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Berges Lecture Series 2011

The Berges Lecture Series is presented each fall by the Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business and Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide. The series features senior executives speaking on their experiences of the ethical dimensions of business.


Does Your Moral Compass Point to True North?

by William J. O'Rourke, Vice President, Sustainability and Environment, Health and Safety

August 30, 2011

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Bill O’Rourke is the Vice President, Sustainability and Environment, Health & Safety for Alcoa.  He is responsible for Corporate Environment, Health & Safety functions and the company’s Sustainability area.   
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Shared Success: Corporate Values in Action

by Kathryn C. Brown, Senior Vice President, Public Policy Development & Corporate Responsibility, Verizon Corporation

September 15, 2011

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Lecture will be held in 141 DeBartolo Hall.

Kathryn C. Brown is senior vice president - Public Policy Development and Corporate Responsibility at Verizon. She is responsible for public policy development and messaging, emerging issues management, and cultivating strategic alliances with key national and international organizations.
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Leading with Values

by Harry M. Kraemer, Executive Partner, Madison Dearborn

September 22, 2011

Harry M. Kraemer
Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr. is an executive partner with Madison Dearborn Partners and a professor of management and strategy at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He is the former chairman and CEO of Baxter International Inc.
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Ethical Responsibilities

by Shawn O'Grady, Senior Vice President; President Consumer Foods Sales, General Mills

October 26, 2011

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Shawn P. O’Grady is the Senior Vice President; President Consumer Foods Sales at General Mills.  He is responsible for all U.S. retail sales of General Mills consumer foods products. 

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Enabling and Sustaining a Values-Based Culture

by Richard Panico, Founder, President, and CEO, Integrated Project Management Company, Inc.

November 17, 2011

Richard Panico
Rich Panico is the Founder, President, and CEO of Integrated Project Management Company, Inc. He began his professional career in 1973 at Johnson & Johnson in Chicago, Illinois. 
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