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
The 8th edition of the global Prize Ethics & Trust in Finance for a Sustainable Future will be officially launched online on 2 June 2020, with a closing date for submission of essays on 31 May 2021. Since 2006, the Prize honours short essays by young authors aged under 35. For this occasion, two Round Tables will explore the role of ethics and trust in shaping a more sustainable and resilient financial system for the post-pandemic world. The launch of the 8th edition of the global Prize … [Read more...] about Official Launch of the 8th Edition of the Prize
On the 18th November 2019, the Award Ceremony of the 7th edition of the Global Prize “Ethics & Trust in Finance” took place, at the OECD headquarters in Paris. The winners are: Marta Rocchi, Italy - Technomoral Financial Agents: Ethics in the Fintech Era Andrea Roncella & Luca Roncella, Italy - Finance Needs ‘Bilinguals’ Too Mateusz Kucz, Poland - How to Shape Moral Attitudes in Banking – the Polish example Andrea Bancone, Italy - The Moralisation of Contracts: An Islamic … [Read more...] about Award Ceremony of the 7th edition of the Global Prize