British Imam teaches Peacemaking to young European Muslims

Young European Muslims learn to be peacemakers

Young Muslims and non-Muslims from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the UK took part in the Learning to be a Peacemaker course at the Caux Palace in July. London-based Imam Ajmal Masroor had been invited to deliver the course.

Reflective Report on Towards Inclusive Peace Forum

A report and reflection on the Towards Inclusive Peace Forum Caux 2018.

How businesses are responding to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

The business community had welcomed a ‘very inclusive process’ in drawing up the UN Sustainable Development Goals, said Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Vice-Chair of the United Nations’ Global Compact (UNGC), speaking in Caux, Switzerland on 6 July. The former Chairman of the Royal Dutch Shell Group and Anglo-American mining corporation was addressing a discussion workshop on ‘the ethical business response to the SDGs’, during the Caux conference on Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy.

TIGE Caux 2016 stories: New business and economic models

Professor Alexander Schieffer,

How an integral, green approach is helping to transform the Slovenian economy.

Launch of Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy conference in Caux

Mark Moody-Stuart TIGE 2016

Opening the Caux conference last night on Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy, speakers Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, vice chairman of the UN Global Compact, and Laurence Cockcroft, co-founder of global anti-corruption coalition, Transparency International, talked about the corrosive effect of corruption on societies and on people’s trust in businesses.

BBC Radio interview with Mike Smith and Wendy Addison

Mike Smith and Wendy Addison at the book launch of Great Company

South African whistleblower Wendy Addison and Mike Smith were interviewed on BBC Radio Surrey and Sussex on 2 July, about Wendy's story and Mike's new book 'Great Company', which includes Wendy's story. You can pick it up BBC iPlayer till the end of July.

Conscience needed in banking and business, says author of new book

Mike Smith and Wendy Addison at the book launch of Great Company

Journalist and author Michael Smith urged the need for ‘conscience-based decision-making’ in banking, business and the economy when he launched his new book Great Company at the Caux Conference Centre in Switzerland, on 28 June. He was interviewed in front of conference participants by South African whistleblower Wendy Addison, whose story is one of many in the book, during the annual Caux conference on Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy (TIGE).

How a Kenyan businessman made a stance against corruption

Emmanuel Mutisya

TIGE conference speaker, a personal story of leadership and transformation: Emmanuel Mutisya

Pope Francis calls upon Europe to be a ‘force for unity’

Mohan Bhagwandas

As Europe marks 100 years since WWI and 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, it is a time to look back and look ahead. Speaking at the Council of Europe and European Parliament in Strasbourg, on a whistle stopping short trip on 25 November 2014, Pope Francis stuck a note of reality and hope to a 'lonely' and 'self-absorbed' Europe to 'recover its soul. Mohan Bhagwandas, who serves on the International Council of Initiatives of Change International, asks whether Initiatives of Change can facilitate a new conversation for Europe.

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