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Social Sector Ethics

Concern for others. The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics imagines a world where such concern drives all important decisions. Many nonprofit organizations, volunteers, foundations, philanthropists, consultants and advisors share this vision as an aspect of the work they do in the social sector.


What is Social Sector Ethics?

Naomi Nakano-Matsumoto, former assistant director of Social Sector Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, discusses various ethical issues faced by the social sector including conflicts of interest and appropriate governance practices.

Commentary on Social Sector Ethics

    Standards for Excellence®

    Standards for Excellence® is a customized ethics training program for nonprofits and philanthropists in the Social Sector.

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    Workplace Diversity Dialogues

    The problems women and minorities face in Silicon Valley can be solvable if the issues are considered as ethical dilemmas. We will explore the issues both philosophically and practically in this dialogue series during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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