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On Ethics and Ethical Behavior
"Ethos," the Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-332 BCE) taught the world some 24 centuries ago, is very important for leaders to have and to demonstrate if they want to succeed in shaping public opinion. Individual and collective ethos is at the heart of who we are and what we stand for. Aristotle perfected his principles of rhetoric " effective political speech -- and taught his students the power of rhetoric, which he explained was one of the foundation stones of [then] emerging western democracy (in Ancient Greece).
News & Updates
February 26, 2021 Board members of Texas electrical grid operator resign after deadly winter storm, power crisisSource: Fox News
The top board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced that they would resign from their posts on Wednesday after a deadly winter storm system left millions without power amid subzero temperatures.
Source: Confectionery News
CARE and Cargill report highlights a decade of making a positive impact in West Africa cocoa growing communities.
February 25, 2021 Bad Sustainability Writing Is Everywhere, and It’s a ProblemSource: Sustainable Brands
The proliferation of ineffective communications is holding sustainability back in its most critical decade. There is no more time for boring, beige writing. We need language that teaches, convinces and inspires — before it’s too...
Research & Insights
June 20, 2019 China’s economic census uncovers more fake data as officials promise ‘zero tolerance’ to data manipulationSource: South China Morning Post
Officials in the central Chinese city of Guanghan have been found to have gone to extraordinary lengths to manipulate raw data to obscure the real picture of the health of the economy, according to the National Bureau of...
February 7, 2019 Humans Are Eating Most of Earth's Largest Animals to ExtinctionSource: Live Science
According to the authors, at least 200 species (70 percent) of the world's largest animals are seeing their populations dwindle, and more than 150 face the risk of outright extinction
February 4, 2019 Vaping may be more harmful to teens than we thoughtSource: MarketWatch
Vaping is linked to at least trying a traditional cigarette, especially among “low-risk” youths, according to researchers at Boston University, University of Louisville and University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Commentary & Opinion
January 29, 2021 Opinion: Environmental justice must be foundational to the new School of SustainabilitySource: Stanford Daily
We are writing as a diverse group of Stanford staff, students, and faculty committed to Environmental Justice for Sustainability at Stanford. This weekend, faculty will gather for a deliberative democracy process guiding plans...
December 21, 2020 These are the 17 worst companies to work for in AmericaSource: Yahoo Finance
We’ve compiled a list of the worst-rated companies on Glassdoor, focusing on those with at least 10,000 employees and 1,000 reviews. In the case of ties, we prioritized companies that workers would be least likely to recommend to...
Source: AlphaSense, Pamela Styles principal of Next Level Investor Relations LLC,
“Greenwashing” can generally be described as ‘the practice of only paying lip service to environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors with token gestures.’ In practice, greenwashing occurs when an organization presents...
I have gained this by philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
--Aristotle, on Ethics
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