Organizational Ethics Helpful Links
American Society of Association Executives
Provides a wealth of resources designed to enhance their clients' professional performance.
The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education
The Aspen Institute’s Center for Business Education encourages future business leaders to innovate at the intersection of corporate profits and social impacts. Our goal is bold and long-term: to radically re-orient the MBA degree to embrace the principles of corporate citizenship and sustainability.
Bentley University Center for Business Ethics
CBE is guided by its mission to promote integrity and trust in business by encouraging the establishment of ethical cultures in businesses everywhere. The center staff pursues this through the application of expertise, research, education and a collaborative approach to the dissemination of best practices.
Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions
The Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions was established in 1976 at the Illinois Institute of Technology. It's stated purpose is to promote research and teaching on practical moral problems in the professions. The first interdisciplinary center for ethics to focus on the professions, CSEP is known for its work on ethics in engineering and science and in related areas of business.
CSEP promotes innovative teaching. It generated professional ethics courses at IIT and assists faculty at other universities to prepare for teaching professional ethics and to develop courses and programs. CSEP's Ethics Across the Curriculum project, supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, prepares instructors to integrate ethics in ordinary courses. The project includes workshops for IIT faculty, professional society representatives concerned with continuing education, and faculty from other institutions.
Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative
The CIECI brings together, in a non-profit, private association, companies within the U.S. construction industry that are committeed to the highest level of ethics and conduct and compliance with the law.
This association benefits its members through the frequent sharing of best practices for addressing the ethics and compliance risks embedded in construction industry work, and by presenting an Annual Best Practices Forum at which representatives from government and industry share approaches to current and emerging ethics and compliance issues.
Corporate Compliance Insights
Corporate Compliance Insights is a knowledge-sharing forum designed to educate and encourage informed interaction within the corporate compliance community.
Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and Conduct (DII)
DII is a nonpartisan, non-profit association of responsible U.S. defense companies committed to conducting business affairs at the highest ethical level and in full compliance with the law. Our members are the professional ethics officers, CEOs and senior officials of 85 top defense and security companies serving the United States military.
Ethics At Babson College Giving Voice to Values
Giving Voice To Values (GVV) is an innovative, cross-disciplinary business curriculum and action-oriented pedagogical approach for developing the skills, knowledge and commitment required to implement values-based leadership.
The Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (ECOA)
The Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (ECOA) is a member-driven association exclusively for individuals responsible for their organization's ethics, compliance, and business conduct programs. The only organization of its kind, its members represent the largest group of ethics and compliance practitioners in the world. The ECOA is credited with formally "founding" the ethics and compliance field in 1991.
A forum for business ethics articles and new articles on corporate social responsibility, basic corporate governance and corporation corruption.
Families and Work Institute
Group which acts as a national clearinghouse for information on work/family issues.
The Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative
Founded in 2005, theHealthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative (HGPII) is an organization that promotes and monitors the best ethical and business practices in purchasing for hospitals and other healthcare providers. The goal of the Initiative is to assure ongoing adherence to ethical conduct and business practices, and to hold the confidence of the public and the government in the integrity of the GPO industry. Each GPO has committed to the Initiative at the highest level and adheres to a strict code of ethical conduct. The governing body of the Initiative is comprised of the nine founding GPO Chief Executive Officers, who serve as a Steering Committee to set the Initiative’s policies and programs.
Kenan Ethics Program
Duke University program which encourages ethical behavior among Duke faculty and students in all facets of Duke life academic and in the community.
Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance, Yale School of Management
The Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management continues to serve as the leading global resource for testing, challenging, and advancing the premise that corporations should, and can, serve society. The Center focuses on the inter--relationships of management, the board of directors, shareholders, and stakeholders in creating long-term corporate and shareholder value in today’s complex and competitive economy, while at the same time meeting the heightened expectations of society.
University of Delaware's John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance
The vision of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance is to propose progressive changes in corporate structure and management through education and interaction. The Center provides a forum for business leaders, members of corporate boards, the legal community, academics, practitioners, graduate and undergraduate students, and others interested in corporate governance issues to meet, interact, learn and teach.
Not-for-profit, non-partisan, non-sectarian educational organization that provides ethical leadership training and professional development for women.
CityEthics.com is the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws project to spearhead the development of municipal ethics programs across the U.S and to help cities govern ethically.
Committee for Economic Development
Organization which works with academic advisors to formulate recommendations for public policy in international and national government, education and urban development.
Council on Governmental Ethics Laws
Professional organization for government agencies, organizations, and individuals with responsibilities or interests in governmental ethics, elections, campaign finance, lobby laws and freedom of information.
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
This law creates a new, more effective regulatory structure, fills a host of regulatory gaps, brings greater public transparency and market accountability to the financial system and gives investors important protections and greater input into corporate governance. — SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro.
Free web service, enabling the global community to easily and rapidly find U.S. government information that has been posted on the Internet. Has a powerful search engine and an index of web-accessible government information and services.
