Business and Society Program

BSP Logo What We Do

 At the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program, we support  established and emerging business leaders in putting values at the  heart of business.

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Judy SamuelsonJudith Samuelson, Executive Director
Judy created the Business and Society Program, an independently supported program at the Aspen Institute, in 1998. Aspen BSP respects the power of business to shape the long-term health of society, and works to align business decisions with the public good.

Click here to read Judy's blog at the Huffington Post and follow her on Twitter @JudySamuelson.


First Mover, Diana Simmons, Shares Her Fellowship Story

Featuring: Nancy McGaw, Deputy Director, Aspen Institute Business & Society Program and Founder of the First Movers Fellowship; Diana Simmons, Director of New Product Commercialization, Clif Bar & Company



BSP Calendar of Events2014 Calendar of Events
Take a closer look at the year ahead for the Business and Society Program. We are investing in public programs and private dialogues that put ethical, responsible and environmentally sound business decisions front and center in business education, business practice and public consciousness.


CVSG What We Are ReadingCorporate Values Strategy Group: What We're Reading - June 2014
This month we break tradition to highlight two new pieces on the purpose of the corporation that we've published over the past few weeks. Click on the link above to download the materials. Please read, share widely and let us know what you think! 


Thanks to our Program Sponsors! Click here to see the list.