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

Allianz Forum, Berlin Pariser Platz 6, Berlin

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

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

Allianz Forum, Berlin Pariser Platz 6, Berlin

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