CAUX INITIATIVES FOR BUSINESS
Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy: towards economic justice and environmental sustainability
Announcing the TIGE 2013 conference, 13 to 19 July, in Caux, Switzerland
Heart of Effective Leadership business work stream announcement
In 2013, the focus will be on the core values needed to underpin human dignity and work towards a sustainable world, including practical solutions for action at both corporate and grassroots levels.
The ‘Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy’ (TIGE) conferences, engage business people and decision-influencers in ‘honest conversations’ on the issues of globalization and the human face of economics. TIGE further aims to equip people with practical tools, grounded in a moral and ethical framework, for use in their places of work. TIGE’s mission is to ‘strengthen the motivations of care and moral commitment in economic life and thinking, in order to create jobs, correct economic and environmental imbalances and tackle the root causes of poverty.’
Fifth International Biennial Caux Initiatives for Business conference, India
7 - 10 November 2013
'Economic growth – possibilities and challenges in making it sustainable, stable, balanced and humane' is the theme of the next conference of Caux Initiatives for Business (CIB).
The conference, jointly hosted by IofC India and IofC Japan, will take place in Asia Plateau, Panchgani from November 7 to 10, 2013.
Following the financial crisis of 2008 many people blamed bankers' greed for the calamitous state of the economy. But James Featherby, author of the book Of Markets and Men, argues that ‘The greed narrative allows us all off the hook too quickly. It's all about the practices we have built as a society: greed played a part in the financial collapse, but greed wasn't the only reason for it.’
Thursday, April 4, 2013
After the successes of annual events organized in the idyllic setting of Caux, Switzerland, it was fitting that the Initiatives of Change programme exported itself to new horizons with its TIGERoadshow. The emphasis of the roadshow, held on 19 March, was on Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy. And where more suited to start than Liverpool?
Monday, March 25, 2013
Grace, dignity and humility are just three of the qualities with which the Australian historian of ideas and TEDx lecturer, Dr Mark Strom, provided a three-day exploration of wisdom and leadership to a group of 19 gathered in the idyllic setting of the Villa Maria in Caux, Switzerland.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Genevieve Boast shares what she has learned about the true meaning of ‘real love’. Early on in her career she was faced with a decision whether she was able to love herself enough to keep her integrity as a leader.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Six steps needed to restore trust in banking
Has anything changed at all in the culture of banking? Both the Chairman and the Chief Executive of Barclays Bank have resigned following the revelations that traders at Barclay Capital, the bank’s investment arm , and other banks dishonestly manipulated LIBOR—the London Inter-Bank Offer Rate—and EURIBOR, the trans-European equivalent.