The Council of Ethics for Communication
The Finnish Council of Ethics for Communication (VEN) addresses ethical issues, acts in an advisory capacity to its constituent organizations and promotes good practices in professional communication. The constituent organizations of the Council adhere to the Communication Code of Ethics. Altogether thousands of communication professionals are now engaging in the actions of VEN.
The Council is responsible for devising and maintaining the Communication Code of Ethics. The constituent organizations of the Council adhere to the Communication Code of Ethics and promote the Code within the activities of their membership.
In its Statements of Opinion, the Council assesses the ethical appropriateness of practices in the field of professional communications at a general level. The Council does not pass judgment concerning the engagement, in such practices, of an individual or an organization. The Statements of Opinion of the Council are founded on the Communication Code of Ethics.