Tim Fort: Business and Peace Challenge - Introduction

In this video, Tim Fort, Eveleigh Professor of Business Ethics, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, introduces the Business and Peace Challenge hosted by the Kelley School of Business and Business Fights Poverty.

 

Over the course of October, the Challenge will include an online programme of written articles and online discussions.  Content will be drawn from Indiana University’s new publication on the topic, as well as from members of the Business Fights Poverty network. 

 

The Challenge will focus on three themes

 

Week of 10 October: Why business might contribute to peace.  Alongside a series of articles, an online discussion will take place on Wednesday 12 October, 10am ET/3pm UK.  Click here to join the discussion.

 

Week of 17 October: Practical examples and lessons from business contributions to peace.  Alongside a series of articles, an online discussion will take place on Wednesday 19 October, 10am ET/3pm UK. Click here to join the discussion.

 

Week of 24 October: How one might empirically assess business actions and how such quantification might be valuable for businesses and society alike.   Alongside a series of articles, an online discussion will take place on Wednesday 26 October, 10am ET/3pm UK. Click here to join the discussion.

 

Please get involved! You can sign up to the Challenge here.

 

Find out more about the Challenge, and access all the Challenge and related resources here

 

Editor's Note:

This article is published as part of the Business and Peace Challenge, led by Indiana University and Business Fights Poverty. To find out more about the Business and Peace Challenge, and to join, click here.

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