FOCUS - Example of a principles-based code of ethics structure
Principle 1: Competence
Individuals across the financial services industry shall develop and maintain the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviour to ensure that their activities are conducted professionally and proficiently. This includes acting with diligence, as well as obtaining, and regularly updating, the appropriate qualifications, training, expertise and practical ...
Corporate governance index reaches record lows
Less than half of audit executives surveyed in a new report believe ethics is integral in the workplace. That, notes a Fin24 report, is according to the Institute of Internal Auditors SA whose Corporate Governance Index report revealed that the overall ranking of ethics, compliance and assurance dropped 6.6 ...
The end of intelligence as we know it
Artificial intelligence techniques have become an essential part of the technology industry, helping to solve many challenging problems in computer science, software engineering and operations research. At the same time, notes Legalbrief, there are growing concerns over the laws and ethics that are involved with AI and how to ...
Reading - Interesting ethics articles published recently
Interesting recent articles on ethics for further reading: