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Business Week 2017

Business Week Corporate Social Responsibility Day

Corporate Social Responsibility Day/Case Competition

Corporate Social Responsibility is the aim to embrace responsibility for a company's actions and encourage a positive impact on the environment through activities involving consumers, employees, communities, and stakeholders. Corporate Social Responsibility goes beyond what is required by regulators and promotes the betterment of business practices for sustained positive change. Corporate Social Responsibility Day (CSR Day) provides the opportunity for students to learn from industry leaders about the growing importance of Corporate Social Responsibility in the workplace.

Corporate Social Responsibility is an ever-growing topic of conversation in the corporate world. It is the initiative to embrace responsibility for a company's actions and encourage a positive impact on society through activities involving consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders, and the environment. Corporate Social Responsibility goes beyond what is required by regulators and promotes the betterment of business practices for sustained positive change for consumers, employees, communities, and stakeholders. As companies become more forward-thinking and involved in the community through their core business practices, they create shared value for business and society.

CaterpillarThis year’s case competition took place on Friday –November 11th in the College of Business CAT Auditorium. Students had a chance to compete in a Case Competition sponsored by Caterpillar Inc. Students had an hour and a half to breakdown the case and then to present.

There was some tough competition, but only three teams came out on top. After, prizes were awarded they were able to hear from a few CAT Representatives regarding their current CSR practices.

Congratulations to the top three teams and thank you to all who participated.

 This year’s winners:

 

1st place 1st place - Sean Fitzgerald, Morgan Loy, Emily Scaletta, and Scott Piekarski
2nd place 2nd place - Miroslav Momchilov, Gregory Johnson, Jessie Reed, Rebecca Vondriska, and Evan Mikos
3rd place 3rd place - Adam Firinci, Asim Ali, Diaz Serafini, and Richart Oxarant

 

2017-09-08T09:59:31.044-05:00 2017