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Focus “Entrepreneurship and Risk”
The Max Schmidheiny Foundation is currently placing a special emphasis on “Entrepreneurship and Risk”.
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Max Schmidheiny Foundation Forums
To encourage a dialogue between the younger generation of decision-makers in business and politics, regular forums organised by the Max Schmidheiny Foundation provide an exclusive opportunity for an open, to-the-point discussion with leading personalities.
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Max Schmidheiny Foundation Professorship for Entrepreneurship and Risk at the University of St. Gallen
By endowing the faculty of Law and Economics at the University of St. Gallen with the Max Schmidheiny Foundation Professorship of Entrepreneurship and Risk, the Max Schmidheiny Foundation is lending its support in the area of entrepreneurship and risk to research, education and the transfer of knowledge with professional practice from the law and economics perspective.
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Partnership with the St. Gallen Symposium
Since its foundation, the Max Schmidheiny Foundation has played an active part in the St. Gallen Symposium, which is marked by its liberal tenor, backing this global dialogue platform of the International Students’ Committee (ISC) St. Gallen.
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Max Schmidheiny Lecture at the St. Gallen Symposium
With the Max Schmidheiny Lecture at the St. Gallen Symposium, the Max Schmidheiny Foundation builds on its long-time engagement for an international debate on fundamental issues of ordnungspolitik. In particular, the lecture is meant as a prominent platform for dialogue between academia and business on the future of free societies.
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Freedom Prize of the Max Schmidheiny Foundation (awarded 1979 - 2003)
For 25 years, between 1979 and 2003, the Max Schmidheiny Foundation awarded the annual Max Schmidheiny Freedom Prize on the occasion of the St. Gallen Symposium to persons or institutions from the world over who have rendered exceptional services to the preservation and development of a free economic and social order.
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Lecture Series "Financial crises: in a free market economy, how much regulation is too much?"
In spring 2009, in the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis, the Max Schmidheiny Foundation held a lecture series at the University of St. Gallen with the aim of contributing to a more substantiated public debate on a pressing current issue concerning some of the very foundations of free societies.
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