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Organisational Culture: to manage what you can’t measure, measure what helps you manage

Read our latest guest blog by Alison Cottrell, Chief Executive of the Financial Services Culture Board.


Innovating Business Ethics: Lessons from refreshing a Code of Conduct

In the next blog of the Innovating Business Ethics series, Robert Smith, Director, Business Compliance and Ethics at Serco Group plc, shares Serco's mycode experience.


Measuring Ethical Culture recording

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Ethical Culture: critical foundation for sustainable business recording

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The New Abnormal podcast with Dr Ian Peters

IBE Director, Dr Ian Peters joined Sean Pillot de Chenecey to discuss 'Having an ethical compass, and applying business ethics'.


Ethics – crucial building block for sustainable business

In our latest blog Prof David Grayson CBE, co-author of the Sustainable Business Handbook and Chair of the Trustees at the IBE, reflects on the importance of creating and maintaining a sustainable culture.


Russia and Ukraine: where is the ethical corporate response?

Dr Ian Peters, IBE Director, discusses the corporate response to the invasion of Ukraine.

Publication: Discussion Paper

Ethics: the missing E in ESG investing?

This discussion paper explores the challenges facing the investment industry and makes recommendations for both asset managers and companies.


Ethics - the missing 'E' in ESG investing? recording

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Open conflict

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

Publication type: Other

Recent Surveys on Business Ethics

Read the IBE's summary of the latest surveys on business ethics.


GE Whiz

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


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.


The right question

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



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.


Every crisis is an opportunity

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



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


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.

IBE news

IBE publish a new report, FTSE 100 Codes of Ethics: room for improvement 

Less than half of FTSE 100 companies have Codes of Ethics that are up to scratch, according to new research by the Institute of Business Ethics.

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