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What is Ethics Washing?

Google’s Failed Attempt to Create an Ethics Advisory Panel No, it is not about washing your clothes in a responsible way. Ethics Washing refers to the practice of ethical window dressing. It is where an organization gives lip service to ethics to make it seem as though it acts responsibly... Read more →


Tone at the Top Defines Ethical Culture in the Workplace

What is Management's Role? What would you do if you discovered that a superior was engaged in inappropriate conduct? Beyond matters that deal with sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination that should be reported to the Human Resources Department, employees sometimes uncover fraudulent financial practices and are faced with... Read more →


Ethics in the Time of Coronavirus: 5 Recommendations in the COVID-19

Enhancing the Workplace Experience During COVID-19 From time to time, I post blogs written by others. Today’s blog was written by Jamie Fry. Adhering strictly to ethical obligations is essential to curbing the spread of Coronavirus. This would include complying with safety guidelines, even when it does not favor business... Read more →


Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Promoting EDI in the Workplace In the modern era where technology has taken over, and distances have been reduced due to globalization, workspaces are more open towards cultural diversity. To promote equal opportunity, companies are now including a diversified range of people to work with them and help them grow.... Read more →


Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender Equality

Working From Home During the Pandemic By Laiken Shaw, September 20, 2020 The following guest blog was written by Laiken Shaw, a student at Pepperdine University I am sure there is no need for me to explain that the coronavirus pandemic has taken a hard toll on businesses everywhere. With... Read more →


What is Conscious Capitalism?

The Next Evolution in CSR Conscious capitalism is a relatively new concept but a natural part of the evolution of what it means to have corporate social responsibility (CSR). Corporations need to embrace conscious capitalism if they want to be relevant as an engine for economic growth. The main difference... Read more →


The Lessons to Be Learned From McDonald’s CEO’s Sexual Harassment

Why Was the Board of Directors Asleep at the Wheel? McDonald’s is suing its former CEO Steve Easterbrook after an investigation found he had a short-term, consensual relationship with an employee over text and video. It also found three additional relationships with employees that were sexual in nature, including the... Read more →


5 Need-to-Know TED Talks on Social Responsibility Every Business Should Watch

Creating a New Paradigm for Corporate Social Responsibility Today’s guest blog is by Beatrice Potter. You can find out more about her below. Modernisation and globalisation are bigger today than it has ever been before, and there is no denying there are businesses these days that have so much power.... Read more →


The Humble Drinking Straw: An Ethical Dilemma

Environmental Considerations of Plastic Straws and Eco Friendly Alternatives The following is a guest post by Jane Sandwood that deals with the important issue of whether plastic straws are better than other forms and the fact that alternatives raise some environmental concerns. 2020 marks that year Starbucks set as its... Read more →


Should We Buy Into the Business Roundtable Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation? CSR and Serving Society’s Interest in Question This is an extension of a blog I wrote earlier this year based on the Business Roundtable Statement of the Purpose of a Corporation. The statement is really a... Read more →