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Professor in the Faculty of Economy, Business and Accounting of the University of Sao Paulo. For the last 18 years Simão Davi Silber has successively held the post of Research Coordinator (1991-1994), then Head of Research (1995-1999), followed by that of President Director of FIPE, the Foundation for Economic Research (Fundação Instituto de Pesquisas Econômicas) from1999-2003. He is currently member of the Board of FIPE. Since 2007 he has also been a member of the Conseil

Supérieur d’Etudes Avancées – FIESP. His most recent publication (together with Marcos S. Jank) is Comparative Trade Practice: Performance and Organisational Models (Políticas Comerciais Comparadas:

Desempenho e Modelos Organizacionais, Editora Saraiva, 2007).

Domingo Sugranyes

Graduated from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, in 1969. He was General Secretary of the International Christian Union of Business Executives (UNIAPAC), between 1973 and 1981. He joined MAPFRE, Spain’s leading insurance group in 1981. He was active in the international development of the group in Latin America and in Reinsurance worldwide. From 1989 to 2007 he was in charge of the group’s listed holding company and member of the group’s executive. As complementary activities, Domingo Sugranyes was President of UNIAPAC from 1997/2000 and is currently Chairman of the Board of Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation, a Vatican Center for Christian Social Teaching.


The Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize promotes greater awareness

of ethics, trust and integrity among young finance professionals and advanced students of finance. The Prize aims to:

• advance the vision of ethics in finance

• stimulate a global debate among young people regarding ethical standards in finance

• encourage young people to be agents for change, going beyond compliance to promoting core values in their professional behaviour Candidates less than 35 years old are invited to submit written papers (not previously published) on the theme “Innovative Ideas for Ethics in Finance”.

There are two parallel competitions: a global prize where papers may be submitted in English or French, and a regional Ibero-American prize, for papers in Spanish or Portuguese. Independent juries comprised of distinguished finance professionals and respected academics evaluate the papers submitted.

The 2012-2013 prize competition will be launched in June 2012, with a final date for submission of papers on 31 March 2013. The prizes will be awarded at a special ceremony in the third quarter of 2013.

The prize is an ideal tool for staff development and training. Many major commercial banks and the IMF promote awareness of the Robin Cosgrove Prize through their internal communications networks. The prize encourages young professionals to be more aware of the important role of integrity and ethical behaviour in the finance sector in the private and the public sector, as well as not-for-profit organisations across the world.

The prize honours the vision of Robin, a young investment banker, who sadly died aged 31. He believed that high standards of integrity and good ethical practice were essential for sustainable finance and for the common good.

The rules of the prize and an official entry form will be sent when you complete the expression of interest, which is mandatory. For further information and the conditions for participation see www.robincosgroveprize.org 396 Trust and Ethics in Finance

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Preface and Introduction John Plender Senior editorial writer and columnist at the Financial Times, London,

and current affairs broadcasting for BBC, specialised on financial markets. Author of books on the financial crisis such as Going off the Rails:

Global Capital and the Crisis of Legitimacy.

Carol CosgroveSee The Global Prize Jury Paul Dembinski See The Global Prize Jury Christoph Stückelberger Executive Director and Founder of Globethics.net, Professor of Ethics at the Theological Faculty of the University of Basel, specialized in Economic Ethics, Environmental Ethics and Political Ethics. Author of many books in seven languages and of hundreds of articles.

Authors/Prize Winners (In the order of the book articles and with data at the year of the prize) 1 Jakub Kuriata, Winner 2011 of the global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Polish), a Credit Risk Analyst at BNP Paribas, London.

2 Leire San-Jose, Winner 2009 of the regional Ibero-American Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Spanish), Assistant-Professor & Research Fellow in Ethics in Finance, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain.

3 Elise Pellerin & Marie Casimiro, Joint Winners of the 2009 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (French), Elise Pellerein: Ethical Analyst, Paris, France. Marie Casimiro: Compliance Officer, BGL BNP Paribas, Luxembourg.

