Business ethics, boardroom ethics

26 March, 2021

Survey reveals lack of policies and procedures for corporate ethics

The difficulties of driving companies towards more socially responsible behaviour has been illustrated this week by research revealing the corporate struggle over ethics. After studying 750 compani...
Kevin Clark, Aptiv CEO

16 March, 2021

Aptiv CEO Kevin Clark on the effective integration of corporate purpose

The pandemic was a huge test for Aptiv, a company named one of the world’s most ethical corporations...
Covid pandemic crushing business people

10 March, 2021

Ethics survey reveals global pandemic of misconduct

The strain of managing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has rebounded into company ethics, with employees across the world reporting a deterioration in the behaviour of colleagues around them. I...
Digital spy coming out of a laptop

29 January, 2021

Big boss is watching: the pros and cons of employee surveillance

Remote working has become a norm in the pandemic, but concern has been growing that many workers tapping away at their laptops may also have a spy in their living rooms or bedrooms: their bosses. A...
Sign at protest after the death of George Floyd

4 November, 2020

Can business leaders be more effective human rights advocates?

Recent events have once again posed questions about the role of business in society, particularly when it comes to issues of systemic discrimination and inequality. Business speaking out on issues of ...
Businessman and his shadow with a growing nose

2 November, 2020

If you get on with your boss you’re more likely to lie for them

We generally believe that it is a good thing to have strong relationships with the people we work for and those we manage. Organisations and leaders do many...
Stressed employee at his desk

1 September, 2020

Covid crisis could lead employees to ‘compromise ethical standards’

It’s not just survival that businesses have to deal with as they grapple with fallout from the global coronavirus pandemic. New research reveals Covid-19 could prompt a surge in misconduct and behav...
Business ethics, boardroom ethics

12 August, 2020

From codes to committees: the institutionalisation of business ethics

Ethics in organisations remains a hot topic for academics and practitioners alike. For instance, most of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are related to the ethical behaviour of corporations. ...
Business ethics, boardroom ethics

3 April, 2020

Fall in number of boards that ‘discuss ethics on a regular basis’

It is a challenge to move ethics into the boardroom, according to research examining business ethics across the UK and Europe. The
capitalism

28 January, 2020

Public loses faith in capitalism while backing ‘stakeholder’ business

More than half of British people have lost faith in capitalism to do good, while the public appears to have thrown its support behind the idea of “stakeholder” capitalism, according to research. ...