Sessions Information

  • January 3, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:15 pm
    Session Type: Section Programs
    Session Capacity: N/A
    Hotel: Hilton New Orleans Riverside
    Room: Royal
    Floor: Third Floor

    This panel will evaluate progress in promoting sustainability standards for multinational enterprises (MNEs). It will explore why some MNEs continue to engage in abusive practices that support environmental degradation, unsafe working conditions, and the like. It will also explore various actions taken by some MNEs, institutional investors, and banks that further sustainability objectives. The panelists will debate the moral and ethical responsibilities of MNEs, whether to maximize shareholder value or to pursue sustainability objectives that take into account the interests of society and all firm stakeholders. They will present their perspectives on the importance and effectiveness of corporate codes of conduct and the significance of social exhortations by various public bodies to pursue sustainability objectives. They will also explore regulatory gaps due to the loss of national sovereignty over global enterprises and how corporate cultures can change to further sustainability objectives.


    A virtual business meeting was held prior to the Annual Meeting. 

Session Speakers
Organization: The Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Law

Organization: Saint Louis University School of Law

Organization: University of Kansas School of Law

Organization: University of Utah, S. J. Quinney College of Law

Organization: St. John's University School of Law

Session Fees
  • [3120] Economic Globalization and Governance - Globalization, Sustainability and Firm Cultures: $0.00