Developing ethical awareness and establishing an ethical culture are essential skills for business leaders. Use our selection of books, articles and links to find more information on business ethics.
The ICAEW ethics pages provide quick access to the ICAEW Code of Ethics, information on the APB's Ethical Standards on auditor independence and the most recent developments in ethics for the accountancy profession.
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Essentials of business ethics: creating an organization of high integrity and superior performance
Collins, Denis (Wiley, 2009)
The book provides practical 'how-to' examples and best practices on every area of managing ethics inside organisations. It lays down the foundation for creating a culture of high integrity and superior performance and offers advice relevant to every organisation or company.
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Creating an ethical culture
When companies value ethical performance, misconduct is substantially lower. Dori Meinert covers ways HR departments can inspire and empower employees at all levels to act ethically.
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The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.
Small Business Update is a monthly magazine for SMEs with articles covering the latest regulatory developments, practical advice and hot topics.
Online magazine for corporate responsibility. The publication provides information, opinion and analysis on issues related to ethical business practice and greater social responsibility in business.
The UK arm of the European Business Ethics Network providing a forum for academics and practitioners to discuss and debate issues related to business ethics and enable dialogue on the role of business in society.
Ethical Trading Initiative
An alliance of companies, voluntary organisations and trade unions which promotes ethical business practices and aims to 'improve the lives of workers in global supply chains'. The resources section provides access to reports and training materials.
Institute of Business Ethics
The IBE, established as a charity in 1986, raises public awareness of the importance of doing business ethically, carries out research into good practice and ethical business conduct and delivers business ethics training and education. The resources section includes surveys and reports on ethical issues as well as resources for SMEs.
The International Business Ethics Institute (IBEI)
A private, not for profit, nonpartisan, educational organisation founded in 1994 in response to the growing need for transnationalism in the field of business ethics. The IBEI is based in the US with an affiliate office in London.
International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF)
An independent, not-for-profit global organisation established in 1990 which works "with companies on the sustainability and responsible business agenda".
Salz Review (2013)
The Salz Review was commissioned by Barclays in 2012, as an independent external review of the bank's business practices, led by Anthony Salz. It makes 34 recommendations on culture, pay, governance, and restoring trust.
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