Amazing Grace for politicians and paupers

Monday night we were invited to the Dutch premiere of ‘Amazing Grace‘, the movie about William Wilberforce and his lifelong political campaign against slave trade and social injustice. A moving story, well pictured, and from an interesting angle. Slave trade as such was not so much the topic as were the personal struggles of Wilberforce in the political arena – his drive, the highs and … Lees verder Amazing Grace for politicians and paupers

Finance and ethics

Yesterday I attended another meeting of a so-called ‘Christian Leadership Council’. It was held at the headquarters of Rabobank in Utrecht, and one of their Board members, former Minister of Economic Affairs Joop Wijn, held a very interesting speech. He zoomed in on the ethical aspects of banking and how Rabobank wants to incorporate ethical behaviour in their organisational and procedural structures. It sounded a … Lees verder Finance and ethics