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Methodist minister addresses corporate responsiblity

Rev. David Schilling discusses how universities can participate in corporations’ ethical decisions

10/06/04

Rev. David Schilling related corporate responsibility to the university level in his talk, "Corporate Responsibility: How to Use Global Principles," on Tuesday, Oct. 19. Schilling discussed how universities and individual stockholders can formulate principles concerning investments and participate in ethical decisions of corporations.

Schilling, a United Methodist minister, is a program director for the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, a coalition of 275 Catholic, Jewish and Protestant organizations, based in New York. For the past nine years, he has worked with members of the organization and associates on a range of global corporate accountability issues, including human rights and labor rights.

He is a member of the Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras, the Keenan Institute’s global corporate responsibility study group and the international advisory network of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.

This event was sponsored by Xavier’s peace and justice programs, the Brueggeman center for dialogue and the center for business ethics and social responsibility. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information about the Interfaith Center on Corporate responsibility, please log onto www.iccr.org.