Center for Corporate Ethics and Governance

Improving corporate ethics and public policy through objective, empirical research and analysis.

The RAND Center for Corporate Ethics and Governance, or CCEG, is committed to improving public understanding of corporate ethics, law, and governance, and to identifying specific ways that businesses can operate ethically, legally, and profitably at the same time.

The CCEG is dedicated to three objectives:

  • Creating more effective public policies
  • Promoting more ethical, self-governing corporate cultures, and
  • Improving public trust in the corporate world.
  • What Makes a Good Leader? Ask Pope Francis, or Lady Gaga

    Nov 18, 2014

    What makes an effective state? What makes a good leader? Panelists at RAND's Politics Aside event discussed leadership, governance, and how the service part of democracies has become too politicized.

  • For MNCs, Assessing the Risk of Bribery Just Got Easier

    Nov 11, 2014

    A tool to help multinational companies assess the business bribery risks faced when conducting business in foreign countries and tailor compliance policies to address those threats has been created by researchers from RAND and TRACE International.

  • Surprise: Q and A with Dave Baiocchi and D. Steven Fox

    Aug 14, 2013

    Dealing with surprises is an important part of many professions. The NFL coach prepares by developing a comprehensive response plan for anything that could happen during the game while the Navy SEALs rely on a looser framework that helps them stay alive and achieve their mission objective.

  • Boards, Compliance and Reputation: Diving Shallow Versus Diving Deep

    May 1, 2013

    Basic questions have been raised about the evolving role of boards, at a time when scandal and perceptions of corporate opportunism have resulted in a loss of public trust in the business community, writes Michael Greenberg.

  • Symposium Explores Federal Sentencing Guidelines

    May 16, 2012

    News headlines regularly report on corporate crime and prosecution, irresponsible behavior, and catastrophic risk-taking. On May 16, 2012, CCEG hosted an invitation-only symposium event to facilitate discussion on questions about how to build stronger ethical cultures within corporations and what the optimal role of government policy is in this regard.