Solly Moeng: Corruption is fixed from the top down

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Employees in an organisation, or citizens in a country, cannot reasonably be expected to be honest ambassadors of their brand if their leaders do not demonstrate ethical leadership from the front.

This was the overall sentiment that emerged at the launch of the 2019 Business Ethics Survey at the University of Stellenbosch Business School on Monday, hosted by the Ethics Institute. Participants agreed that corporate SA, a microcosm of broader society, must invest more in driving ethical leadership.

This discussion followed another that had taken place at the 2019 Brand Summit South Africa in Johannesburg last week, which touched on similar issues.

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