Business Ethics Centre (BEC) is a joint unit of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences and Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management. BEC was established in 1999 and is the first and the only such a unit operating in Poland. Its mission is to serve as a centre of excellence in the discipline of Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility. Its activity is recognised both by the country’s academia and business and by foreign/international scholars and organisations. BEC’s programme “European Standards of Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility” was awarded recently the Grand Prix for the best Polish Educational Programme by Polish Managers Association and Deloitte.