Resources for ethical decision making

Set out below are links to a range of resources that may assist people in dealing with ethical and professional dilemmas. The list is not exhaustive and if Members would like to suggest other sources they have found helpful, please contact governance@actuaries.asn.au.

THE ETHICS CENTRE

The Ethics Centre is a not-for-profit organisation developing and delivering innovative programs, services and experiences, designed to bring ethics to the centre of personal and professional life.

Short articles briefly explaining ethical theory including:

Papers including:

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS COUNCILS

The Professional Standards Councils are independent statutory bodies responsible for promoting professional standards and consumer protection in each Australian State and Territory. They do this through thought leadership and education, and the approval, monitoring and enforcing of Professional Standards Schemes. Their research library includes:

Ethics and conduct:

Professions:

Risk:

Ongoing Education:

WE ALL COUNT PROJECT

We All Count describes itself as “a project to increase equity in data science. This project has a place for you in it if you want to work towards a world where data science is good, and good for everyone.” Its founder, Heather Krause, is based in Canada.

Their Data Equity Framework is a seven-step approach to organising data projects, starting by thinking about and documenting Funding and Motivation, then moving on to Project design, Data collection and sourcing, Analysis, Interpretation and finally Communication and Distribution.

Keynote and Plenary Speakers