Initiatives of Change International
For the last five years Mark Ubsdell has been working with the international organisation; Initiatives of Change (IofC) http://www.iofc.org/ in London (formerly Moral Re-Armament and The Oxford Group). IofC are a world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures and backgrounds who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting with their own. The focus is on Trust building, sustainable living and ethical leadership.
From Mark’s association with this organisation, a new project emerged – a new forum, hub and channel in the mould of T.E.D. featuring talks and a dedicated channel, with the focus on new initiatives in Business ethics, social and cultural change in society working with business and industry leaders. The project is to link with EU and UN departments and philanthropic industries and a network of groups, NGOs and organisations to create a central database and channel of short-form film reports and live-talks which will reflect many of the themes raised by both IofC and the new centre.
It’s proposed that the centre in Mallorca, can be a physical hub where some of the elements of this interchange are discussed and researched in a Seminar environment.
The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.
The project embraces the creation of the new Hub and Forum, in association with Initiatives of Change International, in a project that is currently establishing links with the UN, certain EU bodies and philanthropic areas of industry to promote Trust and Integrity and many of the principles the new centre represents.