short news from ebbf members
Philippe Gerling featured an article in the January 2015 issue of the Nissan Motor Corporation in Guam focusing on the concept of the company as a “work community”. To better explain this idea he mentioned a TEDx Innsbruck talk by ebbf member, Oscar Mendez Rosa, titled “Transforming companies into communities“.
Jorg Wuttke will make a presentation on the 22 January 2015 to the INTA Members in his function of President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC).
Alan Scheffer, founder of Management Associates, recently received a review from Kirkus on his book Hanging the Mirror: The Discipline of Reflective Leadership, almost 900 copies sold to individuals and organizations. Management Associates has been helping top management re-frame the way they look at underlying values, everyday behaviors, and the surrounding systems so as to tap and channel the human spirit in businesses.
25th of January, don’t miss this one-day ebbf international event organised by ebbf geneva. A day-long opportunity of presentations, workshops and meaningful conversations on the topic of “Celebrating Gender Diversity”
Exploring different dimensions of diversity, moving away from the old concepts of opposing diverse elements of society and looking for ways to unify and celebrate our differences with equal rights.
Jason is one of the people whose backstage efforts will culminate in an ebbf learning event next May in Lisbon about interconnected business - how organizations can improve people and how people can improve organizations. Under this broad theme we will see change makers from around the world and from diverse sectors come together for two events in a quiet beautiful location near Lisbon.
As the founder of AKKA Architects, Stephanie Hughes spoke at an event related to “sustainable development” that lead to a series of other events and eventually to a relationship with the Netherland’s Central Government to explore using the AKKA process to facilitate the role of the central governments in national social development.
Ralph tries to contribute to a more just, sustainable and prosperous civilization by striving to hold a righteous conduct, to be a positive model and to spread the ebbf way in his talks and whenever he has that opportunity. He is currently also helping ebbf by helping the events team elevate the quality of the events and also broadening the network of people who come in touch with the organization.
Giuseppe Robiati, who has been offering for 18 years courses of Ethics and Economics to the faculty of Economics of the University of Bari, held a seminar last month about Corporate Social Responsibility at the Department of Political Sciences.
USA - Bob Rosenfeld on bringing peace through understanding and his ebbf annual conference experience and
Bob Rosenfeld was one of the keynoters at EBBF ‘s annual conference, which next year will once again take place in Barcelona from the 1st to the 4th of October. In his article he offers his views on how to bring about peace through understanding in the world, in your company and in your lives.
He also offers his impressions from that annual event “an international conference of leaders in business and social change … with participants from over 40 nations”
It is hard to find a more suitable person than Marjo Lips-Wjersma to define meaningful work, a key element of ebbf‘s tagline, as she is the author of the book “Map of Meaning, how to sustain our humanity in the world of work” and of ebbf’s publication: Purpose beyond Profit – Towards a spiritual foundation for corporate responsibility.