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The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics was founded in 1991 with support from Indiana University and the Lilly Endowment to encourage interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching of high quality in practical and professional ethics by educators and practitioners who appreciate the practical-theoretical aspects of their subjects. The Association facilitates communication and joint ventures among centers, schools, colleges, business and nonprofit organizations and individuals concerned with the interdisciplinary study and teaching of practical and professional ethics.
We are an academic organisation dedicated to philosophical research in normative ethics, meta-ethics, and moral psychology. Our annual conference is the leading forum for the discussion of ethical theory in the UK philosophy calendar. Membership is open to everyone.
The Business Degree Project seeks to provide a comprehensive look at the institution of business, common issues and questions. Their mission is to have someplace business professionals and hopefuls can refer to for insights, ideas, and improvement. Their Morality and Ethics resource section contains useful links in the areas of Generic Ethics, Professional Ethics, Business Ethics, Business and Applied Ethics, Media and Publications, and Professional Organizations.
The Maguire Center's mission is to recognize, honor, and model ethical behavior; provide moral reflection on contemporary issues; and celebrate ethics that reflect SMU's fundamental goals throughout the campus and in the Greater Dallas community.
Maintained by The American Journal of Bioethics, the leading source of news, scholarship, jobs, graduate programs and materials for a broad readership.
An international leader in the exploration of ethics, the Emory Center for Ethics is dedicated to exploring how ethical issues underlie the decisions that shape our minds, lives, and society. To do so, scholars from across the university gather at the Center to collaborate and study. The Center also hosts public programs, partners and consults with private and public community organizations, and teaches students at every level of university life. The Center is committed to asking tough questions and developing strategies to help enable people and organizations put ethics into practice.
The Center for Professional and Applied Ethics collaborates with a diverse range of on-campus and off-campus constituencies. Together we shape an intellectual, interdisciplinary, and moral space in which people can critically assess, thoughtfully discuss, and strategically address the ethical challenges that confront them, specifically in the realms of business, healthcare, information technology, engineering, education, the arts, popular culture, and public policy.
Codes of Ethics Online, from the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology
The Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions (CSEP) was established in 1976 to promote research and teaching on practical moral problems in the professions. The first interdisciplinary center for ethics to focus on the professions, CSEP continues to be one of the nation's leading centers for practical and professional ethics. It is known for its work on ethics in engineering and science and in related areas of business.
ERC is a leader in both national ethics surveys and private surveys for individual organizations. Using this data, ERC provides a national benchmark for ethical standards in the workplace.
The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture (IASC) is an interdisciplinary research center and intellectual community committed to understanding contemporary cultural change and its wide-ranging individual and social consequences. The IASC is located at the University of Virginia.
Founded in 1990, the Institute for Global Ethics (IGE) is an independent, nonsectarian, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting ethical action in a global context. Our challenge is to explore the global common ground of values, elevate awareness of ethics, provide practical tools for making ethical decisions, and encourage moral actions based on those decisions.
Josephson Institute develops and delivers services and materials to increase ethical commitment, competence, and practice in all segments of society. A nonpartisan and nonsectarian 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Institute is funded by individual donations, foundation and corporate grants, fees and contributions for services, and sales of publications, curricular materials, and other products. The Institute also works collaboratively with influential organizations and individuals in a variety of fields.
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University is one of the preeminent centers for research and dialogue on ethical issues in critical areas of American life. The center works with faculty, staff, students, community leaders, and the public to address ethical issues more effectively in teaching, research, and action.
Olsson Center for Applied Ethics (Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia)
An international leader in the field of business ethics, the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics serves as a critical resource for executives, scholars, students and Darden alumni who are faced with the challenges of integrating ethical thinking into business decision-making.
This page covers the Vision and Mission of the institue and the foundations and legacy of value theory and Robert S. Hartman.
The Chumir Foundation was created from a bequest by Sheldon M. Chumir, Rhodes Scholar, lawyer, businessman, civil libertarian and Alberta MLA (1986 - 1992). Mr. Chumir believed that ethical values are fundamental to a healthy society, and wished this Foundation to operate so as to influence ethical actions in the practical world of politics, business, government as well as community structures and processes.
The W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics (the Centre) is an interdisciplinary research unit within the College for Interdisciplinary Studies, at the University of British Columbia. The Centre was created in 1993 with endowments by W. Maurice Young (LLD) and the Bentall Foundation. The Centre’s affairs are managed by a Coordinating Committee representing faculty, students and research associates, chaired by the Director of the Centre.
The Carol and Lawrence Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research was established in 1997. The mission of the Center is to sponsor and disseminate leading edge research on critical topics in business ethics. It provides students, educators, business leaders, and policy makers with research to meet the ethical, governance, and compliance challenges that arise in complex business transactions. The Zicklin center supports research that examines those organizational incentives and disincentives that promote ethical business practices, along with the firm-level features, processes, and decision making associated with failures of governance, compliance, and integrity.
Established in 1990 through the generosity of Laurance S. Rockefeller ‘32, the University Center for Human Values fosters ongoing inquiry into important ethical issues in private and public life and supports teaching, research, and discussion of ethics and human values throughout the curriculum and across the disciplines at Princeton University.