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The Koeze Business Ethics Initiative has as its mission to examine the role and influence of business in public life, to promote inquiry into ethical business practices and education, and to be a leading resource for business professionals, students, faculty, and administrators who seek to understand the relationship between business, the common good, and a life well-lived.

Upcoming Events

An Update on Grand Rapids' Energy and Climate Work

January 29, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Alison Sutter, the Sustainability Manager for the City of Grand Rapids, will be presenting information on how the city is addressing energy efficiency, renewable energy, and climate change.  She...

Myths, Misunderstandings, and Misuses of Current Neuroscience

March 28, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wondering just what recent neuroscience “facts” you should be taking with a grain (or handful) of salt? This event, featuring Dr. Brien Smith M.D., chief of neurology at Spectrum Health,...

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Upcoming Report of the Trustworthiness Project

October 29, 2017

The KBEI Trustworthiness Project will be reporting their first research-based rankings of Michigan's top publicly-held companies in mid-January, 2018.

Climate Change Advocacy Forums

October 29, 2017

To address the growing crisis of climate change, the KBEI is holding ongoing meetings involving leaders from businesses, non-profit organizations, and academia to discuss effective advocacy strategies at the state and federal level.

Bringing Neuroscience into the Teaching of Ethics

July 17, 2017

Michael DeWilde, Koeze Business Ethics Initiative director, published a recent article in which he offers three assertions, common objections, and his responses about why we must begin to incorporate neuroscience into teaching ethics.

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Normative Ethics Resources

Normative Ethics Resources

Articles, Books, and Videos on Normative Ethics, curated by KBEI staff.

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