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September 2018

Trialog: Democracy and the market economy – Strong only in combination?

17. September 2018 @ 9:00 - 17:00
Allianz Forum, Berlin, Pariser Platz 6
Berlin, 10117 Deutschland

In the first Trialog, we aim to identify and discuss the fundamental values that underpin democracy and the market economy. Do these exhibit systematic differences? Do key principles such as equality and profit maximisation stand in opposition to one another? Do market-economic systems really need democracy and civil society? And we will also be looking at the links between business, politics and civil society. What key characteristics and objectives do they share? This Trialog is the first event of the…

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December 2018

Trialog: Companies caught between the profit motive and the public interest?

4. December 2018 @ 9:00 - 17:00
Allianz Forum, Berlin, Pariser Platz 6
Berlin, 10117 Deutschland

Society and politics place expectations on the business sector, for example with regard to where companies locate as well as their willingness to pay domestic taxes and to comply with environmental regulations. But are these expectations legitimate and justified? What moral obligations do companies have towards government and society? And how do companies reconcile wider social responsibility with their obligations to employees and shareholders? In the second Trialog, we will take a look at some real-life examples in order to…

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