Cosgrave: ‘The ethical value of one’s pontifications is proportionate to their expected outcomes’
The Web Summit chief executive says he sees no conflict between campaigning for progressive causes in Ireland and doing business with a nation infamous for human rights abuses
Paddy Cosgrave, the outspoken Web Summit chief executive, has said there is no conflict between his campaigning for equality in Ireland while doing a deal to host a new event in Qatar, a country with well-documented human rights abuses.
Cosgrave, who has publicly supported a variety of social causes in Ireland including marriage equality, told the Business Post that “the ethical value of one’s pontifications is proportionate to their expected outcomes”.
“What is the point ...