Past Video and Essay Contests


The Scotiabank Ethics in Action Video and Essay contests are intended to showcase the ethical reflections of outstanding business and management students from across Canada. The contests are open to all graduate and undergraduate business and management students across Canada.

Read the Video/Essay Video/Essay Assessment Criteria [PDF - 148 kb].


Reflect on the role of ethics and ethical leadership in business to craft a response that provokes the audience to think differently about ethical leadership


Videos: 4 minutes maximum; 1-5 participants per submission
Essay: 1,000 words maximum; 1 participant per submission

Submitting Your Entry

Unfortunately, we will not be accepting any Video and Essay entries for the 2017 Ethics in Action event.  We are sorry for any inconvinience and hope to see you at this years event in October.

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2016 Winners

Video contest:
Liana Di Iorio, Heather Doran, Russell Goulet, and Eduardo Lafleur from Concordia University

Essay contest:
Patrick Brousseau from Dalhousie

2015 Winners

Video contest:
Concordia University Case Team  

Essay contest:
Patrick Brousseau from Dalhousie