Albers Ethics Week

Albers Ethics Week is a unique annual program that hosts dozens of guest speakers from the greater Seattle area business community for an intensive, week-long examination of ethical issues in business. Guests appear in classrooms across the Albers School curriculum, addressing ethical issues in areas such as accounting, finance, data analytics, marketing and human resource management.

This year we are also hosting public events Revisiting Ethics and Corporate Culture. Our guests from academia and business will be discussing how to build ethical business cultures, examining the intersection of ethics and legal compliance.

Ethical Culture and Misconduct: A CECO’s Perspective
Tyson Avery 

SVP and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Starbucks Coffee Company
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Boeing Room (Lemieux Library 122) and online by live stream
Hors d'oeuvres and light refreshments provided

Business Ethics: What Everyone Needs to Know
J.S. Nelson
Visiting Professor, Harvard Business School
Associate Professor of Law, Villanova University
Thursday, May 5, 2022
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Boeing Room (Lemieux Library 122) and online by live stream
Hors d'oeuvres and light refreshments provided

 
photo of keynote speaker Tyson Avery from Starbucks
Tyson Avery

Starbucks Coffee

photo of keynote speaker J.S. Nelson from Harvard University
J.S. Nelson

Harvard University and Villanova Law

Previous Albers Ethics Week Themes

 
ICU Nurse walking

2021: COVID-19 and Responsible Business

student in classroom

2020: Social Media and Democracy

two students in discussion

2019: Ethics and AI

guest speaker in class

2018: Ethics in Finance

a conference microphone
professor and students looking at a book and talking

2017: The Future of Employment

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