Weinberg Center Represented at the Practicing Law Institute’s Tenth Annual Directors’ Institute
Professor Charles M. Elson, Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., Chair in Corporate Governance and Director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware, participated on a panel on “Corporate Social Responsibility” at the PLI’s Tenth Annual Directors’ Institute on September 12, 2012 in New York. The panel was moderated by Jeffrey D. Karpf from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. The other panelists included Meredith B. Cross, Head of Global Research, Institutional Shareholder Services; Donna Dabney, Executive Director, Governance Center, The Conference Board; and Timothy Smith, Senior Vice President, Director of ESG Shareholder Engagement, Walden Asset Management, a division of Boston Trust & Investment Management. The panel discussed the new expectations facing boards of directors in the arena of social responsibility.