Category - business ethics

  • September 5, 2013

    A coalition of human rights and aid NGOs and unions has given a cautious welcome to a UK government Action Plan on Business and Human Rights.

  • August 21, 2013

    It was the Occupy movement world wide that first coined the phrase "the one per cent" to denote the very small number of exceptionally powerful people who make far too many of the decisions about how our world runs.

  • July 29, 2013

    As the debate continues about about whether and how credit unions and other community-based financial bodies can challenge big banking and immoral, high-interest charging pay-day lenders, the Just Festival in Edinburgh will be looking at moral and sustainable commerce.

  • January 4, 2013

    Security multinational G4S, which branded itself a shambles over the Olympics staffing crisis, has been shortlisted among the world’s most shameful firms of 2012.

  • July 19, 2011

    The News Corp hacking scandal highlights key issues for business ethics and corporate responsibility, says a church-based research group.

  • July 14, 2011

    The first global survey on business ethics has found that research on the area is growing rapidly worldwide, including in emerging economies.

  • July 14, 2011

    The Global Ethics Forum has produced a range of proposals to develop responsible business practices, following its recent gathering in Geneva.

  • April 3, 2011

    The Quakers and Business Group held their Spring Gathering in Edinburgh on Saturday 2 April 2011. The theme was 'Mainstreaming Ethical Futures'.

  • November 3, 2009

    Dick Olver, head of the multinational arms company BAE Systems, will focus on ethics when delivering the Mountbatten Memorial Lecture next week. The news has been met with a mixture of derision and outrage.

  • February 28, 2008

    Two organisations with strong church support who have been working to call business and financial institutions to the bar of social responsibility have joined forces, and will redouble their efforts in promoting ethical investment.