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Partners in Business Ethics Symposium

The Partners in Business Ethics Symposium, first launched and co-hosted by the Penn State Smeal College of Business and American Express in 2010, is designed to promote business ethics in academia and corporate America. Corporations and business school deans share ideas, challenges, and best practices in preparing young professionals to lead with integrity in today’s workplace. 

The McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, with sponsorship from AT&T and the Deloitte Foundation, hosted the symposium in 2011. The College of Business at Illinois and its Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society, with sponsorship support from the Deloitte Foundation and BP, hosted the symposium in 2012. The University of Colorado Boulder and its Center for Education on Social Responsibility in 2015. The University of Kansas and its International Center for Ethics in Business, with sponsorship support from the KU School of Business and the Deloitte Foundation, hosted the symposium in 2016. 

Penn State Smeal College of Business is pleased to once again host the symposium in Fall 2017. The event will take place at University Park, PA. Check back for more information.

The College of Business at Illinois, Center for Professional Responsibility in Business and Society will host the symposium in 2018, and the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas will host the symposium in 2019.