Alice Tepper Marlin

Alice Tepper Marlin serves as President & CEO of Social Accountability International (SAI).  SAI is a standards-setting organization dedicated to improving workplaces and communities. SAI provides substantial capacity building services for its SA8000 standard, designed by a multi-stakeholder Advisory Board to assure decent workplaces and excellent human resources management worldwide. SA8000 is based on United Nations and ILO Conventions, and on the ISO management systems. SAI contracts with Social Accountability Accreditation Services (SAAS) to license qualified organizations to verify compliance with SA8000. Ms. Tepper Marlin is currently also Adjunct Professor of Markets, Ethics and Law at NYU’s Stern School of Business. 

She founded the Council on Economic Priorities (CEP) in 1969 and served as President & CEO for 33 years. CEP pioneered the social investment field and regularly published the best selling consumer guide, “Shopping for a Better World.” Ms. Tepper Marlin has been a frequent public speaker on corporate accountability for three decades.

Earlier, Ms. Tepper Marlin served as a Securities Analyst and Labor Economist at Burnham & Co., and as editor of an international tax journal at the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation in the Netherlands. She designed and managed the first social investment portfolio management service in 1969.

Source: University Programs and Events Planning Resources, April 2007