ETHICAL SYSTEMS Cheating, misconduct, deception and other forms of unethical behavior are widespread today, not just in business but in sports, government, schools, and many other arenas. While the media often focuses on extreme cases of cheating and sensational scams (such as Madoff’s ponzi scheme)­­­, less attention is paid to what researchers call “ordinary unethical behavior.” For example:…

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Business Ethics Resource Center collaborated with Ethical Systems at the NYU Stern School of Business to bring ES’s “Breaking the Fever” podcast to BERC. Breaking the Fever is a 26-part series examining climate change, the pandemic, and ethics. A cross-disciplinary cast of thought leaders talk through a range of challenges and possible responses to the…

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Ethical Systems’ Breaking the FeverPodcast Series on Climate Change – Episode 6 In episode 6, Dr Jill Atkins, Chair in Financial Management, Sheffield University Management School, outlined a global agenda for finance, business, and biodiversity. The pandemic is finally bringing business and investor attention to biodiversity issues, which are comparable in scale and impact to…

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Ethical Systems’ Breaking the FeverPodcast Series on Climate Change – Episode 7 In episode 7, Charles Green, CEO, Trusted Advisors Associates, put people back at the center of the trust equation and discussed why trust is so widely misunderstood and mischaracterized. A fascinating look at what it takes to give, and to receive, trust, in…

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Ethical Systems’ Breaking the FeverPodcast Series on Climate Change – Episode 8 In episode 8, Peter Christian Hall spoke about his 2012 novel, American Fever: A Tale of Romance and Pestilence. In this episode, we talk about fiction, history, the lived experience, and how to navigate the medical and political unknown in the coming weeks…

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Ethical Systems’ Breaking the FeverPodcast Series on Climate Change – Episode 9 In episode 9, Preventable Surprises CEO Jerome Tagger presented the results of a survey of ESG influencers on the response to Covid-19. Raj Thamotheram engaged Prof Hans. V Hogerzeil, Chair, Expert Review Committee of the Access to Medicine Index, formerly WHO Director for…

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Ethical Systems’ Breaking the FeverPodcast Series on Climate Change – Episode 10 In episode 10, JS Nelson, associate professor of law at Villanova University, spoke about her work on surveillance, management culture, and compliance. The workplace has seen a striking acceleration of surveillance-led management over the past several years, and the pandemic has given these…

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Ethical Systems’ Breaking the FeverPodcast Series on Climate Change – Episode 11 In episode 11, Navtej Sarna, former Indian Ambassador to the United States, spoke about the impact of the pandemic on Indian society, and diplomatic, cultural, and economic relations between India, the U.S., and the world.

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Ethical Systems’ Breaking the FeverPodcast Series on Climate Change – Episode 12 In episode 12, Jenny Vaughan, human rights director at BSR, talked about how responses to the crisis look from the perspective of business and human rights, and how organizations can built resilience by tackling systemic risks.

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Ethical Systems’ Breaking the FeverPodcast Series on Climate Change – Episode 13 In episode 13, Gabriel Filippelli, Chancellor’s Professor of Earth Sciences and Director, Center for Urban Health at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, discussed the pandemic and climate change, and what the climate movement can tell us about societal responses to systemic risks. From tipping…

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