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Global Ethics Day

What Is Global Ethics Day?

Heading into its seventh year, Global Ethics Day is a global teach-in designed as an opportunity for institutions to explore the role of ethics in a globalized world. The event is inspired by Earth Day and led by Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

This year Global Ethics Day will take place on 21 October 2020.

This is the third year that CFA Institute will collaborate with Carnegie Council and the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) to mark the occasion with several events planned throughout the month of October and beyond.

Why Is CFA Institute Getting Involved?

Ethics is at the core of our mission to lead the investment profession. We take every opportunity to be involved in conversations that advance ethics in all aspects of business. We believe that through collaboration with other organizations like Carnegie Council and ACCA we can amplify the message that ethics and integrity are drivers of both business success and sustainable growth and development.

How You Can Get Involved

In celebration of Global Ethics Day, join us on 21 October 2020 at 12:00 PM ET for our Ethical Decision Making: Introduction webinar. This 60-minute webinar introduces the ethical decision-making framework and how to apply it.

As a CFA® Charterholder

Earn your 2 Standards, Ethics, and Regulation (SER) credits in professional learning by:

As a CFA Society

  • Host an Ethics Challenge with local universities
  • Host a virtual Ethical Decision-Making workshop for your members
  • Partner with local firms or universities to host an Ethical Decision-Making workshop for their staff or students

As an Investment Organization

As a University

  • Set up a private cohort for your class to go through a program in the CFA Institute Ethics Learning Lab 
  • Hold a virtual ethics training workshop
  • Work with your local CFA Society to run an Ethics Challenge

Contact ethicstraining@cfainstitute.org for further information or more ideas.

Ethics in Business: In Their Own Words

As part of Global Ethics Day celebrations in 2018, we teamed up with Carnegie Council and ACCA to develop Ethics in Business: In Their Own Words. In this series, global business leaders explore how companies are preparing for an ethical future in the face of threats and challenges presented by globalization, technology, and human psychology.

Watch the series