ETHICS & PROSPERITY FUND, PARTNER BANK, AUSTRIA.
Marcello Palazzi co-founded Humanica PLC, a British company which launched a private investment fund with Partner Bank in Linz. Focusing on sustainability pioneers, the fund's dividends are allocated to development projects, in line with the Partner Bank's Two Wings' Fund.
"ETHICS, MINDFULNESS & THE BOTTOM LINE" GLOBAL CONFERENCE, NEW YORK CITY.
Marcello Palazzi worked as advisor and founding member in the organization of the first global gathering of some 550 business, change agents and other decision-makers. Progressio Foundation offered its network of individuals and organizations, several of whom became conference partners and participants. A number of thought-leaders and business entrepreneurs, such as Peter Pruzan, William Miller, Amber Chand, Dick Sabot, Helga Breuninger, Richard Barrett, Martin Palmer and others were invited as speakers.
SPIRIT IN BUSINESS INC., USA
Marcello Palazzi acted as co-founder of a new organization whose mission has been to promote authentic, values-based and ethical leadership. www.spiritinbusiness.org.
SPIRIT IN BUSINESS EUROPE FOUNDATION, NETHERLANDS
Marcello Palazzi acted as co-founder and first chair of the European sister organization alongside Sander Tideman, Daniel Truran, Pia Gyger and Anders Fergusson. www.spiritinbusiness.org. To read of activities to date, download SiB's First Five Years here.
3IG, INTERNATIONAL INTERFAITH INVESTMENT GROUP, LONDON.
As member of the Commission on Globalization in 2001 and 2002, Marcello Palazzi supported the formation of 3iG and introduced Rabobank and Brooklyn Bridge, as well as the Spirit in Business network to 3iG founders.
BALANCED MIND • BALANCED BUSINESS, VUGHT, NETHERLANDS.
A gathering of business and spiritual leaders to explore the connections between science, emotional intelligence, personal growth, meditative practices and successful, healthy business leadership.