Ethics are guidelines, sometimes clear, often not so. And “goods”: be good, do all the good you can… All? Heavens! That’s very ambitious. Well, you can see that ethics can be extremely demanding. And practice virtue. This virtue of which I speak; it’s so important because ethics, as I have said, are not a matter of yes or no, but of nuance.
The interest in releasing relevant business information (Corporate Disclosure) has grown extraordinarily in the last decade. As with other issues, such interest was preceded by notorious scandals with severe consequences for the companies involved. There is also, however, a significant ethical dimension. We all remember cases like Volkswagen, caught lying about the very real emissions […]
Apple has been fined €13 bn by the European Union for “illegal” tax breaks. But what is the real cost to the tech giant? And what is the ethical fallout of a case that has divided the public and private sectors?
International Society for Business and Economic Ethics (ISBEE) celebrated its 6th world conference in Shanghai July 13 – 16. And I had the honor and pleasure to participate in the proceedings. Although it touched on a variety of topics, at the center lay the ethical and social dimensions of innovation. In this post I have […]