Ethics Current Affairs - 2019
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Tata Steel has been recognised as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for 2019. Ethisphere Institute is a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.
For the eighth time, Tata Steel has got the recognition eight times in the ‘Metals, Minerals and Mining’ category. Tata Steel is one of the only two honorees in the ‘Metals, Minerals and Mining’ industry.
World’s Most Ethical Companies 2019
128 companies are recognized for exemplifying and advancing corporate citizenship, transparency and the standards of integrity in the year 2019.
The honorees are from 21 countries and 50 industries. The list includes 16 first-time honorees and eight companies that have been named to the list every year since 2007.
The companies are listed World’s Most Ethical Companies based on their score in the Ethisphere’s Ethics Quotient which collects and objectively scores self-reported data in five weighted categories namely:
- Leadership and Reputation
- Ethics Compliance Programme
- Culture of Ethics
- Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility
The other Indian company to find a place in the list of World’s Most Ethical Companies 2019 is Wipro.
Indian Railways had organised a programme on Ethics in Public Governance and launched Mission Satyanishtha at a day-long event held at National Rail Museum, New Delhi. It was first of its kind event organised by any government organization in the country.
The issue of ethics, integrity and probity in public life has been matter of concern all over government sector across the country. In this context, it is also extremely important that all railway servants adhere to impeccable conduct and integrity at all times.
Mission Satyanishtha aims at sensitizing all railway employees about need to adhere to good ethics and to maintain high standards of integrity at work. Under it, talks and lectures on subject were organised all over Indian Railways for this purpose.
Objectives of Mission Satyanishtha
- To train every employee to understand need and value of ethics in personal and public life.
- To deal with ethical dilemmas in life and public governance.
- To help understand policies of Indian Railways on ethics and integrity and employee’s role in upholding same.
- To develop inner governance through tapping inner resources.