The Economist Presents “Corporate Citizenship: Doing Well by Doing Good” on March 15 – 16 in New York (Discount Available)

The EconomistThe Economist will present Corporate Citizenship 2010: Doing Well By Doing Good in New York City on March 15 and 16. This event will bring together leaders from the private, non-profit and public sectors to discuss and debate how companies can play a more positive leadership role in society.  Attendees will also hear from visionary leaders who are dedicated to exploring new models to make capitalism work for the greater good.  Speakers will include:

  • President Bill Clinton
  • Charles Best – Founder,
  • Ben Cohen – Co-Founder, Ben & Jerry’s
  • Alex Cummings – Chief Administrative Officer, Executive VP, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Scott Griffith – Chairman and CEO, Zipcar
  • Melanie P. Healey – Group President, North America, Procter & Gamble
  • Jeffrey Hollender – Chief Inspired Protagonist and Co-Founder, Seventh Generation
  • Fred Krupp – President, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Adam Lowry – Co-founder and Chief Greenskeeper, Method Products
  • Susan Smith Ellis – CEO, (RED)
  • Jim Whaley – President, Siemens Foundation
  • Gary White – Co-Founder and Executive Director,

Thanks to our friends at The Economist, readers of Green VC can receive $300 off the standard and academic/non-profit registration prices.  To receive this discount please use code "GreenVC" [without the quotes] when registering online.

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  1. Conferring citizenship upon companies by incorporation in this era of mergers and acquisitions makes about as much sense and can be viewed equivalent to conferring citizenship upon the child of an illegal alien born in America. In fact, it may be worse, given the fact that children are not usually sold, or merged – but that is the objective of many companies to increase shareholder value.
    At the very least, renewable application processes should be required of corporate citizens simply because they are not human, and represent tradable and exchangeable assets.

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