The Governance Institute Ethics Index quantifies Australia’s ethical perceptions by comparing the importance of ethics against actual ethical behaviour across a range of sectors.
Results show Australians have lost faith in corporate ethics in wake of banking scandals
The Australian Ethics Index overall has fallen six points since 2017 — from 41 to 35 — dragged down by the poor perception of ethics in the banking sector.
Continuing scandals and revelations from the Hayne Royal Commission are further eroding Australians’ trust in the ethical behaviour of companies and undermine confidence in the the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.
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About the Governance Institute Ethics Index
The third annual Governance Institute Ethics Index studies Australians’ attitudes and perceptions of ethics across a variety of organisations, occupations and situations. The research was conceived by C3 Content and is conducted by independent global market research firm Ipsos between 25 May and 7 June 2018. The sample size of around 1,000 was drawn from across the country and spans the political spectrum.