1st Edition 2023

The first Business Ethics Summit was held friday, June 9th, in the impressive location of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City. The event, organized by Core, brought together a delegation of leaders, from all over the world, to discuss and explore together how ethics can be applied to business decisions as a pivotal force in environmental, technological and social issue. The event has been organized with the partnership of Axpo Group, Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, the academic partnership of Lumsa Human Academy and the academic contribution of Università LUMSA, with the patronage of American Chamber of Commerce in Italy.


John Stuart Mill

Human Economy

"Among the works of man, which human life is rightly employed in perfecting, the first in importance surely is man himself."


Climate Economy

"It is absurd to make external circumstances responsible and not oneself, and to make oneself responsible for noble acts and pleasant objects responsible for base ones."

Immanuel Kant

Tech Economy

"All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason."


Impact Economy

"A man of humanity is one who, in seeking to establish himself, finds a foothold for others and who, in desiring to attain himself, helps others to attain."

Sam Altman

"In business, the best ethical decisions are often the best business decisions in the long run."


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