Building ethical organizations

Without ethics what is your organization worth?

David Rodin speaks to the Financial Times

“Rodin was at the start of a philosophical journey into the ethics of warfare that would bring him, eventually, into the boardrooms of Wall Street and the City of London”

It has been an extraordinary ride. Principia’s Founder and Chair, David Rodin, reflects on a decade’s work to bring philosophy to the heart of the corporate world with Andrew Hill in the Financial Times.

Ethics is the essence of good business

Ethics shapes the best organizations – defining the understanding of their impact, driving how they fulfil their obligations and moulding who they want to be.

We support leaders in aligning purpose to practice. We guide the development of ethical organizations, building stakeholder trust, growing brand reputation and boosting competitiveness. And doing the right thing.

Do you understand how the decisions you make, the cultures you develop and the innovations you implement can be shaped by ethics?

Cracks in your organization: is a total collapse looming?

An ethics crisis occurs when misconduct or irresponsible action erodes trust to the point that it threatens the stability, or the very survival, of an organization.

At Principia we have worked with some of the world’s largest organizations to respond and rebuild after ethical crises.


Global partnerships and international growth AND ethics?


We supported Discovery’s executive committee in aligning their commitment to ethics and values with their commercial ambitions.


Ethics, behavioural science and organizational change are what we think about.

How we think about and implement them is what makes us, well… us.

We’re academics, we’re leaders, we’re transformers, we’re thinkers, we’re doers…