There are at least three key topics at the intersection of insurance and ethics in times of climate change transition. A first dimension is to address ethical dilemmas embedded in insurance related professions and in particular the ethical challenges facing groups such as actuaries, insurance lawyers and insurance marketers. Second, it is important to examine the specific ethical responsibilities of insurance companies in relation to risk and responsibility sharing to address big contemporary … [Read more...] about Webinar Insurance, Ethics and Sustainability – 1 December 2022 – 6 pm (CET)
The launch of the 9th edition (2022/2023) of the global Prize Ethics & Trust in Finance for a Sustainable Future will encourage candidates to reflect on the role of ethics to help shape a more sustainable and responsible financial system for the future. Such intellectual effort is made all the more necessary and urgent by the growing importance of the financial stake in private and public affairs and by the mounting challenge of climate change and the deployment of new technologies in … [Read more...] about Official Launch of the 9th Edition of the Prize, 8 June 2022
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
This round table examines the challenges and opportunities created by the economic and social crisis caused by the pandemic, giving the chance to speak to young professionals and young researchers. It addresses this issue from the perspective of the change of priorities caused by the crisis, the relevance of ethics in finance in a post-pandemic world and the ethical challenges posed by the "virtualization" of working relationships and interactions. Moderator: Clare Payne, Chief of Global … [Read more...] about Challenges for financial training and education in the post-pandemic world
This round table provides an overview of the challenges and opportunities created by the economic and social crisis caused by the pandemic. It tackles different dimensions of this problem: the ethical dilemmas posed by our dependence on technology; the issues linked to the risk of a relaxation of financial regulation to promote economic recovery; the challenges for the training and education of the younger generations; the impact of the pandemic on sustainable finance. Moderator: Paul H. … [Read more...] about Finance serving the post-pandemic world