Professor Dennis Driscoll Corporate Social Responsibility

Dennis Driscoll is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Management at the Graduate School of Business at Koç University. He is a former Dean of the Law School at the National University of Ireland (Galway), where he taught International Law, International Human Rights, and Corporate Social Responsibility. He has also been a Visiting Professor at Harvard University and at Peking University, where, in his capacity as Raoul Wallenberg Institute Visiting Professor of Human Rights, he was the first Professor of Human Rights in the history of China. He has also been a Visiting Professor at a number of European universities.

Professor Driscoll was the director of a number of programmes at the Law School at the National University of Ireland (Galway) dealing with the legal problems of multinational companies. In 1997 the President of the National University of Ireland (Galway) created an Award for outstanding contribution to the success of the University. Professor Driscoll was the first academic to be honoured by the receipt of the Presidential Award.

For the past twenty years, Professor Driscoll has given workshops on CSR or, more narrowly, Corporate Governance, to the staff of more than 500 companies in Europe and Asia, especially China, and, more recently, in the Middle East and Africa. He has also given over 300 lectures on international law, international human rights, environmental concerns, and corporate social responsibility in some twenty countries worldwide, in Europe, North America, and Asia.