Recent Surveys on Business Ethics

Publication type: Other
01 February 2022

Tags: Anti-Bribery & Corruption (ABC), Decision-making, Ethics Programme issues, Code of Ethics , Employees, Training, Diversity

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

This page highlights the findings from a number of pieces of recent research in the field of business ethics, both in the UK and internationally, which we feel may be of value to our readers.  

It includes surveys conducted by a variety of reputable organisations around the world, as well as the IBE's, and it covers a broad range of business ethics topics. It is updated regularly as new surveys come out. 

Attitudes of the British Public to Business Ethics 2021
Attitudes of the British Public to Business Ethics 2021

Britain’s businesses could behave better - the 2021 results of the IBE's annual survey of the attitudes of the British public to business ethics.

Financial Services Culture Board - 2021 FSCB Employee Survey
Financial Services Culture Board - 2021 FSCB Employee Survey

The FSCB surveyed over 45,000 employees to understand their views on the following 9 characteristics: honesty, respect, openness, accountability, competence, reliability, resilience, responsiveness, and shared purpose. The IBE has picked out some key findings that are directly relevant to business ethics.

Ethics at Work: 2021 International Survey of Employees
Ethics at Work: 2021 International Survey of Employees

This survey is the only one of its kind, covering 13 countries over four continents, that provides real insight into employees’ views on ethics across all sectors and job roles.

The Complexity of Trust: PwC’s Trust in US Business Survey
The Complexity of Trust: PwC’s Trust in US Business Survey

In order to explore key themes around trust, PwC conducted this research surveying business leaders, employees and consumers. The survey sought to provide actionable information about leaders’, employees’, and consumers’ priorities in order to enable the maximisation of trust.

The Ethics Study 2021 - Principia
The Ethics Study 2021 - Principia

This study, conducted by Principia in conjunction with Clifford Chance, the International Chamber of Commerce, GlobeScan, INvolve, and the Institute of Business Ethics, was designed to provide insights into how organisations are reacting to new ethical challenges and gauge leaders’ views on how best to build an ethical culture.

Rethink Compliance - The 2021 Compliance Training Benchmarking Report
Rethink Compliance - The 2021 Compliance Training Benchmarking Report

The purpose of this survey was to identify current trends, tools, and leading practices in the provision of compliance and/or ethics training programmes. In total, 125 compliance and ethics practitioners participated in this survey.

Edelman Trust Barometer 2021 - Edelman
Edelman Trust Barometer 2021 - Edelman

This is the 21st annual trust and credibility survey conducted by Edelman and published in January 2021. The research is carried out through an online survey, which reached 33,000 respondents in 28 markets across the world.

Embedding Business Ethics: 2020 report on corporate ethics policies and programmes
Embedding Business Ethics: 2020 report on corporate ethics policies and programmes

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.

Business Ethics in Britain - YouGov
Business Ethics in Britain - YouGov

YouGov conducted this study to gauge the attitudes of the British public to business ethics and how these perceptions influence the behaviour of consumers and businesses alike. The paper compares results from a representative sample and a group of influential 'catalysts'.

 

Contact the Research Hub about a survey...

If you have a relevant business ethics survey you would like to share with us, or if you would like to find out more about our ethics programme please contact Guendalina Dondé, Head of Research.

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