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W. Michael Hoffman Center for Business Ethics

Pioneering the Field of Business Ethics Since 1976

The W. Michael Hoffman Center for Business Ethics (HCBE) at Bentley University is one of the world's leading research and educational institutes in the field of business ethics. It is also among the oldest and most respected, having been established in 1976.

Our Mission

HCBE is a nonprofit educational, research and consulting organization whose vision is a world in which all businesses contribute positively to society through their ethically sound and responsible operations.

HCBE's mission is to give leadership in the creation of organizational cultures that align effective business performance with ethical business conduct. It endeavors to do so by the application of expertise, research, education and a collaborative approach to disseminating best practices.

HCBE strives to:

  • Connect ethical thought and action
  • Inspire ethical leadership
  • Enrich ethical knowledge and
  • Promote ethical collaboration

For a snapshot of HCBE, click here to view the center's latest brochure.

Learn more about the Hoffman Center for Business Ethics

Pioneering the Field of Business Ethics Since 1976

The W. Michael Hoffman Center for Business Ethics (HCBE) at Bentley University is one of the world's leading research and educational institutes in the field of business ethics. It is also among the oldest and most respected, having been established in 1976.

Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility 

Bentley Alliance logoGiven Bentley University’s mission to educate ethical and socially responsible organizational leaders via impactful knowledge within and across business and the arts and sciences, we created the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility (BAESR) in 2003. The role of the BAESR is to amplify and extend the work of the autonomous centers and initiatives on campus, supporting and encouraging greater awareness of, respect for, and commitment to ethics, service, social responsibility and sustainability in our research, curricula and campus culture. W. Michael Hoffman Center for Business Ethics is proud to be a partner in the Alliance.

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The Raytheon Lectureship in Business Ethics

Hon. Mark L. Wolf, Chair Of Integrity Initiatives International And Senior Judge Of The U.S. District Court For Massachusetts, Spoke At Bentley On April 1, 2019

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The Raytheon Lectureship in Business Ethics

Sandra Fenwick, President And CEO Of Boston Children's Hospital, Spoke At Bentley On September 24, 2018

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Verizon Visiting Professorship in Business Ethics

Dr. Joanne B. Ciulla, Professor Of Leadership Ethics, Rutgers Business School, At Bentley, November 14, 2017

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W. Michael Hoffman Center
for Business Ethics

Bentley University
Adamian Academic Center 108
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452

Phone: 781.891.2981
Fax: 781.891.2988
Email: cbeinfo@bentley.edu