Compliance and 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.

Noblis: Emphasis on Leadership

By |2020-04-08T15:59:55+00:00April 8th, 2020|Compliance and Ethics, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

Noblis, a government contractor specializing in providing support for civil, defense, and intelligence missions from its headquarters in Reston, Virginia, is a nine-time honoree among the World’s Most Ethical Companies®. To celebrate the distinction, the organization’s CEO Amr ElSawy took time to talk with Ethisphere Magazine about how he thinks about maintaining the rigorous ...

EY: The Case for Integrity

By |2020-04-09T15:54:10+00:00April 8th, 2020|Compliance and Ethics|

Andrew Gordon EY views the presence of integrity as the foundation for trust. Given this, integrity is by now a widely recognized attribute of a successful, sustainable company and the foundation for embedding trust among employees, customers, and other stakeholders. The potential investment gains that could be achieved by eradicating fraud and ...

BELA Asia Pacific

By |2020-04-16T18:11:29+00:00March 12th, 2020|Asia-Pacific, Compliance and Ethics, Legal and Regulatory|

In the pages of the BELA Asia Pacific magazine, you will find a collection of profiles and stories showing how a diversified group of respected company leaders work together to help navigate the challenges of assuring a world of transparency, sustainability, and ethics. Featuring insights from Western Digital, 3M, Boeing, Prudential Assurance Company Singapore, and more. Plus, ...

Dimitrief: The Human Nature of Whistleblowers

By |2020-03-13T00:34:07+00:00March 10th, 2020|Compliance and Ethics, Risk and Reputation|

Three whistleblowers have recently dominated the headlines. The first was an intelligence specialist who anonymously raised concerns about potentially inappropriate interactions between President Trump and President Zelensky of Ukraine that ultimately led to President Trump’s impeachment. Advocates for impeachment lauded the unnamed government employee for having the courage to call out an abuse of ...

Seeking Business Success? Focus on Fostering an Ethical Culture

By |2020-02-06T23:34:47+00:00February 6th, 2020|Compliance and Ethics, Corporate Culture|

Scratch the surface of most business scandals and you’ll find unhealthy corporate cultures. Pick your story—Volkswagen, Wells Fargo, Airbus—in all of these cases, serious business issues stemmed in part from a culture that was more focused on results than on doing the right thing. Ironically, this focus only on business success at the expense ...

[LISTEN] TechnipFMC: Case Handling & Resolution

By |2020-05-11T21:19:56+00:00January 24th, 2020|Compliance and Ethics, Podcasts|

In the following interview, Natalia Shehadeh, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at TechnipFMC spoke to Ethisphere's Leslie Benton about the company's case handling and resolution across four government authorities. Natalia Shehadeh is the Chief Compliance Officer for TechnipFMC.  Natalia joins TechnipFMC from Weatherford, a global oil ...

SABIC: Promoting Values and Transparency for Growth

By |2020-01-01T21:53:28+00:00December 31st, 2019|Compliance and Ethics, Value Chain and 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 and 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 |2020-01-28T19:04:26+00:00December 30th, 2019|Compliance and 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 |2020-01-24T04:10:44+00:00December 30th, 2019|***Ethisphere Magazine, Compliance and 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 ...