Spirituality and Sustainability Conference

The Business Ethics Center of the Corvinus University of Budapest, the European SPES Forum, and the ERENET - Entrepreneurship Research and Education Network of Central European Universities organized an international conference on Spirituality and Sustainability: A New Path for Entrepreneurship in September 21-23, 2012, Visegrad, Hungary. 

Issues to be addressed were as follows:

What are the spiritual orientations to nature in different cultural traditions  (e.g. Christianity, Buddhism, etc.)? How can spirituality and ecology contribute to transforming contemporary management theory and praxis? How art can influence the commitment of people and organizations to sustainability and nature? Which are the promising sustainability business models in Europe and other parts of the world? Which new leadership roles emerge for sustainability in business? How entrepreneurship can be inspired by nature and spirituality in a meaningful way?

Further information and Call for paper:  Visegrad conference.pdf   Visegrad program 7.doc  Abstracts book.doc


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