I caught a great question from @ethicsblogger, Professor Chris McDonald, on Twitter this afternoon and needed a little more than 140 characters to respond. Chris asked whether insider trading should be considered a csr/sustainability issue. (I should warn you this is a can of worms I’ve looked forward to opening for a while, so I may get a bit feisty with this one…) Please read Chris’ question and my response, then join the discussion in the comments section below.
(Professor McDonald wrote an accompanying blog post which I recommend checking out: http://businessethicsblog.com/2011/05/12/rajaratnam-insider-trading-soft-skills-and-slippery-slopes/)
Here’s the post in question: