The 2019 Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics

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Please note: Breakfast will still be available outside of Uris 301 at 8:30 a.m. courtesy of The Bernstein Center.

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The 2019 Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics


Wednesday, September 25, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Uris Hall, Room 301
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Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m. Event will start promptly at 7:45 a.m.

Please join us as The Bernstein Center proudly bestows the prestigious Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics to Rose Marcario, President and Chief Executive Officer of Patagonia, Inc.

The event will feature:

  • Breakfast Reception
  • The Botwinick Prize Award Presentation
  • Fireside Chat with Rose Marcario and Katherine W. Phillips, Reuben Mark Professor of Organizational Character; Director, The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics

About the Honoree


Rose Marcario is CEO and President of Patagonia Works and Patagonia Inc. companies owned by iconoclastic Founder Yvon Chouinard. She is credited with quadrupling the company’s profits and revenues during her tenure as COO and CEO since 2008, and taking Chouinard’s “radical revolution to scale.” She created the companies first in-house venture fund, and oversaw the development and creation of Patagonia Provisions, an organic regenerative food company focused on applying Patagonia’s mission to the food supply chain. She was honored at the White House by President Barack Obama as a Champion of Change for her family friendly work policies. She was profiled in Fortune Magazines Most Powerful Women in Business 2015, and Fast Company named her one of the most creative and innovative CEO’s of 2016. She was named by Good Net as one of the five most inspiring CEO’s in America. Upworthy named her one of nine high profile CEO’s who did positive things for world in 2015. She has been recognized for her work as a champion of the Benefit Corporation movement. She has been practicing Buddhism for two decades and is on the Board of Trustees at Naropa University, a Buddhist College in Boulder, CO.


About The Botwinick Prize


Each year, under the auspices of The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, The Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics and Ethical Practice in the Professions is awarded to an individual or representative of a business organization exemplifying the highest standard of professional and ethical conduct, as well as ethical decision making in any of the professions, including, but not limited to, accounting, advertising, architecture, health care, journalism, law, public service and social service. The Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics and Ethical Practice in the Professions was established by a generous endowment from the late Benjamin Botwinick, BS ’26 and his wife Bessie.

September 25th, 2019 7:30 AM through  9:00 AM
3022 Broadway
Uris Hall, Room 301
New York, NY 10027
United States
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Phone: 212-854-1205