How Should Aid Organizations Manage Ethical Risks?

Human Rights     Health     Procurement     Sex Workers     Contractors     Governance     Environment     Bribery     Forced Labor

     Modern Slavery     Compliance     Hospitals    CSR     Migrant Workers     Reputation     Politics     Crimes     Racism

Whistleblowing     Forced Labor     Terrorist Funding     Human Trafficking     Accountability     Chemicals     Development    SDGs

     Transparency     Supply Chain     Integrity     Low Skilled Workers     Safety     Training     Laws     Donors     Sanctions    Gender

Due Diligence    Donations     Incentives     Traceability     Harassment    Sustainability   Unintended Consequences     Negligence

     Staff Misconduct     Climate Impact     Controls     Money Laundering     Factories     Audits     Conflicts of Interest     Quality

   

Investigations     Waste Management     Fair Wage     Global Warming     Discrimination     Third Parties     Policies     Abuse

Human Rights     Health     Procurement     Sex Workers     Contractors     Governance     Environment     Bribery     Forced Labor

     Modern Slavery     Compliance     Hospitals     CSR     Migrant Workers     Reputation     Politics     Crimes     Racism

Whistleblowing     Forced Labor     Terrorist Funding     Human Trafficking     Accountability     Chemicals     Development    SDGs

     Transparency     Supply Chain     Integrity     Low Skilled Workers     Safety     Training     Laws     Donors     Sanctions    Gender

Due Diligence    Donations     Incentives     Traceability     Harassment    Sustainability   Unintended Consequences     Negligence

     Staff Misconduct     Climate Impact     Controls     Money Laundering     Factories     Audits     Conflicts of Interest     Quality

   

Investigations     Waste Management     Fair Wage     Global Warming     Discrimination     Third Parties     Policies     Abuse

Cost    Subcontractor     Trash     Fraud     Race to the Bottom     Unions     Regulations     Interruptions     Trade Offs    

aid and development organizations

(just like multinational corporations

need

policies, controls, and oversight

to minimize their risks

(and help them continue to do good)

Global supply chains for aid and development can rely on bribery, forced labor, child labor, and dangerous working conditions. 

Aid Ethics Mission

  • Raise risk awareness in the sector

  • Encourage improvements in policies and controls

  • Recognize industry champions

  • Encourage harmonization of compliance regimes

  • Facilitate cost and information sharing

  • Increase stakeholder transparency

 

ISSUE SURVEYS

 
Modern Slavery 
Coming January 2021

  • What are the risks for the aid industry?

  • How have organizations responded to increased international focus in this area?

  • What policies should organizations adopt?

Waste Management 
Coming Spring 2021
  • What kind of waste is generated by aid?

  • What are the potential impacts?

  • What are international organizations

       doing to manage the risks?

 

Policy Database 

Coming Spring 2021

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The Team

Founder

Ashley Jackson is the founder of Aid Ethics. She created this site to help development, humanitarian, and health organizations meet their objectives while limiting their harms. She has worked internationally in both private and public sector risk management. Ashley has studied, written, and spoken about anti-corruption, modern slavery, and other ethical challenges faced by organizations. Much of her focus is on supply chain risks. Ashley has a JD from the Seton Hall University School of Law and a BA in International Relations, Chinese, and Asia Studies from the University of Colorado. She lives in Princeton. NJ with her family.

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Nishita Dsouza

Helena Xie

 

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