Topic: Ethics

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


Keeping AI honest

Dr Mahendra Samarawickrama GAICD details innovative contributions by the Australian Red Cross to AI governance — uplifting ESG strategies while driving AI for sustainability.

Casting a vote of confidence

The latest AICD Directors’ Sentiment Index paints a more optimistic picture for 2022, with climate, cybersecurity and infrastructure investment front of mind.

Building an AI-first company: A director's guide

AI is complex and involves ethical challenges. How should directors be approaching this transformative technology? AI-focused venture capitalist Ash Fontana gives a how-to guide in this video.

What the law reveals about our ethics

The law can be seen as a reflection of our ethics, so it’s interesting to look at recent legal developments and consider how they might be shifting the ‘ethical goalposts’. Here, ethics expert and for...

Are you ready for changes to cyber risk fraud controls?

A new Australian Standard AS8001:2008 - Fraud & Corruption Control was released on 11 June 2021. The standard is of particular importance to boards and importantly how they assess their cyber risk...

5 reasons directors must actively consider ethics in the boardroom

While directors are bound by fiduciary and statutory duties, including the duty to act in the best interests of the organisation, it is imperative that board decisions take an ethical lens and conside...

How directors can support CEOs on navigating stakeholder trust

Establishing and maintaining stakeholder trust has become an increasingly important part of a CEO’s job. However, new research shows that only 40 per cent of CEOs in Australia and New Zealand believe ...

Time to listen and act

Australia has had a necessary and overdue conversation about sexual harassment, sexual assault and women’s safety.

Boards may be punished for greed: AICD Life Fellow Dr Allan Hawke AC

Over the many decades of his distinguished public career, Canberra Raiders chairman Dr Allan Hawke AC FAICDLife has been outspoken on a number of issues. These include the lack of women in the public ...

Mind the gap: Call for boards to check execs on company values

Australian company directors should do more to close the gap between values espoused at board level and the differing actions of executives, according to governance expert Barry Rafe FAICD who teaches...
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