Welcome to the Center for Ethical Business Cultures

The Center for Ethical Business Cultures (CEBC) at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business assists leaders in creating ethical and profitable business cultures.

Serving at the intersection between thought and practice leadership, the center brings together leading academic and business practitioners in the field of business ethics and provides public programs; engages in research; and builds and delivers governance and ethical leadership development programs and services.

Upcoming Events

Minneapolis Fed President to Keynote Ethics Awards on May 10

Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank will deliver the keynote speech at the 18th annual Minnesota Business Ethics Awards luncheon on May 10, 2017. The awards luncheon will recognize MBEA finalists and three award recipients – a small, a mid-sized and a… Continue reading

Success and Luck Author Robert Frank to Speak April 18 at St. Thomas

In Success and Luck: Good fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy, Robert Frank asks how important is luck? No question more reliably divides conservatives from liberals. As conservatives correctly observe, people who amass great fortunes are almost always talented and hardworking. Yet liberals are also… Continue reading

Professional Advisors and the Challenge of an Aging Clients

October 5, 2016 This is an exploratory discussion among invited guests familiar with the challenges confronting professional advisors in law, financial services and health care who may encounter clients with diminishing capacity to make informed, autonomous decisions.  Policy and regulations guiding these professions are built… Continue reading

CEBC Leaders Forum

September 23, 2016 A recurring conversation among a group of small and mid-sized business leaders focusing on ethical leadership and building ethical business cultures. Participants are CEBC members and guests.  The CEBC Leaders Forum meets three times each year.  Participation in the group is by… Continue reading

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Get Involved

CEBC is committed to assisting business leaders in creating ethical and profitable business cultures. Learn more about how you and your organization can get involved to support this important mission.


Register today for an upcoming CEBC roundtable, workshop, webinar or public forum.


We invite you to be part of the nation’s leading center in which thought and practice leadership from the business and academic communities are linked to help create and sustain organizational cultures of integrity

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Contact Us

Contact us for information about CEBC as well as business ethics and corporate social responsibility issues.

Center for Ethical Business Cultures
1000 LaSalle Avenue, TMH 331
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2005

Phone: (651) 962-4120
Email: mail@cebcglobal.org


Your generous donations enable CEBC to offer public programs, conduct cutting edge research and provide leadership development services for current and future leaders in building and sustaining ethical cultures. By investing in the work of the center, you are making a difference!

Corporate Sponsorship

The Center for Ethical Business Cultures has sponsorship opportunities that can align with your organization’s mission and values. We hope to create valued partnerships, with sponsors having as much input into program design as possible.