Four Rochester companies receive ETHIE Awards; Honors program returns after 2020 COVID hiatus

After a COVID hiatus in 2020, the ETHIE Awards program returned in 2021 with four recipients—ESL, Excellus, ITX and the Regional Transit Service. Elevate Rochester (formerly the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation), produces the award program each year, providing the award criteria, application, judging and celebration of recipients. Each member of the ETHIE Award Class […]

Four Rochester companies earn ETHIE Awards: Elevate Rochester honors ESL, Excellus, ITX, Regional Transit Service

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Elevate Rochester (formerly the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation) presented its 2021 ETHIE Awards in December to ESL Federal Savings Bank, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, ITX Corp. and the Regional Transit Service. The ETHIE Award recognizes businesses and organizations that do the right thing through strong ethical foundations, aspirations to high standards of business conduct, […]

Coffee and Conundrums: Ethics in the Office

During our April board meeting, Jennifer Allen from Insero & Co. brought an article from Harvard Business Review for our discussion: When Competition Between Coworkers Leads to Unethical Behavior. Elana Augustine, communications committee member, added to the discussion with the following on ethics in the office. Employees go to the office to do an honest day’s […]