David Cooperrider and Roberta Baskin on: Business as a Force For Good

David Cooperrider and Roberta Baskin on: Business as a Force For Good

The world is facing tremendous challenges right now. What role can leaders and businesses play in helping to solve our collective problems, and what examples can we learn from? This - and more - is discussed in this lively webinar which you do not want to miss.

Sep 16th, 2021 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM (UTC)

David Cooperrider in dialogue with Roberta Baskin on "Business as a Force for Good"

Watch our exciting new webinar “Business as a Force for Good” featuring David Cooperrider in dialogue with Roberta Baskin. David and Roberta share their latest findings on the important questions raised below.

With the world facing a climate crisis, socio-economic disparity, societal and workplace inequality, and inclusion issues, our webinar addresses the following critical questions:

  • What role can leaders and businesses play in solving current global issues?
  • What opportunities and challenges arise for leaders and companies actively pursuing the common good?
  • Are mission statements and CSR policies effective enough? How can we ensure that leaders and companies sincerely work towards a more sustainable and humanitarian future?
  • What are some examples of leaders and businesses working to solve our collective problems?
  • What role does, could and perhaps should the media as well as business schools play in shedding light on solutions, possibilities and great examples of business as a force for good? Does it matter?

David Cooperrider, Distinguished Professor at the Weatherhead School of Business, is the co-creator and creative thought leader of Appreciative Inquiry (AI) as well as Faculty Director of the Center for Business as an Agent for World Benefit. Through Appreciative Inquiry, David Cooperrider has inspired countless leaders, businesses and organizations, helping them reimagine and restructure themselves in order to make a positive impact in the world.

David is in dialogue with Roberta Baskin, Award-Winning Journalist, and Communications Guru. Apart from winning numerous awards as an investigative journalist, Roberta Baskin also founded AIM2Flourish.com at the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit. This initiative invites business school students to write about and showcase scalable business innovations aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Roberta has also been honored among "100  Visionary Leaders"  by Real Leaders Magazine.

The webinar is moderated by Session founder and CEO, Pernille Hippe Brun, with whom David co-authored the book “Strengths-Based Leadership Handbook”.

About Session and our webinars:

Session is a global online coaching company. The vision of Session is to democratize high-quality business coaching and remove financial and location-based barriers to business education. As part of our vision we host quarterly webinars on current topics relevant to leading, working, and thriving in modern worklife.