Ethics makes a comeback

July 20, 2017 | Licensing

When the banking industry started to work to raise the moral and ethical standards of banking and finance through the not-for-profit Banking and Finance Oath, the Copyright Agency was keen to play a part.

The Agency’s Good Copyright Governance program recognises industries which secure licences for copyright content and this includes banking and finance.

Copyright Agency’s Senior Licensing Consultant, Lisa Hill, noted the extraordinary enthusiasm and commitment of bankers when she attended the BFO’s Banking Ethics Conference.

“There were some curly questions being put to the audience around ethics and accountability but the response was electric,” Lisa says.

“What resonated with me most was the frequent use of the word ‘fair’. When I think about my own organisation, the Copyright Agency and the content creator members we represent, the word ‘fair’ is a very good representation of our mission.”

Read the full article on the importance of good copyright governance in the banking sector and its impacts on our society in the knowledge economy.