Running Your Business – Putting Ethics First, Profits Second

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A Collection of Web Pages About Running A Business While  Putting Ethics First

Why is ethics important to business?

As part of Margot James MP’s Aspirations Programme for young people in the West Midlands in the UK, ACCA was invited along to tell them about a career in accountancy.

We also held a blog competition about why ethics is important to business. The winner was Guvan Singh Riar, 16 years old, from West Midlands…More at

The Importance of Ethics in Business | Investopedia

No matter the size, industry or level of profitability of an organization, business ethics are one of the most important aspects of long-term success.

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The system of moral and ethical beliefs that guides the values, behaviors and decisions of a business organization and the individuals within that organization is known as business ethics…More at

Business Ethics Examples

12 Ethical Principles for Business Executives – Josephson Business Ethics

1. HONESTY. Ethical executives are honest and truthful in all their dealings and they do not deliberately mislead or deceive others by misrepresentations, overstatements, partial truths, selective omissions, or any other means.

2. INTEGRITY. Ethical executives demonstrate personal integrity and the courage of their convictions by doing what they think is right even when there is great pressure to do otherwise; they are principled, honorable and upright; they will fight for their beliefs. They will not sacrifice principle for expediency, be hypocritical, or unscrupulous.

3. PROMISE-KEEPING & TRUSTWORTHINESS. Ethical executives are worthy of trust. They are candid and forthcom…More at

12 Business Ethics Examples

Discover the 12 examples of business ethics that you need to follow to ensure you’re always operating “above the board” and building trust with your customers.

In their simplest form, ethics are the moral standards you rely on when you make a decision.

They define what’s right and wrong, and outline the kind of behavior that businesses should not engage in…More at

Business Ethics – What is it? Definition, Examples and More

Businesses face ethical issues and decisions almost every day. The concept explores what is means for companies and what they can do to coordinate the interests of their stakeholders.

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