Post-trip: Reflections About CSR in the UK

One of the main goals of our visit to the UK was to gain insight into Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) approaches specifically in the UK. Before visiting the UK we had discussions where we exchanged our points of view about CSR, and although we had some intersecting points, our perspectives differed as we all have … Continue reading

UK Experience: Standard Chartered, Houses of Parliament

Standard Chartered

The final weekday in the United Kingdom started out with an early taxi ride to the Standard Chartered London office from the Carlton Club. As soon as we walked in to the lobby of the office building, it was evident that the office was designed to reflect the company’s connection with the Far East. The … Continue reading

Lehigh in the UK: Accenture, L’Oreal, Parliament

Our Thursday started out with a visit to Accenture’s UK office in London. The conference room where we received our presentation (above) was the most memorable of the trip with a technology hub featuring photos of the Lehigh University campus.   Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company with nearly 250,000 employees … Continue reading

Lehigh in the UK: Day 6


Today was another busy and fulfilling day. We checked out of the Jury’s Inn in Nottingham early this morning. The coach transferred us to a historic manufacturing facility for Alliance Boots. After Boots, our coach transported the group and our luggage back to London for an external tour of the Olympic Park. Following the Olympic … Continue reading


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