Business Ethics Week 2011 Calendar

Join Us for Business Ethics Week

We invite you to engage with our guest speakers at events held during Business Ethics Week. No reservations necessary!

Mon., Oct. 31, 5–6:15 pm, SF State Downtown Campus, DTC 553

Cody Sisco, Manager of Advisory Services, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

Cody Sisco moderates a panel of industry experts as they discuss redefining business leadership in global CSR standards.

Guest panelists:

  • Geoff Stafford, senior manager of supply chain business process improvement, from Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Martin Brochstein, SVP Industry Relations and Information, International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA)

Co-panelists: Net Impact graduate students

Tues., Nov. 1, Noon–1:15 pm, Main Campus/Rosa Parks, Room B + C

Paul Tasner, founder of Bay Area Green Supply Chain Forum

Paul Tasner speaks about his new entrepreneurial venture, PulpWorks. Co-panelists: DSSA undergraduates

Tues., Nov. 1, 5–6:15 pm, SF State Downtown Campus, DTC 553

Andrew Shapiro, Lawndale Capital Management

Andrew Shapiro discusses shareholder activism and dysfunctional corporate governance. Co-panelists: FAME undergraduates

Wed., Nov. 2, 5–6:15 pm, SF State Downtown Campus, DTC 553

Gary Barker, Founder and CEO of

Gary Barker speaks about Ditto Hangers and other aspects of sustainable product design. Co-panelists: Net Impact graduate students, IBS undergraduates

Thurs., Nov. 3, 6–7 pm, Main Campus, BUS 202

Diane Weiss, Senior Product Manager, Intuit

Diane Weiss discusses ethical challenges of managing product innovations teams. Co-panelists: MOBS, WIB and iMSA undergraduates

Fri., Nov. 4, 11 am–1 pm, DTC 626

Social Entrepreneurship Roundtable—Unplugged

SF State has a burgeoning and vibrant student and faculty driven social entrepreneurship community, including Whirlwind Wheelchair, One Laptop Per Child, Roots of Success, and WIRED.

You're invited to join in with social entrepreneurs as they brainstorm about opportunities, challenges and new directions in their fields. MBA and undergraduate students, alumni and faculty are all invited to join Management Professor Bruce Paton as he moderates this exciting roundtable, assisted by Lam Family College of Business student organizations Net Impact, ESA and IBS.

SF State Downtown Campus

For information about the SF State Downtown Campus, including transportation and parking, see Graduate Programs: Downtown Campus