Who Adapts to Whom?," a workshop co-sponsored with the EBBF
that featured business leaders from different sectors and different countries who discussed the situation for women in business in their countries.
The EBBF does need a pat on their back for showing great progress in such a short span.
It was a good result for us but for me personally I would have loved to win from all four," said EBBF general secretary Abdul Karim Mohammad Saeed.
The board of EBBF was reconstituted on a directive of the General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare (92/2012).
At the first meeting of the board of directors of EBBF in Fujairah in October 2012, Maktoum bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi was elected president and Abdulla bin Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi, vice-president.
Since 2000, the EBBF and the ILO have produced a joint paper and sponsored a series of workshops, all on the topic of "socially responsible enterprise restructuring." Many of the workshops have been held at the ILO Centre in Turin, and many have featured the participation of the EBBF's Secretary-General, George Starcher.
That insights into economic problems would emerge from a faith-based group may seem odd, but a number of secular organizations have recently begun to work with the EBBF, in large part because of its distinctive orientation.
Others agree that business, industry, and related organizations are increasingly recognizing the importance of ethics and values--a trend that has opened the door to organizations like the EBBF.
The EBBF "meets the need of business leaders from different faiths to connect, learn, be inspired, and create joint initiatives," said Mr.
Girone, who is currently rector of the University, asked the EBBF
to facilitate a one-day workshop on "ethics and economy" for the economics department.
Two Baha'i-inspired organizations, the European Baha'i Business Forum (EBBF) and the International Environment Forum (IEF), were also accredited; the EBBF as a non-governmental organization and the IEF as a scientific organization.
Both the EBBF and IEF made particular contributions to the discussion on ethics and spirituality at the Summit, said Mr.