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2021 Ethics in Business Awards

It’s easy to talk about ethical leadership when times are easy. It’s another thing entirely when times are tough and the future is uncertain. As RecognizeGood continues in our mission to share the best examples of ethical business leadership, the business community joined together – virtually – on June 3rd, to celebrate organizations of all sizes

Right Thing = Good Business w/ Tami Andres, Goodwin & Company

RecognizeGood: Goodwin & Company has a pretty robust set of programs and trainings and really seems to take ethical development seriously. What’s the impetus for that mindset surrounding employee well-being – did it come from the founders, or is it just developed over time? Tami Andres: You know, it’s interesting, it’s kind of been here

Right Thing = Good Business w/ Trammell Cooper, Genesis Wealth Management

RecognizeGood: How important is it to be able to maintain ethics, build trust and keep building a better business? Trammell Cooper: One of our key mottos at Genesis Wealth Management is we do the right thing, because it’s the right thing to do. That core philosophy drives who we are in our personal and professional

Right Thing = Good Business w/ Misty Whited, Austin Community Foundation

RecognizeGood: You’ve been at Austin Community Foundation for a while, so how have you seen the culture grow and develop over time with continuous improvement? Or was it there when you started and y’all continue to shepherd it? Misty Whited: I believe it was there when I started. I think a lot of it has to do

Right Thing = Good Business w/ Michelle Long, Shop LC

RecognizeGood: How does Shop LC justify the investment that you make into your people? Because that takes not only money, but it takes a ton of time to manage. What’s the benefit to the business of going beyond normal expectations to manage all of that? Michelle Long: I think the benefit to the business is that our

Right Thing = Good Business w/ Michele Glaze, Samsung Austin Semiconductor

RecognizeGood: One of the things that really stands out about Samsung Austin Semiconductor is this culture of empowerment – if you’ve got an idea, you’ve got an outlet for it and your idea’s not going to get swept under the rug. How does that benefit your employee morale and attitude? Michele Glaze: Samsung Austin Semiconductor cares