Compliance & Ethics

At the heart of Ethisphere’s motto of Good. Smart. Business. Profit, this discipline focuses on mitigating the risks created by people out in the world acting on behalf of your organization. Whether it is more effective manager training or an anti-corruption policy employees will actually read, our contributors discuss how to structure pragmatic solutions to pan-industry problems.

SABIC: Promoting Values and Transparency for Growth

By |2020-01-01T21:53:28+00:00December 31st, 2019|Compliance & Ethics, Value Chain & Third Party|

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s national development strategy, “Vision 2030,” is an ambitious proposal that aims to build upon the country’s geographic location, resources, and unique strengths and capabilities. It challenges all Saudis to create an environment that unlocks business opportunities at home and abroad, strengthens the economy, and creates jobs. ...

Searching for a Compass: Navigating ESG Reporting

By |2019-12-31T17:09:28+00:00December 31st, 2019|Compliance & Ethics, Sustainability|

On the topic of ESG, there is no shortage of ideas. A few months ago, I set out to see if there was consensus as to just what we mean when we say “ESG”, especially as regards to the “S,” and to any reporting methodologies. As an individual (in the same shoes as an ...

Maximizing the Impact of Your Ethics & Compliance Program

By |2020-01-01T21:52:14+00:00December 30th, 2019|Compliance & Ethics|

Against the background of continuous scandals in the corporate world and other institutions, ethics and compliance professionals play an increasingly critical role in their organizations today—nothing less than preventing misconduct and remediating it effectively when it occurs. Add to that the increasing focus by regulators on results, not just program design and implementation, seen ...

Compliance Assurance: Demonstrating Program Effectiveness and Value

By |2019-12-31T19:17:47+00:00December 30th, 2019|***Ethisphere Magazine, Compliance & Ethics|

There is no shortage of best practice advice on the tenets of an effective compliance program, but finding guidance on demonstrating, testing and documenting program effectiveness can be a challenge. Regulatory bodies have largely made clear their requirements for compliance program assurance: they expect compliance officers to test, monitor and continuously refine policy, procedures ...

How Mature? Putting Your Ethics & Compliance Program to the Test

By |2019-12-06T23:28:29+00:00December 6th, 2019|Compliance & Ethics, Digital Innovation|

Ethics and compliance has shifted rapidly from simple concerns about regulatory compliance to wide-ranging conversations about company culture, reputation, and risk. The tools that ethics and compliance teams use—program assessments, culture surveys, and the like—have largely remained either high-level or very intensive, making it difficult to pinpoint problem areas or identify solutions, or requiring ...

Allianz Life: Reaching Our Audience with an Ethics Blog

By |2019-12-30T23:56:30+00:00November 26th, 2019|Compliance & Ethics, Employee Engagement|

Almost universally, organizations have initiatives and associated taglines to encourage employees, clients, customers, or other actors to report concerns. “See Something/Say Something,” “Do the Right Thing,” “Make it Right,” and “Listen Up/Speak Up” are just a few clever ways companies encourage the reporting of something illegal, unethical, or contrary to their mission and values. ...

[WATCH] Increasing Manager Effectiveness and Employee Engagement

By |2019-12-31T22:34:09+00:00November 20th, 2019|Compliance & Ethics|

Moderator: Stefan Linssen, Executive Vice President, Global Partnerships; Chief Content Officer, Ethisphere Panel: Rosamund Browne, Sr. Counsel, EMEA Employment Law Lead & UK Compliance Officer, Infosys Jennifer Teerdhala, Director, Ethics & Compliance Programs, The Coca-Cola Company Matthijs Veenema, Global Business Conduct Director, Eastman Chemical Company Frida Berlin, Ethics & Compliance Program Manager, ...

Global Portfolio of Innovation: KKR Advances Compliance Worldwide

By |2019-12-30T23:23:23+00:00November 9th, 2019|Compliance & Ethics, Digital Innovation, Value Chain & Third Party|

As the Global Chief Compliance Officer for investment firm KKR, Bruce Karpati faces an interesting challenge: making sure KKR’s own practices remain best-in-class in a highly regulated industry, while simultaneously keeping the companies in which KKR invests up to snuff. Karpati spoke with Ethisphere Magazine about how innovation, and his work with Ethisphere, helps ...

2019 Business Ethics Leadership Alliance South Asia Magazine

By |2019-12-31T18:32:30+00:00September 12th, 2019|Compliance & Ethics, Legal & Regulatory, South Asia|

This year’s Business Ethics Leadership Alliance South Asia magazine recognizes the two-year anniversary of the BELA South Asia Chapter and the collective desire of members to continuously improve India’s business ecosystem. The BELA South Asia community, at its core, is about promoting integrity through shared experiences, enabling companies to improve business performance and transform in accordance with ...

Compliance and Company Dignity– Opportunity, Motivation, and Justification

By |2019-12-31T04:29:44+00:00May 26th, 2019|Compliance & Ethics|

At the end of each year, a noted business magazine features a special section that looks back on corporate scandals. It is unfortunate that, for the year 2018, there were so many reports of scandals concerning otherwise reputable companies. The compliance officers of many companies make their best effort to reduce the three factors of ...

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