According to our Christian ethics, we're supposed to love God, love each other and help take care of the poor. It is immoral to charge somebody making $5,000 an income tax.
If ethics are poor at the top, that behavior is copied down through the organization.
Strong ethics keep corporations healthy . Poor ethics make companies sick. Values are the immune system of every organisation.
In many climbing cultures, it seems that dirty ethics and poor style are acceptable. In mine they are not.
In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.
Once poverty is gone, we'll need to build museums to display its horrors to future generations. They'll wonder why poverty continued so long in human society - how a few people could live in luxury while billions dwelt in misery, deprivation and despair.