7 CEOs Highlighted at Corporate Responsibility Officer Summit Oct 6-7 in Chicago, Corporate Responsibility’s Largest Annual Event

Sep 28, 2009 5:00 PM ET
Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) - September 28, 2009—New York, NY -  Corporate Responsibility Officer Summit Chair Jay Whitehead today announced that the speaker lineup for the 5th annual CRO Summit, held October 6-7 at the Union League Club of Chicago will feature a record 7 CEOs—leaders of the corporate responsibility movement in sustainability, governance, compliance and philanthropy.  

Also included in the CRO Summit lineup is the 3rd annual CRO Magazine CEO of the Year Awards, which recognizes CEO leadership in 8 categories: large-cap, mid-cap, small-cap, private companies, social entrepreneurs, corporate foundations, government, and NGO/non-profits.  Featuring a corporate sustainability theme, the 5th annual CRO Summit is the largest such event for corporate responsibility practitioners in sustainability, governance, compliance, CSR and philanthropy. 

CEO and senior leaders featured include Green Mountain Coffee Roasters CEO Larry Blanford, NYSE Global Markets Chief Walter Lukken, Silver Spring Networks CEO Scott Lang, ACORE CEO Michael Eckhart, CDP CEO Paul Dickinson, Hara CEO Amit Chatterjee, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, Interface Chairman and former CEO Ray Anderson.

CRO Magazine’s 3rd Annual Responsible CEO of the Year Awards, which occur from 7-9pm on October 6 at the Union League Club of Chicago, will be keynoted by “Confessions of a Radical Industrialist” author and Interface Chairman Ray Anderson.

Attendees include over 300 corporate responsibility officers in Russell 1000 companies, NGO executives and software and professional service providers to the field.  Registration information can be found at http://www.crosummit.com.   The CRO Summit agenda can be found online at http://www.crosummit.com/crosummitfall/agenda.asp.

About Corporate Responsibility Officer/CRO
Founded in 2006 after the acquisition of Business Ethics Magazine, 20,000-subscriber CRO Magazine, twice-annual CRO Summits and the 200+ corporate member CRO Association have become the leading voices of the corporate responsibility movement.  CRO Magazine, publisher of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List®, is the official publication of the CROA, and the CRO Summits are the official events of the CROA.  CRO properties are owned and operated by privately-held SharedXpertise Media, headquartered in Edison, NJ with offices in Washington DC, London and Brussels. More information at www.thecro.com and www.sharedxpertise.com.

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