Category: Ethical Business

Conversations for Change 2016
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Conversations for Change 2016

Conversations for Change 2016 On 2nd and 3rd April the Conversations for Change 2016 conference hosted 60 participants from UK, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Austria andCanada joined the successful event with the ambitious aim of making a difference and changing the world for the better. Conference organiser, Dr Heidi Kharbhih, comments, “If we do not...

Economy for the Common Good
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Economy for the Common Good

Economy for the Common Good is a social movement advocating for an alternative economic model.  It calls for working towards the common good and cooperation instead of profit-orientation and competition, which lead to greed and uncontrolled growth. Christian Felber coined the term in his book Die Gemeinwohl-Ökonomie – Das Wirtschaftsmodell der Zukunft, published in 2010. According to Felber, it...

REPORT: Human Rights Watch
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REPORT: Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people worldwide. We scrupulously investigate abuses, expose the facts widely, and pressure those with power to respect rights and secure justice. Human Rights Watch is an independent, international organization that works as part of a vibrant movement to uphold human dignity and advance the cause of human rights...

The Glass Ceiling
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The Glass Ceiling

You probably know that in banking there are significantly more men at the top than women. As a woman in banking, I often ponder on what the drivers for this are. Some might say it is driven purely by inequality men are paid more after all.  A recent article in the FT referenced salary differences...