September 5, 2018
The KBEI is pleased to announce the featured speakers as well as the program for the 2018 Climate Change Conference, "Preserving Ourselves: Local and International Perspectives on Climate Change Threats and Solutions". The official page is linked inside.
July 27, 2018
The KBEI took a piece of its work to Paris this June, when director Michael DeWilde was invited to speak at the Neuroethics Network on empathy and the brain, introducing a method of empathy training that GVSU and Texas Tech will soon investigate.
January 31, 2018
The KBEI Trustworthiness Project, which has investigated the trustworthiness of Michigan's top publicly-held companies since 2016, publishes its research-based rankings report of 2018.
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.
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.
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.
May 3, 2017
Koeze Co. CEO Jeff Koeze reflects on three different levels of work, and how to nurture and develop the disparate skills needed at each level of work.
April 13, 2017
U of M law school graduate and state appellate court clerk Meredith Osborne reflects on the practice of using criminal background screenings to exclude applicants with prior felony convictions from consideration, and its impact on Michigan employers.
March 20, 2017
Trust is a fickle thing. It is the cornerstone of the business transaction. Deals ride on a handshake when trust is high, or are embroiled in contracts when trust is low. Since trust is so important, what is it and how can we manage it? by Kevin Lehnert
March 2, 2017
Sustainable lifestyle blogger Alden Wicker argues that making series of small, ethical purchasing decisions while ignoring the structural incentives for companies' unsustainable business models won't change the world as quickly as we want.