Corporate Citizenship Presentation Archive

Delivering Value

January 31, 2019, 6 - 8 p.m.

Dave Stangis, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Sustainability Officer for Campbell Soup, will speak about his recent book: 21st Century Corporate Citizenship: A Practical Guide to Delivering Value to Society and Your Business and receive an award for Corporate Citizenship from the Center for the Study of Citizenship and the Mike Ilitch School of Business.

Cynthia Pasky

Business & the Revitalization of Detroit

October 17, 2013, 7-8:30 p.m.

Cynthia J. Pasky drew from her experiences as President of the Downtown Detroit Partnership and her company's community engagement endeavors to deliver the 2013 corporate lecture.

Corporate Citizenship & Leadership

November 8, 2012, 7-9 pm

Mr. Baruah spoke on the importance of good corporate citizenship and leadership, emphasizing local developments in a broader national context.

Higher Education and the Future of Democracy

October 27, 2011, 7-9 pm

Higher education is still broadly regarded as job training, and its success is measured by the degree to which it prepares individuals to contribute to the economy. But higher education has equal or greater value to society as a means of creating and encouraging informed and ethical citizens. Higher education is no longer just training for the world of work; a comprehensive university experience puts life in context, in terms of history, ethics, international understanding and the conduct of responsible relationships.

Corporate Citizenship in the Age of Enron and Madoff

April 13, 2011

A discussion of white collar crime and its citizenship effects. Panelists included U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, prominent private practice attorney Harold Gurewitz, and Wayne Law professor Peter J. Henning. The panel discussed some of the challenges facing prosecutors of white collar crime, ambiguities facing defendants or those who cooperate in investigations, and the strong regional differences that may creep into decision making on which kinds of cases are prosecuted.

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The Selling of the American Economy: How Foreign Companies are Remaking the American Dream

October 25, 2010, 7-9 pm

In The Selling of the American Economy: How Foreign Companies are Remaking the American Dream, Micheline Maynard questions the commonly held belief that foreign investment in and ownership of businesses within the United States eliminates domestic jobs and undermines the American economy. She argues that foreign businesses contribute to their communities by invigorating local economies and diversifying American culture and business practices.


The Financial Crisis: A Year Later

October 5, 2009, 6:45-8:30 pm

Looking Back for the Way Forward: Lessons for Creating a Strong Economy (Lawrence Ingrassia)
Misunderstanding Growth Realities and Recent Financial Crises (Henry Dickson)



Business and the Environment

October 20, 2008, 5:30-9 pm

Susan Cischke

Group Vice President of Sustainability, Environment, and Safety, Ford

James Croce,  CEO, NextEnergy

Irene Dimitry,  Director of Renewable Energy Strategy, DTE

Henry Pollack,  Professor Emeritus, University of Michigan

Moderated by Mary Kramer, Crain's Business Detroit


Diversity Symposium 

October 11, 2007

CSC presented their annual Corporate Citizenship Symposium. Roderick D. Gillum, vice president for corporate responsibility and diversity, General Motors, gave the keynote address and Linda D. Forte, senior vice president, Comerica, provided introductory comments. A panel discussion, moderated by Mary Kramer, publisher, Crain’s Detroit Business, followed.


Gender Symposium

November 4, 2005 9 am - 4 pm

This day-long event included business leaders, academics, and students discussing the evolving roles of women and minorities in today’s corporate world.  The speakers included Carolyn Buck Luce, senior partner at Ernst & Young; Erica Beecher-Monas, WSU Law professor; and Janet B. Reid, managing partner at Global Lead Management.

Corporate Citizenship & the Law

November 8, 2004, 3 pm

This symposium focused on the responsibilities of corporate counsel enforcing good corporate citizenship, and the broader culture of ethics. CSC brought in several counsels from different kinds of corporations, as well as Commissioner Thomas Leary of the FTC and Senator Carl Levin.







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