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Business Ethics


World's most ethical companies
Commitment to supporting companies to be ethical and sustainable and will continue to grow responsibly for many years.

CSRWire ratings and awards
Showcasing companies and professionals dedicated to progress and leadership in sustainable business.

Business for Social Responsibility
Global nonprofit business network and consultancy dedicated to sustainability.

Corporate Watch
Provides critical information on the social and environmental impacts of corporations and capitalism.

Corp Watch
Promote environmental, social and human rights at the local, national and global levels. 

CAUX round table: Resources
Many resources including Power Point presentations, reports, toolkits, reviews and information on books about business ethics and social responsibility.

Informative article on ethics.

United Nations Global Impact library
Search on business ethics to find very valuable documents

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository
Search World Bank Open Knowledge Repository for its research reports, articles, working papers etc.

Government Websites

Codes of conduct - Australian Government
Explains what a code of conduct is, the different between mandatory and voluntary codes and where to find your industry's codes of conduct.

Business Ethics: New challenges, better theories, practical solutions
Keynote address at the Australasian Business Ethics Network (ABEN) Conference by ASIC Commissioner John Price, Melbourne, 9 December 2019.

Statement of Business Ethics - Queensland Government
Outline the mutual obligations, roles and constraints of all parties.

Business Ethics in Australia and New Zealand
Journal article- access via Catalogue

Australian Government AI Ethics Framework
AI Ethics Framework to guide businesses and governments looking to design, develop and implement AI in Australia.

Australian business and environment laws 
These laws govern how businesses interact with their suppliers, customers and other businesses and outline the rights of businesses and business owners when conflicts arise.

Business Ethics - Export Finance Australia
Explains ethical standards of Export Finance Australia (Australian Government).


ABEN -Australasian Business Ethics Network
Consist with group of scholars and practitioners whose interests include corporate responsibility, environmental ethics, indigenous ethics, social and environmental sustainability and business ethics education. 

Institute of community directors Australia
The best-practice governance network providing ideas and advice for the Australian not-for-profit and government boards and committees and the senior staff.

Institute of Business Ethics
UK based organisation to promote high standards of business behaviour based on ethical values. 

International Business Ethics Institute
The pioneering organisation in applied global ethics.

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Work on human rights in business to eradicate abuse. It track over 10,000 companies and help the vulnerable.

Centre for Ethical Business Cultures
Assisting business leaders in creating ethical & profitable business cultures at the enterprise, community & global levels.

MARKKULA Center for Applied Ethics: Business Ethics 
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics (at Santa Clara University) explores ethical issues in corporate governance, global business, leadership, executive compensation, and other areas of business ethics.

Society for Business Ethics
Forum for moral, legal, empirical, and philosophical issues of business ethics.

Marquette University Business
Covers 12 ethical principles for business executives.