Baruch College Hosts "Trust in Business: How Can American Businesses Help Move the Economy Forward?"

Presentation by Jonathan Spector, President and CEO of The Conference Board, Inc.

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NEW YORK, NY- August 30, 2013 - The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity and Corporate Communication International at Baruch College in cooperation with The Conference Board will host a presentation by Jonathan Spector, President and CEO of The Conference Board, Inc. on September 16.

Mr. Spector will discuss recent scandals that are impacting businesses in the financial services industry and outline steps American businesses can take to restore their reputation and rebuild the economy. He will also comment on The Conference Board's decision not to provide market-moving economic data to the media in advance, over concerns of information leaks that may give traders an unfair advantage over the rest of the market.

EVENT DETAILS:

WHAT: Discussion, "Trust in Business: How Can American Businesses Help Move the Economy Forward?" Featuring Jonathan Spector

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Monday, September 16

WHERE: Baruch College, Information &Technology Building, Newman Library Conference Center, 7th Floor, Room 750, 151 E. 25th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues)

Complimentary pre-registration is required to attend this program. Complete the online registration form. For information, call 646-312-3749 or 646-312-3231 or e-mail cci@corporatecomm.org.

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About Baruch College:
Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.


Media Contacts:
Manny Romero, (646) 660-6141, manuel.romero@baruch.cuny.edu
Mercedes Sanchez, (646) 660-6112, mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu
Celene McDermott (646) 660-6134 celene..mcdermott@baruch.cuny.edu