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Ethics and Compliance

Monday, Feb. 27, 2012

Pat Gnazzo, ethics and compliance officer for companies including United Technologies and Computer Associates, talks with Kirk Hanson, executive director of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics about the distinctions between ethics and compliance. The interview followed Gnazzo's presentation at the Center's Business and Organizational Ethics Partnership, a group of business ethics faculty and executives in charge of ethics and compliance for their companies.  Compliance, Gnazzo argues, is based on a set of rules, regulations, and laws. Ethics and values are based on a set of standards the company imposes on itself.

Tags: business ethics, compliance