Workers Worldwide Just Got Some Good News

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In what has been called the “biggest moment for workers’ rights in a quarter of a century,” the International Labor Organization (ILO) adopted a safe and healthy work environment as one of its five fundamental principles and rights at work for all at its June 2022 international conference.

The Lasting Anguish of Moral Injury

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On a Sunday evening in September 1994, David Peters drove to a church service in Beckley, West Virginia, as the sun set over the horizon. He was 19 years old, just back from Marine Corps boot camp.

Law Designed to Protect Uyghurs Restricts Products from Xinjiang

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A new law that bans the import of goods produced with forced labor in the Xinjiang, China, presumes that goods manufactured there or that include raw materials from that region deploy forced labor for members of the Uyghur community.

What Have We Learned About Business and Ethics from the Pandemic Discussion Series: Part One

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In this episode of the Work in Progress podcast, host Christopher Michaelson is joined by Alison Taylor and Ed Freeman to discuss profit and price-gouging during the pandemic and to what extent the cost of doing business has been externalized onto stakeholders.

Why It Seems Like So Many Big Tech Whistleblowers Are Women

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A number of high-profile whistleblowers in the technology industry have stepped into the spotlight in the past few years.

Breaking the Fever: It Takes Two to Tango: In the Life of Oligarchs with Elisabeth Schimpfössl

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In this episode of our Breaking the Fever podcast, we speak with Elisabeth Schimpfössl about the targeting of Russian oligarchs with economic sanctions and other restrictive measures.

What Does Storytelling Have to Do with Business Ethics?

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If you commit to telling stories that lead your employees to certain ethical conclusions, are you upping your odds of guiding those employees to high ethical standards?

Leaders, Are You Sure People Trust You?

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Whenever I ask leaders, “Do your people trust you?” they usually return an incredulous look of, “Well, why wouldn’t they trust me?”