If you would like to explore what others are thinking and doing in the area of professional ethics, you can visit these sites. Each one opens in a new window.
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission, USA.
Centre for Accounting Ethics
At the University of Waterloo, School of Accounting and Finance, Ontario, Canada. This site contains many useful case studies.
Centre for the Study of Ethics in the Professions
At the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA. This site contains a link to codes of conduct available online.
Corruption Prevention Network
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. For people involved in preventing fraud and corruption. Try their interactive Big Issue Grappler.
At the Anderson School of Management, University of New Mexico, USA.
Ethics and Compliance Officer Association
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. For people who are ethics officers within their organisations.
Ethics in Film
An online journal about using film to teach ethics; supported by the University of Colorado, USA.
Institute for Global Ethics
Rockport, Maine, USA. Also has UK and Canadian affiliates.
Institute of Business Ethics
London, UK. Good source for survey results of UK attitudes towards ethics.
Los Angeles, California, USA. Useful source of memorable quotes about ethics, and an online book called Making Ethical Decisions.
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
At Santa Clara University, California, USA. Good collection of articles in business and technology ethics.
This act affects many American public companies as well as non-American companies with a presence in the U.S.