See Jerry Brown's review at http://www.ethics.org/resources/article_detail.cfm?ID=813
Government Accountability Project
Nonprofit whose mission is to protect the public interest by promoting government and corporate accountability through advancing occupational free speech and ethical conduct, defending whistleblowers, and empowering citizen activists
House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct
Committee Members, the House Ethics Rules and Manual, the Financial Disclosure Form, other forms, press releases, advisories, campaign, gift and travel booklets and links.
International Institute for Public Ethics
Professional association for practitioners and scholars working in the field of public sector ethics, whose objective is to develop an international and professional community of public sector ethicists, and to offer support for scholars and practitioners
National Conference of State Legislatures: Center for Ethics in Government
Organized in 1999 to address the loss of public trust and confidence in representative democracy in America, the center works to create awareness within the public sector and advocacy community for the importance of ethics and ethical behavior.
Organization which helps leaders better understand the public's point of view on major policy issues and to help citizens understand critical policy issues so they can make their own more informed and thoughtful decisions.
Senate Select Committee on Ethics
Provides access to Committee Members, the Senate Ethics Manual, the downloadable Public Financial Disclosure Form, additional downloadable forms, updates and notices and links to related websites.
United States Office of Government Ethics
The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) provides overall policy leadership for executive branch departments and agencies in the conduct of their ethics programs.
American Medical Association
Professional organization for physicians. Includes Code of Medical Ethics at http://www.ama-assn.org/apps/pf_online/pf_online?f_n=browse&n_p=T&&s_t=&...
Association for Practical and Professional Ethics
Sponsors an annual meeting, workshops, publications, and networking (including a listserv) in all areas of practical and professional ethics.
Care and Health
On-line resource for people in the care sector has a database of all UK approved social work courses, extensive policy and law references, a sector specific care jobs service, daily news, features on professional practice.
Compliance Week, published by Haymarket Media, Inc., is an information service on corporate governance, risk and compliance that features a weekly electronic newsletter, a monthly print magazine, proprietary databases, industry-leading events, and a variety of interactive features and forums.
Corporate Secretary reports the relevant news, offers analysis of and comment on topical issues, provides in-depth feature articles on regulatory and other developments, and offers practical solutions to tricky problems. Our inside access to a range of experts in governance, compliance, technology, education and business means we can provide timely and targeted content.
Corporate Responsibility Officer Association
As the largest independent CR community, CROA supports the concept that to excel, organizations need to embrace multiple responsibility disciplines including sustainability, governance, social responsibility, and philanthropy.
Harvard University Center for Ethics and the Professions
Center for the advancement of teaching and research on ethical issues in public life.
Health Care Compliance Association
HCCA exists to champion ethical practice and compliance standards and to provide the necessary resources for ethics and compliance professionals and others who share these principles.
National Society of Professional Engineers
Professional organization for engineers. Includes code of ethics at http://www.nspe.org/Ethics/CodeofEthics/index.html
Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions, Indiana University
Research interests include the human genome project, teaching ethics, ethics in science, medical ethics, and ethics in the professions and in professional education.
The SAIP Institute at the University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business, Minneapolis, MN
Fostering ethically responsible business conduct by promoting and developing the Self-Assessment and Improvement Process (SAIP), a tool that enables organizations to appraise and enhance their performance on questions of corporate ethics, governance, and social responsibility.
Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics
SCCE exists to champion ethical practice and compliance standards in all organizations and to provide the necessary resources for compliance professionals and others who share these principles.
Society for Human Resource Management - Ethics & Sustainability
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India.
W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics
Lists sites of interest to people doing research in the various branches of applied ethics -- includes health care, professional, business, media, technology, research,and public sector, and links to organizations, publications, codes, courses, more.
Accounting Ethics: Rigos Professional Ethics Courses
Rigos offers a family of ethics related NASBA- approved CPE programs, available in self-study or live workshop sessions.
Professional ethics training and consulting firm operating on the principle that ethical practices arise from well-developed ethical standards and analytical ability. Courses use hypotheticals to reconnect the practice of ethics to practical realities.
Boston College Center for Corporate Community Relations
Center which helps serve corporations committed to community involvement and corporate social responsibility.
Business for Social Responsibility
Global non-profit partners with member companies to pursue commercial success in ways that respect ethical values, people, communities and the environment. Provides resources, advisory services, networking and collaborative opportunities.
Council on Economic Priorities
no current website
Group which conducts research on corporate social responsibility, national security, and the environment. CEP also serves as an information clearinghouse on corporate social responsibility issues, as well as military matters.
Monthly newsletter for professionals with a corporate social responsibility or socially responsible investment brief.
Net Impact (formerly Students for Responsible Business)
Institute dedicated to integrating issues of social responsibility into the business school experience and their careers.
Social Investment Forum
Forum which promotes the concept and practice of socially responsible investing.
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