Media Advisory - The recession: a hand up to better ethical practices

TORONTO, May 27 /CNW/ - What impact if any did the 2008 Wall Street bailout have on ethical business practices?

In his address to the EthicsCentre, Mr. William Dimma, Chair Emeritus of Home Capital Group Inc., and Past President of Toronto Star Newspapers will explore how the economic crisis influenced the North American corporate landscape for the better.

According to Mr. Dimma, taxpayers will not forget the events that led to the steepest corporate handout in history and which has created the need for a shift towards improved corporate social responsibility.

WHO: The EthicsCentre luncheon Speakers' Series proudly presents Mr. William Dimma, Chair Emeritus of Home Capital Group Inc., Past President of Toronto Star Newspapers, CEO of Royal LePage, Executive Vice-President of Union Carbide, Dean of the Faculty of Administrative Studies at York University, and author of Excellence in the Boardroom: Best Practices in Corporate Directorship.

WHAT: Mr. Dimma will discuss why corporate social responsibility should be adopted in long term business practices.

WHEN: Thursday, May 27, 2010 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: The Albany Club, 91 King Street East

SOURCE EthicsCentre

For further information: For further information: EthicsCentre CA, Denise Attallah, (416) 542-2636 ext. 22636, Email:

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