Robert H. Dunn

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Robert H. Dunn, "a leader in the fields of community-centered development, cross-sectoral partnerships, philanthropy and responsible business practices, is President and CEO of The Synergos Institute. He is also a member of Synergos' Board of Directors.

"Dunn has served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), a nonprofit membership organization of major global companies that promotes more ethical, responsible and sustainable policies and practices. He recently served as a lecturer at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

"In addition to his work at BSR, Mr. Dunn has served as a board member or advisor of other groups working on business responsibility including the Forum for Business Responsibility in the Americas, the International Advisory Committee to Instituto Ethos (Brazil), the Center for Responsible Business at the Haas School of Business at UC-Berkeley, and Israel Business for Social Responsibility. He has also provided counsel to governmental, intergovernmental and nonprofit organizations and is a frequent keynote speaker and media interviewee. He is a recipient of Amnesty International USA's Media Spotlight Award for work on human rights.

"Prior to joining BSR full-time, Dunn was Vice President for Corporate Affairs at Levi Strauss & Co., playing a leadership role in the development of the company's groundbreaking Global Code of Conduct, as well as programs addressing AIDS, community economic development and racial discrimination.

"Mr. Dunn spent 10 years in the public sector, serving in the Carter White House, the US Embassy in Mexico City and as Chief of Staff and a Cabinet Secretary for the Governor of Wisconsin. He has also been a Dean and faculty member at Wesleyan University.

"Mr. Dunn has a BA from Brown University and a JD from Vanderbilt University School of Law." [1]

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  1. Robert H. Dunn, Synergos Institute, accessed January 21, 2009.
  2. Culture Project Board, organizational web page, accessed May 27, 2013.