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Business Ethics Organizations

The following is a list of non-profit and business organizations that are focused on ethical business practices and economic mutuality. 

As You Sow - promotes environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies


B Lab Global - a non-profit that measures a company's social and environmental performance against the standards in the online B Impact Assessment; companies that meet the standards can become Certified B Corps

Concern America - promotes fair trade with its craft program for indigenous peoples and features their work on their online Artisan Marketplace

Ethics & Compliance Initiative - a membership association and research institution that empowers organizations to build and sustain the programs that are proven to increase integrity


Fairtrade International - a product-oriented multistakeholder group aimed at promoting the lives of farmers and workers through trade


Fellowship of Companies for Christ International - a global movement of servant leaders who help each other lead companies for Christ


Global Labor Justice-International Labor Rights Forum - a human rights organization that advances dignity and justice for workers in the global economy


GoodWeave International - operates a licensing and certification program to ensure that textile products are made without child and/or forced labor


Institute for Faith, Work, & Economics -  a Christian organization advancing a free and flourishing society by revolutionizing the way people view their work. Their mission is to educate and inspire Christians to live out a Biblical theology that integrates faith, work, and economics.

Institute of Business Ethics - a non-profit professional organization that encourages high standards of business behavior based on ethical values


Labour Behind the Label - a non-profit co-operative organization that campaigns for workers' rights in the clothing industry


Net Impact - a nonprofit membership organization for students and professionals interested in using business skills to support various social and environmental causes


Society for Business Ethics - a forum in which moral, legal, empirical, and philosophical issues of business ethics may be openly discussed and analyzed by scholars, students, and professionals with a common interest in research, teaching, or the application of ethical principles to business management


Sustainable Business Network & Consultancy (BSR) - an organization of sustainable business experts that works with its global network of the world's leading companies to build a just and sustainable world


Ten Thousand Villages - a nonprofit fair trade organization that markets handcrafted products made by artisans from more than 120 artisan groups in more than 35 countries 

The Ethical Company Organisation - produces The Good Shopping Guide, which is currently the longest-running ethical products accreditation resource


United Nations Global Compact -an initiative that guides companies in aligning their strategies and operations with ten universal principles related to human rights, the environment, and anti-corruption

World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) - an association of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that advocate for an equitable and sustainable world

Please note that Better Capitalism has provided this list for informational purposes only. Being included on this list is not necessarily an endorsement by Better Capitalism or its affiliations.

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