The Robin Cosgrove Prizes 397 4 Clare Payne, Winner 2007 of the global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Australian), Assistant Director of the Integrity Office of Macquarie Bank, Australia & Consulting Fellow on Ethics in Banking & Finance, St James Ethics Centre, Sydney, Australia.

5 Felippe Araujo, Winner of the 2nd Prize2009 of the regional IberoAmerican Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Brazilian), finance professional working in Tokyo and currently (2012) in Brasilia, Brazil.

6 Meredith Benton, Winner of the 2nd Prize of the 2009 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (American), currently Senior Director of Partnerships, AMTRACK, USA.

7 Carlos Eduardo Estapé Viana Winner of the 2nd Prize of the 2011 regional Ibero-American Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Uruguayan), a Public Accountant in Montevideo, Uruguay.

8 Carmen Lucia Carmona Paredes, ex aequo Winner of the 2nd Prize of the 2011 Regional Ibero-American Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Mexican), working as a consultant in London, UK.

9 David Sifah, Specially Commended for the 2009 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Ghanaian), a Retail Banker, Barclays Bank, Accra, Ghana.

10 Jonathan M. Wisebrod, ex aequo Winner 2007 of the global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Canadian), Attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Singapore.

11 Faly Ranaivoson, Winner of the 2nd Prize of the 2011 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Madagascan), a Research Consultant in Geneva, Switzerland.

12 Simone Heinemann, Winner of the 3rd Prize of the 2011 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize,( German), PhD student, Germany.

13 Geoffrey See, ex aequo Winner 2009 of the global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Singaporean), University Fellow at Yale University, USA, and Executive Director, Choson Exchange, China.

398 Trust and Ethics in Finance 14 Immacualte Dadiso Motsi-Omoijiada, well-evaluated for the 2011 global Ethics in Finance Robin Coscrove Prize, Zimbabwean), PhD student at HEI, Geneva.

15 Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort, well-evaluated for the 2007 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Spanish), currently studying for a Masters in Law at Georgetown University, Washington, USA.

16 Saif Ullah, well-evaluated for the 2007 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Pakistani), Ph. D. student, Canada.

17 Nicolás Meyer, Winner of the 2011 regional Ibero-American Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Argentinian), Director of “Nuestras Huellas” a not-forprofit organization in Argentina.

18 Bruno Federico Fernández, ex aequo Winner of the 3rd Prize of the 2011 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize and ex aequo Winner of the 2nd Prize of the 2011 regional Ibero-American Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Argentinian), Economist, Central Office of Public Funds in the Ministry of Economy of Tucumán, Argentina.

19 Raina Abdul Rahim Mousa, Specially Commended for the 2007 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize and awarded a special prize from Raiffeisen Bank, Geneva, (Egyptian), Ph D student at Birmingham Business School, Birmingham University, UK.

20 Joy Mueni Maina Kiiru, well-evaluated for the 2007 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Kenyan), Assistant lecturer at the School of Economics, Nairobi University, Kenya.

21 Jem Bendell & Inderpreet Chawla, well-evaluated for the 2007 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, Jem (British) is Director of Lifeworth Consulting, Geneva, Switzerland, and Inderpreet (Indian) is a Project Manager with the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative in India.

22 Pernille Jessen, well-evaluated for the 2009 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (Danish), post-doctoral Researcher, Institute of Economy, Arhus University, Denmark.

23 Jan Thomas Otte, well-evaluated for the 2009 global Ethics in Finance Robin Cosgrove Prize, (German), Financial journalist, Germany.

Globethics.net is a worldwide ethics network based in Geneva, with an international Board of Foundation of eminent persons. It provides an electronic platform for dialogue, reflection and action on ethics. Its central instrument is the internet site www.globethics.net. Globethics.net has

three objectives:

Access to ethics resources: to ensure that people in all regions of the world are empowered to reflect and act on ethical issues. In order to ensure access to knowledge resources in applied ethics, Globethics.net has developed its Globethics.net Library, the leading global digital library on ethics. Globethics.net took this initiative to ensure that persons – especially in Africa, Asia and Latin-America – have access to good quality and up to date knowledge resources on ethics. The founding conviction of Globethics.net was that more equal access to knowledge resources in the field of applied ethics will enable persons and institutions from developing and transition economies to become more visible and audible in the global discourse on ethics. There is no cost involved in using the library. Individuals only need to register (free of charge) as participants on the Globethics.net website to get access to all the full text journals, encyclopedias, e-books and other resources in the library.

