Northeast Ohio Aims to be a Leader in Sustainable Business
Posted 10.31.06Northeast Ohio should become a global leader in the sustainability movement.
Has the World Reached a Tipping Point toward Sustainable Business?
Posted 10.31.06Is the world reaching a tipping point where business as usual means business as agent of world benefit?
Will Business Take the Lead in Addressing Global Challenges?
Posted 10.31.06Successful businesses of the future will not only satisfy functional needs but also will make a positive social, economic and environmental impact, asserted Unilever Group Chief Executive Patrick Cescau in a keynote speech at the Business as Agent of World Benefit Global Forum.
Northeast Ohio: Creating Positive Impact throughout the Region
Posted 9.19.06Please join us for a session at the Forum that focuses exclusively on Business As An Agent of World Benefit in the Northeast Ohio Region.
Student Spotlight: Bonnie Richley, PhD Candidate in Organizational Behavior
Posted 8.7.06Weatherhead recently sat down with Bonnie Richley, PhD candidate in Organizational Behavior to talk about her newly-released book, her time in Spain, and her research.
BAWB Global Forum Registration Open
Posted 5.10.06Registration for Business as an Agent of World Benefit Forum is now open.
Call for Stories
Posted 4.19.06Submit story ideas for the Business as an Agent of World Benefit global forum by May 15th.
Spotlight on the United Nations Global Compact
Posted 4.19.06Business as an Agent of World Benefit: Management Knowledge Leading Positive Change, provides a unique and exciting partnership opportunity for the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Academy of Management (AoM) and Case Western Reserve University, each of which brings certain strengths to the conference.
Academy of Management Important Partner in Global Forum Design
Posted 4.18.06Founded in 1936, the Academy of Management is the oldest scholarly management association in the world. As a co-sponsor of the Global Forum AoM will help ensure the highest caliber of intellectual capital will be brought to the conference. Business as an Agent of World Benefit: Management Knowledge Leading Positive Change, will unite the efforts of the UN Global Compact, the Academy of Management, and Case's Weatherhead School of Management on October 23-25 in Cleveland.
Colloquium Series Hosts C.K. Prahalad
Posted 4.17.06“The world can be different. Together, we can make that difference,” C.K. Prahalad, the Paul and Ruth McCracken Distinguished University Professor of Corporate Strategy at the University of Michigan Business School told attendees at BAWB’s April 10th colloquium series.
April 10: BAWB Colloquium Series with C. K. Prahalad
Posted 3.15.06Prominent thought leader and author, C.K. Prahalad has significantly advanced the Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP) strategy taking hold within global corporate management circles. On April 10 at 4:30 p.m. in the dining room of the George S. Dively Center, he will share his forward-looking BOP strategy as a guest speaker of the 2005-2006 BAWB Colloquium Series.
March 21: BAWB Colloquium Series, Jane Nelson
Posted 2.6.06Jane Nelson, a Senior Fellow and Director of the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and Director of Business Leadership and Strategy at the Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), will share her knowledge of the changing role of business in society on March 21, 2006, in the dining room of Weatherhead’s George S. Dively Building, as a guest speaker with the 2005-2006 BAWB Colloquium Series from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.
Developing the Microfinancing Business Case
Posted 1.24.06It began when the founder of Janalakshmi, a microfinance institution based in Bangalore, India, read Dr. Sayan Chatterjee's book Failsafe Strategies: Profit and Grow From Risks that others Avoid (Wharton School Publishers 2004) and called him for feedback on the risk in microfinance models. Since then Chatterjee, a professor in the MAPS department at Case's Weatherhead School of Management, has written a business case about Hindustan Lever's Project Shakti, joined with Professor C.N.V. Krishnan, also of Weatherhead's MAPS department, to create the Institute for Studies in Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation housed within The Center for B·A·W·B, and traveled to India to find out more about MFI's.
A Call for Papers: Interactive Working Paper Series for Research on (B·A·W·B)
Posted 1.9.06The Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit (B·A·W·B) announces the launch of an Interactive Working Paper Series for research on, or regarding issues in the area of, business as an agent of world benefit. The inaugural edition will be published during mid-February 2006. Potential papers for this edition will be accepted until January 24, 2006.
3rd Annual International B·A·W·B Online Conference
Posted 1.5.06The 2006 International B·A·W·B Online Conference "UN Millennium Development Goals as Business Opportunity", to be held May 4th and 5th, 2006, seeks to shine the light on the issue of the role businesses can successfully play in achieving the Millennium Development Goals.