NEWS RELEASE, 3/15/99
Corporate responsibility to be discussed at UC
Berkeley lecture; Former head of EPA to speak
By Jacquie Frost, Public Affairs
MEDIA ADVISORY: ATTENTION ASSIGNMENT EDITORS
WHAT: The former head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will discuss corporate responsibility and the environment at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business.
WHO: William K. Reilly was head of the EPA ten years ago when the Exxon Valdez ran into Bligh Reef in Alaska on March 24, 1989, spilling 11.2 million gallons of crude oil into the sea. The lecture at the Haas School - "Public Enterprises and Public Obligations: Achieving Sustainable Development in an Era of Expanding Corporate Power" - will cover, among other topics, the Exxon Valdez disaster, marking the first time Reilly will discuss the oil spill since leaving office.
WHERE: Andersen Auditorium, 295 Faculty Wing, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. The business school is across the street from Memorial Stadium.
WHEN: Wed., March 17, at 4 p.m. A reception follows.
NOTE: This lecture is most recent in a series of annual business ethics lectures presented for the benefit of Haas students through the school's Rudolph Peterson Program in Business Ethics.
Reporters are welcome to attend. Reilly will be available for interviews prior to the lecture. Please call Ute Frey at (510) 642-0342 to make arrangements.
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