The Institute for Business in Society convenes and partners on events and programs of broad impact to address critical issues related to business and society. Upcoming events and initiatives include: March & April, 2017UVa World Water Events | 15 March - 13 April 2017 Institute-affiliated Professor Peter Debaere leads the efforts to build a Global Water Center at UVA, which organizes the World Water Events at the University of Virginia in commemoration of World Water Day. A full schedule of panel discussions and activities related to water infrastructure are planned from 15 March through 13 April.April, 2017David W. Brezina Memorial General Session Speech | Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) 2017 Annual Conference | April 2017Institute-affiliated Professor Mary Gentile will serve as the David W. Brezina Memorial General Session Speaker at the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) 2017 Annual Conference & Expo. Professor Gentile will discuss her internationally-acclaimed curriculum, Giving Voice to Values (GVV). Learn more about GVV here.September, 2017 P3 Impact Award | Concordia Summit | 18-19 September 2017Concordia, the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships and the Institute for Business in Society will present the P3 Impact Award at the Concordia Summit in September, 2017 in New York, New York, to recognize leading public-private partnerships that improve communities and the world. Read thought leadership about the winner and finalists on Darden Ideas to Action.