This is a teaser of the full webinar which can be watched below There is a clear competition between private initiatives in digital payments and public authorities trying to regain control over payments. This trend raises a number of questions that are being discussed: What does the recent crash on crypto-market mean for the reliability of decentralized cryptocurrencies? Will central bank digital currencies make stablecoins redundant? How should public authorities … [Read more...] about Private versus public innovation in payment systems
by Josina Kamerling, Head of Regulatory Outreach at CFA Institute and Paul Dembinski, Director of the Observatoire de la Finance and professor at the University of Fribourg The departure of Emmanuel Faber, who joined the group in 1997 and took over as CEO in 2014, marks the downfall of one of the most visible advocates for a more responsible capitalism in which companies do not only serve shareholders but also protect the environment, their employees and suppliers. It is important to recall … [Read more...] about Is there something to learn from the crisis at Danone?
Ethics in the Age of Digital Finance Issues and Challenges From online banking to contactless payments and cryptocurrencies, financial technology – or FinTech – is rapidly impacting the financial services industry and those who must supervise and use it. The webinar is an opportunity to discuss how new technologies impact financial services and what are the ethical opportunities and challenges raised by the digitization of finance. It will also introduce the audience to the global … [Read more...] about Online Event: Ethics in the Age of Digital Finance Issues and Challenges
We are very proud to count SWIFT and SWIFT Institute among the Strategic Partners of the 8th. edition of the global Prize “Ethics and Trust in Finance for a Sustainable Future”. In this short video, Patrick Krekels, General Counsel and Board Secretary of SWIFT and member of the Jury of the Prize, strongly encourages professionals and students around the world “to submit their ideas to contribute to a more resilient, sustainable and trustworthy financial industry.” … [Read more...] about “… to contribute to a more resilient, sustainable and trustworthy financial industry.”
We are very proud to count Dr. Eelco Fiole (Managing partner of Alpha Governance Partners and adjunct professor at Universities of Lausanne and Neuchâtel) among the eminent Jury members of the 8th. edition of the global Prize "Ethics & Trust in Finance for a Sustainable Future". In this short video, Dr. Eelco Fiole encourages students and young practitioners to participate in the competition, especially as we need leaders who can "think fresh and in a ethical way about what is the … [Read more...] about “We need leaders who can think fresh and in a ethical way …”
The Weltethos-Institut supports the international prize and organizes the German-speaking platform. How to participate in the competition? The Ethics and Trust in Finance Prize is addressed to people under the age of 35. The candidates should present not published earlier essay about ethics in finance in German-language. Important dates: 31st May 2021 – the final date for submission of the essay. Proposals for German-language submissions should be sent to … [Read more...] about German edition of the Ethics and Trust in Finance Prize