It is not always easy to understand the motivations of an organisation to make claims about the ethical attributes of a product, a service or the company as a brand. Does it reflect a real commitment to adopt high ethical standards or is the goal to make the company more ethical than it actually is? What is “ethical washing” and how can it be detected? Can regulation foster ethical business practices? Alumni of the global Prize “Ethics & Trust in Finance for a Sustainable Future” share their insights on this issue.
- Leire San Jose, Spain
- Cristóbal M. Gómez Gutiérrez, Panama & Costa Rica
- Mateusz Kucz, Poland
- Simone Heinemann, Germany