The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS is a resource for principle-based ethics education,
serving students, educators, and business community.
The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative was launched in 2010 to advance principle-based ethics education in business schools. The ethics initiative promotes principles as a constant foundation for personal and organizational ethical decision-making and leadership. The College of Business at UCCS is one of the eight original participating schools in the initiative and an
active member of the Daniels Fund Ethics Consortium.
The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS promotes practical application of principle-based principles in the curriculum, provides
student opportunities to practice ethical leadership and ethical decision-making, engages the business community all while encompassing the following eight principles:
Integrity - Act with honesty in all situations
Trust - Build trust in all stakeholder relationships
Accountability - Accept responsibility for all decisions
Transparency - Maintain open and truthful communications
Fairness - Engage in fair competition and create equitable and just relationships
Respect - Honor the rights, freedoms, views, and property of others
Rule of Law - Comply with the spirit and intent of laws and regulations
Viability - Create long-term value for all relevant stakeholders