Green Tweets: The Promise and Peril of 
Advancing Corporate Social Responsibility
Through Social Media

Friday, April 4, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Room 101

This program has been approved by the
Continuing Legal Education Board for 5 substantive CLE credits.

A growing number of businesses have committed to green corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs. Simultaneously, social media such as Facebook and Twitter have revolutionized the way consumers access information and communicate with each other. At the convergence of these two trends, CSR conveyed through social media can foster a more efficient, transparent, and interactive relationship between business and consumer. But there are risks as well. The Symposium will explore the business and legal implications of advancing CSR campaigns through social media under the sometimes skeptical eye of the public and green advertising regulation.

Panels and Speakers:

Panel 1: The Challenges and Opportunities of Green Business and Social Media

  • Moderator: Professor Jonathan Doh, Villanova School of Business
  • Matthew Ray, Chatterblast
  • David Stangis, Campbell Soup Company
  • Jaycee Pribulsky, Context America

Panel 2: Legal and Regulatory Issues in Green Social Media

  • Moderator: Professor Todd Aagaard, Villanova University School of Law
  • Professor Thomas Lyon, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business
  • Kathryn Legge, Esq., Griesing Law LLC
  • James Kohm, Esq., Federal Trade Commission
  • Rebecca Griffith, Esq., Council of Better Business-Bureaus, Inc.

Concluding Remarks

  • Nancy Cleveland, Esq., Resonate LLC

To register, click here.

Parking is free of charge.

The Villanova Environmental Law Journal’s annual symposium is named for Blank Rome LLP in recognition of its generous support of Villanova University School of Law.

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