Read the blog by Prof. Chris Cowton, IBE’s Associate Director (Research).
25 June 2020
Perspective matters - putting a values-based business model at the heart of reporting and governance
Read the blog by Mark Chambers, IBE's Associate Director (Governance).
10 June 2020
In the final blog of the series we round up with IBE’s Mark Chambers.
15 April 2020
In conversation with… Henri Van Elewyck, Group Senior Vice President Ethics and Responsible Business Conduct of Sodexo
In the penultimate blog of the Embedding Business Ethics series we're in conversation with Henri Van Elewyck, Group Senior Vice President Ethics and Responsible Business Conduct of Sodexo.
08 April 2020
Our Chair, Prof. David Grayson CBE discusses doing business ethically in a time of coronavirus in the latest IBE blog.
06 April 2020
As we launch the latest IBE report, Embedding Business Ethics: 2020 report on corporate ethics policies and programmes, Will O’Connor discusses the research aspects of the report in this week’s blog.
01 April 2020
This report is the ninth in the triennial series looking at corporate ethics policies and programmes. It is the IBE’s longest-running survey series, and continues to give valuable insights into how companies run their ethics programmes.
01 April 2020
The new edition of the IBE report on ethics policies and programmes in large listed companies will be published on 01 April 2020. In preparation for the launch, we shared a preview of the results with some of our supporters and colleagues, asking them to comment on how these results relate to their practical experience in the field of applied business ethics.
25 March 2020
In order to thrive in the long term, businesses need to gain the trust of the communities from which they draw their employees and customers. One key way that organisations can seek to gain this trust is through increased openness and transparency, albeit recognising that total transparency is not practical or feasible in all circumstances.
11 March 2020
In this blog Prof. David Grayson CBE, Chair of the Trustees, discusses practical steps that a company can take, “when times are good”.
04 March 2020
The aim of this Board Briefing is to help companies benefit from the new reporting obligation, and to encourage them to go beyond legal requirements. It is intended to convince companies to reflect their values in decision-making and report on what they have done to define and embed appropriate standards of conduct across the organisation.
19 February 2020
Directors need to embrace the benefits of new reporting requirements, advises new report by Institute of Business Ethics.
19 February 2020
Ethical failures in business continue to happen with depressing regularity. Unfortunately, many organisations are only spurred to look at their culture and take the steps to embed ethical values at the heart of their decision making after things have gone badly wrong and customers, shareholders and colleagues have suffered as a result.
05 February 2020
Commitment to ethical standards at Board level is critical for any organisation if values are to become embedded.
30 September 2019
Often it can be difficult, if not impossible, for a dissenting director to stay on the board to implement a major decision that they have fundamentally disagreed with and voted against. But dissenting directors should not feel that resigning is their only option.
11 September 2019
The board has the ultimate responsibility for the culture of the organisation. It is the forum for reviewing holistically the company's stakeholder relationships as it directs the organisation's purpose, business model and strategy.
19 August 2019