The Institute’s Public Trust in Business Initiative engages leading organizations in developing and implementing long-term strategies to build and sustain public trust in their companies, their industries, and the institutions of business.
The Project on Public Trust in Business (the Project) is a major and ongoing effort—initiated by the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics and the Arthur W. Page Society—to engage leading organizations in developing and implementing a long-term strategy to build public trust in business.
The project was officially launched June of 2009 with the publication of The Dynamics of Public Trust in Business—Emerging Opportunities for Leaders, a report prepared by the two lead organizations.
The report concludes that public distrust in business is negatively affecting companies across industries and indicates that, although trust in business is in crisis, leaders can take concrete actions to build trust.
About the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics
The Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics is an independent entity established in partnership with Business Roundtable—an association of chief executive officers of leading corporations with a combined workforce of more than 10 million employees and $4.5 trillion in annual revenues—and leading academics from America’s best business schools. The Institute brings together leaders from business and academia to fulfill its mission to renew and enhance the link between ethical behavior and business practice through executive education programs, practitioner-focused research and outreach.