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CSR Today: The Growing Importance

Shifting strategies in light of COVID-19

About the Event

The Center for Corporate Social Responsibility will host a public seminar on the evolving importance of strategic and meaningful corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, specifically in light of the current global pandemic.

The seminar will include two sessions - a presentation and a panel discussion. The presentation will focus on:

  • what is corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • the importance of building trust with stakeholders
  • creating effective CSR strategies
  • building communication plans
  • examples of successful CSR programs

The panel discussion will feature Dr. Jim Denova, vice president at the Benedum Foundation; Damian Ferek, president of The Stick Company and co-owner/operations manager of Stick Tattoo Company; and Josie Schultz, external communications manager at EQT Corporation.


10:00 a.m. - Welcome & Overview

10:05 a.m. - Presentation

10:40 a.m. - "Virtual break"

10:50 a.m. - Panel Discussion

11:25 a.m. - Wrap Up & Dismissal


To register, click the REGISTER button at the top of the page. The event will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams. Upon registering, you will have access to the Teams call info.

If you encounter any issues registering or joining the event, email