The World Forum for Ethics in Business is a registered public interest foundation (“fondation d’utilité publique” – N° 822.216.342) based in Belgium. The mandate of the Forum includes all manners of pursuing and establishing the indispensable ethical foundations of business in a globalised world. The World Forum for Ethics in Business holds a special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations.

About Us

16 years of commitment to good governance

  • 40,000 attendees from 70 countries
  • Convened annually at the European Parliament in Brussels
  • Conferences in 13 countries
  • Special consultative status with United Nation’s ECOSOC
World Forum for Ethics in Business has been founded with the following objectives:
  • Increase global awareness of ethics In business
  • Facilitate sharing of global best practices
  • Enable and support leaders to act ethically
  • Forge coalitions for collective action

Vision

To pursue a much needed ethical foundation for business & innovation

What differentiates us from other ethical initiatives?
  • We focus on the ethical stories that matter the most
  • As mediators we bring together thoughtful, serious critics and companies with a common goal
  • We go where the fire is

Founders 

Mr. Nirj Deva
Member of the European Parliament
Mr. Jules Goudsmit
CEO, Acropoles SA
Mr. Ram Lakhina
Founder and Executive President of The Netherlands India Chamber of Commerce and Trade (NICCT)
Ms. Erika Mann
Former Member of the European Parliament
Mr. Sanjay Pradhan
Vice-President,
The World Bank
Mr. Madhu Rao
CEO, The Shangri-La Hotels
H.H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Founder, International Association for Human Values

Partnering Organisations

International Association for Human Values

World Bank Group

The Earth Charter Initiative

World Forum for Ethics in Business has partnered with International Association for Human values to support UN’s SDG goals.

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