Thu, Mar 01, 2012: Corporate Law: What Has Sustainable Development Got to Do with It?

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Join us for a free public lecture at 4-6pm on March 1, 2012 in Room 087 of University College (15 King’s College Circle, Toronto, ON) by:

Gail Henderson, SJD Candidate, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

Gail’s research focuses on the role of corporations in fulfilling society’s obligations to preserve the environment for future generations. In particular, her research asks whether directors’ fiduciary duty ought to include a duty to minimize the corporation’s environmental impacts.

This lecture is part of the Vital Discussions of Human Security series which is co-sponsored by University College Health Studies Programme, Canadian Pugwash Group, Science for Peace and Voice of Women for Peace.

Upcoming lectures:

8 Mar 2012            The Traffic in Nannies: The Exploitation of Female Labor?
Susan McClelland, Toronto-based Investigative Journalist
15 Mar 2012             The Culture War in Iran
Mohamad Tavakoli, Professor of History, Historical Studies, and Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, U of T
22 Mar 2012             The Geopolitics of War in Afghanistan, Chechnya and Kosovo
Valerie Zawilski, Associate Professor of Sociology, Kings University College, U. of Western Ontario
29 Mar 2012             Nonviolence in a Global World
Ramin Jahanbegloo, Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto
5 Apr 2012             Should We Be Afraid?Real and Imagined Security Threats 10 years after 9/11
Mark Sedra, Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation and U. of Waterloo
12 Apr 2012             Russia and the West After the Cold War
Sergei Plekhanov, Associate Professor of Political Science, York University

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