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15 Mar Different leadership is possible

The New Leaders Forum, a Zermatt Summit Foundation event, explored the strength of the Common Good against global chaos. The event favors ethical engagement over righteous indignation in restoring the human to its rightful place at the heart of globalization.
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08 Mar On Friday 9th March 2012, the very first Zermatt New Leaders Forum (ZNLF) will be held in Paris at the Collège des Bernadins

THE ZERMATT NEW LEADERS FORUM STEMS FROM THE ZERMATT SUMMIT

During the first two editions of Zermatt Summit in 2010 and 2011, participants from the four corners of the world gathered around international figures, derived from very different worlds (political, economic, judicial, religious, academic, artistic, etc. ...) to reflect on the place given to the human person in the process of globalization.
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02 Mar The 3rd edition of the Zermatt Summit will be held June 21 – 23, 2012. This year’s theme will be “Towards the Common Good”.

The third edition of the Zermatt Summit - an initiative of the Zermatt Summit Foundation - will take place in Zermatt, Switzerland, June 21 - 23, 2012. The Summit will draw a select group of 200 entrepreneurs, economists, politicians and NGO representatives from diverse sectors and from across the globe, who share a vision for a globalization process with more humanity, the promotion of the Common Good, and placing the human person at the centre of globalization and economic activity.
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22 Jun Rate your Ethicability ®

We invited Professor Roger Steare to take part in the Zermatt Summit as we found his approach to leadership was really cutting edge. Professor Steare developed, in partnership with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, The Times and Cass Business School a very sharp online tool to rate ethicability, that...

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19 Jun Very positive results for the 2nd Zermatt Summit

Coming from 18 countries, some 200 leaders, intellectuals and NGO representatives took part from Thursday to Saturday in the 2nd Zermatt Summit. A quality platform of discussions and sharing in favour of humanizing globalization, the 2011 edition benefited from the contributions of prestigious speakers such as the founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi or the economist Hernando de Soto. The third edition will take place from June 21st to 23rd, 2012.

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09 Jun The Zermatt Summit presents concrete tools and initiative

The Zermatt Summit favors a concrete approach of ethics in business and presents concrete tools ready for use. To this effect, with “Servant leaders” as a guiding theme for this edition, the 2 nd Zermatt Summit will be an opportunity for CEO’s, economists, politicians and NGO representatives to deliver effective good practices, replicable within other companies. This is to encourage other forms of economy, more respectful of the human being and demonstrate their economic viability. Ten projects will be presented amongst the 30 keynote speeches and roundtables.

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19 Apr Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, to attend Zermatt Summit 2011

Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales and the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Shirin Ebadi, are among leading international figures to have confirmed participation at the 2 nd Zermatt Summit (June 16-18). Co-founder of fairtrade label Max Havelaar, Francisco Van der Hoff; President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy, Hernando de Soto; and Chairman of Essilor International, Xavier Fontanet, will also join over 200 CEOs, economists, politicians and NGO representatives in attendance.

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15 Jun Inaugural Zermatt Summit – successful

The inaugural Zermatt Summit 2010 has taken place and was received well with international delegates and speakers attending from all over the world including businessmen, members of academia, CEOs, NGOs, and policy makers. Just as Davos was born nearly three decades ago and has now become a well renowned forum for business, similarly many of the speakers and delegates felt they had witnessed the birth of a vital new platform which will drive values and ethics in business in a post credit crunch era.

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