Boston Transparency Symposium

September 1st, 2017 by Kara in Events, News

Mercer will host a Transparency Task Force (TTF) symposium entitled “Time for Transparency.” The Symposium will be held on: Thursday 28th September 2017. The venue will be: Mercer Boston, 99 High Street, Financial District Boston, Massachusetts, USA.  Dr. Kara Tan Bhala, President of Seven Pillars Institute, is a member of TTF and is pleased to be involved in the work of the task force. About the Transparency Task Force The organization is the collaborative, campaigning community, dedicated to driving up the levels of transparency in financial services, right around the world. Members of the Transparency Task ...

International Investment Management

April 5th, 2016 by Kara in Events, News

  Seven Pillars Institute is pleased to announce the publication of International Investment Management: Theory, Ethics and Practice, the newly released book from Routledge authored by Dr. Kara Tan Bhala (President of Seven Pillars Institute), Warren Yeh and Raj Bhala.  A quick take on the book: International Investment Management synthesizes investment principles, Asian financial practice, and ethics reflecting the realities of modern international finance. These topics are studied within the Asian context, first through the medium of case studies and then via the particular conditions common in those markets including issues of religion and philosophy. A longer description of the ...

Oxford University Lecture

June 11th, 2013 by Kara in Events

St. Cross College, Oxford The Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at Oxford University invited Dr. Kara Tan Bhala to give a lecture for its St. Cross Special Ethics Seminar Series. The presentation took place on Thursday, May 30th at St. Cross College, Oxford.   The title of the talk was “Ethics in Finance: A New Financial Theory for a Post-Financialised World”.   The audio file is now available at http://media.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/uehiro/TT13_STX_KTB.mp3 .   The audio file will also be distributed on the Uehiro Centre’s RSS feed and appear on the Centre’s website at http://www.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/multimedia/audio .   The lecture will also appear ...

Excerpt of Speech from Fundraiser

August 25th, 2011 by Kara in Essays, Events

Dr. Tan Bhala delivered the talk on July 2011 The Three Levels of Ethics in Finance I got the idea of nurturing a start-up, in the form of a financial ethics institute, at the beginning of the 21st century. I was leaving Wall Street and entering my MA/Ph.D. program in philosophy.  The focus of the institute would be ethics in finance.  The mission combined two of my great interests: finance, a field in which I enjoyed working for over two decades and moral philosophy, a study of which I had always ...