The need for ethics in growth platforms

Abhishek Anand
Benne’s Logs
Published in
6 min readMay 25, 2021

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Ethics. A topic that should be quite plain and simple, yet often finds itself in shades of gray.

No matter how many business ethics courses you take, or lectures you follow, the definition of ethical business practices will often come down to you. For the very simple reason that the typical definition of ethical practices has been reduced to ‘legally allowed business practices’.

When I thought of writing this article, I did a quick Google search on what business ethics means, and this is what Google threw back at me.

Business ethics is the study of appropriate business policies and practices regarding potentially controversial subjects including corporate governance, insider trading, bribery, discrimination, corporate social responsibility, and fiduciary responsibilities.

Appropriate business policies and practices.

Everything after that is more or less covered under one civil and criminal law or another. So, often when you see businesses deciding what is ethical behavior and what isn’t, they are mostly trying to see if what they are planning on doing is legal or not. And if…

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Abhishek Anand
Benne’s Logs

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