Finding the Ethical Biotech; It's All in the Technique; Flags of Many Colors

TIP TROVE | Finding the Ethical Biotech Courtesy of Chris MacDonald Ethics should guide the pharmaceutical industry, but it's not always easy to determine a company's ethical track record prior to signing on. It's a good idea to talk to people in the industry, as insiders tend to know the reputations of companies. We shouldn't pretend that a pharmaceutical company's values exist only for the public good. Still, employees can promote high ethical standards by openly talking about how the co

Chris MacDonald
Jun 29, 2003

TIP TROVE | Finding the Ethical Biotech

Courtesy of Chris MacDonald

Ethics should guide the pharmaceutical industry, but it's not always easy to determine a company's ethical track record prior to signing on. It's a good idea to talk to people in the industry, as insiders tend to know the reputations of companies.

We shouldn't pretend that a pharmaceutical company's values exist only for the public good. Still, employees can promote high ethical standards by openly talking about how the company can be the right kind of role model. Ask coworkers, "Is this the kind of company we want to be? Don't we want to be able to enjoy the respect of the industry and of the public?"

--Chris MacDonald, president,
Canadian Society for the Study of Practical Ethics, Toronto

 

TRAINING @ | It's All in the Technique

WHAT: Immunocytochemistry, in situ Hybridization & Live Cell Imaging

WHERE: Cold...

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