Past events

You can read reports from our past events here.

Business ethics

Our Trees for Reading initiative is now live

With our Trees for Reading initiative, we aim to bring more than 3,000 urban trees to Reading over the next five years. To make this possible, we’re looking for local organisations to sponsor their planting and care and inviting Reading residents to donate to our community tree planting fund.

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Ethics and AI – a debate

The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (WCIT) organised a debate at the IT Hall on 2 April and drew about 50 people. The event aimed to cut through the hype

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Ethical Property

A breakfast workshop was organised by Lichfields, supported by Shoosmiths and Ethical Reading, on Wednesday 27 February 2019. The aims were to explore consensus among professionals on good and bad

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Wellbeing at work – a seminar in aid of Launchpad 

Directors, HR Professionals and Senior Managers were invited to attend the #WellbeingatWork business breakfast seminar on February 8th, held at IKEA in Calcot and organised by IKEA and BalanceTime  http://www.balancetime.co.uk/ . The focus was on helping organisations unpick

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Respect

There’s no doubt that respect plays a central role in our interactions with each other. But at the November meet up we also learned that respect affects the way in

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Business ethics

September meetup: On the brink of burnout

A really enjoyable session where I presented the subject of stress and burnout by firstly exploring a diagram I presented called the Human Function Curve.  In this initial discussion I spoke about how we need activity in our lives in order to thrive and how having nothing to do is actually detrimental to our mental health.

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Brighter and Ethical Workplaces open day

We set up Brighter and Ethical Workplaces with Brighter Berkshire with the aims of: helping to improve the mental well-being of individuals and teams in Reading’s workplaces and reducing the

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Fairness in the workplace

We can distinguish between a broad and a narrow meaning of the term of the terms ‘fair’ and ‘fairness’. In the broad sense of ‘fair’, an action or outcome is

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The ethics of artificial intelligence

Many thanks to the twenty four people who braved “the Beast from the East” to attend our third meetup. The great contribution made by everyone was really inspirational. When we

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