ethical economics

Resilience: a key to successful organizations

Resilience—in organizations, structures and the human spirit—was the theme of a TIGERoadshow (Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy) hosted by the St Ethelburga’s Centre for Peace and Reconciliation in the City of London on 16 October. Initiatives of Change’s UK business programme [...]

Boardrooms need to welcome and encourage feminine qualities

Women in senior corporate and other leadership positions too easily ‘begin to think and talk like men’, says Scilla Elworthy, the founder of Peace Direct and the Oxford Research Group. Yet what are most needed are feminine qualities in boardrooms and corporate culture, including [...]

Appeal for Terra firma in a new global monetary system

At the TIGE Conference, Belgian economist Bernard Lietaer called for a missing link between money and sustainability ‘We’ve heard all week here about sustainability but I have not heard a mention of the monetary system. Similarly the people that run the monetary system do not often talk and [...]

Can integrity be an economic principle?

What roles do integrity and trust in the economy play in our daily lives? This was the question discussed at the morning of the plenary session of the Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy (TIGE) conference at Caux, Switzerland. Monseigneur Stefano Ottani, presbytery of a Catholic Church in [...]

Profit is a means not an end

At the first day of the ‘Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy’ (TIGE) conference, Mohan Bhagwandas, international coordinator of TIGE (Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy) introduced the participants to the conference and in the second half of the plenary, the participants [...]

Choices between ‘right action’ and wrong values

Lawrence Bloom, Chairman of Be Energy and soon to be Secretary General of the Be Earth Foundation, a United Nations intergovernmental organization, took his audience on a journey between the boundaries of right, wrong and the multiple shades of grey in between, when he addressed a TIGETalk in the [...]
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