HOW we do anything means everything. The HOW Institute for Society seeks to build and nurture a culture of moral leadership, principled decision-making and values-based behavior that enables individuals and institutions to meet the profound social, economic, and technological changes of the 21st Century to elevate humanity. >>

HOW Founder

“Above all, moral leadership is about how leaders touch hearts, not just minds. Only moral authority can build trust, inspire others, create meaning, and help people imagine a different and better future.”  -Dov Seidman

Learn more about Dov Seidman here.


The HOW Institute for Society brings together a community of leaders from business, academia, government, civil society and beyond who are actively committed to practicing and amplifying moral leadership, principled decision-making and values-based behavior. Learn more about our Board of Directors and Fellows.

HOW Ideas

NEW RESEARCH. The 2024 State of Moral Leadership in Business explores the nature and impact of moral leadership. Read the full report here.
WATCH our leadership video series HOW Conversations. The latest conversation features Anthony Foxx, Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School.
The Prize in Ethics Essay Contest encourages students to write thought provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical leadership.