Ethics

portrait of Professor Robert H. Frank next to the cover of his new book, Under the Influence
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Under the Influence: How behavioral contagion can drive positive social change

Others’ choices affect our own and have enormous economic, social, and environmental consequences, argues Robert H. Frank in his new book.

Katherine Gehl speaking
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A nonpartisan approach to fixing the politics industry

Ethics lecturer Katherine Gehl advocates for political innovations like ranked choice voting to break partisan gridlock.

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Ethical Fashion

A global fashion revolution calls for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the industry. Cornellians are stepping up to drive change.

photo of Professor Isaac Smith next to an illustration of a silhouette of a boy juggling red, yellow, and green circles under the silhouette of a traffic light
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The character of conscience

You can help yourself to act virtuously in your personal and professional life by acknowledging that you are vulnerable to mistakes in moral judgement.

Kristin Behfar speaking
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Ethics speaker Kristin Behfar: Effective team leadership is ethical leadership

Kristin Behfar, PhD ’03, professor at U.S. Army War College, sees effectively leading a high-performing team as a manager’s ethical responsibility.

Setting the Standard in Animal Welfare
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Setting the Standard in Animal Welfare

Janet Helms ’88, MBA ’07

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Ethical Behavior Starts at the Top

Linda Treviño focuses on the role of leadership in fostering best practices in Day Family Ethics Lecture.

Impact Investing Takes Off
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Impact Investing Takes Off

A demographic shift is driving a large, generational wealth transfer, accelerating interest in steering investments toward profitable businesses focused on positive social and environmental change.