• October 1, 2014

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    Foremost Ethics and Compliance Organizations Align To Offer Industry Leading Programs, Research, Events and Professional Development

    ECOA & ERC

  • September 23, 2014

    The Ethics Resource Center (ERC) proudly announces a call for nominations for the 2014 Stanley C. Pace Ethics and Leadership Award. This award was made possible through a generous endowment by General Dynamics.


  • September 19, 2014

    A Statement from
    the Ethics Resource Center

  • July 31, 2014

    WASHINGTON, DC - Ethics Resource Center (ERC) President Patricia J. Harned told Congress that certification of private sector ethics and compliance programs could help protect taxpayers from fraudulent activity by government contractors. In testimony on possible changes to the False Claims Act, Harned told a House subcommittee that well-implemented ethics and compliance programs significantly reduce the incidence of fraud.

  • February 14, 2014

    Arlington, VA – The Ethics Resource Center is pleased to honor Howard Schultz, chairman, president and chief executive officer and the partners (employees) of Starbucks Coffee Company with the 2013 Stanley C. Pace Award for Leadership in Ethics. ERC presented Mr. Schultz with the award on Wednesday, October 16th in Seattle, WA.

  • February 7, 2014

    February 25 at Noon

    An Insider’s View of the Ethics Resource Center’s National Business Ethics Survey® 2013

    Register today!

    Join ERC President, Dr. Patricia Harned, as she highlights the most important results from NBES® 2013. This interactive webcast will include:

  • February 4, 2014

     National Business Ethics Survey by Ethics Resource Center Reveals Decline in Workplace Misdeeds, Improvement in Ethics Culture in Past Six Years  

  • December 9, 2013

    This past year marked our 91st year of operation as a center, and it was a landmark year for us in terms of our impact. View our Highlights of 2013 detailing our activities and successes in the past year.

  • November 20, 2013

    Arlington, VA. – The Ethics Resource Center (ERC) announced today that John C. (Jack) Lenzi, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & Chief Ethics Officer of ITT Corporation, has been selected as the Ethics Resource Center’s 2013 recipient of the Carol R. Marshall Award for Innovation in Corporate Ethics (Marshall Award). ERC selected Mr. Lenzi based on recommendations by his peers in the ethics and compliance field, including leaders from publicly traded companies, privately held entities, government offices, and academic institutions.  

  • November 19, 2013