Please see below for a list of our upcoming events. Please be sure not to miss our Christian Social and Political Thought Lectures. This list is updated regularly.
In our current global climate, the international system that businesses rely on is being threatened. Brexit and the rise of nationalism can be seen in part as a reaction against globalisation by people who feel it has failed them. Acting ethically as a business is critical for maintaining support of this global system. If nationalists succeed in fragmenting the world economy, low income countries that rely on trade and international business will suffer, as will migrants and international business in the City.
If international businesses want globalisation to be politically sustainable, they have an interest in finding ways to share its benefits more widely and sustainably. JustShare’s 2017 programme looks to answer the question of what it means to be an ethical international business and explore what differences ethical international business practices can make across the globe.
6:00pm, Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at St James's Church, Piccadilly
What hope is there for ending violence against women in the City, nationally and around the world? Currently in the UK, two women are killed by a current or former partner and around the world one in three women have been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused.
Violence against women and girls is pervasive and not only experienced physically. It can be an everyday and ongoing experience of exclusion, objectification and marginalisation, and can result in torment both emotionally and mentally. Only this year we have witnessed the President of the US talking about his ‘locker room banter’ without reproach, national newspapers coining the sexist term ‘legs-it’ about the highest profile women in UK politics, and an increase in violence against women in Bolivia and Brazil rooted in fear women are becoming too empowered. Our panel of speakers will talk about reasons to hope in the face of such violence, and point to ways we can all be part of positive change.
Violence against women and girls: reason to hope?
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6:00pm, Tuesday 24th October 2017 at All Hallows-by-the-Tower
Employment is the foundation of any business and the cornerstone of ethical business practice. How can companies ensure that the employees throughout their supply chain are being treated fairly? Does international ethical employment naturally follow on from fair treatment of employees at home? What are the priorities in getting employment right?
Ethical employment practices at home and abroad
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6:00pm, Wednesday 11th October 2017 at St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside
Intergenerational Justice demands that one generation must not benefit or suffer unfairly at the cost of another. With the prospect of Brexit looming how can we ensure that one generation is not leaving the world significantly worse off?
Can the generation that landed astronauts on the moon and invented the internet leave behind a world of similar opportunity for the upcoming generations? What are the best ways to ensure justice and equal opportunities across location and age? How do businesses ensure that their ethical practices will continue to thrive into the next generation?
Join us as JustShare and ECCR gather a panel of experts from across generational divides to discuss fairness, blame and who should inherit the earth.
Christopher Stockwell (ECCR)
Angus Hanton (Intergenerational Foundation)
Free event, all welcome.
Intergenerational Justice: responsibility and blame from baby-boomers to millennials in ethical business practice