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Centre for Business and Public Sector Ethics, Cambridge, UK

General Information about the Centre
The Centre for Business and Public Sector Ethics, Cambridge, founded in 1988, has its
own staff in Cambridge but unites, on a national, European and international basis, university professors, businessmen, government officials and professionals, such as chartered accountants and bankers.

- Rosamund M Thomas, M.A. (Cantab); Postdoctoral (Harvard, USA);
M.Soc.Sc. & Ph.D. (Birmingham, England);
Dip.Soc.Admin (Southampton, England);
Undergraduate (Sorbonne, France);
Hon. Doctorate University of Suffolk, UK.

Trustees - Mr Colin Stewart, ACIB
Trustees - Mr Gary Mallett, MLIA
Trustees - Dr Rosamund Thomas

Administrator - Mr Robert Willis


River Cam - Cambridge

Registered Charity Number 1045986
Telephone: +44 (0) 1954 783224

36th Anniversary/Donations

The Centre celebrates its 36th Anniversary on 15th March 2024. Ethics is needed globally. PLEASE GIVE A DONATION TO OUR WORK.

Photograph taken by Ede & Ravenscroft

Honorary Doctorate for Centre's founder

Dr Rosamund Thomas, the Centre`s Director, was honoured to receive an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Suffolk, in association with the Universities of Essex and East Anglia, at the West Suffolk College Graduation Ceremony (part of the University of Suffolk) held on 1st October 2016 in Bury St. Edmunds Cathedral, UK.


Dr Rosamund Thomas, Director of the Centre, published her 22-page paper in the Journal of Applied Ethics, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain; June 2020 edition.

NEW Publications

The Church of England and Financial Ethics
This independent review features the Church of England's Ethical Investment policies and practices, including ESG and the Church's Stewardship and Engagement activities.

Published Oct. 2020, price £25.00+pp
For more information about this book or to place your order, click here.

  • Ebook versions of all our books are available from the centre's Director Dr Rosamund Thomas please click here for further information.

Associates of the Centre
The Centre has some 25 distinguished Associates globally who collaborate with our activities, including Spain, Belgium, the United States of America, Canada, Australia, China, India, Pakistan, Latin America and Africa.

Associates include:
Guillem Casoliva-Cabana, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands
Associate Professor Dr Ernesto Santibanez Gonzalez, University of Talca, Chile
Professor Gavin Drewry (Royal Holloway, London)
Alma Munson, FCA, FIIA, London
Saxon Brettell of Cambridge, UK
Professor James S Bowman, Florida State University, USA
Professor Dr Adela J. Gondek, Lecturer, Columbia University, New York, USA
Dr Professor Dr B S Ghuman (India)
Professor Francesc Torralba, Càtedra
Ethos, Ramon Llull University (Spain)
Professor Dr J. Jose-Félix Lozano, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Professor Dr Marko Trajkovic, Ni
s University, (Serbia)
Professor Dr Can Aktan, Dokuz Eylul University, (Turkey)
Professor Ronald D Francis (Australia)
Confederation of British Industry
Mark Hassall, Moneyology, Cambridge
Robert Van de Weyer, Economist, Cambridge
Caterpillar Inc, USA
Dr Nick Duncan (Ph.D., University of Cambridge) Researcher
Andrew Wheeler, MBA, B.Sc., Lecturer, West Suffolk College, University of Suffolk
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Research Institute, People's Republic of China

Simon Willans, M.A. (Oxon)
T.S. Krishnamurthy (India)
Professor Jeremy Lewis, Huntingdon College, Alabama, USA

Centre for Business and Public Sector Ethics also collaborates with the University of Cambridge and its Colleges.

The Centre undertakes research on all the subjects listed below. If you would like a research assignment undertaken, please contact us. In addition, the Centre can direct research for short term visitors to Cambridge from academia, business and government and work on joint collaborative projects globally.

The Centre offers Internet and Computer e-learning courses on a national, European and international basis as well as short courses in Cambridge, and other locations by request. The first course on 'Ethics and Anti-Corruption' is now available in DVD and Video formats.

The Centre's fields of research, teaching and expertise include:

· Business Ethics
· Banking & Financial Services
· Corporate Social Responsibility
· Human Rights for Businesses
· Corporate Governance
· Environmental Ethics/Sustainable Development
· Government Ethics/Political Ethics
· Anti-Corruption

and other ethics/corporate social responsibility subjects founded on the core disciplines and practices of law, business management, political science, public policy and administration, environmental sciences and other social sciences.

Advisory Services, Projects undertaken, conferences and seminars
The Centre is willing to provide advisory services to businesses and Governments in the above subjects on request. The Centre also gives keynote addresses, holds conferences, seminars and publishes books and articles. The Centre unites academia with Government officials, business executives and professionals in its research, dissemination, and advisory methodology.

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