The Centre for Business and Public Sector Ethics, Cambridge, founded in 1988, has its own staff in Cambridge but unites, on a national, European and international basis, university professors, businessmen, government officials and professionals, such as chartered accountants and bankers.
The primary function of Centre for Business and Public Sector Ethics, Cambridge, is quality research. The Centre has developed its own unique lateral methodology across a number of disciplines to research complex ethical, social and environmental issues. By this method, the Centre has created a databank and a unique body of knowledge. One of the Centre’s published books (Espionage & Secrecy) won a prize in the USA in 1991 for its outstanding scholarship (see the Centre’s publications www.ethicspress.com)
The Centre undertakes research on all the subjects listed below. If you would like a research assignment undertaken, please contact us. In addition, the Centre can direct research for short term visitors to Cambridge from academia, business and government and work on joint collaborative projects globally.
The Centre’s fields of research, teaching and expertise include:
Banking & Financial Services
Corporate Social Responsibility
Environmental Ethics/Sustainable Development
Government Ethics/Political Ethics
and other ethics/corporate social responsibility subjects founded on the core disciplines and practices of law, business management, political science, public policy and administration, environmental sciences and other social sciences.
Advisory Services, Projects undertaken, conferences and seminars
The Centre is willing to provide advisory services to businesses and Governments in the above subjects on request. The Centre also gives keynote addresses, holds conferences, seminars and publishes books and articles. The Centre unites academia with Government officials, business executives and professionals in its research, dissemination, and advisory methodology.