This lecture was delivered by Wayne Dunn to students and faculty at McGill University’s Executive Education Program on International Development: BRIDGING THE WORLDS OF THEORY, POLICY AND PRACTICE. The program, which was organized by McGill’s Institute for the Study of International Development, brought together 40+ mid-career professionals from around the world for an intensive program on International Development. The lecture provided:
a general overview of the private sector objectives and issues in international development including why the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility has emerged to suddenly become an important development and strategic issue
a broad overview of recent trends in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Creating Shared Values (CSV)
a framework for thinking about and understanding private sector collaboration in international development
an understanding of how/why CSR fits into international development projects and practices and provide examples of how the private sector contributes to international development and partners with International Funding Institutions.