Models of Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship
Stanley Bergman is Chairman of the Board and CEO of Henry Schein, Inc., a Fortune 500® company headquartered in Melville, NY, and the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. Henry Schein is ranked #1 in its industry on Fortune’s 2016 World’s Most Admired Companies List. Social responsibility is a hallmark of the company’s charter. “Team Schein” works actively to increase access to health care among underserved populations and to foster grassroots health care and sustainable entrepreneurial economic development initiatives in the United States, Africa and other developing regions of the world.
Eddie Bergman is President of Innovative Development Services (IDS) a full service consulting firm focusing on international and domestic tourism marketing and development as well as real estate management services in New York. Eddie is also Co-CEO of E&E Hospitality Group, which owns and manages restaurants in New York City. Eddie co‐founded (when he was only 19 years old) and serves as President of the Board of MCW (Miracle Corners of the World), an NGO devoted to empowering youth to make positive change in their communities, with a special focus on Africa. Eddie was recently appointed a Goodwill Ambassador for The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), the economic development program of the African Union, and he has received several humanitarian awards for his work, including the 2009 Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
Generous support is provided by founding sponsors: Protegrity Advisors LLC and the Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency, as well as Suffolk Federal Credit Union, Cerini & Associates, LLP, and Klein Wealth Management.
Abstract: The Entrepreneurs Edge will feature a lively conversation between Stanley Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein, and Eddie Bergman, President of MCW Board of Directors and Co-CEO of E7E Hospitality Group, about global business, corporate social responsibility and social entrepreneurship. The conversation will be moderated by Joseph Campolo, Chairman of Protegrity Advisors. This event will be the second in the Entrepreneurs Edge series, which showcases successful innovators from Long Island describing their sometimes roundabout and always individual career journeys. Connect with local business leaders at a reception immediately prior to the presentation.
This Provost’s Lecture, co-sponsored by the College of Business; Office for the Integration of Research, Education and Professional Development; School of Dental Medicine; and School of Social Welfare, will be held on Thursday, November 3, at 7 pm, in the Student Activities Center (SAC) Auditorium. A reception will be held at 6:30 pm in the SAC, Ballroom B.