Ethics Index

Nearly 80 per cent of Australians believe high CEO salaries are unethical

That’s according to the findings of the second annual Ethics Index survey.

Overall, corporate leaders do not rate well. Company secretaries, directors of Australian companies and chief financial officers rate as more ethical than unethical, while board chairs, foreign company directors, chief executives and senior executives are all seen as unethical on balance.

These findings are vitally important for governance professionals. We need governance strategies and solutions that enable a company to not only conduct itself ethically, but also evolve, grow and succeed. 

Live webinar  

Wednesday, 30 August 2017
11:00am to 11:45am AEST

Hear Anna Bligh, CEO of the Australian Bankers' Association, in conversation with Governance Institute of Australia CEO Steven Burrell on the learnings from this year’s Ethics Index.  

The webinar is free for members and subscribers and just $25 for non-members — register now

Members

Governance Institute of Australia members can receive an Executive Summary and a more detailed presentation here.

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Subscribers may purchase the detailed report for $610 and receive the Governance Institute Ethics Index research results (executive summary and detailed presentation) in PDF format and also Excel.

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Non-members

Non-members may purchase the detailed report for $740 and receive the Governance Institute Ethics Index research results (executive summary and detailed presentation) in PDF format and also Excel files.

Are you eligible for membership? If so, become a member to receive a complimentary copy of the Ethics Index Executive Summary and a more detailed presentation as part of your membership. 

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About Governance Institute of Australia

Governance Institute of Australia is the only independent professional association with a sole focus on whole-of-organisation governance. Our education, support and networking opportunities for directors, company secretaries, governance professionals and risk managers are unrivalled.

About the Governance Institute Ethics Index

The Governance Institute Ethics Index studies Australians’ attitudes and perceptions of ethics across a variety of organisations, occupations and situations. The research is conducted by independent global market research firm Ipsos. With a sample size of 1,000, statistically it is robust. The data is a valuable resource highlighting the value of ethics and good governance in Australia. The research will be conducted annually, providing a yearly benchmark for organisations against which to measure their performance.

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