Globethics.net Research on Business Ethics
Our research projects are building trust and create synergies for collaboration
among business professionals, academics and ethics experts and practitioners from different parts of the world. They promote open dialogue and exchange of knowledge between diverse stakeholders with different ethical and cultural background.
Business Ethics Research Projects
The Globethics.net International Secretariat coordinates a number of business ethics research projects. The research projects currently are focusing on two themes: Business Ethics and Responsible Leadership.
Globethics.net Workgroups for International Research on Business Ethics
On the Globethics.net website you can find online workgroups enabling participants to establish an online 'community of practice' to work on joint projects with partners from different continents. Workgroups can be used to conduct research, prepare publications and conferences. Thirteen self-initiated GEF workgroups, established at the the Global Ethics Forum 2011 and 2012, are currently working on specific business ethics issues and projects identified by the GEF participants.
The Globethics.net manages and supports selected projects on applied ethics and ethical values which are demand driven – based on requests and funding from partners and participants.
Consulting and Certification
The Globethics.net develops, supports and monitors the implementation of professional codes of ethics, labels, and certificates as ethical benchmarks in innovative areas linked to the Globethics.net activities and where Globethics.net has capacity and in various sectors e.g. finance, mining, media, small and medium size enterprises, agriculture, etc. The latest project is Ethical Certification of Chinese Small and Medium Enterprises (site under development).
Business Ethics Trainings
The Globethics.net supports the development or develops trainings and training tools, webinars and other on-line teaching and curricula materials on various topics and aspects of business ethics, for example:
• Ethical Values and Leadership
• Business Ethics, Leadership and Corporate Governance
• Environmental and Social Impacts and Risks for Small and Medium Enterprises
• Sustainable (Ethical) Business Development Opportunities
• Sustainability Reporting and Strategy for Business Success
• GRI Reporting for SMEs
- Global Survey of Business Ethics.Short project description
- International Conference on Global and Contextual Business Ethics
From 25-27 April Globethics.net and the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore IIMB held an International Conference on Global and Contextual Business Ethics in Mysore India. The main objective of this conference was to announce the results of the first Global Survey on Business Ethics in the field of Training, Teaching and Research which has been conducted by Globethics.net in the last two years. A further objective was to discuss the results of the survey and their relevance in the further development of Business Ethics in India.
- Conference programme
- Press release
- Newsletter no.5 with a report of the conference
Presentations of the Regional Coordinators of the Survey:
- Central Asia
- Latin America
- North America
- South Asia
- Subsaharan Africa
Participants of International Conference on Global and Contextual Business Ethics
The Regional Coordinators of the global survey are: