Yours truly will be participating on an interesting panel organized for the Canadian Bar Association on March 26th at noon, being held at Heenan Blaikie in Toronto and by conference call. Anyone who is a CBA member (including student members) may come or join the call. Here’s the information:
Corporate Social Responsibility Program
Presented by the Rights of the Person and Communities Committee of the CBA’s National Section on International Law.
Using Corporate Social Responsibility to Create Decent Work
March 26, 2009 – 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. EST – Heenan Blaikie Toronto Office
This session will cover practical considerations for CSR in the labour and employment context, and will highlight the information and issues lawyers need to know to advise businesses, trade unions and NGOs.
Professor David Doorey ” CSR and the Role of Supply Chain Transparency”
Jodi Gallagher, Heenan Blaikie – “Challenges and Opportunities for Labour Lawyers in Advising on CSR Issues”
Andrea Baldwin, Canadian Business for Social Responsibility – “Risk Management through Stakeholder Engagement: employees, trade unions and NGOs”
Pre-registration is required for all sessions. To register please email Jennifer Lalonde at Jennifer@cba.org. Dial-in instructions will be sent by e-mail with registration confirmation.