Ethical Leadership in Business
29 June – 2 July 2017
What can ethical leadership in business bring to a sustainable world?
While economic growth and profitability remain necessary to respond to the needs of an increasing population, the public’s expectations for transparency, sustainability and ethics are reaching new heights every year. Business leaders are increasingly being held accountable for the impact of their business on their stakeholders and on the state of the world. Principles of integrity, honesty and transparency but also concern for dignity of each human being and fairness must now underpin the operating model of businesses in order to safeguard their own as well as the world’s sustainability.
The Caux Forum event on Ethical Leadership in Business focuses on ways to conduct business and industry ethically without impairing one’s competitive edge. It seeks to raise awareness in business leaders on the importance of going beyond mere formal compliance into outright ethical governance and leadership, coupled with a clear awareness and monitoring of each business’ global footprint. Furthermore, it delivers concrete outcomes building on Initiatives of Change tools and approaches as well as on participants own experience on three levels:
1) Explore what ethics means to business leaders and their lives
2) Support business leaders to overcome challenges in integrating values and principles in the decision-making and leadership
3) Give responses to critical situations for businesses and help leaders find solutions based on ethical and responsible approaches