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.
Business Ethics Podcasts
When business and national interests conflict
David Yosifon, Santa Clara Law Professor, explores how corporations consider the impact of their business decisions on their home country and its interests. Commentary response from Dick Levy, Sutter Health director and former CEO & Chair of Varian Medical Systems. Read Professor Yosifon's published article, Is Corporate Patriotism a Virtue?
Cisco's Roxane Marenberg on Business Ethics Internships
Business Ethics Videos
Business Ethics Commentary
Companies argue the executive order will hurt economy and ability to recruit employees.
Top stories in 2016
Highlights include VW prosecutions, Wells Fargo phony accounts scandal, and outsourcing
Self-interest and the values of globalization have led Silicon Valley companies to speak out against Trump's travel ban.