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Corporate Ethics

Is This Why There Are Fewer Women In Business?

Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.04.2013 | Women

One study might have discovered the reason for the business gender gap -- morality. Previous explanations for the underrepresentation of women in ...

Groundhog Day: The Cloudy Paradox in the Executive Suite -- Compensation and Ethics

Jim Finkelstein | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
Jim Finkelstein

As directors evaluate their executive programs, it is imperative they ask the question, "Is the total compensation package morally or ethically correct?"

The New 'Do Good' Community

Vyara Ndejuru | Posted 02.10.2013 | Impact
Vyara Ndejuru

It's thrilling as a marketer, albeit somewhat frightening as an individual, to see the importance corporations are garnering in our lives.

Company Retaliation Against Whistleblowers Rises To All-Time High, Survey Finds

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.06.2012 | Business

Even though more workers are witnessing violations of company rules, they're feeling pressure not to say anything. Nearly half of workers witnesse...

All Businesses Should Have a Public Purpose, Not Just 'B-Corps'

Judith Samuelson | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Judith Samuelson

A distinct charter for the companies who think systematically about the social and environmental impacts of their decisions sends the wrong message. We need all businesses to operate that way. Nothing less will do.

Five Things Business Leaders Must Do in 2011

Jeffrey Hollender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Hollender

As 2010 came to a close, Edelman public relations released the results of a survey on the public attitudes toward American business. The results were pretty ugly.

Why Code of Ethics "Safety Valves" Are Big Mistakes

Gregory Unruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gregory Unruh

Waiver clauses leave the door open for companies to violate their own code of ethics if executives and the board decide it's a "good" idea. Why have them? Ethics can sometimes impinge on profits.

I Am 40, Hear Me Roar

Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Slattery-Moschkau

I'm not alone. Middle age has become hijacked by industries capitalizing on and creating our deepest fears -- selling us fast fixes of pills, procedures, Botox and gear.

Progress in Corporate Ethics? Not So Much

Donna Flagg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donna Flagg

Integrity can't be "written in" to organizational behavior, especially for companies who have unprincipled people working there to begin with. But still, we are mired in regulations.

Plugging the Integrity Leak: Business Ethics and Lessons from the Mahabharata

Ramnath Subramanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ramnath Subramanian

What strikes me about the Mahabharata is the emphasis on character development and integrity before skills are bestowed. Were this rule applied in business schools today, the BP rig leak may never have happened.

The Least Ethical Companies In The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Can ethics be quantified? Or, better yet, can a lack of ethics be quantified? This week, the Swiss research firm Covalence released its annual r...

SIGG Should Apologize, Offer Refunds to Consumers

Ken Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ken Cook

Nothing SIGG CEO Steve Wasik has said changed my view about their discredited efforts to mislead consumers and retailers about its products.