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Global Ethics, Religions, and Business

Syllabus of the Subject- Religions, Ethics, and Global Business.

84% of humanity (6,000 millions of people) claims to belong to any religion. How does religion influence on international marketing and global business?

Religions Ethics and Business
  1. World's Religions as a source of the global ethics
  2. Zoroastrianism
  3. Hinduism
  4. Jainism
  5. Buddhism
  6. Confucianism
  7. Taoism
  8. Judaism
  9. Christianity:
    1. Catholicism (Eastern Catholic Churches)
    2. Orthodoxy
    3. Protestantism
    4. Anglicans
    5. Mormons
  10. Islam
  11. Sikhism
  12. African Traditional Religions
  13. Baha'i Faith
  14. Agnosticism
  15. Corruption, Ethics, and International Business
  16. Principles of a model of global ethics:
    1. Harmony of Religions
    2. Ahimsa (Non-Violence)
    3. Why do we need a global ethics?
  17. Introduction to Civilisations, religion and regional economic integration
  18. Implications of global ethics on international marketing

The objectives of the subject “Global Ethics, Religions, and International Business” are to:

  1. Analyse the ethical principles of each superior religion
  2. Understand their influence on the way of doing business
  3. Offer a new approach to the intercultural negotiation
  4. Develop the principles of a global ethics model
  5. Collaborate in the search for a model of the globalisation based on the global ethics and respect for the environment
  6. Recognise the philanthropic actions developed by the Businessman related to these religions
  7. Help to eliminate the corruption in international business

The Subject “Global Ethics, Religions, and International Business” is part of the following programs:

  1. Doctorate Ethics, Religion, and Business
  2. Professional Master's Program in International Business (e-learning)

Learning materials in English or Spanish Ética Negocios French Éthique globale

More languages (Pt) Ética global (CAT) Ètica global (It): Etica globale.

Global Ethics

Harmony of Religions
Ahimsa Non-Violence

“When the kindness declines
When the wickedness increases
When the purpose of the life is forgotten.
I will manifest to re-establish the way of the principles” Bhagavad-Gita

Everyone should follow his religion. A Christian should follow Christianity; a Muslim should follow Islam, and so on. For Hinduism, the old way, the way of the wise Aryans is the best.” Sri Ramakrishna

The Project “Religion, Ethics, and International Business” is led by D. Pedro Nonell, Director of EENI. The Professors and students of the EENI are also part of the project (EENI Commitment to Society).

“Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?” TS Elliot


Module ECTS Credits Download the syllabus of the module (PDF)
Indian Religions (Hinduism, Jainism) 5 Indian Religions
     Economic Area (Hindu Civilisation) 2 Economic Area of the Hindu Civilisation
Islam 5 Islam
  1. Institutions
  2. Development Funds
  1. Islamic Institutions
  2. Arab Development Funds
Buddhism 3 Buddhism
     Economic Area (Buddhist Civilisation) 2 Economic Area of the Buddhist Civilisation
Taoism and Confucianism 3 Taoism and Confucianism
Orthodoxy  1 Orthodoxy
     Economic Area (Orthodox Civilisation)   Economic Area of the Orthodox Civilisation
Agnosticism, Judaism and Baha'i Faith 1 Agnosticism, Judaism and Baha'i
Global Ethics 1 Global Ethics
Not to Corruption 5 Not to Corruption

Description of the Subject: Global Ethics, Religions, and International Business:

This project does not have a proselytising vision, is not for convincing anyone that one religion is better or worse than another, but rather to identify the ethical values of each one. Of course, is aimed at both believers of any religion as atheists or agnostics.

“Today there is no living being who know enough to say for sure if a religion has been more important than all others.” Arnold Toynbee

Justification of the project “Religion, ethics, and international business”

List with all issues of the project ethics, business, and religion.


Hinduism Ethics and Business

Five Pillars of Islam

Four Noble Truths (Buddhism)

Jainism Business and Ethics

Sikhism Business and Ethics

Kazuo Inamori Buddhist

Cyrus Poonawalla

Indu Jain Indian Businesswoman

Alhaji Aliko Dangote Nigerian Businessman

Sheikh Mohammed Amoudi

Vladimir Potanin Russian Businessman

Amancio Ortega (Spanish Philanthropist)

Carlos Slim Mexican Businessman

Bhagavad-Gita (Hinduism)

Global Compact EENIEENI adhesion to the Global Compact of the United Nations.

Ethics Nonell Berlin
Mr Pedro Nonell imparting the conference on “International Business and Global Ethics” at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (Berlin).

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