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 […]
The 19th International Symposium on Ethics, Business and Society was celebrated recently at IESE. And in one of the parallel sessions we had the occasion to discuss the bias that we often have in our moral judgements. For example, it’s common practice to consider the ethical attitudes of others worse than our own. Or that when […]
Legislative changes have made compliance a focus for companies over their lifespan. The law is tough, and will only get tougher. Companies cannot neglect any aspect of their observance of the law, because it applies to them all, in an integrated way. And it falls directly on the shoulders of executives, who are running out of excuses […]