The following organizations provide ethics resource material that may be of interest to academic researchers, educators, business professionals, bloggers and others interested in business ethics.
Business Degree Guide: Shifting Trends in the Corporate World (http://businessdegree.net/) -- This website provides information on obtaining business degrees including resource guides for landing a job in the business field. It also provides links to business organizations that deal with issues related to corporate social responsibility.
Business Ethics (http://business-ethics.com/about/) -- This is an online magazine that emphasizes the fields of ethics, governance, corporate responsibility and socially responsible investing. It's goal is to promote ethical business practices, to serve that growing community of professionals and individuals striving to work and invest in responsible ways.”
BusinessEthics.ca (http://.businessethics.ca) - A Canadian resource for business ethics, the Center promotes the study of ethical dilemmas, values and decision-making in the world of commerce and is run by business ethics scholar, Chris MacDonald.
Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) (http://www.bsr.org/) -- A global organization that helps member companies achieve success in ways that respect ethical values, people, communities and the environment. BSR provides information, tools, training and advisory services to make corporate social responsibility an integral part of business operations and strategies.
Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) http://www.cbsr.ca/ -- A non-profit, business-led, national membership organization of Canadian companies working to improve their social, environmental and financial performance. They have developed the GoodCompany Guidelines for Corporate Social Performance which are a set of guidelines that outline what companies can do to become more socially and environmentally responsible.
Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University (http://www.bentley.edu/cbe/) - 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 pursues this through the application of expertise, research, education and a collaborative approach to the dissemination of best practices.
Center for Business Ethics-Josephson Institute (http://www.josephsoninstitute.org/business) - The Center provides training and consulting to help companies improve their workplace cultures and is supported by a comprehensive program devoted to improving ethics in society.
C.T. Bauer Center for Business Ethics at the University of Houston (http://www.bauer.uh.edu/centers/bcbe/faculty-resources) - The Bauer Center for Business Ethics (BCBE) has developed instructional resources to assist faculty in incorporating the teaching of business ethics into their current courses.
eben.org (European Business Ethics Network) (http://www.eben.org) - Promotes business ethics within European private, public and voluntary sector organisations and includes news, events, discussion forum, membership details and training programs.
Emerson Ethics Center at Saint Lous University (http://www.slu.edu/eec.xml) - EEC focuses on leading business practice change through research to identify processes that advance ethical business conduct and principled decision-making.
Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (http://www.theecoa.org) - The Ethics Officer Association (EOA) is the professional association exclusively for managers of ethics, compliance and business conduct programs. The EOA provides ethics officers with training and a variety of conferences and meetings for exchanging best practices in a frank, candid manner.
ethicscentre.ca (http://ethicscentre.ca) - The Canadian Centre promotes and maintains an ethical orientation and culture in Canadian organizations by championing the application of ethical values in the decision-making process of business and other organizations.
Ethical Corporation http://www.ethicalcorp.com/ publishes a magazine and hosts conferences and training workshops. The Ethical Corporation Institute is dedicated to business research. ClimateChangeCorp.com is a business news and analysis website published by Ethical Corporation focusing on climate change and business.
Ethikos (http://www.ethikospublication.com) - Ethikos is a bi-monthly publication that examines ethical issues in business from the viewpoint of those involved: compliance officers, ethics officers, ombudspersons, practicing professionals in law, accounting, management, and government.
Ethics Resource Center (http://www.ethics.org) - ERC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization, dedicated to independent research that advances high ethical standards and practices in public and private institutions.
Ethisphere (http://www.ethisphere.com) -- The research-based Ethisphere Institute is a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability. The Ethisphere Council and Business Ethics Leadership Alliance, are forums for business ethics that includes over 200 leading corporations, universities and institutions. Ethisphere Magazine, which publishes the globally recognized World’s Most Ethical Companies Ranking™, is the quarterly publication of the Institute. Ethisphere provides the only third-party verifications of compliance programs and ethical cultures, Ethics Inside Certification®, Anti-Corruption Leader Verification and Compliance Program Verification.
Europa Corporate Social Responsibility (http://ec.europa.ed/old-address-ec.htm) This extremely rich site from the European Commission leads to all the works undertaken by the commission in the area of corporate social responsibility.
European Business Ethics Network (EBEN) (http://www.eben.org/) -- An international network dedicated to the promotion of business ethics in European private industry, public sector, voluntary organizations, and academia.
Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide at the University of Notre Dame (http://www.ethicalbusiness.nd.edu/) - The Institute seeks to raise sensitivity to the ethical dimension of managerial decisions and practices and to serve as a source of reference and guidance to the practitioner community on business ethics.
Institute of Business Ethics (http://www.ibe.org.uk/) - The IBE raises public awareness of the importance of doing business ethically and collaborates with other UK and international organisations with interests and expertise in business ethics.
Institute for Global Business Ethics (http://www.globalethics.org/services.php) -- The Center for Corporate Ethics, a division of the Institute, is committed to strengthening the ethical culture of corporations, federal, state, and local governments, foundations and other organizations. It helps organizations to build a culture that reflect stakeholder interests.
International Business Ethics Institute (http://www.business-ethics.org/index.asp) -- Promotes business ethics and corporate responsibility by working to increase public awareness and dialogue about international business ethics issues through such educational resources and activities as the Roundtable Discussion Series, the International Business Ethics Review and their website.
Olsson Center for Applied Ethics at the University of Virginia (http://www.darden.va.edu/web/olsson-center-for-applied-ethics/) - An international leader in the field of business ethics, the Olsson Center serves as a critical resource for executives, scholars, students and Darden alumni who are faced with the challenges of integrating ethical thinking into business decision-making.
Society for Business Ethics (http://www.societyforbusinessethics.org) - The Society is an international organization of scholars and others interested in business ethics that provides a forum for those interested in research, teaching, or the practical application of ethical principles and concepts to the management of businesses.
The Banta Center for Business, Ethics & Society at Redlands University (http://www.redlands.edu/centers-of-distinction) - The Center is a forum for the examination of ethical issues in corporate and professional life that seeks to advance awareness of ethical problems and to improve the ability to make ethical decisions by engaging in dialogue and instruction with practitioners and scholars from a broad range of fields and disciplines.
The Carol and Lawrence Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Whartone School, University of Pennsylvania (http://www.zicklincenter.org) - The Center sponsors and disseminates leading edge research on critical topics in business ethics by providing students, educators, business leaders, and policy makers with research to meet the ethical, governance, and compliance challenges that arise in complex business transactions.
The Center for Business Ethics at the University of St. Thomas (http://www.stthom.edu/cbes) - The Center offers ethical leadership education programs and symposia on ethics and publishes the Online Journal of Ethics.
The Center for Ethics and Corporate Responsibility at Georgia State University (http://www.robinson.gsu.edu/ethics) - The Center promotes professional integrity and global corporate responsibility.
The Institute for Business and Professional Ethics at De Paul University (http://www.commerce.depaul.edu/ethics) - The Institute seeks to facilitate ethical deliberation by stirring the moral conscience and by developing models for ethical decision-making in business and the professions.
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University (http://www.scu.edu/ethics/) - Through its Business and Organizational Ethics Partnership and other programs, the Center addresses corporate governance, international business ethics focusing on China and India, and creating an ethical organizational culture.
leader in the field of business ethics, the Olsson Center serves as a critical resource for executives, scholars, students and Darden alumni who are faced with the challenges of integrating ethical thinking into business decision-making.
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