2023 Ethical Culture Report: Lessons From The Pandemic

In this latest volume of our 2023 Ethical Culture Report, we cover top trends and insights, which you can put to an immediate use inside your organization so that your ethical culture can thrive.

Ethisphere Ethical Culture by the Numbers




Employee Responses



Performing Under Pressure

Over the course of the pandemic, while people became more willing to report misconduct and observed more of it, they actually reported it less.

The Kids Are Not Alright

Gen Z report misconduct less than any other age cohort, despite cultural factors that would presumably suggest otherwise.

Opportunities to Excel

There is a clear opportunity to improve anti-retaliation and reportability training and awareness among Millennial and Gen Z employees.

On-Demand Webinar: Ethical Culture Data Findings

Looking to improve your organization’s ethical culture in 2023? Access the on-demand webinar and learn from Ethisphere experts as they discuss the latest findings featured in a new report: Ethisphere Ethical Culture Report: Accountability Reigns, Gen Z Refrains.

The Eight Pillars of an Ethical Culture

Ethical culture matters – to employees, investors, and all stakeholders.

Companies that have strong values-based cultures are better places to work and well-poised for long-term success. These are the foundational elements of an effective and sustainable culture, which we have consolidated into the eight pillars of an ethical culture.

Accountability Reigns and Gen Z Refrains

Before the pandemic, the world was tuning in to the benefits of an ethical culture. Investors were writing to CEOs and pledging to question board members. Regulators around the globe were calling on organizations to examine their culture. Employees were asking about culture in the interview process. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, those trends have grown even stronger.


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