Utah Ethical Leadership Award

The Utah Ethical Leadership Awards are designed to recognize organizations that embody the spirit of ethical leadership exhibited by Bill Daniels, a founder of the modern cable industry and former owner of the Utah Stars. Bill Daniels believed deeply in ethics and integrity, and in the importance of absolute ethical principles, which earned him great respect throughout the business world. 

The Utah Ethical Leadership Awards recognize leadership in Utah businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government entities that embody best practices in ethical behaviors. The awards are a collaboration of the Community Foundation of Utah, the Daniels Fund, and the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the David Eccles School of Business and are sponsored by Utah Business Magazine and the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah.

How to Participate

The 2018 Utah Ethical Leadership Awards will be held on  September 7th. 

Nominees for the Utah Ethical Leadership Awards are judged against the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Principles:

  • Integrity – Act with honesty in all situations
  • Trust – Build trust in all stakeholder relationships
  • Accountability – Accept responsibility for all decisions
  • Transparency – Maintain open and truthful communications
  • Fairness – Engage in fair competition and create equitable and just relationships
  • Respect – Honor the rights, freedoms, views and property of others
  • Rule of Law – Comply with the spirit and intent of laws and regulations
  • Viability – Create long-term value for all relevant stakeholders


2017 Resources