Tag Archives: Business Ethics

World’s Most Ethical Companies 2015

The Spanish company Iberdrola has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Among the other companies that feature prominently are Thomson Reuters, Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) and L’ORÉAL. The ranking names 144 companies in 41 industries that surpass their industry peers. The named companies are rewarded for implementing business practices and initiatives …
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Happiness and virtue ethics in business : the ultimate value proposition by Alejo José G. Sison.

Overview: Research on happiness has steadily increased over the last decade, with different streams of inquiry converging into what has come to be known as ‘modern happiness studies’ (MHS). In this book, Alejo José G. Sison draws on the latest research in economics and psychology as well as Aristotelian virtue ethics to show why happiness …
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World’s Most Ethical Companies 2014

The Spanish company Iberdrola has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Among the other companies that feature prominently are Thomson Reuters, L’OREAL and TATA Power Company. The ranking names 144 companies in 41 industries that surpass their industry peers. The named companies are rewarded for implementing business practices and initiatives that are instrumental …
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2013 World’s Most Ethical Companies

The world’s most ethical companies include Cisco Systems, L’ORÉAL and Capgemini, according to the Ethisphere Institute’s latest ranking.This year’s list also includes more global companies, with 40 winners from outside the U.S., including six from the U.K. and five from Japan. The ranking names 138 companies in 36 industries that surpass their industry peers. The companies stand …
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Conscious capitalism: liberating the heroic spirit of business by John Mackey & Raj Sisodia. (Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Review Press, 2013.)

Overview “We believe that business is good because it creates value, it is ethical because it is based on voluntary exchange, it is noble because it can elevate our existence, and it is heroic because it lifts people out of poverty and creates prosperity. Free-enterprise capitalism is the most powerful system for social cooperation and …
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2012 World’s Most Ethical Companies

The Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability, has published the World’s Most Ethical Companies list. The publication highlights a record 145 organizations that have shown leadership in promoting ethical business standards. This year’s list covers more …
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Virtuosity in business : invisible law guiding the invisible hand by Kevin T. Jackson. (Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012)

Overview The recent global financial crisis raises pressing issues that are not exclusively economic. The health of the economy, Kevin T. Jackson contends, reflects the moral health of the wider culture: ethics must be considered along with economics to understand world markets, especially now that globalization and other forces have increasingly complicated the regulation of …
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Investment ethics by Sarah Peck. (John Wiley & Sons, 2010.)

Synopsis The recent economic crisis further underscores the importance of ethics, which is why finance professionals will turn to this authoritative text. It provides them with an applied and practical understanding. Critical thinking questions offer more thought provoking exercises to get them to learn the material. Related cases in the chapters help spark more thoughtful …
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World’s Most Ethical Companies 2011

The Spanish company Indra Systems has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Among the other companies that feature prominently are Thomson Reuters, Ford and Electrolux. The ranking names 110 companies in 38 industries that surpass their industry peers. The named companies are rewarded for implementing business practices …
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2010’s 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics

The member of the UK House of Lords Lord Willy Bach and British Member of Parliament Jack Straw tie for top spot of the Ethisphere Institute ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics. Third spot went to Jon Leibowitz,   the chairman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The list recognizes 100 individuals from …
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