Employees Care About Ethics at Work

It has not escaped any well-attuned management these days that employees are overflowing with strong opinions, and lots of them, often on subjects that were traditionally frowned upon as talking points in the workplace. Those days are gone, writes Ian Heinig on The Manifest. “People want their work to have integrity...As the work-life barrier becomes more porous, employees seek jobs that help them feel ethically sound...Hence, a company’s social and environmental commitments are key drivers in employee recruitment, retention, and loyalty.” For those looking for data to support this anecdotal evidence, Heinig’s report, “How Do Employees Act When Faced with Unethical Company Behavior,” provides the numbers as to how much ethics matters in today’s work environment.

Company News

Jun 9, 2011 8:00 AM ET

I’ve attended 5 Cause Marketing Forum annual conferences and I’m always incredibly impressed with the quality of presentations, speakers and attendees. As the prolific cause...

read more
Jun 9, 2011 7:00 AM ET

So, what does putting people first really mean? 

Many companies have mission statements hanging on the wall espousing values that put people first, but if you ask the staff, those values often are not manifesting in the company...
read more
Jun 8, 2011 6:00 PM ET
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) RACINE, Wis., June 8, 2011 – Today SC Johnson was named as one of the top 10 greenest brands in the annual...
read more
Jun 8, 2011 5:20 PM ET

Taproot's Founder and President, Aaron Hurst sits down with Evan Hochberg, National Director of...

read more
Jun 8, 2011 4:35 PM ET

When major sections of the country experience prolonged hot dry weather, as we are seeing now in portions of the South and West, red flags go up about water quality and quantity. Many local governments establish water remediation plans...

read more
Jun 8, 2011 4:29 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Washington, D.C. - June 8, 2011 - As a nod to the importance of private-sector involvement in decision-making about disaster response, the U.S. Chamber BCLC today announced the appointment of...

read more
Jun 8, 2011 4:15 PM ET

Loblaw was recently named 4th out of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada 2011 by Corporate Knights magazine.


read more
Jun 8, 2011 2:45 PM ET

Styrofoam containers have reached near iconic status as symbols of rampant pollution.  They take hundreds of years to biodegrade, contain suspected carcinogens, and are not accepted in the vast majority of recycling programs nationwide...

read more
Jun 8, 2011 2:15 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 8, 2011 - Monterey, Calif. - June 8, 2011 - Companies and executives leading sustainability innovation across a spectrum of industries have convened at...

read more
Jun 8, 2011 1:55 PM ET

This week on Sea Change Radio a rare interview with Bill Kreutzmann, original drummer of the Grateful Dead, and organic gardener. Host ...

read more