“We are just at the beginning of realizing the reality of what is happening to our economy. There couldn’t be a more interesting time for corporate citizenship,” Center Director Bradley Googins mused at the third annual meeting of the Global Education and Research Network (GERN) meeting in San Francisco last Saturday.
With eight countries on five continents represented at the largest meeting the network has had to date, there were many challenges to discuss, yet the energy and optimism of the group was heartening. The Network, launched by the Center and supported by the UPS Foundation, was formed to share knowledge and contribute to understanding of global citizenship, and international variations, through collaborative research and education initiatives. The Network is made up of the Center’s counterparts around the world – Centers for Corporate Citizenship in Germany, South Africa, Chile, Italy, the United Kingdom, Mexico, China and the Philippines. Read the rest of this entry »