In a time where different knowledge systems progress in close contact, sharing values effectively is crucial in order to steer clear of misunderstanding and conflict, and find common solutions to the most pressing issues affecting populations worldwide. Globethics.net, held its Third International Conference in 2009 on how to best share values across cultures and religions. Participants laid out the present methodological Principles for a truly transformative dialogue on values. These principles will hopefully inspire institutions and professionals in the field, as well as contribute to the global debate on interreligious and intercultural ethics.
Listen carefully to your inner voice while paying attention to others. Continue your nimble dance through life. Be inspired to discover new perspectives. Despite personal, professional and social squalls and storms, look for the markers at the wayside and use your inner compass to keep to your path. The short texts in this booklet offer reflections for orientation. Ethics from everyday life for everyday life. Join the dance.
We all are guests on earth! A Global Christian Vision for Climate Justice (Chinese)
在世界范围内，我们都面临着引发严重健康危险的空气污染、作为气候变化结果之一的毁灭性风暴、水污染与河流枯竭、大型城市的巨量垃圾、森林滥伐与增长的荒漠、作为有限且不可再生之化石能源标志的石油峰值，以及从未见过的特大洪灾。在世界各地这类环境浩劫的名录是极长的。垃圾处理问题还远远没有解决。能源效率必须像在所有国家中那样加以改进；由腐败造成的污染、森林砍伐以及环境破坏必须予以果断处理。面对这些多种多样的环境挑战，特别是全球气候变化，基督教信仰能够做出什么样的贡献呢？Engl. We are All Guests on Earth !
Montée de l'Islam au Sud-Kivu: opportunité ou menace à la paix sociale?
Cette recherche propose d'expliquer les facteurs qui permettraient de prévenir les conflits Islamo-chrétiens à l'instar de ceux qui ont déstabilisé l'Afrique de Nord. L'objectif est d'examiner les possibilités de création de comités éthiques chargés du dialogue entre les religions en RD Congo post-conflit. Ces comités joueraient les rôles de gestion pacifique des conflits entre communautés et de concertation pour la participation des religions à la consolidation de la paix
Christian Faith and Values: An Introduction for Entrepreneurs in China
Cui Wantian; Yahya Wijaya; Christoph Stückelberger
Faith is the mainsail for the ship called "China Dream". A key to the fulfilment of the "China Dream" is the revival of Chinese Civilization. The core of civilization is culture, and the core of culture is faith. The history proves that the sustainable development of a country or a nation always needs a special class who are not just developing economy, but also holding fast to ethics and morality. And the emerging group of Chinese Christian entrepreneurs are an essential part of this class for China. The book provides an orientation and basics on Christian faith for Chinese Christian Entrepreneurs: on Jesus Christ, the Bible, basic doctrines, the Church, spirituality, Church history, denominations and twelve criteria for Christian business.
L'éthique des affaires au Congo. Tisser une culture d'intégrité en Afrique Centrale
Ce livre est une invitation à concevoir un nouveau système commercial et une nouvelle culture organisationnelle en Afrique centrale. Le code de conduite des affaires en RDC (CDCA), projet des entreprises du secteur privé, apparaît comme un antidote contre les pratiques immorales véhiculées et soutenues par la culture dominante dans le système congolais des affaires.
Responsible leadership is a key factor for performance, success, credibility, reputation and sustainability of each leader and organisation. Responsible leadership in this book means the values-driven use of power in order to define and reach ethical goals for all human beings and the whole creation and to implement the defined values. This book is based on Christian values and can be easily adapted for other religious or nonreligious leadership trainings. Responsible leaders are people with values from different backgrounds. They contribute to global values. This handbook offers ethical and spiritual reflections and practical checklists, an ethics code of leadership and five modules for training of staff and board members.
Seeds for Successful Transformation. Global Ethics Forum 2012 Report. Outcomes and Next Steps 2012-2014
...Visions of a fair economy have to be combined with concrete small steps. Such seeds of transformation give hope.
The Global Ethics Forum (GEF) 2012 focused on two of the crucial challenges of transformation towards creating an ethical economy: the financial markets and sustainability after Rio+20. Over 70 speakers from all continents contributed to the search for ethical transformation, discussing concrete aspects of themes such as sustainability, financial transformation, transparency, and ethical business management.
End-of-Life Decisions, Ethics and the Law. A Case for Statutory Legal Clarity and Reform in South Africa
This position paper puts forward an ethical case for end-of-life decision-mak¬ing legislation. Such legislation would clarify areas of legal uncertainty, most notably in respect of terminal pain management, withholding and withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment (sometimes called "passive euthanasia"), and advance directives (a living will and a durable power of attorney for healthcare). More controversially, the paper also argues for the inclusion of assisted dying (assisted suicide and voluntary active euthanasia) in a comprehensive end-of-life decision-making bill.
Globalisation of Concern II: Essays on Education, Health, Climate Change and Cyberspace
Aidan G. Msafiri gives precise and engaged ethical orientations on timely topics such as the ethics of media, environment, medicine, economy, climate change and education. The Christian, African and global perspective of this book makes it an important source for students and decision-makers in all sectors of society. A book of reflection and hope.