategic competitive advantage, creating value for their company and shareholders while simultaneously creating value for communities and other stakeholders. Participants will leave with an understanding of the growing social demands on business and how they can be managed to create shareholder and societal value.

KEY BENEFITS

  • Understand the forces driving increasing social demands on business;
  • Recognize key CSR themes that can align shareholder and societal value
  • Transform CSR from a cost centre to a value generator
  • Expanded Network with executives, CSR leaders & practitioners from business, government, NGOs and civil society.
  • Enhanced ability to lead and manage in the rapidly evolving space where business, community and government meet.

TESTIMONIALS

“Pragmatic blend of theory and practice, very applicable to helping organizations meet real-world challenges”
Corporate Responsibility Policy and Ethics
– Talisman Energy

“Enhanced the CSR knowledge and strategic skills… a platform for networking with professionals from other organizations”
– Sr. VP,
Kosmos Energy

“Excellent perspective Wayne! Thank you, this will be very helpful in my role as CEO at the Port of Seattle”
– Chief Executive Officer,
Port of Seattle

“A resounding recommendation for all levels of leaders.”
– Sr. VP, CSR and Environmental Affairs,
Golden Star Resources

PROGRAM OUTLINE

8:15AM – 8:45AM
Breakfast and registration

8:45AM – 9:15AM
Opening & Introductions

9:15AM – 10:15AM
What happened and how did we get here? An insightful look at what laid the ground work for and is driving the growing social demands and how they are manifesting.

10:15AM – 10:45AM
Break

10:45AM – 12:00PM
Responding to growing demands How are
leading players responding to growing social
demands. Partnerships, Policy, Action, What
works? What doesn’t? Why?
A panel discussion with rubber meets the road examples and discussion from industry, NGOs and Government

12:00PM – 12:45PM
Environmental expectations, pressures and realities. An overview of evolving global expectations and responses on environmental performance include
voluntary standards and emerging issues

12:45PM – 1:45PM
Lunch & keynote speaker

1:45PM – 2:45PM
Economic development and community benefits best practices. An examination of strategic approaches and outcomes from
various sectors including detailed
exploration of individual case studies.

2:45PM – 3:15PM
Break

3:15PM – 4:45PM
So, what next?
Strategies and approaches for leading and managing in the dynamic and complex
space where business meets society meets government. This session will include a group exercise to help participants
operationalize the learnings

4:45PM – 5:00PM
Closure and presentation of certificates

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

The program will feature leading speakers and panelists from industry, NGOs and government

SUITABLE FOR EXECUTIVES & MANAGERS
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Government
  • NGOs
  • Mining
  • LNG
  • Hi-Tech
  • Petroleum
  • Indigenous Organizations
  • Community Leaders
  • International Organizations

“practical and realistic approach to CSR, blending theory and practice to address real-world challenges”
– CFO,
BP Exploration

“Good advice not only for those who are facing cuts, but for those who are just getting programs off the ground, or who are going through leadership transitions”
-Exec. Dir. Center for Corporate Citizenship ,
Boston College

“Transformed my way of thinking with regards to CSR”
– Sr. Director,
Ministry of Trade and Industry

“Great program! Great global examples of CSR in theory and practice – great and diverse participants”
– Head of Corporate Affairs,
Barclays Bank

“Truly enjoyable… learned so many new perspectives on CSR”
– Partnership Specialist,
United States Agency for International Development


Vancouver Faculty

President & Founder, CSR Training Institute
Former Professor of Practice in CSR at McGill University

He has a lifelong passion for creating value where business meets society. His projects have won prestigious awards such as the World Bank Development Innovation Award, have been developed into case studies by Stanford and other Universities, and have featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal.
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World Vision Canada

Terry Gray is part of the Senior Management Team within the International and Canadian Programs division of World Vision Canada. Throughout his 23-year career in the NGO sector, he has worked in collaboration with various industry partners on development projects.
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Managing Director, Lundin Foundation

