Top CEOs Place High Value On Corporate Ethics And Social Responsibility To Drive Business

Sep 13, 2017 9:00 AM ET

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Remember Gordon Gecko from the movie Wall Street? Little did we know then how closely life could imitate art when the likes of Enron, Bernie Madoff and a worldwide financial crisis lambasted the world’s economy a few years ago. But it also vaulted companies like the Ethisphere Institute, which since 2007 has annually compiled a list of World’s Most Ethical Companies, into the foreground of discussions involving the corporate ecosystem in the United States and abroad. Today, several studies illustrate the cultural changes that have elevated ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR) more than ever.

To further explore this, I contacted leaders from various industries to discuss the state of corporate ethics and responsibility. 

Read the complete interview featuring Aflac's own Dan Amos, Chairman and CEO, via