On October 16-17, 2014, the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program will convene about 60 deans and faculty for the 2014 Business Education Symposium, hosted this year at the Ford Foundation in New York City.
At the Symposium, we will come together to experience and exchange ideas about exceptional teaching that moves us closer to a vibrant economy that works for all. This year’s Symposium will have a particular emphasis on sourcing and employment practices—leveraging increased consumer demand for “responsible” labor practices and supply chains, and employer demand for graduates with strong operational skills.
The Symposium will also feature dialogue with a small group of business executives from our Business and Society Leaders Forum and First Movers Fellowship, as well a celebration of our 2014 Aspen Faculty Pioneer Awards. This year’s theme for the Awards is “the intersection of the public and private sector in value creation and problem-solving.”