Written by Melissa Sonberg
Historically, corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity was concerned with brand building, not ROI. It was the old philanthropic model: people with resources, power, and access choosing to donate or share assets. Today, brands are putting a heightened importance on creating more than just goodwill with new initiatives, and that puts chief marketing officers front and center in this new era of strategic social responsibility.
NR Narayana Murthy will receive an honorary doctorate from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada on May 28. Murthy, the co-founder of Infosys Ltd, will be acknowledged for his accomplishments in business and dedication to fairer wealth distribution.
Read full article: The Times of India, May 25, 2015
Authors: Col, B., Errunza, V.
Publication: Journal of Corporate Science
The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and Desautels faculty members who were recently named recipients of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill University.
Postdoctoral Research Associate at McGill University and the Social Innovators’ Integration Lab (SIIL)
To download the job description in English and French, please click here.
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Start Date: January 2016, possibly adjustable
Duration: 2 years, with possibility of 1 year extension
Authors: Jang, Y., Lortie, M.A., Sanche, S.
Publication: Journal of Medical Internet Research
Authors: So, J., Achar, C., Han, D.H., Agrawal, N., Duhachek, A., Maheswaran, D.
Publication: Journal of Consumer Psychology
Authors: Johnson, S.L., Safadi, H., Faraj, S.
Publication: Information Systems Research
Usman W. Chohan has an MBA from McGill University in Global Strategy and Leadership (2014). He has served as a consultant at the World Bank Institute (WBI) and as Special Situations Analyst in the Global Equities team at Natcan Investment Management.
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the first graduating MBA class at McGill!
From the outstanding business leaders and philanthropists of the first MBA class of 1965 right up to our Hult Prize-winning students today, our MBA program has been a powerful catalyst for talent around the world—over 8,000 individuals who have had a tremendous impact on nearly every field of human endeavour, in business and society.
Join us May 22-23 as we celebrate your accomplishments and embark on the NEXT 50 years of impact.
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