Topic: Ethics

Moral principles that govern a person's behaviour or the conducting of an activity


L'Oreal's chief ethics officer asks 5 questions on organisational culture

Emmanuel Lulin, Chief ethics officer of L'Oreal, proposes key questions every director should answer to test their culture.

Top 5 CEO turnover trends for boards

CEO management and turnover can be a challenging issue for organisations seeking stable governance. In particular, the role of the CEO in relation to boards and governance is a hot topic according to ...

New governance tools to combat modern slavery

Every industry exposed, every company’s responsibility to end this practice, says ACSI.

Whistleblower legislation passes Senate

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018 has passed through the Senate and is expected to be approved by the House of Representatives early next year.

Modern slavery laws: how boards must comply

Australia has passed the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth), and boards need to start work now to comply with mandatory reporting by 2020. The good news is that business can gain reputational benefits &nda...

Modern Slavery reporting is here

The Act will introduce a modern slavery reporting requirement (extending to an entity’s supply chains) designed to strengthen Australia’s response to modern slavery. The explanatory memorandum indicat...

What we know about the Aged Care Royal far

On Sunday 16 September, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the establishment of a Royal Commission into the Aged Care sector. The Prime Minister said, “This Royal Commission will primarily ...

AICD Business Law and Ethics Prize

In June 2018, the Australian Institute of Company Directors was proud to award Andrew Schlencker with the AICD Business Law and Ethics Prize.

Modern slavery reporting is on its way

The Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (Cth) (Commonwealth Bill) was introduced into the House of Representatives on 28th June 2018 and has been referred to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislati...

Directors, is ethics on your board agenda?

Five ways to start the conversation for your board of directors in the wake of the banking Royal Commission from Peter Collins GAICD, Director of the Centre for Ethical Leadership.
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