The Purpose of Business: Contemporary Perspectives from Different Walks of …

Business is a vital institution for a flourishing society, but there is mounting concern about its role in distorting wealth distribution, enabling and rewarding unethical behaviour, and despoiling the natural environment. A Consortium was formed in 2009 under the leadership of David Gautschi to bring together academics, business people, and interested members of society from […]

Living Up To Our Values: developing ethical assurance

How can boards be confident that their organisation is living up to its ethical values and commitments? This report provides a practical framework for approaching the assurance of ethical performance against an organisation’s own code of ethics. It is addressed those at board level overseeing assurance that ethical values are embedded, that commitments are being […]

Business Ethics: A Critical Approach: Integrating Ethics Across the Busines…

Business Ethics Events such as Trafigura’s illegal dumping of toxic waste in Cote d’Ivoire and BP’s environmentally disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico have highlighted ethical issues in international business at a time when business leaders, academics and business schools were reflecting on their own responsibilities following the global financial crisis. The scope […]