Codes of Ethics Handbook
The Ethics Institute of Southern Africa has updated its 'Codes of Ethics Handbook' and it is now free to download via its website.
It provides practical guidance to persons in governance and management positions who have some form of responsibility for developing or implementing codes of ethics. Well worth the ...
Certified Ethics Officers - Did you know?
The Ethics Institute is currently the only organisation certifying individuals as Ethics Officers in South Africa and in Africa. Certification is issued in partnership with the University of Stellenbosch Business School: Executive Development on Level 6.
It also recognises Professor Willem Landman, the founding CEO of The Ethics Institute, as ...
The influence of COVID-19 on the mental health curve
This article was first published on 26 June 2020 for the Ethics Institute monthly newsletter.
By Nicole Konstantinopoulos
'We are currently facing more than one pandemic. Yes, COVID-19 may be getting all the attention right now, but there are other pertinent issues in our society. Some may argue that racism ...
Culture and ethics
Markets 'fairer' for advised clients and COVID-19
Data from the CFA Institute in the UK has revealed that some 57% of those with an adviser trusted the financial services industry, while just a third (33%) of retail investors without an adviser thought the sector was trustworthy.
The CFA Institute polled 3,525 investors in Q1 this year ...
How can we address 'flexibility' on ethics in the financial services industry?
The following article was first published in 2014 but a lot of its contents resonate today still.
In 2014 the Economist Intelligence Unit published a report sponsored by the CFA Institute and entitled 'A Crisis of Culture: Valuing ethics and knowledge in financial services' investigating the culture within leading ...
The Ethics of AI – AI in the financial services sector: grand opportunities and great challenges
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been finding its way into the financial services industry for some time, and there’s no denying that the technology offers immeasurable benefits. AI can increase the efficiency, optimize processes, reduce costs and enrich the customer experience. Possible applications range from customer service and marketing to asset ...