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Data ethics: doing the right thing with data
The article discusses the need for management accounting practices to review and adjust their data ethics guidelines as they assess the consequences of new data privacy legislation. Factors that will raise ethical concerns within an organisation are noted and primary questions that management accountants and finance professionals should be asking to better understand data ethics within their organization are cited.
Should your brand take a stand?
Public relations consultant Giles Fraser offers advice on lending your company's support to ethical causes.
Doing the right thing: today's boards are taking a closer look at corporate culture
An interview with Brian Christensen, executive vice president of global internal audit at Protiviti, and Tracey Keele, partner of internal audit and enterprise risk services at KPMG LLP. Topics they discuss include the efforts of boards of directors to manage corporate culture; the factors that should be considered to understand culture such as the drivers of conduct, expectations, and curiosity; and the role of internal audit to make organisations understand their culture.
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.
Ethical Trading Initiative
An alliance of companies, voluntary organisations and trade unions which aims to 'improve the lives of workers in global supply chains'. The resources section includes reports and training materials.
Institute of Business Ethics (IBE)
The IBE raises public awareness of business ethics, conducts research into good practice, and delivers training and education. The resources section includes surveys and reports on ethical issues as well as guidance for SMEs.
The International Business Ethics Institute (IBEI)
A non-profit educational body that specialises in ethical practice for multinational organisations.
International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF)
The IBLF was established in 1990. It works with companies on sustainability and responsible business agendas. Resources include a business integrity handbook and an anti-corruption toolkit for SMEs.
The Salz Review (2013)
An independent report commissioned by Barclays to review the bank's business practices. It makes 34 recommendations on culture, pay, governance, and restoring trust.
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