Accountability-Central.com
Register here.  Forgot your password?  Remember me
HomeAbout The SiteRegistration InformationVoices: Featured Commentators and Bloggers  Special Sections
Search

Categories:

Featured Content


Slide10

Slide10

Slide10

Slide10

Slide10


NewsAndInfo

 



Click Here to Subscribe to our RSS Feed
 



Stories Below come from our Media Partner 3BL Media - Click their logo or any of the stories for more information


Business Ethics - Articles, News, Information on Business Ethics Issues

On Ethics and Ethical Behavior

"Ethos," the Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-332 BCE) taught the world some 24 centuries ago, is very important for leaders to have and to demonstrate if they want to succeed in shaping public opinion. Individual and collective ethos is at the heart of who we are and what we stand for.  Aristotle perfected his principles of rhetoric " effective political speech -- and taught his students the power of rhetoric, which he explained was one of the foundation stones of [then] emerging western democracy (in Ancient Greece). 

Click here to continue reading the full introduction

News & Updates

March 27, 2015 The only way is ethics, according to small companies, as business editor Peter McMillan finds out

Source: Echo (UK)

Small firms aren't pulling their punches as they lay into their bigger counterparts over late payments. Half of the companies (51 per cent) questioned in a survey conducted by the Forum of Private Business (FPB) say they have...

March 20, 2015 Bank of New York Mellon to Pay $714 Milllion in Foreign Exchange Settlement

New York Times - The victims of the fraud were an unlikely collection of îNew York City pensionî funds and prominent private investors, the authorities said. City investors included teachers and police officers, while...

March 19, 2015 Target agrees to pay $10 million to settle a class-action suit over its massive data breach

Source: Business Insider

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Target Corp has agreed to pay $10 million in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit related to a huge 2013 data breach that consumers say compromised their personal financial information, court...

Research & Insights

March 26, 2015 The moral maze: How poor company ethics can cost investors

Source: Business Reporter

FTSE100 companies are failing to provide investors with clear measures of how they maintain robust ethical standards, according to a study by the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors

March 19, 2015 The moral maze: How poor company ethics can cost investors

The Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors’ study shows that while 91 per cent of the FTSE100 refer in their annual reports to their high standards of business ethics and integrity, only 8 per cent provided a specific metric of...

July 30, 2014 Breakdown of business ethics destroying shareholder value, says Ecclesiastical

Source: Blue & Green Tomorrow

An insight from Ecclesiastical demonstrates the impact corporate misconduct can have on shareholder value. According to the report, corporate businesses in the US and UK have wasted $150 billion (£88.5bn) over the past five...

Commentary & Opinion

March 26, 2015 The Thorny Task of Advocating Good Corporate Behavior

Source: NY Times

In the war to control corporations, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, the $300 billion pension fund, has decided that it is willing to actively press companies to emphasize the environment, diversity and good...

March 12, 2015 The Case for Ethics in Business

Fresh Business Thinking - So should a company adopt ethical practices as a means of improving and securing a companyâs economic performance' According to îEIRISî, studies show that ethics-related news influences...

March 6, 2015 Misleading Gender Pay Gap Statistics For International Womens' Day

Source: Forbes

That there is a difference between pay for men and pay for women is true. And it’s also true that we’d like to work out why this is happening. Only once we know what is happening and why can we then try to make policy decisions...


I have gained this by philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.

--Aristotle, on Ethics

HOME | ABOUT THE SITE | REGISTRATION INFORMATION | VOICES: FEATURED COMMENTATORS AND BLOGGERS  | SPECIAL SECTIONS

Published by

TM

Published by Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Design & Contents Copyright © 2005 - 2014
By G&A Institute unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
Accountability-Central is a service mark of G&A Institute, Inc.
New York, New York, USA

Email info@ga-institute.com | Web www.ga-institute.com