General ethics-related organisations
In our Ethics Links section you will find a wide variety of websites which we feel may be of interest or use to our site vistors.
St James Ethics Centre does not necessarily endorse these sites. Nor is the Centre responsible for the content of external websites.
AAPAE: Australian Association for Professional and Applied Ethics. This site includes links to professional and applied ethics resources on the web.
Business in the Community: a unique movement of 700 member companies committed to continually improving their positive impact on society. It is an independent charity with 20 years experience of achieving our charitable purpose “to create a public benefit by working with companies to improve the positive impact of business in society' .
Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs: the Council was established by Andrew Carnegie in 1914 to work toward the ideal of world peace. Today it is a forum for research and education in ethics and international policy.
Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility: the website of the Jerusalem based Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility, includes a comprehensive library of articles and The Jewish Ethicist, a weekly column that provides advice on everyday business and work dilemmas.
Corporate Responsibility Index (Australia): a strategic management tool to enhance the capacity of Australian business to develop, measure and communicate best practice in the field of corporate social responsibility. St James Ethics Centre is trustee of the Corporate Responsibility Index.
COVE (Centre on Values and Ethics): COVE is based in Carlton University, Canada. The organisation sets for itself three goals with respect to values and ethics: research, dissemination of research, and education and training.
Ethical Business Network: based in Melbourne, Australia. This site features details of a number of ethics-related events in Australia.
Ethical Trading Initiative: based in the UK, ETI is an alliance of companies, non-governmental organisations and trade unions. It exists to identify and promote good practice in the implementation of codes of labour practice.
Ethics Resource Center: The Ethics Resource Center (ERC) is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organisations whose vision is a world where individuals and organisations act with integrity.
ethicsweb.ca: a Canadian site providing links to other Canadian sites dealing with diverse areas such as stem cells, pharmaco ethics, feminist ethics, non-profit ethics, environmental ethics, legal ethics, medical ethics, nursing ethics, etc.
Forum for the Future: Forum for the Future's mission is to accelerate the building of a sustainable way of life, taking a positive, solutions-oriented approach.
Institute for Business Ethics: Based in the UK, IBE was established in 1986 to encourage high standards of corporate and business behaviour and the sharing of best practice. Its vision is to be the leader in knowledge and practice of corporate business ethics.
Institute for Global Ethics: Seeks to promote ethical behaviour in individuals, institutions and nations through research, public discourse and practical action.
International Business Ethics Institute: With offices in the US and Europe the institute seeks to foster global business practices which promote equitable economic development, resource sustainability and just forms of government.
International Center for Information Ethics: Information ethics deals with ethical questions particularly in the mass media, in computer science, in the biological sciences, in the library and information science field, in the business field and in the Internet. This is an academic website on information ethics. It is a platform for exchanging information about worldwide teaching and research in this field.
Jewish Association of Business Ethics: Encouraging high standards of integrity in business and professional conduct by promoting and teaching the Jewish ethical approach to business and contributing to the debate in wider society.
The Kenan Institute for Ethics: a university-wide initiative at Duke University that supports the study and teaching of ethics and promotes moral reflection and commitment in personal, professional, community, and civic life.
Practical Ethics Center: seeks to promote high quality teaching and research in all areas of applied and professional ethics and to promote sophisticated discussions concerning matters of ethics in public life among professionals, leaders and citizens.
St James Ethics Centre: a fully independent not-for-profit organisation which provides a non-judgemental forum for the promotion and exploration of ethics and ethical decision-making.
Sustainable Development: seeks to educate a global audience by providing information and knowledge on all aspects of sustainable development and environmental issues through cross-media platforms.
SustainAbility: Based in the UK, SustainAbility focuses on how the sustainable development (SD) agenda fits within business strategy in environmental, social and economic terms - the 'triple bottom line'.
United Nations Global Compact: an international initiative intended to bring companies together with UN agencies, labour, non-governmental organisations and other civil-society actors to foster action and partnerships in the pursuit of good corporate citizenship.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development: WBCSD is a coalition of 160 international companies united by a shared commitment to sustainable development via the three pillars of economic growth, ecological balance and social progress.