Ethical Leadership

Good governance at every level by developing a leadership culture based on moral integrity, compassion and selfless service

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International NGO 'Foundations for Freedom' is looking for candidates to take the position of Executive Director.


The seminar intended to address issues of importance to the welfare of Africans in Norway; to promote understanding of the African continent in Norway; and to contribute to growth in political, social and business relations between Norway and Africa.

Entrepreneur Knud Finken, centre, in group discussion (Photo: Nils Finken)

Denmark is the world’s least corrupt country, according to the annual corruption perception index drawn up by the anti-bribery watchdog Transparency International. It is also one of the most environmentally aware nations. When 20 people met in the Initiatives of Change residential centre in Copenhagen on 28 May they looked at how to encourage the values that build trust in the economy.

Members of the Foundations for Freedom network with John Bond in Kiev, (l to r) Oleksa Stasevych, John Bond, Kostiantyn Ploskyi, Vladyslava Kanevska, Angela Starovoytova

John Bond reports on a visit to Ukraine in April, where, despite the immense demands of defending their country, Ukraine is making progress towards establishing ‘European values’. He heard that, hard though it is to overthrow a bad regime, it is harder to build a better one.


The second Lead for Change Youth Workshop was held at Asia Plateau, the Initiatives of Change centre in India, from 1- 5 May. Spread over five days, the workshop saw tremendous output in terms of personal decisions of change, collective steps to bring positive change, plus deep friendships being forged.

Jake Hershman

Chair of the Initiatives of Change (IofC) USA Board of Directors, H Alexander Wise, Jr, has announced the hiring of Jacob J Hershman as Executive Director of IofC USA, effective 18 April, 2016.