IEL members


Become a member of the Institute for Ethical Leadership and enjoy the many valuable benefits you will receive throughout the year.

Individual Membership

Your membership is your entry to joining a group of organizations and individuals who share a commitment to making ethical behavior and personal integrity an important part of their lives. We rely on your generous support to provide funding for all of our programs and activities.

Hear from a former MBA student about the value of an IEL membership here

Partnership Levels



  • Invitations to all programs, including exclusive events
  • Recognition in brochures and Annual Report
  • Logo Magnet



All Friend benefits plus:
  • Invitation to the Annual Donor Appreciation celebration
  • 15% discount on all programs



All Patron Member benefits plus:
  • Logo Business Card Holder
  • 20% discount on all programs



All Patron Member benefits plus:
  • Free parking passes to our events
  • Private lunch with IEL’s Executive Director



All Contributor Member benefits plus:
  • Private lunch with IEL’s co-founders, James Abruzzo and Alex Plinio



All Sustainer Member benefits plus:
  • Free sponsorship of a nonprofit leader to participate in the Institute's Certificate Program


Business Membership Program

The most effective way for corporations to ensure the highest ethical standards within their organization is for leaders to lead by example. Become a member of Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and commit to making ethical behavior a part of your business culture.

Business Membership Levels

Ethical Partner


  • Free invitations to select events for employees
  • Recognition in our Institute Brochures and on our Website

Participating Partner


All Ethical Partner benefits plus:

  • Free invitations to Speaker Series and
  • Annual Ethical Leadership Conference
  • Receive e-newsletters and updates on current research

Supporting Partner


All Participating Partner benefits plus:

  • Host corporate site visit for members of Net Impact
    (Rutgers Business School graduate students)
  • Free sponsorship of a nonprofit leader to participate in the Institute's Executive Leaders Certificate Program
  • Business link on our Website

Sustaining Partner


All Supporting Partner benefits plus:

  • Invitation as a guest speaker in one of our academic courses or programs
  • Free sponsorship of a nonprofit executive to participate in the Institute's Common Ground Program
  • Business Signage at events



All Sustaining Partner benefits plus:

  • Customized Ethical Leadership training session for employees, members or clients

Program Sponsor


All Benefactor benefits plus:

  • Sponsor of Annual Speaker Series

Ethical Leadership Conference Sponsor


All Program Sponsor benefits plus:

  • Sponsorship of the annual Ethical Leadership Conference

All partners also receive e-newsletters, updates on current research, articles and informational news items, invitations to special presentations, and pre-registration for all of our events.

Learn More

Contact us for more information about membership and becoming a partner of the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School.