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2nd annual International Corporate Governance Society (ICGS) Conference

October 1 and 2, 2016
Taking Stock of Corporate Governance: Where we are and where we are going
Place: Bentley University
Call for Papers (click here for further information): Due April 1, 2016

     

 

 

 

 

Keynote Speaker
Jerry Davis, Wilbur K. Pierpont Collegiate Professor of Management and Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business will speak on “Vanishing Corporations"

Our distinguished panel includes:
Jay Lorsch, the Louis E. Kirstein Professor of Human Relations at the Harvard Business School

Alexey Volynets, a Corporate Governance Officer at the Environment, Social and Governance Department of the International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group

Francis Byrd, Founder and CEO of Byrd Governance Advisory

Arturo Bris, Professor of Finance at IMD and leader of the the world renowned IMD World Competitiveness Center

Bios and additional information on our panelists can be found here.

Registration Information:

Registration is available on the ICGS website. Please note, only members can register, and you can join by clicking here. If you are already a member, please log in and proceed. All submissions to the conference will be on an on-line conference management system (CMS) this year. If your abstract is accepted, you will be notified by e-mail and will use the account created on the CMS to submit your abstract and to register for the conference. If you do not choose to submit an abstract, but want to attend the conference, then you will need to create an account on the CMS and then register for the conference.

Lodging:

Hotel accommodations at the Westin in Waltham - reserve now.  Conference rate is $199/night.

Dining:

Click here for local restaurant recommendations.


September 30, 2016
Next Generation Manuscript Workshop for PhD students
Focus: Corporate Governance

Five internationally recognized experts are being invited to campus in conjuction with the International Corporate Governance Society conference. 

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Past Events


Inaugural International Corporate Governance Society (ICGS) Conference

September 18-19, 2015
Restoring Trust in Business through Corporate Governance
Place: Copenhagen Business School

Keynote Speaker:

        COLIN MAYER, Professor of Management Studies at Saïd Business School

        Author of "Firm Commitment: Why the Corporation is Failing Us and How to Restore Trust in It"

        See website

Distinguished Panelists:

        CHRISTINA AHMADJIAN, Professor of Management at Hitotsubashi University

        MARC FEIGEN, CEO Feigen Advisors, focusing on CEOs and Boards

        ALAN TEIXEIRA, Senior Director, Technical Activities at the IFRS Foundation

        See website


May 19, 2014
Next Generation ESG Workshop
Focus: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Issues

 

Three internationally recognized experts were invited to campus during the week of May 19, 2014, in conjuction with the Bentley Global Business Ethics Symposium. They joined a group of competitively chosen doctoral students in a series of presentations and discussions, including one-on-one feedback between expert and student. 

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May 20 to 25, 2013
Next Generation ESG Workshop
Focus: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Issues
 

Three competitively selected PhD students joined three internationally recognized experts on the Bentley University campus to work on ESG issues. The program included one-on-one scholarly training for selected PhD students and participation in "Teaching Business Ethics" workshops. 

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May 20 to 23, 2012
Through the Next Generation ESG Workshop, three competitively selected PhD students joined three internationally recognized experts on the Bentley University campus to work on ESG issues. The program included one-on-one scholarly training for selected PhD students and participation in "Teaching Business Ethics" workshops. 

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May 23, 2011
The Geneen Institute hosted Bentley's third Next Generation ESG Workshop for PhD students, at EuroMed Management School in Marseilles, France. It is sponsored by the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility through a grant by the State Street Foundation. Faculty experts include Monika WinnAndrew Millington and Ann Buchholtz (see photo at right).

 


April 5, 2011
The Geneen Institute hosted a conversation with Geneen Fellows Kip Holderness and Michele Jurgens who presented their research in progress, related to the Geneen Institute summer research partnership.


October 1, 2010
The Geneen Institute hosted Cary Krosinsky, vice president of Trucost, on October 1, 2010. Krosinsky spoke on “Sustainability as a positive driver of value for corporations." Trucost helps organizations measure and manage the environmental impacts associated with their own operations, supply chains and investment portfolios. It has partnered with Newsweek as its quantitative partner for its “Green Rankings” released every October. The project analyzes the environmental performance of America’s 500 largest organizations.


February 24, 2010
The Geneen Institute hosted Dr. Jana Hranaiova, chief deputy economist at the Office of Research and Analysis at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). She discussed the impact of inspections on client turnover in small companies. More information is available here.


May 17 to 19, 2010
The Geneen Institute hosted Bentley's second Next Generation ESG Workshop for PhD students.Faculty experts included Jorge RiveraDuane Windsor and Robert Hoskisson.


November 18, 2009
Bentley's PhD students and members of the facult at the Copenhagen Business School discussed comparative approaches to corporate social responsibility in Europe and the United States.


May 18 to 19, 2009
Bentley held its first Next Generation ESG Workshop for PhD students with a focus on environmental, social, and governance issues (ESG). The three-day program brought together promising young doctoral researchers with leading ESG experts Lori RyanDuane Windsor.  

The 2009 Next Generation ESG workshop participants