Stephen Nairne has served as the Lundin Foundation’s Managing Director since 2007. The Lundin Foundation manages a growing portfolio of investments in innovative, scalable SMEs and social enterprises in emerging markets, and is responsible for the design and implementation of local content initiatives (skills training, procurement / supply chain) for Lundin Group Companies.
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Social Responsibility Expert

Sara Clancy is a sustainable business specialist who for the last 20 years has managed programmes for the Work Bank Group, UNDP, The Body Shop and Levis Strauss, She is also the founder of CSR4Africa an African-based think tank that develops local solutions to sustainable business issues.
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Environment & Social Responsibility, Newgold Inc.

Dr. Costa is a community planner focused on socially responsible mining development. Before joining New Gold in late 2011, Silvana worked for the British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines and as a global social performance, impact assessment, communications and aboriginal relations consultant.
Click here for Full Bio…

Founder & CEO, Offsetters Climate Solutions

James Tansey is the founder and CEO of Offsetters Climate Solutions, Canada’s largest carbon management company. An Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia he is also the Executive Director of the Sauder Centre for Social Innovation and Impact Investing.
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CEO and Managing Director, Oceano Gold

Mick Wilkes is a mining engineer with approximately 30 years of broad international experience, predominantly in precious and base metals across Asia and Australia. Most recently, as Executive General Manager of Operations at OZ Minerals he had responsibility for the evaluation studies, construction and operation of the Prominent Hill copper gold project in South Australia, which is one of the more significant recent resource developments in Australia.
Click here for Full Bio…

Chief Executive Officer, Steelhead LNG

Nigel’s 23 years of senior executive experience in the energy sector includes extensive work on commercial arrangements in the natural gas industry for everything from upstream exploration through the value chain to retail energy, and gas and power trading.
Click here for Full Bio…

Environmental, Aboriginal and CSR lawyer

Dani is an environmental, Aboriginal and CSR lawyer with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. Dani advises natural resource and land development project proponents on regulatory approvals and relations with local and Aboriginal peoples.
Click here for Full Bio…

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Dramatically increasing social demands are a fact of life for business today. They represent difficult challenges and exciting opportunities for industry, government, multi-lateral organizations and NGO and development leaders.

On the industry side leaders and organizations must deal with growing social demands and, simultaneously, deal with increasing costs, price fluctuations and increasing regulatory requirements.

Governments are under pressure from citizens and stakeholders to ensure that business delivers meaningful local benefits and value. And, at the same time, governments must compete globally to attract the investment that will develop opportunities and support their country’s development.

NGOs and development organizations are finding their traditional roles, development partners and financing arrangements shifting as development and economic stakeholders respond to the growing social demands and expectations and declining extractive sector economics.

74% of North American workforce wants to work for a company that is creating social value at the same time as shareholder value.

This hands-on briefing will include lectures, panel discussions and group work/case studies and role playing scenarios.

Participants will develop an understanding of the forces driving change, how key stakeholders are responding and what they and their organizations can do to transform these challenges and risks into strategic opportunities.

This understanding will enable participating leaders to better guide their respective organizations and governments as they operate in this dynamic and operationally critical landscape. Participants will walk away with a real and concrete understanding of the current CSR landscape, trends, what companies are doing and how relationships can create, or destroy value.

Participants will include leaders from industry, governments, NGOs, communities and other development actors.

Note: This session is not for anyone searching for a cookie-cutter or silver bullet approach. There isn’t one.

Participants will leave with more comprehensive understandings, including especially of the perspectives of other stakeholders, and an enhanced ability to lead and manage in the rapidly evolving space where business, community and government meet.

The program will be led by Wayne Dunn, Former Professor of Practice in CSR at McGill University and Founder and President of the CSR Training Institute.

Program Cost: CAD$750 (USD$620). Before May 24 CAD$600 (USD$495) . Includes all materials, meals and refreshment breaks and six months of post-program support provided by CSR Training Institute.

