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?
Alan Kohler has been a financial journalist for 38 years. He wrote the Chanticleer column on the back page of the Australian Financial Review for four years. Appointed deputy editor, then editor of the Financial Review in 1983, he returned to the Chanticleer column in 1988. Between 1992 and 1995, Al... Read more
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