Speaker to discuss doing ‘right thing’

Cal Poly’s Orfalea College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series will feature a free presentation today dubbed, “Business Ethics: Doing the Right Thing Can Be a Competitive Advantage.”

Wendy Hallgren, vice president of corporate compliance for Fluor Inc., will speak from 2:10 to 3:10 p.m. in the university’s Spanos Theatre. Fluor is a Fortune 500 company specializing in international engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance and project management.

Hallgren has a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to moving to corporate compliance, Hallgren was in Fluor’s legal department.

The company is No. 5 on Fortune’s 2011 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in the engineering, construction industry. Ethisphere magazine has named Fluor one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for five straight years.

For details, call 756-2874.