Capital Markets for the Good of Society – November, 2017

  The Centre for Enterprise, Markets & Ethics (CEME) was delighted to hold a lecture and roundtable discussion  on the topic of “Capital Markets for the Good of Society”. Our distinguished speaker and author was Dr Lyndon Drake. “Capital Markets for the Good of Society” is available to order as a publication here.   Discussion Minutes: Tuesday […]

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Poverty, Life Chances, and Destitution – October, 2017

  The Centre for Enterprise, Markets & Ethics (CEME) was delighted to hold a public lecture on “Poverty, Life Chances, and Destitution”. Our distinguished guest speaker was the Rt. Hon. Frank Field MP. Frank Field has been the Labour Member of Parliament for Birkenhead since 1979. He is a long-time campaigner on poverty, low-pay, and […]

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Green Markets, Sustainable Business – March, 2017

The Centre for Enterprise, Markets & Ethics (CEME) held a conference on ‘Green Markets, Sustainable Business’. Hosted by CEME and sponsored by CCLA Investment Management, the event focused on the green economy, investment trends in sustainable energy, and the environment. It proved to be a terrific debate with passionate engagements from both the speakers and the […]

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God and Enterprise: Towards a Theology of the Entrepreneur – November, 2016

  CCLA Investment Management and the Centre for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics held a book launch, lecture, panel discussion and reception.  Author Revd Canon Edward Carter spoke about his new book, published by The Centre for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics as part of its series on Enterprise and Faith. A distinguished panel included Joanna Moriarty, Lord […]

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What is the “Common Good”? – October, 2016

The Center for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics, in conjunction with Campion Hall (University of Oxford),  held a roundtable discussion on the “Common Good”.   We were delighted to have, among others: Brian Griffiths (Lord Griffiths) – Chairman, Centre for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics Revd Dr James Hanvey – Master, Campion Hall Professor Philip Booth – […]

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Is there a moral case for a low-tax economy? – June, 2016

The Center for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics held an event on “Tax and Morality – Is there a moral case for a low-tax economy?” We were delighted to have, among others, Mr Alister Heath (Deputy Editor, The Telegraph) and Mr Andrew Sentance CBE (Former member Monetary Policy Committee, Senior Economic Adviser to PwC) as guest speakers. The event took place on Tuesday, 14th […]

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Christianity, Politics, the Poor and the Planet – October, 2015

On Wednesday the 21st of October, CEME Chairman Lord Brian Griffiths and Dr. Richard Turnbull (Director), took part in a conference held at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in London. The focus of the event was to challenge and debate concepts within “Christianity, politics, the poor and the planet“. The event was formed of two panels, one on poverty and […]

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The Challenge of Social Welfare: Thinking Through the Principles – July, 2015

On behalf of Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach and Michael Quicke OBE, Chief Executive of CCLA Investment Management Limited, CEME held an event on the 16th of July 2015 that focused on The challenge of social welfare: Thinking through the principles. We would probably all agree that poverty is scar upon humanity. However, that is where agreement often […]

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Forced Internal Displacement in Colombia – June, 2015

On the 17th June 2015, Dr Christopher M. Hays, Professor of New Testament at the Fundación Universitaria Seminario Bíblico de Colombia held a talk on Economics in situations of humanitarian crisis: Forced Internal Displacement in Colombia.  Christopher built upon his previous work, as well as drawing upon his experience in Colombia. His speech brought great insight and expertise on the […]

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Faith, Leadership and the Global Marketplace – April, 2015

  On April 10th 2015 Lord Brian Griffiths gave a lecture on Faith, Leadership and the Global Marketplace as part of the Max and Esther De Pree Presidential Lectureship. The event focused on addressing questions such as: – Does faith provide a framework for working in the marketplace? – How does faith contribute to conversations about markets, inequity, and justice? – What […]

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Quaker Capitalism: Lessons for Today? – November, 2014

The frugality and simplicity of the Quaker character encouraged the patient wait for economic return in entrepreneurial activity – the precise opposite of the greed that seems so much at the forefront today. On the 26th of November 2014, the Centre for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics held a discussion on Quaker Capitalism: Lessons for today?   We […]

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Conversations in Business II – February, 2013

The second in the series “Conversations in Business” was held on 21 February 2013. The papers presented by the panellists, on the topic “Regulation and the British Economy : Freeing up the Enterprise Economy” can be found here. The panel consisted of: Bernard Grenville-Jones, Businessman & Entrepreneur – click here Baroness Judith Wilcox – click here Dr Richard […]

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Entrepreneurial Leaders Conference – November, 2012

The Revd Dr Richard Turnbull presented a paper at the Entrepreneurial Leaders’ Conference in Vancouver in November 2012 on the topic : Can I be ethical and make money at the same time?    A video of this presentation is now available on the ELO website. Please find Richard Turnbull’s paper here.

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