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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). 

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News & Updates

February 26, 2021 Board members of Texas electrical grid operator resign after deadly winter storm, power crisis

Source: 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.

February 26, 2021 CARE and Cargill reflect on 10 years of cocoa sustainability in West Africa

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 Problem

Source: 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 manipulation

Source: 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 Extinction

Source: 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 thought

Source: 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 Sustainability

Source: 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 America

Source: 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...

July 14, 2020 What is Greenwashing? The Importance of Maintaining Perspective in ESG Communications

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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