Posted by: isaac aggrey | March 23, 2009

PEACE THROUGH COMMERCE

peace-through-commerceThe World Bank Institute and the Institute for Corporate Responsibility present an online conference on Business and Peace.

Agenda:
One theme per week for 9 weeks!

About:
Businesses have the capability to foster sustainable peace. They often do so without even being aware of their contributions.

Businesses can do even more by becoming aware of which ethical practice s contribute to peace and stability, and the ways they can encourage governments to support local entrepreneurs through legal system reforms.

This eConference will illuminate the contribution responsible business and economic development can make toward building peace.

Watch the video presentations and join the conversation with international experts in business, development and global security.

The discussion will focus on practical action to advance understanding, investment and systemic change toward Peace Through Commerce.

Have your say:
Join the world wide discussion on how ethical business practices can foster peace Featuring video presentations from:

  • Whole Foods Market
  • Global Peace Index
  • Travel Industry Association of America
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Center for International Private Enterprise
  • George Washington University
  • FLOW Ltd.
  • Notre Dame University School of Business
  • Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • Wharton Business School

How to participate:
Joining the eConference is fast and free, and includes membership to Business Fights Poverty, a professional social network which comes with a number of benefits.

Once you have signed up for the eConference you can return and click on the discussions at any time to access videos, resources, interact with other participants, and add your views to the discussion.

Register @ Business Fight Poverty to participate.

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