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The Importance of Ethical Procurement Practices in Public Sectors

The Procurement School

Many organizations have written policies and guidelines on Ethics, but is this situation an Ethical or Moral issue? In conducting research for this article, I found many definitions of ‘Ethics’. I asked a search engine ‘What is the difference between Morals and Ethics?’ Mind1(1) ‘Ethics deals with right or wrong conduct.

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Splunk’s Bill Rowan: Global Ethical Principles, Rules Needed to Build Trust in AI

ExecutiveBiz

Bill Rowan , vice president of public sector at Splunk , said information technology leaders are citing the need to implement global ethical principles and regulations to establish trust in the adoption of artificial intelligence , machine learning and large language models amid the accelerated development and use of such technologies.

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Ex-Conn. Town Atty Sues Over 'False' Ethics Complaint

Government Contracts

and other former officials took the Hartford-area suburb to state court claiming the town's assessor and others defamed them in and regarding a now-dismissed ethics complaint that was purportedly loaded with false statements. Former Newington, Connecticut, town attorney Benjamin Ancona Jr.

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Climate Change: Hot Topics in Ethics

Government Contracts & Global Trade

McCarter & English partner Cathy Mohan co-presents “Climate Change: Hot Topics in Ethics” at the 2023 DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar in Austin, TX. More information The post Climate Change: Hot Topics in Ethics appeared first on McCarter & English, LLP.

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4 Legal Ethics Considerations For The New Year

Government Contracts

As attorneys and clients reset for a new year, now is a good time to take a step back and review some core ethical issues that attorneys should keep front of mind in 2024, including approaching generative artificial intelligence with caution and care, and avoiding pitfalls in outside counsel guidelines, say attorneys at HWG.

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What is Ethical Procurement and Why is it Important?

Oxford College of Procurement and Supply

Ethical procurement is becoming increasingly important in our ever more complex, interconnected, and global economy. In the past, the main focus for most companies was profit, but more and more companies now understand and value ethical procurement. In this post, we explore what ethical procurement means and why it is so important.

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Suspension and Debarment, and Related Compliance and Ethical Concerns

Government Contracts & Global Trade

In this webinar experienced government contracts attorney Maria Panichelli discusses the ethical issues and common causes of suspensions and debarments, which can keep you from doing future business with the federal government. Nothing is scarier to government contractors than the prospect of suspension or debarment.

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