DR. ANDREW J. HOFFMAN
Holcim (Us) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise
University Of Michigan
“How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate”
Friday, October 9, 2015, 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Webb Auditorium, Booth Hall, Building 7A, Room 1350
Book Signing to Follow
RIT Saunders College of Business,
RIT College of Liberal Arts, Department of Public Policy
Institute for Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
Please contact Dr. Sandra Rothenberg with any questions at email@example.com.
Interpreters provided upon request subject to availability. Please make your request as soon as possible by going to the following website: Access.rit.edu
Congratulations to Hassan Ali, this year’s recipient of the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation student scholarship. Hassan is a student in the B.S/M.B.A program in Accounting at the Saunders College of Business. His essay impressed the judges with its thoughtful analysis of personal ethics dilemmas he has faced in the work environment. More information on the scholarship can be found at the RABEF website. You can also see past Saunders winners there as well.
The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use “Plain English” to Rob You Blind
David Cay Johnston
Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, an IRE Medal and the George Polk Award
October 3rd at 4pm-5pm, book signing to follow
Golisano Hall, Building 70, Room 1400
Event Cosponsored by the Institute for Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility and Clarence B. Sheffield, Jr., the Eugene H. Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking
Congratulations to Adena Thompson for being selected as the winner of this year’s Saunders College of Business Ethics Scholarship! Adena will be invited to represent SCB by presenting at next year’s Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation Awards luncheon. This is held at the Riverside Convention Center and attended by hundreds of members of the area business community. Thanks for making us look good Adena!
Time: Thursday, 3/24. 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Drop-off location: The Sentinel, SAU Circle
Cost: RIT equipment – no charge.
Electronics brought from home – no charge.
In response to the NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act, RIT’s electronics recycling contractor (Maven Technologies) is no longer charging for electronics brought in from home (as of 1/1/2011).
What: Any electronics, including desktops, laptops, monitors, printers, any other peripherals, cables, TVs, home audio,
cell phones, PDAs, land-line phones, scanners, rechargeable batteries, chargers, plotters, VCRs, etc. (Please don’t bring RIT phones, printer cartridges, non-rechargeable batteries, air conditioners, mini fridges)
Information Safety: All computers recycled during this event will have their hard drives punctured, or erased securely (using Department of Defense or HIPAA protocol). Additional information (Provided by RIT’s Information security Office) is found in the post script to this message.
So stop by this Thursday and drop off your old electronics (they’ll be students to help you unload if necessary) Or you can also arrange a pick up by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, be sure to include building and room #, times when you will be at location and what would you like picked up.
Don’t miss this opportunity to network with environmental professionals while you help the environment. The Institute for Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, along with the Greater Rochester Businesses for Conservation is holding a work day:
Thousand Acre Swamp – Penfield, NY. On April 16, 2011 from 9 am – 12 pm
Projects will include:
• Trail Clearing
• Habitat management
• Boardwalk Construction
• Preserve Clean-up
This event was a success last year – (see pics at http://centers.scb.rit.edu/ethics/past-events/pictures/) and one student even got a JOB OFFER through the business contacts made at the event!!!
You will work alongside employees from LECESSE Construction, Kodak, Xerox, RG&E, Nixon Peabody LLP, Haley & Aldrich, and others.
Get more information and sign up at
Professor Thomas A. Kochan of the MIT Sloan School, will offer his thoughts on whether the current efforts by some governors to eliminate or curtail collective bargaining can be considered an attack on workers’ rights or fiscal necessity. Join the MIT alumni community on Monday, March 21, from noon to 12:30 p.m. EDT.
You can register for free here. After you register the URL for the webcast will be sent to you.