Business Ethics Week 2009 Calendar

Social Responsibility and Sustainability Efforts

Guest Speaker Katie Excoffier, Sustainability Specialist, Genentech

  • Tues., Nov. 3, 2009
  • 7–8 p.m.
  • HSS 135
  • SF State Main Campus

Katie Excoffier will speak about the social responsibility and sustainability efforts of Genentech and the employee-driven Green Genes activities. Immediately following, she will participate in a panel discussion with the Management Organization for Business Students and all CoB student organizations. Katie will take Q&A from the audience at the end of the panel discussion.

Business Ethics and Corporate Strategy

Tim Smith, Founder, All About the Future

  • Wed., Nov. 4, 2009
  • 5–6:15 p.m.
  • DTC 675-676
  • SFSU Downtown Campus, 835 Market St., 5th floor

Tim Smith is the founder of All About the Future, which provides sustainable development
services to for-profit and non-profit entities. His presentation for MBA/EMBA students and faculty provides insight into corporate practices related to sustainable strategic inititatives.

Technology Based Social Ventures: Lessons from the field

  • Wed., Nov. 4, 2009
  • 7 p.m.
  • SCI 210
  • SFSU Main Campus

Come learn how technology-driven social entrepreneurship is changing the world—from the experts at SF State. STEPS (Social and Technology Entrepreneurship at SF State) is a new multidisciplinary initiative aimed at fostering scholarship, creative and outreach activity related to understanding the simultaneous creation of social and economic value within our organizations and institutions. For complete details, see Technology Based Social Ventures.