Sixth annual conference on Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy held in Caux, Switzerland
The sixth annual conference on Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy (TIGE) was held at the international conference centre of Initiatives of Change in Caux, Switzerland, from 13 to 19 July 2013. A highlight of the conference was the visit of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, who gave the closing keynote address. (See report below.) As well as daily plenary sessions, four work stream discussion groups each met over four days to share experiences and insights. These were on: Heart of Effective Leadership (HEL); leading change for a sustainable world (including food and sustainability); initiatives for a new economy; and leadership and civil society. The reports below, highlighting keynote speakers, give a picture of the whole conference. A 32-page conference report will be available soon.
Caux Initiatives for Business (CIB) encourages business leaders, young professionals, NGO representatives, trade unionists, experts and decision makers to work together to bridge the gap between the theory and practice of values - in personal conduct and in economic life.