Ethics (also called Moral Philosophy), the discipline concerned with what is morally good and bad and morally right and wrong. The term is also applied to any system or theory of moral values or principles . . . Ethics deals with such questions at all levels. Its subject consists of the fundamental issues of practical decision making, and its major concerns include the nature of ultimate value and the standards by which human actions can be judged right or wrong.
Santa Clara University - Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. In 1986 an initiative to provide a focal point for the ethics research and teaching that was already being carried on in various schools and departments was created. With a seed grant from Linda and A.C. "Mike" Markkula Jr. and the leadership of SCU Management and Philosophy Professor Manuel Velasquez, the Center for Applied Ethics was launched that Fall.
The UN Ethics Office promotes an ethical organizational culture based on UN’s core values of integrity, professionalism and respect for diversity, and the values outlined in the Code of Ethics for UN Personnel which include independence, loyalty, impartiality, integrity, accountability and respect for human rights. The Ethics Office assists the Secretary-General in ensuring that all staff members perform their functions consistent with the highest standards of integrity as required by the Charter of the United Nations.
The Catholic Encyclopedia, as its name implies, proposes to give its readers full and authoritative information on the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine. Originally published c. 1911.
The Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy is a peer-reviewed online journal in moral, social, political, and legal philosophy. The journal welcomes submissions of articles in any of these and related fields of research. The journal is interested in work in the history of ethics that bears directly on topics of contemporary interest.