Ethics Resource Center (ERC)
The Ethics Resource Center (ERC) is a private, non-profit organization devoted to independent research and the advancement of high ethical standards and practices in public and private institutions. Since 1922 ERC has been a resource for institutions committed to a strong ethical culture. ERC's expertise also informs the public dialogue on ethics and ethical behaviour. ERC researchers analyze current and emerging issues and produce new ideas and benchmarks that matter - for the public trust. To learn more about the ERC, visit www.ethics.org
Globethics.net is a global network of persons and institutions interested in various fields of applied ethics. It offers access to a large number of resources on ethics, especially through its leading global digital ethics library. In addition, it facilitates collaborative web-based research, conferences, online publishing and active sharing of information. Globethics.net aims especially at increasing access to ethics perspectives from Africa, Latin America and Asia. It strengthens global common values and respect of ethical contextual diversity.
The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), South Africa's pre-eminent accountancy body, is widely recognised as one of the world's leading accounting institutes. The Institute provides a wide range of support services to more than 30 000 members who are Chartered Accountants and hold positions as CEO's, MD's, board directors, business owners, chief financial officers, auditors and leaders in their spheres of business operation. Most of these members operate in commerce and industry, and play a significant role in the nation's highly dynamic business sector and economic development.
SAICA serves the interests not only of the Chartered Accountancy profession, but also of society in general through its key objective of upholding professional standards and integrity. The pre-eminence of South African Chartered Accountants [CAs(SA)] nationally and internationally attests to the success achieved by SAICA on a broad global canvas. SAICA's members enjoy the privilege of using the highly regarded and prestigious CA(SA) designation. Members of SAICA are subjected to a Code of Professional Conduct, which provides guidelines for ethical and professional behaviour. Fundamental ethical principles to which CAs(SA) are expected to achieve include:
- Professional Competence and Due Care;
- Confidentiality; and
- Professional Behaviour.
For more information visit www.saica.co.za
The Institute of Directors (IoDSA) is the only organisation in southern Africa that represents directors, professionals, business owners and leaders in their individual capacities. As the custodians of corporate governance, the IoDSA is committed to the development of those charged with governance duties through educating and improving governance structures within small, medium and large organisations.
The Institute of Directors in Southern Africa is:
- A leading, credible institute
- Provides unique networking opportunities
- Is a custodian of corporate governance
- Provides director development and board learning
- Provides Board advisory services
- Non-executive director appointments
- Leadership publications and updates.
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is a member-based global association dedicated to provide anti-fraud education and training. Together with its members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity of our profession. To accomplish our mission, and to assist the Membership in fraud detection and deterrence, the ACFE:
- Provides Bona fide qualifications for Certified Fraud Examiners through administration of the CFE Examination and Learnership: Certified Forensic Practitioner. The CFE designation denotes proven expertise in fraud prevention, detection, deterrence and investigation. Globally preferred by employers, members with the CFE credentials, are recognised as leaders in the global anti-fraud community.
- Sets high standards for admission, including demonstrated competence through mandatory continuing professional education.
- Requires members to adhere to a strict code of professional conduct and ethics.
- Serves as the international representative for Certified Fraud Examiners to business, government, and academic institutions.
- Provides leadership to inspire public confidence in the integrity, objectivity, and professionalism of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Die Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut
The Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa
The Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa (IIA SA) is part of an international network representing the interests of Internal Auditors worldwide. As a part of this international network, the IIA SA upholds and supports the fundamental tenets of the profession - the Code of Ethics and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. The IIA Inc. is a global institute with headquarters in Florida, USA, and has a network of affiliates serving members in more than 160 countries in the fields of internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, IT audit, education, security and management.
The Institute is the principal creator and custodian of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditors, and the Code of Ethics to which all members must adhere to. It is dedicated to the education and the advancement of internal auditors, and dynamically promotes and develops the profession. We serve internal auditors in South Africa by offering Technical Guidance, Professional Training Programs, Certification Programs, Continuing Professional Development Opportunities, Conferences and Networking Opportunities.
United Nations Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to voluntary align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and to take actions in support of UN goals, including the Millennium Development Goals. Endorsed by chief executives, the UN Global Compact is a leadership platform for the development, implementation, and disclosure of responsible corporate policies and practices. Launched in 2000, it is largest corporate responsibility initiative in the world - with over 8,000 signatories based in more than 135 countries. For more information: www.unglobalcompact.org
KCA University Centre for Etics and Governance (Kenya)
The Centre for Ethics and Governance from KCA University promotes ethics by:
Annual Ethics Conference
Business Ethics and Governance Awards (BEGA)
Public FORUMS on Ethics & Governance
Ethical leadership Seminars
Ethics Institute of East Africa (EthicEA)(Kenya)
Inspired by the desire to transform character, EthicEA believes that ethical practices must be championed in all facets of our social, economical and political lives in order that there is peace in the world.
We actively engage in research for organisations and interested parties to assess the risks and opportunities associated with behaviour. Advisory services are offered to companies on how to institutionalise ethics within their organisations.
Institute of Directors Mauritius
United Nations Global Compact Kenya Chapter