Discussion with Stephen B. Young, Esq. Global Executive Director of The Caux Round Table
June 15th, 2010
June 15th, 2010
Stephen B. Young, Esq., Global Executive Director of The Caux Round Table, will discuss the financial crisis, the Caux Round Table Principles for Responsible Business, and pending federal financial regulatory legislation. An open floor discussion will follow.
Full event details below:
You are cordially invited to a reception and discussion regarding the ethical, economic, and policy dimensions of the global financial crisis with Stephen B. Young, Esq., Global Executive Director of The Caux Round Table.
Monday, 21 June 2010
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The Stewart R. Mott House
122 Maryland Avenue, N.E.,
Washington, D.C. 20002.
(The Mott House is on Capitol Hill next to the Supreme Court.)
Mr. Young will be discussing the financial crisis, the Caux Round Table Principles for Responsible Business, and pending federal financial regulatory legislation. After his remarks, the floor will be open for discussion. We shall serve light hors d’oeuvres and drinks and there will be opportunities during the evening for networking with colleagues from corporate, governmental, nongovernmental, professional services, academic, and other organizations.
Stephen B. Young has served as the chief executive of the Caux Round Table since 2000, working with globally prominent executives, government leaders, scholars, clergy, and others to promote integrity and responsibility in public and private organizations; encourage transparency and accountability in corporate and civic institutions; fight grand corruption through civil and criminal actions, including corrupt asset recovery; encourage productive dialogue between Eastern and Western religious and cultural traditions; and advance the scholarship and impact of organizational integrity and responsibility in the context of global integration.
Mr. Young worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development during the Vietnam War, and later served as assistant dean at the Harvard Law School and dean of the Hamline Law School. As an attorney, he has served corporate clients in business transactions and litigated in state and federal courts. He has published widely on legal, political, and economic policy issues in law reviews, prominent editorial pages, and in other venues. He is the author of the book, Moral Capitalism, now available in Japanese, Spanish, Croat, and Polish. His work for the Caux Round Table takes him to major conferences and universities around the world for frequent lectures on organizational integrity and responsibility.
In her book, The Difference Makers, Professor Sandra Waddock of Boston College named Mr. Young as one of the 23 leaders who developed the modern organizational responsibility movement.
Mr. Young is a graduate of Harvard College and the Harvard Law School. While an undergraduate at Harvard, he discovered the site of the ancient Bronze Age culture of Ban Chiang in Thailand, which UNESCO later declared a World Heritage Site. His full biography is available here.
This event is free of charge.
RSVP by Friday, 18 June, to Mr. Jed Ipsen, Associate Director for Washington, D.C. The Caux Round Table, at email@example.com.
The Caux Round Table is a global network of senior leaders in business, government, and other fields that promotes integrity and responsibility in public and private organizations. Fast Company recently named the Caux Round Table site as one of the 51 best on the Internet for information on organizational responsibility
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