University of Southern California

CEO Corporate Stewardship Conference: Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 7:30am - 6:00pm


Davidson Conference Center, Embassy Room (downstairs)

The USC Marshall School of Business and its Center for Effective Organizations (CEO) are pleased to announce an inaugural conference focused on corporate stewardship. Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness will explore current corporate practices and research findings in the areas of social responsibility, business ethics and environmental sustainability.

Corporate Stewardship Conference Helpful Links:

Marshall to Host Corporate Stewardship Conference
CEO Sustainability Update
CEO homepage

Seating is Limited!

Featured Speakers will Include:

Howard Schultz

Howard Schultz - CEO, Starbucks
Howard Schultz, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Starbucks, first walked into Starbucks in Seattle's Pike Place Market in 1981. Howard was invited into conversation with these connoisseurs who took great care in not only finding and roasting the highest quality coffee, but also sharing their passion with others. More

Terri Kelly

Terri Kelly - CEO, W.L. Gore
Terri Kelly is President and CEO of W.L. Gore & Associates, a multi-billion dollar enterprise that employs more than 10,000 associates in 45 plants around the world. Gore specializes in fluoropolymer-based materials that are utilized in a wide array of high-value products, including GORE-TEX® fabric, medical devices, filtration and venting products and many other advanced technology solutions. More

James Sinegal

James Sinegal - CEO, Costco (retired)
Jim Sinegal, is the Co-Founder of Costco Wholesale Corp. who retired in 2012 and is currently serving as a Director and Company Advisor since January 2012. Jim served as the Chief Executive Officer of Costco Wholesale Corporation for 27 years and has been a Director of Costco Wholesale Corp. since its inception. More

Howard Schultz, Terri Kelly and James Sinegal – three of the world's most influential chief executive officers – will share key perspectives on their companies' commitments and approaches to corporate stewardship.

They will also share the stage with prominent executives from other leading companies, as well as with top scholars working at the forefront of these vital issues.

Seating is Limited!