If you’d like to explore professional ethics further, we have selected websites with information for you to explore.
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.
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
At Santa Clara University, California, USA. Good collection of articles on business and technology ethics.
Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission, USA.
Ethics and Compliance Officer Association
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. For people who are ethics officers within their organisations.
Act affecting many American public companies, as well as non-American companies with a presence in the US.
Hong Kong Business Ethics Development Centre
Hong Kong, China. Promotes business and professional ethics
Ethics and Compliance Initiative
Arlington, Virginia, USA. Providing ethics and compliance research, and best practices.
International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Global Knowledge Gateway
New York, USA. Discussions, resources and news items reinforcing ethical practices and encourage an ethical workplace.
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, as well as an online book entitled Making Ethical Decisions.
Ethics Institute of South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa. Aiming to build an ethically responsible society.
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