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Poverty for the Common Good

    In this video Laszlo Zsolnai and others discuss the topic of Gift Giving in Business for The Economy of Francesco program.

    Why we need radically new business models?

      The CONSCIOUS CONSULTING GROUP made a podcast and a related video with Laszlo Zsolnai on the need of radically new business models.   I argued that the ethical foundation of modern-day business is flawed. To be fruitful for society business should follow other ethical principles than materialistic egoism. Business ethics as a discipline studies the preconditions and possibilities for a more ethical functioning of business. The major problems of the Anthropocene (climate change, biodiversity loss,… Read More »Why we need radically new business models?

      Responsible Business

        Laszlo Zsolnai’s lecture on Responsible Business at S.J. Jain Institute of Management and Research in Bombay on January 22, 2021.

        The Paradox of Business Ethics – Laszlo Zsolnai

          With leading besiness ethics experts Laszlo Zsolnai discusses why opportunistic use of ethics is counter-productive in business. He suggests that only genuine ethics works in business. Ethics is like love. Only those who love their partners in and for themselves will enjoy all the blessings of a loving relationship.

          Buddhist Economics Video

            This presentation explores the principles of Buddhist economics and shows why „less is more” and „small is beautiful” in our ecologically and socially degrading world.

            Beyond Profit (in Hungarian)

              Laszlo Zsolnai gave a lecture entitled “Beyond Profit” in the TEDx Danubia Conference on September 24, 2010 in Budapest. He argued that today’s mainstream business models cultivate self-interest and promote the „enrich yourself” mentality which is dangerous for society and counter-productive for business.