Jim Nortz – President & Founder, Built on Ethics Advisory Services

jim-nortz-bausch-and-lombJim Nortz is a nationally recognized expert and thought leader in the field of business ethics and compliance.

Jim spent the first 17 years of his career as a litigator trying both criminal and civil cases before becoming Crompton Corporation’s first Vice President, Business Ethics and Compliance in 2003.

Since then, Jim has served as a compliance officer at Crompton and for three other multinational corporations – the latest of which was Bausch & Lomb.

Mr. Nortz is a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business, RIT’s Saunders School of Business, St. John Fisher College and Nazareth College.

Jim writes the monthly business ethics columns for the Association of Corporate Counsel Docket magazine and the Rochester Business Journal and is a contributing writer for Corporate Compliance Insights and The Business Journals.

Jim served on the Board of Directors for the Ethics and Compliance Officers Association (“ECOA”) for eight years and is now on the Board of the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation.

Jim is currently a compliance & ethics consultant and educator with Built on Ethics Advisory Services – a firm dedicated to helping organizations thrive by building sound internal controls and a strong ethical culture.  

Contact Information:

Phone: 585-260-8960
Email: jimnortz@builtonethics.com
Website: http://www.builtonethics.com

Articles by Jim Nortz
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Is Classical Moral Philosophy Letting Us Down?



Business ethics is traditionally taught by college philosophy departments. Considering source material often predates modern business practices by hundreds -- if not thousands -- of years, this should raise eyebrows. The principles of classical moral philosophy aren't very helpful in today's business world, so why are they being applied?