Peter Löscher Chair of Business Ethics and Global Governance


Prof. Lütge on competition control and class-action lawsuits againts car companies in ZDF

In the course of the debate on a diesel ban and the vicinity of politics and major car companis in Germany, Prof. Lütge advocates that class-action lawsuits are "a decent instrument" to promote innovation.

"Closing the mind to innovation means putting jobs at risk"


Dr. Julian Mueller recieves the Roman Herzog Forschungspreis Soziale Marktwirtschaft

We congratulate our former Ph.D. student Dr. Julian Müller (now at Brown University) on recieving the Roman Herzog Forschungspreis Soziale Marktwirtschaft!
He recieved the first price for his dissertation on the subject "Polycentric Democracy. Making Use of Diversity".

You can find further information at: www.romanherzoginstitut.de/forschungspreis/preistraeger-und-preisverleihung/2017.html


Ethics Committee for Automated Driving presents its final report

The Ethics Committee for Automated Driving presented its final report on 20.06.2017. As a member of the Committee, Prof. Lütge contributed a (business-)ethical point of view on the subject.

You can find further Information on the following website (in German): www.bmvi.de/SharedDocs/DE/Pressemitteilungen/2017/084-dobrindt-bericht-der-ethik-kommission.html


The Munich Conference Series on Ethics in Innovation from June 26 to 27, 2017

This year's Munich Conference Series on Ethics in innovation was held from June 26 to June 27 at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office. The conference's main subject was: "Innovation 4.0: Shaping a humane fourth industrial revolution". Guest included scientist, politicians and people from the civil society, such as Luciano Floridi, Jo Leinen and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
The conference was organized by the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and the World Forum for Ethics in Business (WFEB) in partnership with the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trade Mark Office and the Peter Löscher Chair for Business Ethics.


Munich Lecture in Business Ethics 2017: Samuel Bowles

We are honored to announce that Prof. Samuel Bowles of the Santa Fe Institute will give a talk at this year's "7th Munich Lecture in Business Ethics".

The topic of his talk will be: "The Moral Economy: Why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens".

Date: November 09, 2017. Location: Vorhoelzer Forum (TUM main campus, Arcisstr. 21)


Visit by a delegation of the World Forum for Ethics in Business on May 3rd, 2017

On May 3rd, 2017 a delegation of the World Forum for Ethics in Business (WFEB) visited the chair.

For further information on the WFEB please visit http://wfeb.org/


Doctoral seminar on March 9th, 2017 with Prof. Erik Angner

On March 9th, 2017 we held our doctoral seminar with special guest Prof. Erik Angner from the Stockholm University.


Pre-Announcement

Christoph Lütge; Matthias Uhl: Wirtschaftsethik (published Vahlen 2017)


Michael Pfeiffer meets Muhammed Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize 2006)

Our Ph.D. student Michael Pfeiffer met Prof. Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize 2006) for a research interview in Dhaka, Bangladesh


Video: Vernon Smith at 6th Munich Lecture in Business Ethics

The video of the talk is online! Topic: "Adam Smith on Conduct and Rules: Trust Games; Emergence of Property" Follow me.


TUM School of Governance

Since January 1st 2017 the chair is a member of the faculty TUM School of Governance.

More information

Pictures from the talk by Vernon Smith

 


Just published:

Christoph Lütge and Christoph Strosetzki (ed.)

Zwischen Bescheidenheit und Risiko: Der Ehrbare Kaufmann im Fokus der Kulturen

Springer 2017: Link

 

Christoph Lütge and Nikil Mukerji (ed.)

Order Ethics: An Ethical Framework for the Social Market Economy

Springer 2016: Link