October 8 | 12:00-1:00pm, B100, The Blum Center for Developing Economies

Social Justice, Social Impact, and Organizational Decisions: A Blum Center Perspectives Speaker Series featuring Robert Reich

What are the differences between social impact and social justice? How do organizations or movements understand the achievement of either goal? And do the differences between the terms matter significantly? Robert Reich provides history, context, nuance.

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October 10 | 4:30-5:30pm, N100

Human Rights and Social Justice - A Peterson Speaker Series with Chip Bergh

Join us for an intimate fireside chat with Levi Strauss & Co President and CEO Chip Bergh, to hear more about his passion and commitment to human rights and social justice through his work at Levi’s. We’ll dive deep into some of the work Levi’s has been doing around DACA and rapid response grants, voter engagement, gun control, and more. Moderated by UC Berkeley students, you’ll get a first hand glimpse at the thinking behind business activism in 2019.

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October 21 | 1:00-6:30pm, Wells Fargo Room

Food@Haas Annual Food Summit

Passionate about the food system? Want to connect with other foodies, students, and industry professionals? Join Food@Haas for the annual Career Week Food Summit! With a keynote and two industry panels, speakers will highlight strategies for working toward a healthier, more sustainable, and equitable food system, and how brands are evolving with consumer demands for eco-friendly, socially conscious options.

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October 30 | 12-1pm, Human Rights Center

Brown Bag: Business Leadership on Climate Action and Human Rights

We invite UC Berkeley students to hear from professionals who are working to advance corporate action on climate change, gender equality, and human rights. Our guests will talk about the linkages between these challenges and why business has an opportunity to lead on these issues. They will also talk about their careers and take questions from students on how they shaped their own paths to working on these critical issues today.

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November 7 | 5-7:30pm, Spieker Forum

Women on Boards - Changing the Landscape of the Corporate Board

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and Financial Women of San Francisco invite you to come and learn how women and diversity in the boardroom make a difference and create value to a company. Topics of discussion will include how women were selected, challenges they have faced, why they serve, how they contributed, their advice for other women desiring to serve and the journey we still have left to travel to bring out the best performance in the companies we support and for our own career paths.

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November 20 | Spieker Forum

Peterson/Dean's Speaker Series: Enlightened Capitalists

As corporate responsibility becomes increasingly mainstream, it’s easy to overlook the decades long journey that started corporate America’s path to social impact. In this very special Dean’s / Peterson Speaker Series, Professor James O’Toole, author of The Enlightened Capitalists: Cautionary Tales of Business Pioneers Who Tried to Do Well by Doing Good, will discuss the trials and tribulations of business’ attempts to address urgent social and environmental issues.

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