Feb. 11, 2009, San Diego, CA - In today's tough economy, executives in corporate social responsibility (CSR) must rise to the challenges of performing better with less, proving benefit to the company's bottom line and boosting strategic goals. The CSR Performance Summit, hosted by the Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI) and taking place in New York City May 11-13, 2009, will focus on the skills, tools and case studies to help CSR professionals meet these challenges.
The only event of its kind, the CSR Performance Summit addresses cutting-edge strategies and best practices in performance management in the corporate social responsibility sector, providing a forum for CSR executives to share innovative techniques in planning, metrics, and evaluation. Summit participants will hear of the resourcefulness, innovation, and partnerships that have attributed to the good work of companies such as Jones Lang LaSalle, Campbell Soup Company, Sodexo, and Office Depot.
Case studies, panels, and networking sessions with executives from some of the top responsible companies, including Seventh Generation, FedEx, and Waste Management, will provide participants with the tools to:
With topics ranging from the socially responsible consumer to global monitoring, sessions will focus on the most important and challenging areas of a healthy CSR program. Dave Stangis of Campbell Soup Company, will discuss Campbell's new CSR platform and staying focused in times of difficulty. Mary Wong, president of Office Depot Foundation, will address methods to maximize philanthropic dollars. Edna Conway of Cisco Systems will speak about greening the supply chain.
CSR Performance addresses an essential topic in the corporate responsibility sector, one which executives can't afford to miss. Participants will solidify their CSR foundation, refine communications strategies, and arm themselves with ideas to maximize their programs, creating better, stronger programs and companies.
For more information or to register for the event, go to http://www.csrperformancesummit.com/
About Global Strategic Management Institute
The Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI) http://www.gsmiweb.com/ is the leading authority on performance based management practices and modern management theory. Focused on educating today's leaders for tomorrow's performance, GSMI disseminates the latest innovations in management by studying and identifying "best-in-class" organizations