Business culture and ethics

The symbiotic relationship between ethics and business culture is a defining force. It shapes the contours of organisational identity and steers the course of corporate conduct. The values, norms and behaviours entrenched within a company’s culture are what binds it and its people together.

In today’s hyperconnected and increasingly regulated and scrutinised landscape, the spotlight on ethical conduct within advice practices burns bright. Stakeholders, regulators and clients demand accountability, transparency and a steadfast commitment to principled action. Within this, the role of business culture is both catalyst and crucible, where ideals collide with the reality of business.

A strong business culture is one of the identified attributes of ethical businesses.