2017 Colloquium Series - Corporate Social Responsibility & Governance

Join us on January 25th when Samir Goswami will talk to us about “Syfy Channel's Incorporated®, Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance”. The talk will take place at 2:30 pm and will be held in the Dana Room, Dana Library (4th floor). 
Samir Goswami helps develop strategies and implementation plans to integrate fair labor practices and human rights into business practices. He is currently a strategy consultant to nonprofits and social enterprises with clients that include United Way Worldwide, Humanity United, Issara Institute and Mobile Accord (a “B Corporation”). Previously he was the Director of Government Professional Solutions at LexisNexis where he developed methodologies to use data products to uncover labor abuses in supply chains and promote rule of law and economic advancement in developing countries. He directed a team that managed a $12 million portfolio of U.S. Government contracts with the Agency for International Development, State Department, Department of Defense and Intelligence Communities. He also served as the company’s Director of Corporate Responsibility where he integrated CSR into business development efforts and developed partnerships with government entities, associations and NGOs that have increased access to legal services for thousands across the country. As a Managing Director of the Individuals and Communities at Risk Program at Amnesty International USA, he oversaw campaigning in support of those whose human rights are being violated while modernizing the unit’s technology to increase efficiencies. Previously, Samir co-founded his own non-profit organization in Illinois where he organized survivors and led coalitions that transformed the State’s response to human trafficking.
His opinion pieces have been published in the Guardian, The San Francisco Chronicle, CNN.com, World Affairs Journal and other outlets. He is the recipient of numerous awards including, "40 Who Have Made a Difference" by Business and Professional People for the Public Interest and the "Impact Award" by Chicago Foundation for Women.

Speaker: Samir Goswami
Title: Syfy Channel's Incorporated®, Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance
Date: Wednesday, January 25th
Time: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: Dana Room, Dana Library (4th floor)

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