Social Sector Ethics Director Joan Harrington analyzes ethical issues in nonprofits and philanthropy.
While nonprofits may be careful to avoid investing in areas that are directly in conflict with their missions, this view has generally not broadened to ESG investing.
Giving through donor advised funds raises some ethical issues, but it can be done ethically.
After instances of mass violence, we express our grief with acts of mourning at the scene and raising money for the victims’ funerals and for their families, but we need to do more to initiate long-term change.
Nonprofits and their philanthropists support community organizations in their efforts to vaccinate those who may otherwise be overlooked.
Shouldn’t we be helping those that need it the most?
The Paycheck Protection Program, part of the CARES Act, doesn’t require potential recipients to consider their need compared to others, ensuring there will be enough support for the neediest among them, but maybe it should.
Most of the organizations that put on the annual entertainment award shows, including the Grammys, are nonprofit organizations and, as such, have a special responsibility to the general public.
New guide offers principles, techniques, and a framework for ethical storytelling decisions
Nonprofits need to incorporate ethical analysis into gift acceptance processes.
Are your social media stories aligned with your mission?
Is your social media program fulfilling your mission?