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GE Whiz

In our first blog of 2022 Mark Chambers, our Associate Director - Governance, reflects on his time at GE.

13 January 2022

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Innovating Business Ethics: The power of stories

In the first blog of the Innovating Business Ethics series, Steve Kerry, Rolls-Royce plc talks about how they use real-life cases handled by the company and turn them into anonymised stories known as ‘case studies’. This is done in collaboration with HR colleague Tracy Leja. This gives extra ‘power’ to their programmes!

22 December 2021

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Employees’ voices: a glass half full

The results of our latest Ethics at Work survey bring us some good news, but also some red flags that cannot be ignored as organisations shape their ethical agenda for the future.

08 December 2021

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Putting ethical values at the heart of audit firm culture

This essay, written by Prof. Chris Cowton and Dr Ian Peters, was recently published by the Financial Reporting Council in its Collection of Perspectives. It's focused on audit firm culture, but many of the points are relevant to any organisation. And it might provide food for thought as you engage with your own auditors.

07 December 2021

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Shooting the Messenger

Read the latest blog by Mark Chambers, IBE's Associate Director (Governance).

02 December 2021

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The right question

Read the latest blog by Mark Chambers, IBE's Associate Director (Governance).

10 November 2021

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Upholding Standards in Public Life – Latest report from The Committee on Standards in Public Life

As a body promoting higher standards in business life, the Institute of Business Ethics supports those trying to improve standards in public life.

02 November 2021

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#COP26andMe

For ScottishPower, being a principal partner of COP26 is about living their business ethics. Pamela Mowat, Chief Compliance Officer at ScottishPower explains why this is so important to the organisation.

27 October 2021

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Every crisis is an opportunity

Read our latest guest blog by Sally March, Jane Mitchell, Robert Smith and Ruth Steinholtz.

13 October 2021

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Why do good teams go bad?

Read the latest blog by Mark Chambers, IBE's Associate Director (Governance).

06 October 2021

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Developing a network of Freedom to Speak Up Guardians to support workers to speak up safely 

Read our latest guest blog, by Dr Henrietta Hughes OBE, National Guardian, NHS.

15 September 2021

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Seriously?

Are there any signs that a company doesn’t take its code of ethics seriously? Some research on prompt payment prompts some thoughts.

18 August 2021

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The FTSE, ethical culture and what investors should want to know

As we launch our latest research report, FTSE 100 Codes of Ethics: room for improvement, our chair, Prof. David Grayson CBE reflects on the findings.

11 August 2021

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Organisational Glue

Read the latest blog by Mark Chambers, IBE's Associate Director (Governance).

28 July 2021

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The new IBE Code: Bringing our Purpose to Life

As we launch our revised Code of Ethics, IBE Director, Dr Ian Peters MBE, reflects on the process.

21 July 2021

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No Guessing Game: how Yoti embeds responsible business

In our latest guest blog, Samuel Rowe of Yoti explores the challenge of embedding trustworthiness by focussing on Yoti's age estimation product.

16 June 2021

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Are we there yet?

Read the latest blog by Mark Chambers, IBE's Associate Director (Governance).

02 June 2021

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We All Make Mistakes – But Can We Learn from Them?

In our latest guest blog, Corinne Fenech, discusses why unethical decision making is not above any of us, why this matters, and what each of us can do about it.

26 May 2021

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Embedded professionals: pain in the neck or grit in the oyster?

Read the latest blog by Prof. Chris Cowton, IBE's Associate Director (Research).

19 May 2021

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Ethics challenges for new employees and those changing jobs

Read our latest guest blog by By Kirk O. Hanson, Coauthor of Rotten: Why Corporate Misconduct Continues And What To Do About It.

12 May 2021

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