Special advisor to the UN, UNICEF, UNESCO, WHO and other international organizations. A pioneer in new disciplines such as development ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR), he is considered to be the father of social management.
Among other distinctions, he has been awarded the Order of Civil Merit by King Juan Carlos I and has been appointed an Illustrious Citizen of Buenos Aires and Grand Master by the University of Buenos Aires. President for CSR of the Ibero-American Network of Universities, he has been guest professor at different academic institutions, including Harvard, New York University, Columbia University, La Sorbonne, Georgetown University, Oslo University, the University of Southern California and Birmingham University.
He is the author of 50 books and hundreds of articles which have been widely translated. Among his most recent publications is The People First, co-authored with Nobel Prize Laureate Amartya Sen (14th edition, 2011), and due to appear shortly in Chinese.
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