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Ethically Speaking: Corporate and Business Ethics

What do we talk about when we talk about ethics? Questions of moral philosophy affect all facets of our everyday existence. There are fundamentals of decency, of responsibility, of community, that underpin and define our society, but what are they?

Every second month throughout 2010 Australia’s finest ethical thinkers and industry experts will come together to tease out those principles that run deeper than our Codes & Practices, our Rules & Regulations. How might we live an ethical life in the minefield of contemporary relations?

Corporate and Business Ethics – Chaired by Alan Kohler

While the worst of the Global Financial Crisis appears to be over, recent years have seen a striking increase in scrutiny on the corporate world. From executive remuneration to the world of hedge funds and short selling, everyone seems to have an opinion on what’s right and wrong, fair and criminal when big business is in the mix. A panel of corporate movers and shakers and keen-eyed observers come together to debate best practices: do they exist, are they followed or does anything go in the world of high finance?

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Portrait of Alan Kohler

Alan Kohler

Alan Kohler has been a financial journalist for 38 years.

Portrait of Tom Elliott

Tom Elliott

Tom Elliott is the host of 3AW's Drive program. He is also a director of Melbourne-based wealth management firm Beulah Capital. Tom writes a weekly opinion column for Melbourne’s Herald Sun newspaper and appears regularly on the Nine Network’s Today and ABC TV’s Agony Uncles series. 


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