Building Ethical Institutions for Business

Laszlo Zsolnai, & Laszlo Fekete ‘Building Ethical Institutions for Business.’ Journal of Business Ethics, 2004, vol.53, no. 1, pp. 1-2

Ethics in business is not only about personal choices, nor about organizational or corporate habits and behavior or even about global developments. Ethics in business is facing increasingly institutions of various kinds, social, economic, political, by which ethical possibilities for business are greatly influenced, positively or negatively. We can think of new alliances between public and private players, or of the current system of financial transactions on a global scale. The conference was about the moral quality of institutional arrangements, be they existing or newly to be developed, and about how to manage them in a morally sound way.

Building Ethical Institutions for Business