Ethics is a key building-block of professionalism. The CII, as
part of its commitment to helping Chartered firms to uphold the
highest standards of professionalism, has introduced a range of
targeted ethics assessment toolkits, available free online.
They are designed to help you embed, measure and manage ethical
standards within your organisation. Undertaking the short
self-assessment will improve your understanding of how sound
ethical practice can support the professional development of your
The toolkits also provide practical advice and helpful guidance
- the importance of ethics to Chartered firms;
- help with drawing up an action plan to tackle areas of
- ideas on how to communicate your ethical values to employees,
clients and prospects;
- guidance on how to involve employees in building and sustaining
It is not compulsory to undertake an assessment but we'd urge
you to consider it. As a Chartered entity, your organisation has
made a commitment to have in place core values and business
practices that align with the CII Code of Ethics. Completing the
assessment and tackling any action points that arise will help you
satisfy that commitment.
The toolkits are available from the downloads section opposite.
Each contains full guidance on how to complete.
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