The Institute’s publication, Reflecting an International Workforce: The Comprehensive Guide to Developing an Effective Global Business Conduct Program, is available for purchase. Such fixes are not, however, a response to the deeper underlying problem of having a president with little commitment to responsible business behavior who sets a troubling ethical example for other U.S. investors who are not entangled in conflicts of interest, but who face ethical dilemmas as they seek to invest and trade worldwide.
Keating explains that ethical leadership focuses on how leaders use their social power in the decision they make, actions they engage in and ways they influence others (Keating 7).” According to Keating, there are 6 attributes of ethical leadership: character/integrity, ethical awareness, community/people orientation, motivational, encouraging/empowering and ethical accountability.
For example, a business which does not show care for where it disposes its waste products, or fails to take a long-term view when buying up land for development, is damaging the world in which every human being lives, and damaging the future prospects of all companies.
Partnering with UN Women to empower Indigenous women in Chile: In 2016, we began working with UN Women and the Government of Chile on a collaborative project to promote the empowerment, leadership, and economic and social participation of Indigenous women in northern Chile.
These policies can be simple exhortations in broad, highly generalized language (typically called a corporate ethics statement), or they can be more detailed policies, containing specific behavioural requirements (typically called corporate ethics codes).