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Douglas Conant

The Institute for Enterprise Ethics at the Daniels College of Business hosts the fourth annual “Elevate Ethics: Ethical Leadership in American Business – A Dialogue” Wednesday, April 26, at 6 p.m. in the Reiman Theater in Margery Reed Hall at the University of Denver.

Ethical issues are always in the headlines. In recent months, we’ve had the Wells Fargo scandal, the Prescription Drug Pricing scandal and the ongoing scandal with the VW emissions issue. Join Elevate Ethics as three senior executives from diverse industries talk about ethical leadership in today’s business climate.

Barbara Mowry

“Rarely does the public have the chance to hear senior business executives discuss the current state of ethics in their world,” says Dan Sweeney, director of the Institute for Enterprise Ethics. “That’s why the Institute for Enterprise Ethics began hosting Elevate Ethics three years ago. These executives’ candid and frank remarks provide a look into their world seldom seen by the general public.”

John Balkcom, former independent director and president emeritus of St. Johns College, will moderate the discussion.

Mark Soane

Speakers include:

  • Douglas Conant, New York Times Bestselling author former president and CEO of Campbell’s Soup and former chairman of the Board of Avon Products
  • Barbara Mowry, founder and CEO of GoreCreek Advisors and former chair of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank
  • Mark Soane, managing director of Appian

The event is open to the University of Denver community and the public. People outside the Denver metro area can watch the discussion online thanks to Level 3. Visit the Institute website for more information and to register for the event. The event is sponsored by CoBank, Level3, the Daniels Fund, Deloitte and IHS.