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Chapter 4: The Institutionalization of Business Ethics

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Managing Ethical Risk Through Mandated and Voluntary Programs

Mandated Requirements for Legal Compliance

  • Laws Regulating Competition
  • Laws Protecting Consumers
  • Laws Promoting Equity and Safety
  • Laws Protecting the Environment

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act

  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
  • Conflicts of Interest: Auditor and Analyst Independence
  • Enhanced Financial Disclosures
  • Whistle-Blower Protection
  • Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability
  • Cost of Compliance

Laws That Encourage Ethical Conduct

Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations

Highly Appropriate Core Practices

  • Philanthropic Contributions
  • Strategic Philanthropy


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