The founding of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics has been at the behest and impetus of the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, and has proceeded as follows:
History and Founder
— The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics was established:
Concerns and Commitments
— The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics was also founded and developed in response to the concerns below:
Mission and Purposes
— The Alvan Ikoku Center’s founding mission and purposes are therefore:
The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics has also been developed, and its activities and administration focused, as follows:
Activities and Administration
— All official activities, agents, arrangements, and assets of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics are administered solely via the Founder, Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku, and solely via the Founder’s authorization, as provided for in the Codes and Policies, and thus appropriately focused to ensure their alignment with the mission and purposes of the organization entity.
— The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics’s overall administration, as defined in the Codes and Policies, is similarly focused and conducted solely via means limited by The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics’s entity status as:
Areas and Efforts
Faith and Spirituality
— The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics’s faith-based commitments are focused in the following manner:
Incompatibility with Founding
— The activities, agents, and arrangements of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics are therefore focused and limited via determinations of incompatibility with the organization entity, as delineated below:
— The aforementioned inhumane behaviors include those delineated below, and are to be absent from any and all activities, agents, and arrangements relating to The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics – and not effected or facilitated in any way or via any manner, means, method, or mode, or to any degree, that is discriminatory, harmful, unconsented, unethical or unlawful:
— In light, therefore, of all of the aforementioned, incompatibility with The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics entails the following basic refusals, each intrinsic to the basic humanity, humanness, and humaneness of each human being, including the Founder, and to the reciprocity, recognition, and respect such humanity requires:
The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics’s organizational form is as delineated below:
— The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics is formally organized as a philanthropic organization entity, under the aegis and administration of The Alvan Ikoku Philanthropies — a division of The Alvan Ikoku Group LLC — and in partnership with The Chinyere and Chinelo Ikoku Foundation and The Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku Foundation.
— The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics is also officially known under the business names, The Alvan Azinna Chibuzo Ikoku Center, The Alvan Ikoku Center, and The Ikoku Center. All three names, as used in official Ikoku Center documents, products, services, and sites, refer to the same aforementioned organization entity.
— Conditions and Terms
— All of the above and aforementioned in this section constitutes the Conditions and Terms of Founding of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics (the “Conditions and Terms of Founding” and “Conditions of Founding”) and forms an integral part of the Conditions and Terms of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics, the Codes and Policies of The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics, as well as The Ikoku Center Conduct and Service Agreement you may enter into with The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics.
— Concerns and Questions
— Please report any concerns about code or policy violations, and send any questions you may have regarding the Conditions of Founding or The Ikoku Center Conduct and Service Agreement, to email@example.com.
— And as a concluding aviso and proviso, you are informed as well as reminded that by commencing or continuing any conduct or service relating to The Alvan Ikoku Center for Ethics — in any way, either directly or indirectly, and via any manner, means, method, or mode — you enter into The Ikoku Center Conduct and Service Agreement and agree to abide by and be legally bound by the Policy conditions, principles, protections, and terms described above, and the Codes and Policies, in their entirety without modification or severability, as amended from time to time solely by the Founder.
Also at the Center
The Ikoku Center is dedicated to the study and application of ethics for the benefit of communities, institutions, lives, and societies — in Africa and across the globe. And so in accordance with the above, the Center provides the following:
Examining the Good
A center committed to studying and applying our various methods for examining the good — via analysis, conversation, deliberation, education, and further evaluation of beliefs, laws, mores, norms, values, and virtues.
Being, Doing Good
A center also committed to studying and applying our various modes for being good, doing good, and living a good life among others — via forms of community, conscience, duty, obligation, reciprocity, responsibility, and service.
Providing the Good
A center also committed to studying and applying our various means for providing the good to ourselves as well as others — via the ethics of care, civics, communities, economies, institutions, and the professions.