Ethics in business conference – putting corporate social responsibility into practice
Join the conference organised by the Gozo Business Chamber on October 27th on Corporate Responsability!
On Friday 27th October 2023, between 16:00 and 17:30 hrs, at the hall of the Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Victoria, Gozo, the Gozo Business Chamber in collaboration with Bank of Valletta, the Foundation Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice, and the Diocese of Gozo is organising its third conference on Ethics in Business with the theme ‘Putting Corporate Social Responsibility into Practice’.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a much-discussed concept. Nonetheless the underlying motivations which should lead a business to do good within a community are very much debatable. If this is simply a profit driven, or a white-washing exercise to divert the spotlight from other activities which are causing more harm than good, then these activities are very much questionable within the context of the community in which they are being undertaken.
While this conference will seek to address the mutually important relationship between businesses and NGOs, it will also discuss on what should motivate actions under CSR, and how can these actions be structured in such a way as to have a positive impact on both businesses and NGOs.
16:00 – 16:05 Introduction, Daniel Borg, CEO Gozo Business Chamber
16:05 – 16:10 Opening Remarks, Joseph Borg, President Gozo Business Chamber
16:10 – 16:35 'Putting Corporate Social Responsibility into Practice', Marisa Xuereb
16:35 – 16:45 The impact of CSR onthe community
Two interventions (audio-visualfeatures) featuring Fr Michael Galea (Director of Dar Arka), and Noel Xerri (Chief ExecutiveOfficer of the OASI Foundation)
16:45 – 17:10 Panel Discussion
With the participation of Dr Gordon Cordina - Chairman Bank of Valletta, Godfrey Swain – BoardMember at Bank of Valletta, and Paul Curmi, Head of Document ManagementServices (Gozo) at MaltaPost plc.
17:10 – 17:25 Opening of Q & A Session
17:25 – 17:30 Closing Remarks, Mgr Anton Teuma, Bishop of Gozo
You can access the agenda for the conference here.