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“Cultures of Humanity”

The China Centre Tübingen, the Erich Fromm Institute, and the Weltethos Institute are planning more joint events. In Tübingen, the Karl Schlecht Foundation supports not only the Weltethos Institute,...
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“From Humanistic to Mechanistic Economics – and Back?”

The former director of the Institute, Prof. Dr. Claus Dierksmeier, has published an essay on the fundamental connection between ethics and economics. Comparing how Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, and Adam...
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Financial Populism Using the Example of GameStop

The controversy surrounding the subreddit “Wallstreetbets” and GameStop stock have been causing a stir in social networks and also in the established media for weeks. The “small investor vs....
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Director Ulrich Hemel signs Data-Literacy-Charta

Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Hemel is the first signatory to a charter initiated by the Stifterverband, which formulates a common understanding of data literacy and its importance for educational...
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“Social market economy as a peace project” – also available in Spanish and Italian

The joint essay “Social Market Economy as a Peace Project”, which Dr. Christopher Gohl, Prof. Nils Goldschmidt, Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Hemel and Prof. Dr. Jeffrey Sachs first published...
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Sustainable Investment – The scientific foundation behind the trend

The Frankfurt-Hohenheim Guidelines of our Finance and Economics Research Group (formerly FGEÖR) laid the scientific foundation in the 1990s for a megatrend that we can currently observe. Sustainability ratings...
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Social Market Economy for the 21st century: An International Peace Project

Joint essay by Dr. Christopher Gohl, Prof. Dr. Nils Goldschmidt, Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Hemel and Professor Jeffrey Sachs – first published in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Our inner peace...
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Machines for Future? Webtalk on ethical decision making in the digital age?

WebTalk with Prof. Dr. Peter Dayan (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics), Mila Gorecki (Student Assistant, Max Planck Institute), Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Hemel (Weltethos-Institute) and Dr. Alexander von...
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Research Group publishes book on ethical financial policies of the ECB

With the publication of its new book, the Global Ethic Research Group on Finance and Business calls on the European Parliament to ensure more transparency and ethics in the...
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Institute closed for public due to pandemic

Due to the pandemic development of the coronavirus, the Global Ethic Institute will remain closed to the public until further notice. We will keep you informed about further developments...
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