The Portico Program and the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics hosted a lecture titled “Doing What’s Right” on Nov. 19. The forum featured Dan Price, founder of Gravity Payments, who talked about his decision to use his business for social change.
Would our theology professors have anything to say about using refilled pods? Would our philosophy professors even care?
“Daily food demand in the wealthiest countries—mostly because of the demand for animal-based foods—requires producing around 8,000 calories of food to deliver 3,500 to each person, of which 25 percent is wasted,” Jenkins said. “But that seems to be the diet people want, for as incomes rise, humans everywhere are demanding more meat and more disposable products with empty calories.”
“Capitalism is a system that is absolutely susceptible to grave injustice,” Sachs said.
The publication process for pharmaceutical research lacks transparency.
This year marks the first that Boston College has implemented an anonymous, third-party service for reporting University-related ethical concerns through the use of an Ethics Hotline and ethics reporting website, both of which are modeled around principles established through BC’s Professional Standards and Business Conduct policy guide.