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Ethics Unwrapped

Leaders inevitably face ethical dilemmas – especially in today’s globally connected world. We need to navigate ethical challenges successfully to lead effectively. In short, we must learn ethics and practice daily. That’s where Ethics Unwrapped can help.

Integrity In Action

Ethics Unwrapped is a free educational program that combines the latest ethics research with top experts and creative zest to make learning easy, memorable, and fun. This accessible, video-based resource is used around the world by more than 1,800 colleges and universities, in hundreds of businesses and organizations, and by tens of thousands of ethics learners.

We emphasize the practical application of behavioral ethics to provide the next generation of leaders with the tools they need to act with integrity. Unlike traditional philosophy, behavioral ethics draws on research from fields such as psychology, neuroscience, and evolutionary biology to reveal the internal biases and external pressures that cause people to make ethical (and unethical) decisions in everyday life.

You can foster meaningful discussion in the classroom, conference room, and living room with our engaging, award-winning videos. Every video has accompanying teaching materials (case studies, discussion questions, and more) so you can make the conversation as rich as you please.

So go on… Grow moral awareness. Show integrity in every action. And encourage others to do the same. Use (and share) Ethics Unwrapped!

This program has been made possible by generous contributions from the Bob and Ann Pratt Endowment, the Teagle Foundation, the Provost’s Office at The University of Texas at Austin, and the McCombs School of Business.

Ethics Unwrapped Team

Our Collaborators

Awards we've won!

Telly Award Confirmation Bias 2019
Telly Award for #MeToo 2020
Telly Awards Scandals Illustrated 2019
Telly Award for Educate Yourself 2019
Telly Award Implicit Bias 2019
QS Reimagine Education Award 2019
Silver Case Award for Final Exam Heist 2019
Telly Award for Virtue Ethics 2017
Case Silver Award & Telly Award for Propaganda: Ethics and the Media 2017
Telly Award Moral Imagination 2014
Telly Award Moral Myopia 2014
Case Silver Award for Fundamental Attribution Error 2014
Telly Award In it To Win 2013
Case Silver Awards & Telly Award for Ethical Fading 2013
Case Bronze Award for Role Morality 2013


Ethics Unwrapped is an effective and flexible teaching tool. Tips for integrating Ethics Unwrapped in your next course or conversation are found in Curated Resources.

Please feel free to share your teaching ideas, too, and leave us feedback using the Contact page.

What people are saying...

I liked how the video gave examples and discussed this topic in understandable language. It allowed you to apply it to yourself.

~ Undergraduate Student
The University of Texas at Austin

[Ethics Unwrapped] is an outstanding effort…great content, easily accessible and very relevant.

~ Tony Cucolo
Associate Vice Chancellor Leadership Development and Veterans Affairs The University of Texas System

[Ethics Unwrapped] is a fun and easy way to raise awareness and drive home important messages about compliance and ethics.

~ Amanda Bossert
Advisor, Global Compliance & Ethics ConocoPhillips Company

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The Center for Leadership and Ethics offers Ethics Unwrapped to the public at no cost. If you share or embed our resources on your website, or on another website, please credit Ethics Unwrapped and hyperlink to the home page of this website. Here is how to credit our copyrighted videos:

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“Copyright © 2023 Ethics Unwrapped – McCombs School of Business – The University of Texas at Austin”

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