Transatlantic Normative Business Ethics Workshop

May 29th and 30th 2017 – Paris

INSEEC Research Center

The Zicklin Center, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania

Hoover Chair in Economic and Social Ethics 

The Zicklin Center, Wharton (University of Pennsylvania), INSEEC Business School and the Hoover Chair of Economic and Social Ethics (UCL) are happy to announce the Transatlantic Normative Business Ethics workshop, which will be held in Paris on May 29th & 30th 2017.

This workshop aims to bring together American and European scholars in normative business ethics and economic ethics for a series of focused scholarly exchanges. It provides room for short paper presentations followed by extensive feedback and comments, and will expose participants to cutting edge work in normative business ethics. The workshop also aims to facilitate interactions between the academic communities on both sides of the Atlantic, and provide opportunities for futures joint projects.

The workshop is organized by Amy Sepinwall, Assistant Professor in the Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department of Wharton, Sandrine Blanc, Assistant Professor in the Management Department of INSEEC Business School and Axel Gosseries, Professor in charge of the Hoover Chair of Université Catholique de Louvain.

Confirmed speakers: Brian Berkey (Wharton), Sandrine Blanc (INSEEC Business School), Lee-Ann Chae (Wharton), Rutger Claassen (Utrecht University), Nicolas Cornell (Wharton), Geert Demuijnck (EDHEC Business School), Axel Gosseries (Louvain Catholic University), Lisa Herzog (Ludwig-Maximilian –Universität München), Robert Hughes (Wharton), Pierre-Yves Néron (ESPOL – European School of Political and Social Sciences- Lille), Eric Orts (Wharton), Amy Sepinwall (Wharton), Florian Wettstein (University of St Gallen).

Short papers will be pre-circulated and we will go directly into the discussion. Papers and participation in English only, discussions will be held in English. For any information please contact sblanc@inseec.com


DAY 1 – 29th May 2017

Chair: Sandrine Blanc
  • Shareholder Primacy and the All-Affected Principle, Axel Gosseries

  • Rethinking the Firm: Theories of the Business Enterprise, Eric Orts

  • The Corporation in Liberal Democratic Thought, Rutgers Claassen

  • On Normativity in Business Ethics, Florian Wettstein

  • An ethical appraisal of new financial tools, Geert Demuijnck

DAY 2 – 30th May 2017

Chair: Axel Gosseries
  • Breaking the Law under Competitive Pressure, Rob Hughes

  • The Wrong of Unfair Competition, Nico Cornell

  • Constitutional Commodification, Amy Sepinwall (based on a paper by Eric Orts and Amy Sepinwall)

  • Boycotts, Justice and Democratic Values, Brian Berkey

Chair: Amy Sepinwall
  • Citizens Autonomy and Corporate Cultural Power: Contractualist Approach, Lisa Herzog

  • Trust and Implicit Bias: Corporate Responsibility in Confronting Non-Actionable Discrimination, Lee-Ann Chae

  • What Is So Special about Workers? Justice, Corporate Republics and the Democratization of the Firm, Pierre-Yves Néron

  • Information, Efficiency, and Labor Rights, Sandrine Blanc

The « Transatlantic Normative Business Ethics Workshop » will be held at ESCE
Groupe INSEEC –  10 rue Sextius Michel 75015 PARIS,
from 13h00 to 18h15 on May 29th and from 9h00 to 17h00 on May 30th.

                   

Transatlantic Normative Business Ethics Workshop

29 et 30 mai 2017 – Paris

Centre de Recherche INSEEC

The Zicklin Center, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania

Chaire Hoover d’Ethique Economique et Sociale

Le Centre de Recherche INSEEC, le Zicklin CenterWharton (Université de Pennsylvanie) et la Chaire Hoover d’Éthique Économique et Sociale (Université Catholique Louvain) ont le plaisir d’annoncer le « Transatlantic Normative Business Ethics Workshop ».

Le workshop réunira, les 29 et 30 mai 2017, des chercheurs américains et européens autour d’enjeux contemporains en éthique des affaires et éthique économique. Les participants y présenteront leurs tous derniers travaux, et bénéficieront du retour constructif de chercheurs en pointe sur ces questions, au cours d’échanges approfondis. Cet événement est également l’occasion de créer des liens entre les deux communautés académiques et de susciter des opportunités de collaborations futures.

Les co-organisateurs du workshop sont Amy Sepinwall, Assistant Professor au Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department de Wharton, Axel Gosseries, Professeur, Responsable de la Chaire Hoover, Université Catholique de Louvain, et Sandrine Blanc, enseignant-chercheur au département management de l’INSEEC Business School.

Participants confirmés : Brian Berkey (Wharton), Sandrine Blanc (INSEEC Business School), Lee-Ann Chae (Wharton), Rutger Claassen (Université d’Utrecht), Nicolas Cornell (Wharton), Geert Demuijnck (EDHEC Business School), Axel Gosseries (Université Catholique de Louvain), Lisa Herzog (Ludwig-Maximilian –Universität Munich), Robert Hughes (Wharton), Pierre-Yves Néron (ESPOL – European School of Political and Social Sciences- Lille), Eric Orts (Wharton), Amy Sepinwall (Wharton), Florian Wettstein (Université St Gallen).

Les communications, diffusées à l’avance aux participants, seront discutées directement en session. Les échanges auront lieu en anglais. Pour toute information merci de contacter sblanc@inseec.com

JOUR 1 – 29 Mai 2017

Chairman : Sandrine Blanc
  • Shareholder Primacy and the All-Affected Principle, Axel Gosseries

  • Rethinking the Firm: Theories of the Business Enterprise, Eric Orts

  • The Corporation in Liberal Democratic Thought, Rutgers Claassen

  • On Normativity in Business Ethics, Florian Wettstein

  • An ethical appraisal of new financial tools, Geert Demuijnck

JOUR 2 – 30 Mai 2017

Chairman : Axel Gosseries
  • Breaking the Law under Competitive Pressure, Rob Hughes

  • The Wrong of Unfair Competition, Nico Cornell

  • Constitutional Commodification, Amy Sepinwall (based on a paper by Eric Orts and Amy Sepinwall)

  • Boycotts, Justice and Democratic Values, Brian Berkey

Chairman : Amy Sepinwall
  • Citizens Autonomy and Corporate Cultural Power: Contractualist Approach, Lisa Herzog

  • Trust and Implicit Bias: Corporate Responsibility in Confronting Non-Actionable Discrimination, Lee-Ann Chae

  • What Is So Special about Workers? Justice, Corporate Republics and the Democratization of the Firm, Pierre-Yves Néron

  • Information, Efficiency, and Labor Rights, Sandrine Blanc

Le « Transatlantic Normative Business Ethics Workshop » se tiendra dans les locaux de l’ESCE
Groupe INSEEC –  10 rue Sextius Michel 75015 PARIS,
le 29 mai de 13h00 à 18h15 et le 30 mai de 9h00 à 17h00.