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Berges Lecture Series

The Berges Lecture Series is presented each fall by the Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business and Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide. The series features senior executives speaking on their experiences of the ethical dimensions of business.


The Ethics of Fracking

by Diogo Bolster, Tom Frecka and Pat Murphy ,

September 9, 2014

Diogo Bolster, Tom Frecka and Pat Murphy
Panel Members: Diogo Bolster, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Thomas Frecka, Professor of Accountancy Emeritus; Patrick E. Murphy, Professor of Marketing

Moderator: Jessica McManus Warnell, Mendoza College of Business

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Leadership Traits

by Donald R. Knauss, Chairman and CEO, The Clorox Company

September 18, 2014

Donald R. Knauss
Donald R. "Don" Knauss joined The Clorox Company as chairman and chief executive officer in October 2006. As CEO, he has overall responsibility for directing the company's worldwide business, which generated revenues of $5.6 billion in fiscal year 2013.
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Are Government Regulated/Legislated Ethics a Good Idea?

by Greg and Vera Muzzillo, Founder and CEO

September 25, 2014

Greg and Vera Muzzillo
Greg Muzzillo founded Proforma in 1978. Vera Muzzillo joined Proforma in 2001 and serves as the CEO.


Corporate Ethics: A Tool for Sound Management

by Tom Tropp, Vice President for Corporate Ethics and Sustainability, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

November 4, 2014

Tom Tropp
Tom Tropp is Vice President of Corporate Ethics and Sustainability at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., the fourth largest global insurance broker with over 18,000 employees around the world.


Making Corporate Ethics Work Over Time

by Anne Nobles, former Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management & Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Eli Lilly

November 13, 2014

Anne  Nobles
Anne Nobles retired from Eli Lilly and Company in December 2012 as the Senior VP, Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. She is chairman of the board of directors of IU Health, the largest health system in Indiana and one of the top-rated systems in the country.