Keynote Speaker at 4th International Conference of the Corporate Identity/Associations Research Group



S. Prakash Sethi is University Distinguished Professor of Management at the

Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, The City University of New York. He holds a

Ph.D. degree from Columbia University, New York. In addition to his academic

responsibilities, Dr. Sethi is the founder and President of the International Center for

Corporate Accountability (ICCA), Inc. ICCA is an independent not-for-profit think tank,

which aims to undertake cutting-edge research, and public policy advocacy in the area

of enhanced corporate accountability through voluntary corporate codes of conduct in

the national and international arena. He currently serves as the senior Policy Advisor to

the United Nations Global Compact. Dr. Sethi was the recipient of the Beyond the Grey

Pinstripes 2003 Faculty Pioneer Award for External Impact given by The Aspen Institute

and Society Program and World Resources Institute. Dr. Sethi enjoys international

recognition as a pre-eminent researcher and scholar in the areas of international

business strategy, corporate social responsibility and issues of sustainable development

and environmental protection. He has done pioneering work in creating and

implementing international corporate codes of conduct and global supply-chain

management. His most recent book is Setting Global Standards: Guidelines for

Creating Codes of Conduct in Multinational Corporations (New York: John Wiley &

Sons, Inc., 2003). He has published 24 books and over 135 articles in professional and

scholarly journals.