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Cátedra de Ética Económica y Empresarial

Coordinator/Director: Dr. José Luis Fernández Fernández
Centre/Institute/Faculty: Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales
University: Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Main Focus Area: 2, Management and social responsability
Main SubFocus Area: Business leadership and social responsibility
No. of PhDs: 4
Total members: 5

Brief description
The Chair of Economic and Business Ethics aspires to become an academic reference and a stable forum for study, reflection and debate on the role companies and organisations – should they decide to fully assume their responsibilities – are destined to play in society in the near future.
Its objectives are to:
Create and transfer theoretical knowledge, as well as share responsible practices in the business ethics field
Research areas related to business ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and enterprise citizenship
Research on the ethical foundations of a fair and prosperous economy
Foment an ethical culture within businesses and underscore the moral dimension of companies and organisations
Serve as a meeting point for scholars, entrepreneurs, executives and other professionals concerned with problems related to Social Responsibility within companies and organisations.