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Global Ethics Forum: Advocates for Ethics in Business

Series produced by Carnegie Council

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In the Carnegie Council's Advocates for Ethics in Business interview series, leaders confront the ethical minefield of global business practices.

Experts from many sectors create their own definitions of corporate social responsibility, environmental sustainability and successful economic development.

The goal of this series is to explore those ethical principles, and to provide examples of best practices that help address stubborn ethical problems that organizations face.

Hosted by Carnegie Council Editor Julia Taylor Kennedy, these conversations break open new ethical questions for both interview subjects and listeners, probing the values underlying corporate decision-making.


16 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Christoph Lueneburger is the leader of the sustainability practice and the U.S. private equity practice at Egon Zehnder International, a human capi...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2011
  • Length: 24:42
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"We strongly believe that markets can be made to work for the poor in ways that far surpass the ability of the public sector and other intervention...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2011
  • Length: 27:04
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Colette Lespinasse discusses pre-existing governance and human rights issues in disaster-stricken Haiti. She addresses the recent earthquake and ch...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2011
  • Length: 27:57
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Susan Aryeetey discusses her work empowering women in Ghana. She has a background in journalism and communications, and has spent the last eight ye...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2011
  • Length: 26:51
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Julia Kennedy interviews Mary Joyce on the use of digital technology for activism.

  • Added: Dec 01, 2010
  • Length: 25:18
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Julia Kennedy interviews Joe Cahalan, President of the Xerox Foundation about Xerox and its commitment to being a good corporate citizen.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 27:31
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Julia Kennedy interviews Hans Decker on the big ideas of business’ role in global society.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 27:30
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Julia Kennedy interviews Sarah Greenberg on the social and environmental risks that companies sometimes take – and how they affect investors.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KVSC


  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 27:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Julia Kennedy interviews Bob Harrison, CEO of the Clinton Global Initiative about its vision for solving the world’s greatest challenges.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 27:30
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Julia Kennedy interviews Alice Korngold on her work connecting corporate executives with non-profit boards.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 27:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Julia Kennedy interview Seth Merrin on Liquidnet, an investment firm that has taken a key role in a development project in Rwanda.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 27:30
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Julia Kennedy interviews George Pohle on the links between corporations’ social responsibility and marketing.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 27:31
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Julia Kennedy interviews Brian Trelstad about his ideas of how to use entrepreneurs in the developing world to combat poverty.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 27:30
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Julia Kennedy interviews Christine Bader on the intersection of human rights and business.

Bought by KVSC and CKMO


  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 27:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Julia Kennedy interviews Michele Wucker on migration, its role in global development, and the ethical questions it raises.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 27:31
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Julia Kennedy interviews Julius Walls Jr about a bakery that puts labor rights first.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2009
  • Length: 27:30