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We invite you to a special screening of the one-hour documentary film “All the Queen’s Horses” on Friday December 1, from 2:00 - 4:00 PM at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics.
“All the Queen’s Horses” tells the story of Rita Crundwell, who stole more than $53 million in public funds during her time in office as City Comptroller and Treasurer for Dixon, Illinois, a town of only 16,000 people. In 2012, after a close colleague uncovered her theft and alerted the Mayor, the FBI arrested...
11th Annual Harvard Graduate Conference in Political Theory -- Keynote Lecture, "Theorizing Collective Self-Determination," by Anna Stilz, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University.... Read more about Keynote Lecture by Anna Stilz
Title: “Globalization Without Globalism” Abstract: Economic globalization is associated in contemporary discourse with a preference for cosmopolitanism over patriotism; international equality over national equality;... Read more about Public Lecture by Dani Rodrik
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The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University is turning 30! To mark this occasion, we are hosting a two-and-a-half-day celebration, @HarvardEthics: Celebrating 30 Years at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics from Thursday to Saturday, May 4-6, 2017.
Title: "Reimagining Capitalism: Business, Purpose and the Big Problems"
As a world we face a number of “big problems” including accelerating environmental degradation and rising inequality. The private sector has traditionally treated these problems as externalities and relied on the public sector to address them. But governments around the world are finding it increasingly difficult to address them with any success. Could the private sector play a major role in addressing them? Would it make a difference if firms were “purpose driven”? What would purpose driven firms look like, in a world in which many managers believe that the social responsibility of business is to increase its profits? Would they be legal? Could they survive? Could they change the world?... Read more about Public Lecture by Rebecca Henderson