The Clash of Business Cultures and Its Consequences for CSR

Nicholas Capaldi

Nicholas Capaldi is Legendre-Soule Distinguished Chair in Business Ethics at Loyola University, New Orleans. He also serves as Director of the National Center for Business Ethics at Loyola. He was formerly the McFarlin Endowed Professor of Philosophy & Research Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa, founder and former Director of Legal Studies. His principal research and teaching interest is in public policy and its intersection with political science, philosophy, law religion, and economics. During the Spring Quarter of 2006 he served as the Frank W. Considine Chair in applied Ethics at Loyola University Chicago.

He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He is the author of 8 books, (Among them, The Enlightenment Project in the Analytic Conversation) over 100 articles, and editor of six anthologies. He is a member of the editorial board of six journals and has served most recently as editor of Public Affairs Quarterly. He is an internationally recognized leader in the fields of Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility, and a public policy specialist on such issues as higher education, bio-ethics, business ethics, affirmative action, and immigration. He has taught at Columbia University, City University of New York, National University of Singapore, and the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Professor Capaldi has published a highly acclaimed intellectual biography of John Stuart Mill for Cambridge University Press. In addition he is creator and editor of a new series entitled “Conflicts and Trends in Business Ethics.”

Ted Roosevelt Malloch

Ted Roosevelt Malloch was a Professor and Senior Fellow in Management Practice at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and at Henley Business School, in the UK. He previously served as Research Professor at Yale University. He is an international expert on governance, strategy and business.

His most recent books concern the nature of virtuous enterprise, the practices of practical wisdom, the pursuit of happiness, the virtues of generosity and thrift. His new book, co-authored with the retired Chairman and CEO of Cargill, is entitled: Common Sense Business. His memoir is entitled: DAVOS, ASPEN & YALE: My Life Behind the Elite Curtain as a Global Sherpa.

Dr. Malloch is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Roosevelt Global Governance Group, a leading strategic management and thought leadership company. He has served on the executive board of the World Economic Forum (DAVOS); has held an ambassadorial level position at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland; worked in senior policy positions at the US State Department and US Senate; did capital markets at Salomon Brothers on Wall Street. He has experience on a wide number of corporate, mutual fund, and not-for-profit boards, including universities, charitable trusts, and foundations. He has traveled to 147 countries and worked at the CEO and Head of State/Government level with a wide range of country and corporate clients.

Ted earned his PhD in international political economy from the University of Toronto and took his B.A. from Gordon College, and an M.Litt. from the University of Aberdeen, on a St. Andrews Fellowship.

Jaime Pérez Renovales

General secretary & secretary of the Board of Directors at Banco Santander SA.

Graduate with a joint degree in Business Administration and Law from the E-3 programme at ICADE, and state attorney.

Other significant positions: Mr Pérez was the deputy head of Legal Services of the Spanish National Securities Market (CNMV), cabinet director for the Deputy Vice President for Economic Affairs and Minister of Economy (Spanish government), general secretary and board secretary of Banco Español de Crédito, S.A., deputy general secretary, board secretary and head of Legal Affairs at the Santander Group and under-secretary for the Presidency of the Spanish Government and chairman of the Committee for Public Administration Reform (CORA).

He served as chairman of The Official Agency of the Official State Gazette and he also served on the boards of Patrimonio Nacional, Sociedad Estatal de las Participaciones Industriales (SEPI), Holding Olímpico, S.A., Autoestradas de Galicia, S.A. and Sociedad Estatal para la Introducción del Euro, S.A.

Ángel Pes Guixa

General Deputy Director and Director of CSR and reputation at Caixabank.

President of the Spanish Global Compact of the United Nations since June 2012. Member of the International Board of the Global Compact of United Nations.

PhD. In Economics at the University of Barcelona. Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics Science at the University of Barcelona. Vice-president of the European Board of Corporate Responsibility and sustainability. Author and co-author of several books and articles about economy in specialized journals and in press.

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