The industry has both an opportunity and a responsibility to elevate its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Setting standards for responsibility for those who play a role within the legal cannabis industry can: The industry has both an opportunity and a responsibility to elevate its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Setting standards for responsibility for those who play a role within the legal cannabis industry can: 

• Build credibility for the industry through responsible practices. 

• Align and leverage common principles and practices across diverse jurisdictions.

• Help the industry mitigate negative impacts and leverage best practices from within and outside the industry to protect and enhance social license to operate, and to minimize harm.

Members of the panel will discuss their approach to CSR and the role it plays within their overall corporate strategy; how the industry is doing when it comes to its commitment to CSR; where it needs to focus its efforts and the benefits of making investments in CSR.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the benefits of CSR for the industry.
2. Learn how implementing leading standards of responsibility can work across diverse jurisdictions.
3. Recognize the value of collaboration with a variety of stakeholders.