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The International Colloquium program is developed under the umbrella and sponsorship of the IECO Institute and the IECO-UV Chair of Business Ethics. This activity brings together leading academics and professionals from the Boston area to promote critical thinking and expand knowledge about the role of ethics in communication and in organizations.

Different speakers participate in each edition. Through their interventions, they promote a dialogue between the attendants. The objective is to revitalize ethical reflection in society to shed light on what is needed to promote a work environment that brings out the best in people, creating not only trust, but also organizations that thrive and contribute to the improvement of the society.

This initiative was conceived in 2012 by Professor Manuel Guillén, Founder of the IECO Institute and the IECO-UV Chair of Business Ethics. He is also the representative of the University of Valencia at the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard. Since 2016, the event has been co-organized and supported by the Abigail Adams Institute, and has the collaboration of its Director, Danilo Petranovich, as moderator of the Colloquia.


Seventh International Colloquium IECO-RCC 

Ethics and Trust Matter in Business: A tribute to the Legacy of W. Michael Hoffman

Harvard University, April 4th, 2019

Sixth International Colloquium IECO-RCC 

Trust Based Management: practical ways of humanizing business

Harvard University, March 22nd, 2018

Fifth International Colloquium IECO-RCC 

Educating Millennials for Ethical Leadership and Trust

Harvard University, March 23rd, 2017

Fourth International Colloquium IECO-RCC 

Building Trust in Organizations through Meaningful work

Harvard University, April 4th, 2016

Third IECO-RCC International Colloquium 

Developing Trust and Ethically Healthy Organizations through Humanistic Management

Harvard University, March 27, 2015

Second IECO-RCC International Colloquium 

The role of moral and spiritual motivation in building trust in organizations

Harvard University, April 3, 2014

First International Colloquium IECO-RCC

Building trust in organizations: the role of ethics, values and dignity

Harvard University, April 4th, 2013