Pre-registered participants will receive a frameable certificate from the CSR Training Institute.

“This brought a level of strategic thinking to our CSR initiatives that had been lacking, helping us to resolve challenges and create immediate value.”
Patch Bonkemeyer, Group CEO,
Cape Pine Investment Holdings,


Program Outline, June 24, 2015

8:00 – 8:30am Breakfast and registration
8:30 – 9:00am Opening & Introductions
9:00 – 10:15 What happened and how did we get here?  An insightful look at what laid the groundwork for and is driving the growing social demands and how they are manifesting.
10:15 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:00

Responding to growing demands
How are leading players responding to growing social demands.  Partnerships, Policy, Action, What works?  What doesn’t?  Why?

A panel discussion with rubber meets the road examples and discussion from industry, NGOs and Government

12:00 – 12:45 Environmental expectations, pressures and realities.  An overview of evolving global expectations and responses on environmental performance include voluntary standards and emerging issues
12:45 – 1:45 Lunch & keynote speaker
1:45 – 2:45pm Economic development and community benefits best practices.  An examination of strategic approaches and outcomes from Canadian Indigenous experiences  including detailed exploration of individual case studies
2:45 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 5:00

So, what next? 

Strategies and approaches for leading and managing in the dynamic and complex space where business meets society meets government.  This session will include a group exercise to help participants operationalize the learnings

5:00 – 5:15 Closure and presentation of certificates

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Professor Dunn brings a practical and realistic approach to CSR, blending theory and practice to develop pragmatic approaches that address real-world challenges
Dr. Ellis Armstrong, Former CFO,
BP Exploration (Global)
“Extraordinary! The quality of all materials, the detail, the organization and the superb delivery – an extraordinary event!”
Adam McEniry,Director of CSR
Gran Tierra Energy
“The program introduced strategic thinking to my approach to CSR, especially around partnerships, creating value for my company and local communities.”
Roseline Duari,
Ashanti Gold

Faculty Lead,
Wayne Dunn, Former Professor of Practice in CSR, McGill University

Wayne is President & Founder of the CSR Training Institute and a Stanford University Sloan Fellow with a M.Sc. in Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He has developed and led CSR projects and CSR training programs world-wide.

Wayne is a CSR pioneer and a veteran of 25+ years and 70+ projects in the space where business meets society. His experience includes award winning global CSR and sustainability work including industry projects, CSR strategy and CSR Policy. Wayne’s work spans the globe and covers many industries and sectors including extensive work with Indigenous Peoples in Canada and globally. His work has won major international awards and has been used extensively as ‘best-practice’ by industry and academia, including as a case study by Stanford Business School.

Wayne is a recognized global CSR thought-leader and a highly acclaimed and frequent lecturer and speaker on CSR, economics, development and strategy at events worldwide. His writings on CSR are followed globally and he is currently in discussions with a U.K. publisher interested in developing them into a book.

He’s also worked oil rigs, prospecting, diamond drilling, logging, commercial fishing, heavy equipment operator, farming, truck driver, trapper and underwater logging, done a couple of start-ups and too many other things to mention.

“Fresh appreciation of the impacts, issues…networking was more than great due to the international and diverse participants and I am very glad that I participated”
Shola Safo-Duodu Ph.D.,
Head of Corporate Affairs, Barclays Bank
“A resounding recommendation for all levels of leaders.”
Mark Thorpe, Senior VP,
CSR and Environmental Affairs, Golden Star Resources

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  • President & Founder, CSR Training Institute Former Professor of Practice in CSR at McGill University
    Wayne is an award-winning recognized global expert in CSR with extensive teaching, writing, lecturing and Advisory Service experience. Consulting for major industries, governments and international organizations he has worked on over 60 CSR projects spanning six continents and nearly 3 decades. Click here for Full Bio...
  • World Vision Canada
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