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Corporations and Society Initiative (CASI) engages on issues at the intersection of markets, businesses, governments, and society to promote more accountable capitalism and governance.

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Upcoming Events

We host the nation’s leading academics and practitioners to discuss the complex and interacting forces that impact corporations and society.

  • ESG + CSR = BS? Straight Talk on Business for Social Good with Tariq Fancy

    Former BlackRock executive explores how pushing Corporate Social Responsibility and ESG targets misses the mark, and how to achieve change on social and environmental issues.
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    Stanford Graduate School of Business
    CEMEX Auditorium
    655 Knight Way
    Palo Alto, CA 94305
    United States

Recent Events

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    The Inside Scoop on the SEC with Former Commissioner Allison Herren Lee

    A unique opportunity for an insider conversation about an important regulatory agency, charged with making sure financial markets and companies work for the people.
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    Stanford Graduate School of Business
    655 Knight Way
    Palo Alto, CA 94305
    United States

  • Past Event

    Labor in America: Past, Present, and Future of Unions

    In business education discussions, labor unions are primarily presented as obstacles management must overcome to achieve worthy corporate goals. What's the other side of the story?
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    Corporations and Climate Risk in the Real World: The Case of PG&E

    This event brought together reporters, former regulators, experts in law, finance, insurance, and energy to help unpack the issues so we can see the challenges as they are.
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Our Focus

CASI focuses on promoting effective governance mechanisms to ensure that corporations and other institutions serve society.

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Research & Policy

Read our latest journal articles, policy papers, testimony, and policy comment letters.