Corporate Social Responsibility Revisited: How has CSR Changed Since Milton Friedman Ignited the Debate 50 Years Ago?
In 1970, the Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman wrote a landmark op-ed for The New York Times on the role a business should play in society. Fifty years later, we will commemorate this event with a global event spanning across all three of Chicago Booth's campuses.
Our Chicago campus sessions will begin at 11 a.m. CST and feature an in-depth exploration of corporate governance with experts from a wide variety of backgrounds.
11 a.m CST: "What Should be the Business of Business?"
- Margaret Blair - Vanderbilt Law Professor and Milton R. Underwood Chair in Free Enterprise
- Mary Bush, ’71 – Founder and President, Bush International, with extensive experience on corporate boards including Discover Financial, Marriott International, and United Airlines
- Steven Neil Kaplan - Neubauer Family Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance at Chicago Booth
- Moderated by Gillian Tett - Chair of Editorial Board and Editor-at-Large, US at the Financial Times
12 p.m. CST: "A Nobel Perspective on Corporate Social Responsibility"
- Oliver Hart – 2016 Nobel laureate and Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University
- Moderated by Randall S. Kroszner - Deputy dean for executive programs and the Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth
1 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.: Chicago Booth Admissions Live Q&A Session
For more event information including speaker bios and the London and Hong Kong campus program information, visit: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/csr-revisited