Business ethics is a way of carrying out business activities, covering all aspects relating to individuals, companies and society. Business ethics in a company can shape the values, norms and behavior of employees and leaders in building fair and healthy relationships with customers/work partners, shareholders, the community. The company believes that good business principles are ethical business. Namely a business with superior and sustainable performance that is run by adhering to ethical principles, in line with applicable laws and regulations.
Business Ethics can become a standard for all employees including management and make it a guide in carrying out daily work based on noble character, honesty, transparency and professionalism.
There are five principles that can be used as guidelines in carrying out business practices:
1. The Principle of Mutual Benefit
The principle of mutual benefit instills awareness to mutually benefit one another, meaning that every business action must be endeavored so that all parties feel benefited.
2. The Principle of Autonomy
The principle of autonomy shows an attitude of independence, freedom and responsibility. An independent person is a person who can make decisions and then carry them out based on his own abilities and in accordance with what he believes, free from pressure, incitement, and dependence on other parties.
3. Principle of Justice
The principle of justice instills a fair attitude towards all parties, without discriminating against all aspects, both economic, legal and other aspects.
4. The Principle of Moral Integrity
The principle of moral integrity is the principle of not harming others in making business decisions and actions. This principle is based on the awareness that everyone must be respected as a human being.
5. The Principle of Honesty
The principle of honesty instills an attitude as it is based on facts, situations and actual conditions. In other words, what is said is what is done. This principle also provides compliance in carrying out various contracts, commitments and agreements that have been made.