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  1. Global trade spurs tie-ups with NGOs

    Posted Jul 22nd 2010, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The terms 'sustainability' and 'responsible business model' have become part of official and public discourse on the mainland. However, structural changes in government policies and business operations that foster more tangibl ...

  2. Facing an ethical dilemma

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai One of the lessons learned from the global financial crisis was the importance of business ethics. As a result, many banks are looking for recruits with good character. 'Following the 'financial tsunami', the business community and society have been awakened to the importance of ethics,' says Lee Kam-hon, professor of marketing at Chinese University. ...

  3. Morality and ethics at the heart of course

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... look to apply what we have taught immediately. The ethical fibre is very strong in our alumni.' The SCMP/Henley MBA Scholarship programme offers two executives in Hong Kong a unique ... Business School, which focuses on teaching the importance of upholding the 'moral high ground' in business. 'Morality and ethics are not just modules in the MBA. ...

  4. Setting ethical standards

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Eileen Lian

    ... Eileen Lian Ethical standards are becoming just as important to employers in the investment sector as competency in key areas. 'In order to stay competitive, investment professionals have to uphold ethical and professional standards, and provide clients with relevant, professional and credible advice,' says Ashvin Vibhakar, managing director of Asia-Pacific operations ...

  5. Focus on ethics and critical thinking

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Written by Wong Yat-hei The department of religion and philosophy at Baptist University offers a master of arts in liberal studies and ethics to prepare secondary school teachers to teach ... in senior secondary schools' liberal studies syllabus, while retaining a strong focus on ethics and critical thinking. The core topics in the new syllabus include ethical issues in personal ...

  6. Bullies can cause office hell

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... headaches and tiredness. 'I felt sick all the time and had to apply for sick leave.' Professor Siu Oi-ling, head of sociology and social policy at Lingnan University, says office bullying ...

  7. Octopus isn't the only predator out there

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Mike Rowse

    ... that's what companies do. You get something; they get something. If you don't want them using your personal data, don't give them any and don't apply for the card. Or take ...

  8. Doing business with rights-abusing regimes

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Ian Holliday

    ... and applied widely. It could be that, even when this is done, global opinion will remain largely unchanged. Maybe Burma and North Korea are simply very different from China and Vietnam, with perverse ... moral condemnation is applied selectively. The 10-year-old Global Compact is best placed for triggering debate. Through local networks of companies committed to responsible and sustainable ...

  9. Environment protection is a community effort

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of our natural surroundings, and aspirations towards them. Officials have to apply the legislation intelligently, and judges impose penalties that deter. It is a community effort. We are seeing ...

  10. A ray of hope for UN's struggle against human-trafficking

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Isabella Steger Working on the assumption that Hong Kong's finance community is reserved, Matt Friedman did not have high hopes when he was in the city last week to secure support and funds for his work against human-trafficking in Southeast Asia. &# ...




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