Director, IDEARSE Center for Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility, Universidad Anahuac / Mexico
Jorge Reyes Iturbide holds a bachelor degree in International Business and a Master in Business Economics from Universidad Anahuac (Mexico), and completed the Chevening Program on "Responsible Business" at Nottingham University Business School (England, UK).
He is Founder and Director of the IDEARSE Center for Corporate Sustainability & Responsibility, and Deputy Director of the IDEARSE-Anahuac Business Acceleration Unit, at Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City. Since 2006 he has been Faculty member of Universidad Anahuac’s Economics & Business School, teaching CSR at undergraduate, graduate and executive education levels, and participating in diverse consultancy and applied research projects, among which is the “Implementing CSR Measures in SMEs in the Value Chains of Large Companies” Program, funded by the Universidad Anahuac, the Inter-American Development Bank, 10 large companies and the Government of Mexico.
In addition, he was member of the Mexican Mirror Committee and the international Working Group for the development of ISO 26000 on Social Responsibility, where he was appointed as Mexican Expert on behalf of the SSRO (Support, Services, Research and Others) stakeholder group. In 2010 he was elected as Stakeholder Council Member of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) for the period 2011-2013, representing Latin America and the Caribbean under the Mediating Institutions constituency.