The Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (ECOA) is a member-driven association exclusively for individuals responsible for their organization's ethics, compliance, and business conduct programs. The only organization of its kind, its members represent the largest group of ethics and compliance practitioners in the world. The ECOA is credited with formally "founding" the ethics and compliance field in 1991.
The International Business Ethics Institute (IBEI) is a non-profit educational organization that was founded in 1994 in response to the growing need for transnationalism in the field of organizational ethics and integrity. IBEI was the first organization devoted to helping organizations develop truly global ethics and integrity programs.
The Society for Business Ethics is an international organization of scholars and others interested in business ethics. The Society provides a forum for those interested in research, teaching, or the practical application of ethical principles and concepts to the management of businesses. The Society conducts an annual meeting for the presentation and discussion of new research, issues a newsletter with information of interest to members, produces the scholarly journal Business Ethics Quarterly, and provides resources for those engaged in business ethics in their daily lives.
The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics is a non-profit, member based organization for compliance professionals. Their events, products, and resources offer education for those who are looking to be certified in compliance and ethics, or for those just looking to keep their compliance department up-to-date with the latest news.
Membership of the WFTO is limited to organizations that demonstrate a 100% Fair Trade commitment and apply its 10 Principles of Fair Trade. WFTO Members are not just the pioneers of the movement but the innovators of the market.
The WFTO represents Fair Traders from grassroots through to the G8 and is the authentic voice of Fair Trade, having driven the movement for 20 years. It is the only global network whose members represent the Fair Trade chain from production to sale.