Early in my career as a federal prosecutor I discovered that corruption in government remains a serious problem in the U.S. and, as the Ethics Director for the City of Jacksonville, I’ve come to understand that temptations to use government offices for private ends are subtle and widespread.... Read more about Practical Tools to Fight Government Corruption
There is evidence that corruption is a persistent problem in Armenian education and that attempts to tackle it have so far led to less satisfactory results: in the perceptions of the Armenian public, education continues to be a sector particularly affected by the problem.
When Lab Fellow Maryam Kouchaki, Harvard Business School Professor Francesca Gino and I came together in 2012 to collaborate, we wanted to understand the processes of making and keeping business commitments as an essential element of institutional integrity. In particular, we wanted to study the dynamics of “commitment drift,” (perceived systematic breakdowns in fulfilling a company’s most important commitments to its stakeholders).... Read more about Integrity is Free
Midway through the first full day of Hacking iCorruption, the hackathon that Civic co-hosted with Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics this weekend, a participant and Fellow at the Center for Ethics approached Stephanie Dant, Assistant Director of the Center, and gushed, “This is amazing! I asked them”—she gestured at a team of coders—“if they could build it, and they said, ‘Of course.’” The Fellow was agape, in contrast to her coders: “They were deadpan! Like it was nothing!”
verainstituteImagine attending high school…inside one of the most violent adult jails in the US.
In NOLA, youth in the adult jail have been offered something unusual: a full-day high school part of the public school system that offers real credits. via @MarshallProjt.co/fzVg00aozr
verainstituteThe criminal justice system draws a very distinct line between “offender” and “victim.” But the fact is that people involved in the justice system have deep and serious histories of victimization, themselves: t.co/CnEHMsCag2t.co/eA6wz2Z0Wx