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Business Ethics

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics is a catalyst for dialogue on the best way to create an ethical organizational culture within Silicon Valley businesses and around the globe.

We offer a wealth of resources in business ethics. Our programs focus on businesses in the Silicon Valley, whose practices are a bellwether for the performance of worldwide companies especially in the technology sector, but also more broadly. We believe that it is especially important to impact business leaders, as tone at the top influences the entire ethical culture of an organization. We work with senior management teams, corporate boards, ethics and compliance officers, human resource and leadership development professionals.

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    Ethics Intern at Adobe

    Adobe joins Cisco and Intel as internship sites.

    The Center's Business Ethics Internship program grows to three host sites. Interns work in ethics & compliance roles at Silicon Valley companies, and complete an ethics curriculum with Center staff.

    Criminal Justice and the Catholic Conscience

    Leo E. Strine Jr., chief justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, reflects on how his exposure to Christian, and specifically Catholic, teaching, morals, and ethics influences his view of his judicial and public policy role in addressing the difficult subject of criminal justice.

      Business Ethics Stories


        May 11, 2016 | 5pm

        The Behavioral Movement: What Business Professionals Should Know About Human Nature
        Remarks from Hersh Shefrin and Ann Tenbrunsel
        Reception Following
        St. Clare Room, Harrington Learning Commons
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