Global business ethics meeting set for June

A global business ethics group will hold a public forum in June entitled 'Equal in an Unequal World,' as ethicists gather in Geneva to discuss progress on a three-year program dedicated to improving business ethics and sustainability.

Experts will discuss their progress on articles, guides and tools for the Global Ethics Forum, a network that draws together more than 67,000 experts and individuals interested in applied ethics.

The Global Ethics Forum 2013 will take place from June 27-28, 2013 at the Ecumenical Centre, according to the World Association for Christian Communication.

There will be working sessions open only to work group members and invited guests as well as a public forum. The 'Equal' forum will take place on June 27 from 1p.m. to 6. Pm. in the Plenary Hall at the Centre.

The gathering will also look ahead to the 2014 edition of the forum, with workgroup members working to plan participation and roles for the gathering.

After the main event, regional program directors will attend a regional meeting on June 29 and 30.

In 2012, the Global Ethics Forum took place with more than 250 participants and 76 speakers from around the world. Speakers included business leaders, government and civil society representatives, academics and international experts. Specific cases discussed included sustainability, financial transformation, transparency, and ethical business management.

The focus of is business ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.

Among the group's secular and faith-based partners are the World Christian Student Federation, Church Development Service, Fastenopfer, the World Council of Churches, and the World Association for Christian Communication.

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