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"Towards a greater understanding of the changing role of business in society" European Conference

22 April 2010, 9h00 - 17h30, Brussels,
Hotel Bedford, rue du Midi 135


The views expressed in the following presentations and speeches are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Commission.

Any citation of the content of these presentations and speeches should only take place with the prior agreement of the authors. The sources of all such citations should be correctly referenced.

Presentations of the speakers

  • 1st session: EU research on Corporate Social Responsibility - implications for policy
    • Albert Schram, Maastricht University (837KB)
    • Maurizio Zollo, Bocconi University - RESPONSE project coordinator (3.09MB)
    • Regine Barth, Oeko Institute - RARE project coordinator (2.29MB)
    • Isabelle Daugareilh, University of Bordeaux - ESTER project coordinator (650KB)
    • Nigel Roome, EABIS / EFMD - CSR Platform academic coordinator (444KB)
  • 2nd session: New governance structures and relationships between enterprise and the State
    • Pierre Defraigne, Executive Director, Madariaga - College of Europe Foundation (3.56B)
    • Hans van der Loo, Head of EU Liaison - Shell International (574KB)
    • Geoffrey Underhill, Professor of Political Economy - University of Amsterdam (2.96MB)
  • 3rd session: The crisis of trust - implications for sustainable economic development and social and political stability
    • Gavin Neath, Senior Vice-President Global Communications - Unilever (2.78MB)
    • Sybille Sachs, University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration, Zurich (2.90MB)
    • Oliver Maurel, Enterprise Commission, Amnesty International France (2.34MB)
  • 4th session: Corporate Social Responsibility in a globalised economy - new strategies for value creation
    • Frank Welvaert, CSR Director, EMEA Region, Johnson & Johnson
      Michaela Mantel, Senior Health Programme Officer, Aga Khan Foundation (1.56MB)
    • Rudi Delarue, Director, - ILO (2.30MB)
    • Oliver Greenfield, Director of One Planet Business - WWF-UK (3.09MB)
  • 5th session: The role of business in society - future research agenda
    • Regine Barth, Director - Oeko Institute (587KB)
    • Pierre Valette, Head of Unit - European Commission, DG Research (986KB)
    • Thomas Dodd, Policy Officer CSR, European Commission, DG Enterprise and Industry (3.07MB)