From Website: The Concise Encyclopedia of Business Ethics (ISBN 978-0-9940760-1-4) aims to provide readers with a useful, concise overview of the central concepts and debates in business ethics. Our goal is not to be exhaustive, but to provide key definitions, main areas of controversy, and pointers for further reading.
From Website: CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.
Congressional Legislation to Help Curb Unethical Behavior
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), enacted in 1977, generally prohibits the payment of bribes to foreign officials to assist in obtaining or retaining business. The FCPA can apply to prohibited conduct anywhere in the world and extends to publicly traded companies and their officers, directors, employees, stockholders, and agents. Agents can include third party agents, consultants, distributors, joint-venture partners, and others.
In 2010 in response to the financial crisis that became known as the Great Recession,the Dodd-Frank Act put regulations on the financial industry and created programs to stop mortgage companies and lenders from taking advantage of consumers.