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Newsletter No 3/2019 - Integrating ethics in investments and assets - infusing numbers with values

Editorial

Integrating ethics in investments and assets – infusing numbers with values 

By Dr Obiora Ike, Globethics.net Executive Director

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In the real world of management and economics, conditions of supply and demand determine the market. Entrepreneurs and businesses design their activities to create wealth, increase assets, capitalise on investments and make profitable returns. There is a noticeable strategic desire by humans and organisations to invest in and plan their businesses with an aim to ensure that numbers and higher profits are determinants for the value and progress of their enterprise.

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upcoming

Cyber Ethics, Education and Security: Serving Humanity with Values Workshop Le 1er Congrés International de Santé (CIS) en Oncologie Intégrative Discover Globethics.net programme for 2019
Cyber Ethics, Education and Security: Serving Humanity with Values Workshop
When: 11 April 2019 
Where: ITU, Geneva, Switzerland
 
 
The 1st International Health Congress (IHC) on Integrative Oncology
When: 28-30 June 2019 
Where: Geneva, Switzerland 
 
Discover what Globethics.net has to offer
The April 2019 edition of our catalogue is full of courses, workshops, new publications series and collections that are available for you 
 
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Call for volunteers: Rapporteur, Event Asistant and Communications Assistants for the 1st International Health Congress (IHC) on Integrative Oncology More information »

 

LIBRARY

Book chapter of the month: Education in Modern Society

New collection: Research Ethics Philosophical

Book chapter of the month: Education in Modern Society
The transformation of post-socialist educational systems is perhaps one of the most interesting and at the same time underestimated developments in the history of comparative education. 
 
New collection: Research Ethics Philosophical
This collection gathers documents on research understood philosophically as, on the one hand a possible way to renew life through an ethics of utopias, and on the other hand concrete applications of norms and values in research.  
 
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Network Updates

St. Pauls University join the Globethics.net Consortium Education - the key to 'new civilizations' Club of Rome Launch of the Chancellor Samuel Kobia Centre for Ethics, Integrity and Governance
St Paul's University and Daystar University join the Globethics.net Consortium
Two more universities in Africa have joined Globethics.net and other partners to cooperate and work together on integrating ethics in their institutions and in higher education. 
Education - the key to 'new civilizations'
Climate change and the need to transition to renewable energies is forcing society to look  for 'new civilizations' that can reconcile the well being of the biosphere with human development. The role of education in this was discussed at the first meeting of the ‘Emerging New Civilizations Initiative' in  Dubrovnik, Croatia.   
 
Launch of the Chancellor Samuel Kobia Centre for Ethics, Integrity and Governance
Globethics.net President, Dr Christoph Stückelberger was invited to deliver the keynote speech at the launch of the ‘Chancellor Samuel Kobia Centre for Ethics, Integrity and Governance' at St Paul's University (SPU) in Nairobi, Kenya.  
 
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Christoph Stückelberger teaching Dr Ani appointed as Globethics.net National Contact for Nigeria
Christoph Stückelberger appointed Visiting Professor at Leeds Beckett University, UK
As of 1 June 2019 Dr Christoph Stückelberger will be a professor at Leeds Beckett University. 
#EthicsForEveryone: Does artificial intelligence need ethics?
The ever-increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) in all aspects of society demands that ethical considerations be part of the development process. Ignoring this poses a fundamental threat to our privacy, health and security. AI technology without ethical principles is a threat to our human rights and dignity.   
 
New National Contact for Nigeria
Globethics.net is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Fr Dr Ikechukwu Ani as Globethics.net National Contact for Nigeria as of March 2019. 
 
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New Publications

Bioética de las enfermedades tropicales desatendidas cover book

365 Way-Markers cover book

Bioética de las enfermedades tropicales desatendidas
En este libro se revisan algunos de los múltiples factores involucrados y se enfatiza que incluso la bioética y los bioeticistas mismos han igualmente desatendido este grave problema. 
 

365 Way-Markers
How can I live out my values and convictions in everyday life? How can I reconcile faith and action? How can we encourage one another in what we do instead of giving up to resignation? Such questions are at the centre of these 365 short texts, written out of and for everyday life: way-markers offering a sense of direction and encouragement. 

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Human Dignity in Managing Employees cover book

Corporate Governance for Churches. Toward a Legal Reform in the Church of South India Trust Association cover book

Human Dignity in Managing Employees
The aim of this thesis is to summarize how it is possible to derive from theology the kind of philosophical anthropology that can serve as a basis for the right management theory together with its implementation. 
 

Corporate Governance for Churches. Toward a Legal Reform in the Church of South India Trust Association
The book explores the nature and function of the non-profit incorporated company the Church of South India Trust Association (CSITA) situated in Chennai, South India, and analyses the precarious situation the organisation finds itself in with regard to the financial and property (mis)management

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