Banta Center for Business, Ethics and Society

Female School of Business student

The Banta Center for Business, Ethics and Society is a forum for the examination of ethical issues in corporate and professional life. It seeks to advance our awareness of ethical problems and to improve our ability to make ethical decisions by engaging in dialogue and instruction with practitioners and scholars from a broad range of fields and disciplines. In accord with the University of Redlands mission of diversity, innovative instruction, academic rigor and civic responsibility, the Banta Center offers programming that recognizes ethics as the foundation for individual and organizational excellence.

The Banta Center seeks to:

  • Facilitate Discussion And Interaction With Business Leaders
  • Promote Student Achievement In Ethics And Community Service
  • Develop Ethics Across The Curriculum
  • Share Best Practices With Practitioners And Educators
  • Support Interdisciplinary Research In Ethics

David Banta '63, founder of Banta Asset Management, LP, and his wife, Stephanie Beale Banta '63, endowed the Center for Business, Ethics and Society in 2006. Their deep concern for the role of ethics education in business comes not simply from Mr. Banta's experience as a successful investment manager; it reflects their ongoing commitment to liberal education as a foundation for personal and professional growth.

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