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Two Leading Organizations Combine Efforts to Promote Best Practices in Corporate Ethics
Submitted by: Ethisphere Institute
Posted: May 27, 2009 – 09:47 AM EST
New York, NY. - May 27, 2009 - The Ethisphere Institute is proud to welcome Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics to the Ethisphere Council as an exclusive content partner. Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics, an independent business ethics center that operates in partnership with Business Roundtable—an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies with more than $5 trillion in annual revenues and nearly 10 million employees—and academic experts from top business schools, joins more than 600 corporate leaders from various industries across the world on the Ethisphere Council. Ethisphere Council members recognize that a highly effective compliance and ethics program is integral to an organization’s long-term sustainable business success.
"The Ethisphere Council is an exclusive group of leaders and practitioners who are raising the visibility and importance of ethics and compliance and improving upon current methodologies," said Alex Brigham, Executive Director of Ethisphere. "We are excited to have the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics join the Ethisphere Council as a strategic content partner."
The Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics will provide exclusive content to Ethisphere Magazine, the official quarterly publication of the Ethisphere Institute, online at Ethisphere.com and present at both live and virtual Ethisphere events. The association will also greatly contribute to and have access to a variety of tools and resources designed to enhance compliance, ethics and social responsibility programs for Ethisphere members including:
For more information on the Ethisphere Council, please visit http://members.ethisphere.com.
About Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics
The Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics is an independent business ethics center established in partnership with Business Roundtable—an association of CEOs from leading companies—and academic experts from top business schools to renew and enhance the link between ethical behavior and business practice. The Institute brings together leaders from business and academia to fulfill its mission of embedding ethics into the everyday business decision-making and practice of organizations through its executive education programs, practitioner-focused research and outreach efforts. The Institute provides a unique opportunity for leading educators, business practitioners and students alike to merge the theory and practice of business together in a seamless enterprise for the common good. More information on the Institute, including publications, projects and programs, can be found at http://www.corporate-ethics.org
About Ethisphere Institute
The research-based Ethisphere Institute is 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. The Institute’s associated membership group, the Ethisphere Council, is a forum for business ethics that includes over 200 leading corporations, universities and institutions. The Ethisphere Council is dedicated to the development and advancement of individuals on its membership council through increased efficiency, innovation, tools, mentoring, advice, and unique career opportunities. Ethisphere Magazine, which publishes the globally recognized World’s Most Ethical Companies Ranking™, is the quarterly publication of the Institute. More information on the Ethisphere Institute, including ranking projects and membership, can be found at http://www.ethisphere.org.
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