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Bob Eccles to speak about "Turning down the heat on the ESG debate" this Thursday , Nov 17, 5pm Dublin time

  • 1.  Bob Eccles to speak about "Turning down the heat on the ESG debate" this Thursday , Nov 17, 5pm Dublin time

    Posted 11-16-2022 14:20

    The Centre for Social Innovation of Trinity Business School is delighted to invite you to the next event of the 2022 / 2023  Trinity Business Ethics Speaker Series.

    The speaker is Robert G. Eccles, a leading authority on corporate purpose, sustainable investing, and integrated reporting. He is a Visiting Professor of Management Practice at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. Eccles has been a Visiting Lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management and was a Berkeley Social Impact Fellow at the Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley. He was a Professor at Harvard Business School and received tenure in 1989. Eccles is an Eminent Academic Advisor to BCG on Global ESG Integration and Reporting. He is also the first Chair of KKR's "Sustainability Expert Advisory Council." He was the founding Chairman of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, and was one of the founders of the International Integrated Reporting Council. In 2011, Dr. Eccles was selected as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior – 2012 for his extensive, positive contribution to building trust in business. In 2013, he was named the first non-accountant Honorary Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), one of only nine since 1999. In 2018 he was named by Barron's as one of the top 20 influencers in ESG investing and cited for being an "ESG research trailblazer." Also, in 2018 he received "The CSR Lifetime Achievement Award" at "The 8th International Conference on Sustainability & Responsibility" in Cologne, Germany.

    Date: Thursday, 17 November 2022
    Time: 17:00 Irish Standard Time

    Please Register Here


    Hosted by the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), this series explores contemporary issues in the field of business ethics. Leading scholars and practitioners will present research on a wide range of topics, including ESG, responsible business, values-driven leadership and organizational integrity. The sessions are open to all Trinity staff, students and the general public. The current schedule with dates and registration links is available here

    Maximilian Schormair
    Assistant Professor
    Trinity College Dublin