Networking: The registered participants form a global community of people interested in or specialists in ethics. It offers participants on its website the opportunity to join or form electronic working groups for purposes of networking or collaborative research.

Research: The international secretariat, based in Geneva, currently concentrates on three topics of research: Business and Economic Ethics, Interreligious Ethics and Responsible Leadership. The knowledge produced through the working groups and research finds their way into collections and publications in the two series Globethics.net Series and Globethics.net Focus that are also made available online for free in the Globethics.net Library.

www.globethics.net ■ Globethics.net Global Globethics.net Global is a book series on ethical issues with global relevance and contextual perspectives. Each volume includes contributions from at least two continents.

The series editor is Prof. Dr. Christoph Stückelberger, Founder and Executive Director of Globethics.net, Professor of Ethics at the Theological Faculty of the University of Basel, specialised in Economic Ethics, Environmental Ethics and Business Ethics. Contact: stueckelberger@globethics.net.

1 Christoph Stückelberger / Jesse N.K. Mugambi (eds.), Responsible Leadership. Global and Contextual Perspectives, 2007 2 Heidi Hadsell / Christoph Stückelberger (eds.), Overcoming Fundamentalism. Ethical Responses from Five Continents, 2009 3 Christoph Stückelberger / Reinhold Bernhardt (eds.): Calvin Global. How Faith Influences Societies, 2009 4 Ariane Hentsch Cisneros / Shanta Premawardhana (eds.), Sharing Values. A Hermeneutics for Global Ethics, 2010 5 Deon Rossouw / Christoph Stückelberger (eds.), Global Survey of Business Ethics in Training, Teaching and Research, 2012 Globethics.net Focus Globethics.net Focus is a second series of publications of Globethics.net. Each issue is focused on one actual ethical issue with global relevance, normally from one author.

1 Christoph Stückelberger, Das Menschenrecht auf Nahrung und Wasser. Eine ethische Priorität, 2009 2 Christoph Stückelberger, Corruption-Free Churches are Possible. Experiences, Values, Solutions, 2010 3 Vincent Mbavu Muhindo, La République Démocratique du Congo en panne.

Un bilan 50 ans après l’indépendance, 2011 4 The Value of Values in Business. Global Ethics Forum 2011 Report and Recommendations, 2011 5 Benoît Girardin, Ethics in Politics: Why it matters more than ever and how it can make a difference, 2012 Print copies can be ordered at infoweb@globethics.net. All volumes can be downloaded for free as pdfs from the Globethics.net library www.globethics.net.

Trust and Ethics in Finance Innovative Ideas from the Robin Cosgrove Prize The values that guide finance professionals and the core role played by trust in the modern finance industry have been the dominant themes of the best papers submitted for the Robin Cosgrove Prize since it was launched in 2006. Inviting young people to submit innovative ideas to advance ethical approaches to the world of finance in its many manifestations has stimulated a global debate on the role of ethics and integrity in finance. It is important to note that the prize was launched before the topic of ethics in finance became fashionable. It is not a reactive exercise to the current crisis. The aim is to prompt a shift in thinking throughout the world of finance – the fresh ideas submitted for the prize have global relevance.

The twenty-three essays in this volume come from young researchers on six continents; their innovative ideas will contribute to future-oriented ethical solutions.

The Editors Carol Cosgrove-Sacks is a Professor in the College of Europe, Bruges, and the Europa Institute, University of Basel, and Senior Advisor on International Standards Policy to OASIS, the global eBusiness standards organisation. She was Director of the Trade Division in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, 1994-2005.

Paul H. Dembinski is Director of the Observatoire de la Finance in Geneva and Editor of the quarterly bilingual journal Finance & the Common Good/Bien Commun. He is also a Professor in the University of Fribourg, where he teaches “International Competition and Strategy”.

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