August 31, 2015
DALLAS (SMU) – Jerry Greenfield is most famous for knowing a thing or two about making a darn good scoop of ice cream, but to hear the Ben & Jerry’s cofounder tell it, his true passion is giving back to his community.
Check the “Values” page on the company website, and “(Making) the world a better place,” is one of Ben & Jerry’s three mission guides.
Greenfield will speak about the importance of community stewardship at a Delta Gamma Lectureship in Values and Ethics, hosted by SMU’s Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility at 7 p.m., Sept. 15, in SMU’s Greer Garson Theatre. The lecture is free and open to the public.
“We hope our future SMU business leaders consider the ethical and social responsibility that laudable companies, like Ben & Jerry’s, strive to uphold,” says Rita Kirk, Director of the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility. “As Jerry Greenfield will point out, you can have a lot of fun and run a successful business while doing so."
Yes, there will be ice cream after the presentation.
At a Glance
What: Jerry Greenfield, cofounder of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, will deliver the Delta Gamma Lectureship in Values and Ethics sponsored by the SMU Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility. Ice cream will be served at the event’s conclusion.
When: 7–8 p.m., Tuesday, September 15
Where: SMU’s Greer Garson Theater, Owen Arts Center, 6110 Hillcrest Avenue
Sponsor: The Alpha Upsilon chapter of Delta Gamma
For more information: Candy Crespo 214-768-3436
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