Globethics.net is a global network on applied ethics with individual and institutional participants from all continents. It is committed to strengthen core values such as integrity, justice, respect, inclusion, sharing, and responsibility in a globalised world. Globethics.net promotes values-driven transformation for life and sustainable development through responsible leadership. It supports empowering people from all over the world – with religious and non-religious perspectives – for ethical dialogue, reflection and action.
Globethics.net is engaged in four main activities:
- increasing knowledge through the online library
- encouraging dialogue through the online and face to face community
- promoting reflection by global collaborative research, conferences and publications
- supporting action through selected projects, services, education, training and certification
Globethics.net focuses primarily on educational ethics and to a lesser extent on public services ethics, economic/environmental ethics and (inter-) religious ethics. Globethics.net was founded in 2004 as a non-profit association, and established as a foundation in 2009. The foundation has its Head Office in Geneva, Switzerland, and has Regional Programmes and National Contacts on five continents around the world.