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Ethics in action with the enchanting Ethical Reading

A captivating discussion with co-founder of Ethical Reading, Gurprit Singh, on:

  • the importance of ethics and inspiration behind starting Ethical Reading, as an agent of positive change;
  • work-place wellbeing initiatives, creating a meaningful culture of change & “thriving at work” programmes to create a happier workforce & stronger management team;
  • how ethics touch every sphere of life;
  • ethics in education and working with A-level students to raise awareness of ethics by interviews with corporates on how they are living their values;
  • sustainability programme such Trees for Reading, greening deprived areas of Reading, encouraging cycling & improving cycle security;
  • future plans to ensure financial growth & rolling out the “ethical Reading model” to other cities and countries;
  • the origins of putting “Ethics in action” with a special shoutout to Stan Gilmour; and
  • celebrated Ethical Reading’s “Trees for Reading” programme (https://www.ethicalreading.org.uk/programmes/sustainability/trees-for-reading/) & FSP’s live webinar on the 8th March 2022 (12-1pm) to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day (look out for more details which will follow!)

Speaker bio:

Gurprit Singh

Gurprit has over 30 years’ experience in computing and IT as a software engineer and as the consulting services Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft and Hewlett Packard across Europe, Middle east and Africa.

He has always been fascinated by philosophical questions and co-founded Ethical Reading after completing an ethics course. Gurprit is passionate about developing healthy and ethical workplaces where people are treated fairly, are shown and show respect in turn, have a clear social purpose and understand their responsibilities, duties and obligations to themselves and those around them.

Gurprit holds an MSc in Electronics from Southampton University and is a Fellow of the British Computer Society. He is married with three grown-up children and, in his spare time, enjoys long-distance running.