Bled (Slovenia) 13-14 October 2016: The annual international HR Forum was titled ‘Is Ethics and Sustainability also HR’s Job?’ Participants from 17 countries concluded that sustainable management and ethics is becoming the new business paradigm. Furthermore, organization’s sustainability commitment is an important weapon in the war on talent.
The annual international HR Forum was titled Is Ethics and Sustainability also HR’s Job? The forum gathered 10 eminent speakers and over 70 HR managers from 17 countries as participants, including media representatives. It was rich in content and exchange of experience and efficiently led by Prof. Dr. Mollie Painter-Morland, Nottingham Business School, UK, and the Coca-Cola Chair of Sustainable Development at IEDC-Bled School of Management. She stressed: »The Ethics and Compliance Initiative's 2016 Global Business Ethics Survey found that fear of retaliation when reporting misconduct is serious a global problem - 33% of employees observed misconduct, of those 59% reported it, and 33% experienced retaliation.«
Forum addressed the latest developments in the field of corporate responsibility, ethics and sustainability and help HR managers to enhance their knowledge and understanding in these areas.
Sustainable management and ethics is becoming the new business paradigm. Most CEOs say that sustainability contributes significantly to the economic success of their companies, while more and more young professionals and millennials expect companies to be socially and ecologically responsible.