At the end of the day, the best compliance codes and policies in the world can’t overcome the influence of a company’s culture. Ethisphere’s contributors write about what values companies ought to attempt to cultivate among their workforce, and how to measure and maintain an ethical culture in a fast-paced, worldwide business.

Make Sure There’s Culture Gold at the End of Your Pride Month Rainbow

By |2021-06-28T22:34:10+00:00June 19th, 2021|Corporate Culture, Equity & Social Justice|

Happy Pride Month! As an ethics and compliance leader and a member of the LGBTQIA community, I’m professionally and personally encouraged to see so many corporate logos “going rainbow” this June. It feels like a sea of recognition on social media and it is darn cheerful. With a recent Gallup poll finding that a ...

EY Roundtable: Whistleblowers, Hotlines, Reporting and Speak-Up Culture

By |2021-06-28T21:07:55+00:00June 18th, 2021|Corporate Culture, Risk and Reputation|

One of the most essential and vexing aspects of any compliance program is the challenge of establishing and maintaining a whistleblower program that employees trust to fairly handle reports, protect anonymity, and prevent retaliation. Ethisphere’s partners at EY have experience running and consulting on whistleblower programs around the world. We convened a roundtable of ...

P&G: Anti-Corruption Award Winner on Storytelling, Culture, and Inclusion

By |2021-06-24T01:28:20+00:00June 14th, 2021|Corporate Culture, Equity & Social Justice|

Procter & Gamble was a recipient of last year’s Corporate Leadership Award from the Coalition for Integrity (C4I), a partner of Ethisphere’s. Our friends at C4I fight public and private corruption, and these awards seek to recognize and lift up the best work being done in the public and private sectors. Ethisphere’s Leslie Benton ...

Coalition for Integrity Honors P&G, Fauci with Integrity Awards

By |2021-06-28T22:39:22+00:00June 14th, 2021|Corporate Culture, Value Chain and Third Party|

In 2020, the Coalition for Integrity bestowed its prestigious Corporate Leadership Award on Procter & Gamble, making the US-based consumer brands giant one of a handful of recipients of the rigorously-researched honor. During the Integrity Awards virtual celebration in December, the organization also gave its individual award to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of ...

HPE: Ethics Is Everyone’s Business

By |2021-04-21T03:46:00+00:00April 15th, 2021|Corporate Culture, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

At HPE, we believe that how we do things is just as important as what we do. Over the years we’ve continued developing and refining our corporate values, policies, and training courses to help set clear expectations for team members, business partners, and suppliers worldwide and demonstrate HPE’s commitment to the highest ethical standards. ...

World’s Most Ethical Companies: Workday – Rich Sauer

By |2021-04-15T23:57:53+00:00April 11th, 2021|Corporate Culture, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

Rich Sauer Chief Legal Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs Workday Software & Services For Rich Sauer, one of the hallmarks of Workday is its focus on culture. “It’s super intentional,” he says. “You have to work on it all the time. Our founders started the company based on a set ...

World’s Most Ethical Companies: Infosys – Inderpreet Sawhney & Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

By |2021-04-21T17:25:36+00:00April 11th, 2021|Corporate Culture, South Asia, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Lead Independent Director Inderpreet Sawhney, Group General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer The organizations honored among the World’s Most Ethical Companies have to be places where ethics aren’t simply upheld by a single function. “The way I like to describe it,” says Inderpreet Sawhney, Group General Counsel and ...

Leidos: With M&A, Culture Compatibility is King

By |2020-10-28T19:54:14+00:00September 24th, 2020|Corporate Culture|

Corporate interest in mergers and acquisitions has piqued during the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Although the economy remains unsettled, many are predicting a wave of M&A activity in the relatively near future as companies seek to solidify their positions. Michele Brown, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer of Leidos, has participated in a number ...

How Focusing on Societal and Corporate Values Closes the Circle on Compliance Excellence

By |2020-10-21T16:26:17+00:00August 31st, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture, Legal and Regulatory, South Asia|

The Third Ring A Simple Description of an Ethical System Tom Tropp, Global Chief Ethics Officer, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co Compliance tells us what we must do; Ethics tells us what we should do.  I believe that there are three layers to an ethical system and each layer serves a different purpose.  ...

U.S. Bank: Creating Psychological Safety for a Speak-Up Culture

By |2020-12-16T00:09:00+00:00August 26th, 2020|Corporate Culture, Podcasts|

U.S. Bank’s Chief Ethics Officer, Katie Lawler, spoke to Ethisphere Executive Editor Tyler Lawrence about the concept of “psychological safety,” how important it is to a speak-up culture, and her program’s efforts to train managers throughout U.S. Bank on how to create psychologically safe environments for employees to speak their minds. Tyler Lawrence: Katie, ...

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