Principia perspectives captures our latest thinking on leading-edge approaches to ethics, culture, innovation - and what it means to do the right thing.
How to respond to an ethics crisis
In the end it took less than 72 hours for confidence in Credit Suisse to collapse. Years of ethics and risk control failures had fatally eroded the trust of clients, investors, and regulators. The bank lost its CEO to a spying scandal …
The Ethics Study 2023 – Business leaders on the ethics gap and how to close it
“Speaking with so many CEOs, I realized how stressed they are. They feel they are overexposed, that they need to know everything. There are so many moving pieces. Ethics is a way of managing these challenges and complexities.” Gonzalo Brujo …
Principia founder David Rodin talks to the Outside In podcast: “Ethics is now a defining aspect of business”
CSR. ESG. Purpose. Code of Conduct. There’s an endless succession of acronyms and phrases that companies use to describe what a moral philosopher would call “ethics.” Or, put simply: how individuals and organizations can do right by others.
The ethical challenges of generative AI
In late 2022, then director of artificial intelligence at Tesla, Andrej Karpathy, shared on Twitter that 80% of his code was written by AI, adding: “I don’t even really code, I prompt and edit”. Artificial intelligence that can generate dat …
Principia chief executive Sarah Miller talks to The RIGHT Kind of Uncomfortable podcast
Listen to The RIGHT Kind of Uncomfortable now to learn from our chief executive’s experience and gain valuable insight into the ethics of business. In this candid conversation, Sarah Miller talks to James Pogue about the conversations she h …
Q&A: What does Roe vs Wade mean for your business?
Reproductive rights have become a central workplace topic in the past two months, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling which overturned Roe vs Wade and removed the constitutional right to abortion.
What the FTX collapse teaches us about ethics
Wessel Reijers and Christine Jakobson argue that in the wake of the collapse of the crypto exchange FTX, amid accusations of ethics washing, there should be more focus on ethics, not less.
Prepare for the unexpected with an ethics-based approach to ESG
Pressure to measure and report on ESG standards has outweighed attention to the implications of ESG commitments for critical business decisions. So how can you ensure your organization’s approach to ESG enables you to make timely and effect …
Q&A: Doing ‘the right thing’ in business used to simply mean ‘staying within the law’. Now that’s changed.
A lot has changed in the world of business since Steven Bardy began his career in the 1980s. He believes one of the most significant developments in business decision-making over the past four decades is the evolution of the interplay betwe …
Ethics Briefing – Beyond reporting: speak up culture
Fostering an environment where people speak up when witnessing misconduct, or with new ideas or concerns, is a key enabler of ethical culture.