Stephen B. Young

Stephen B. Young is the Global Executive Director of the Caux Round Table for Moral Capitalism (CRT), an international network of experienced business leaders who advocate a principled approach to business in the global economy. He has published Moral Capitalism and The Road to Moral Capitalism, two well-received books written as a guide to implement the CRT ethical and socially responsible Principles for Business.

Young was educated at Harvard College and Harvard Law School. He served as an Assistant Dean at the Harvard Law School and as the third Dean of the Hamline University School of Law. He has taught at the University of Minnesota and at the SASIN Graduate School of Management in Bangkok and spoken at many workshops and conferences on corporate social responsibility and business ethics.

Young has also taught at the University of Minnesota Law School, Carlson School of Business, the College of Liberal Arts and Minnesota State

University – Mankato. He has written numerous opinion articles for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota Journal on Law and Politics, St. Paul Legal Ledger and has been published in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and the Washington Post. Young is recognized in The Difference Makers: How Social and Institutional Entrepreneurs Built the Corporate Responsibility Movement, by Dr. Sandra Waddock of Boston College, as one of the 23 persons who created the corporate social responsibility movement.

At Washington & Jefferson College’s inaugural Symposium on Democracy, Young will present a public lecture titled “Can American Democracy Survive Without a Thriving Middle Class?” on Feb. 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Allen Ballroom of Rossin Campus Center.


symposium on democracy 2020

“Can American Democracy Survive Without a Thriving Middle Class?”

February 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Lecture by Stephen B. Young, global executive director, Caux Round Table for Moral Capitalism.