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Spotlight Education: Social Cohesion, Business and You, #RotaryUNDay - Rotary Day at the United Nations 2016
12 Nov 2015 -  Featuring: “Rotary Responsible Business Award”. Examining how education - both basic and vocational - prepares youth and adults to more equitably participate in the economic and social structures within their communities, thus ensuring more peaceful and stable societies. — Moderator: Joseph Dino, Alternate Rotary Representative to the United Nations/ New York — UN Expert: (Awaiting confirmation) — Business Expert: Mr. Balaji Ganapathy, Head of Workforce Effectiveness, Tata Consultancy Services (invited) — Rotary Responsible Business Honoree: Lawrence (Larry) - Wright, Rotary Club of Taylor, Detroit, Michigan, USA Given the current international conversation about the need for inclusive economic development, youth outreach, gender equity, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and broader concerns about social stability, Rotary proposes the 2016 program focus on the theme Business and Rotary’s Service to Humanity entitled, Responsible Business, Resilient Societies. Recognizing that no one organization alone can address the challenges of inclusive economic development, Rotary will look toward leaders in the field. Rotary Day at the United Nations thus provides the opportunities for collaboration with the UN Global Compact, UN Development Programme, Business for Peace Foundation, World Economic Forum, Columbia and New York University business schools, and similar globally-minded corporate thought leaders.
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