Category: News


Position Announcement: Executive Director

The Society for Business Ethics is seeking a volunteer Executive Director, for a five-year term in office beginning in August of 2022 and ending in August of 2027. The Executive Director is the chief executive of the Society, and has responsibility for the general and active management of the business of the Society. That includes […]


Position Announcement: SBE Treasurer

The Society for Business Ethics is seeking a volunteer Treasurer, for a five-year term in office beginning in August of 2022 and ending in August of 2027. The Treasurer is the steward of the financial resources of the Society. That responsibility includes but is not limited to the following: Keep full and correct account of […]


2021 Conference Program of Record is Available

The SBE 2021 Program of Record is now available on the SBE 2021 conference webpage!  Please have a look to see all of the details of this year’s online conference. A version of this program with the Zoom links populated will be sent to registered attendees this weekend. Late registrants will receive that same program […]

June 2021, News

June 2021 – News from BEQ

New Managing Editor This spring in the northern hemisphere brought transition in the crucial role of managing editor of BEQ, a position that Elizabeth Scott – Libby to all who know her – has held with distinction since 2007. Libby’s run as managing editor has spanned the tenures of three editors in chief (Gary Weaver, […]

June 2021, News

Emerging Scholars 2021

We are proud to announce the 2021 Emerging Scholars: Valtteri Aaltonen, Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics Anne-Sophie Dubey, Mines ParisTech Dana Entenza, University of Zurich, Faculty of Economics Business Administration and Information Technology Christian Kroll, University of Mannheim Business School Julie Nelsen, Marquette University Simon Oldham, Royal Holloway and New Bedford College Isaac […]


June Newsletter Call for Announcements

Hello Everyone, On behalf of the Society for Business Ethics, I would like to invite members and friends of the Society to submit content for our upcoming June Newsletter by Tuesday, June 22. Please email submissions to me at, with the subject line “SBE June Newsletter.” Potential newsletter content includes the following: Position announcements: Please […]


In Memoriam: Waheed Hussain

It is with sadness that I relay the news of the passing of Professor Waheed Hussain. Many of us knew Waheed from SBE, and still more knew him as the author of thoughtful articles and book reviews in publications including BEQ, the Business Ethics Journal Review, Economics & Philosophy, and the Journal of Business Ethics […]

Conferences, News, September 2020

24th Int’l Business Ethics Case Competition

The 24th International Business Ethics Case Competition will be held online in the Spring. The exact dates will be announced once more schools have set their Spring semesters. We are also seeking institutional partners to support this event. Information on the competition can be found at or by writing to Thomas White, IBECC Founder […]

News, September 2020

News from BEQ

Journal Awards During this year’s virtually convened annual meeting of SBE in August we presented this year’s award for outstanding article published in BEQ in 2019. Nominations come from editors of the journal, and the selection was made by a committee of associate editors, which this year included Jerry Goodstein, Kelly Martin, and Juliane Reinecke.  […]

June 2020, News

Pioneers in Business Ethics – Project Update

THE PIONEERS IN BUSINESS ETHICS PROJECT GoFund Me Campaign: Worrying about ethics in commerce may have begun in 1800 BC with the Code of Hammurabi, aimed at creating laws and norms in the ancient city of Babylon. As a separate academic discipline, though, modern normative business ethics began in the early 1970s following the […]