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Buddhist Values in Business and its Potential for Europe

On Fri, 31 August, 2012 - 12:32
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Keturaja, the managing director of Windhorse:evolution, will be a speaker and facilitator at the international workshop in Brussels; “Buddhist Values in Business and its Potential for Europe” on 24-25 November 2012.

Partly inspired by Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness, the gathering will allow participants to:
  • explore, discuss and agree on key characteristics of profitable business enterprises aligned with Buddhist values;
  • recommend business models and policy changes to support the development of such enterprises in Europe;
  • put the idea/culture of Buddhist Business Management on the public agenda; and
  • form a working group to advance the agenda of Buddhist Values in Entrepreneurship.

Also scheduled to contribute at the workshop:
• Dasho Karma Ura, president, Center for Bhutan Studies, Bhutan
• Dr. Karma Phuntsho, Founder and Director, Loden Foundation, Bhutan
• Prof. Laszlo Zsolnai, Director, Business Ethics Center, Corvinus University, Budapest
• Bart Weetjens, social entrepreneur and Zen Buddhist teacher, APOPO, Tanzania
• Joel Magnuson, PhD., independent economist, USA

If you would like to attend the workshop, or find out more, visit

(Bookings must be made before the 1st of November. Thanks to sponsors the Loden Foundation, the participation fee is only 100 Euros per person, which covers the two-day workshop, with meals and refreshments. Accommodation and travel expenses remain to be covered individually by the attendees).
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