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believe that an organization's
abiding sense of "being responsible" in all its
decisions and activities is what leads to Organizational
We work with leaders of organizations of all sorts and sizes
to help them become a Responsible Enterprise. An
Ethical Edge is the competitive and cooperative advantage
a responsible enterprise gains by embracing
as its fundamental philosophy of organizational purpose.
An evolving branch of applied ethics, Organizational
Integrity aims to expand the depth and breadth of trust
among an organization's stakeholders: leadership, employees,
shareholders, suppliers, communities, and the environment.
Ethics: A Manual for Managing the Responsible Business
here for Business
Ethics Manual Updates, Resources
Economic Freedom of the World Report
Act of 2002
International Corruption Perception Index
International Bribe Payers Index
Foundation Freedom Index 2003
Amendments (Notice of Comment/ 30 December 2003)
Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations
of Advisory Group on FSGO
to Congress 1 May 2004 , effective, if not rejected,
1 November 2004
of Justice "Thomson memorandum"
site describes the theoretical basis and practical application
of the emerging concepts of the Responsible Enterprise
and Organizational Integrity, which drive effective
for Responsible Business. It is a public service
of the Ethics
& Policy Integration Centre. For information regarding
our consulting and problem-solving services, click here.
and Policy Integration
Lynn Sharp Paine writes, superior performance in today's
world has both a moral and a financial dimension. Organizational
Integrity provides the ethical foundation
for organization design and development.
It goes beyond the particular concerns of business ethics,
governmental ethics, professional ethics, and environmental
ethics to address how people responsibly expand their range
of informed choice to achieve shared purposes. It, in turn,
embodies two exciting approaches to the ethics and practices
of organizations in an era of globalization: Organizational
Ethics and the Learning
Organization. These three concepts underlie
emerging international standards of stakeholder engagement,
organizational performance, and program evaluation and reporting.
These are implemented by organizations of all sorts and
sizes, in turn, through corporate
responsibility programs unique to each
organization, which draw on a developing body of "best
Business Enterprise is a developing concept
that strives to integrate the myriad perspectives on the
role of business with emerging global norms. As such, it
looks at business form a number of perspectives: corporate
social responsibility, corporate governance, organizational
ethics, and business and professional ethics.
inquiry is an ongoing process of discovery, and you are
invited to join in! Our findings
are organized into answers to questions
about the essentials of Organizational Integrity and
what it means for business, government and other associations.
Take a look at the toolkit based
upon the philosophical premises of this Web site and our
experience. Learn more about the nature of our evolutionary
site is a public service of the Ethics
& Policy Integration Centre. Please
join us in shaping a better
worldone organization at a time!