Prof. Dr. René Schmidpeter
Scientific Head of the CSR Dialogue Forum
Prof. Dr. René Schmidpeter is a CSR strategist, mastermind and publicist. He holds the Dr. Juergen Meyer Endowed Chair for International Business Ethics and CSR at Cologne Business School (CBS) and is the Scientific Head of the “Zentrum für humane Marktwirtschaft” (Centre for Humane Market Economy) in Salzburg, Austria, Europe. Furthermore, he is a constant guest professor at Nanjing University of Finance and Economics (NUFE) in China. For more than 15 years, he has worked and done research in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility. He has already written numerous publications on the topic of “Social responsibility of organizations” (among other things a standard reference about CSR (2012) as well as books about social innovation (2013) and sustainable entrepreneurship (2014). He also is the series editor of the relevant management series about CSR (Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility) and the editor of the international flagship series “CSR, Sustainability, Ethics and Governance” as well as the international Journal of Corporate Social Responsibility (JCSR) at Springer Gabler Publishers.