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Universal Principles of Ethics

First 60 Applications Around the World

ethics principles of 3 types depicted as a flame

The Flame Framework

A Framework for Universal Principles of Ethics has now been used by governments, corporations, law enforcement and judiciaries, hospitals, post-secondary institutions and professional associations across North America as well as in Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and the Middle East. Try it (at no cost) and let us know if your organization is the first on record where this framework is not a realistic and relevant guide!

Free or fee-based applications of the Framework

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Feel free to download the free resources on this site such as the two-page summary and case discussion guide. In-depth generic course templates are also available for purchase, and for a value-based fee, templates can be tailored to suit specific organizations, sectors, applications or regulatory requirements.