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.

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, ...

Prevent Retaliation with Manager Training and Culture Surveys

By |2020-09-10T22:43:48+00:00August 25th, 2020|Corporate Culture, Risk and Reputation|

One of the trickiest problems for any organization to prevent is retaliation after an employee reports misconduct, whether or not a report was substantiated in subsequent investigation. Retaliation also crosses functions within an organization—ethics and compliance, internal investigations, and human resources—in a way that can make it challenging to single out who ought to ...

What’sApp: A Conversation with Ashish Chandra on Leadership, Mentoring and the Post-COVID-19 Normal

By |2020-10-21T16:29:01+00:00August 17th, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture, South Asia|

In the following interview, Ethisphere’s Aarti Maharaj spoke to Ashish Chandra, Associate General Counsel - India, WhatsApp Inc, about his work as a senior lawyer at the popular smartphone app. Chandra also highlighted that when it comes to building one’s career, think about it as a 50-over one-day cricket tournament. Ethisphere: How has your career ...

[WATCH] Global Culture: Reinforcing and Improving a Strong Global Culture of Integrity

By |2020-08-12T22:18:38+00:00August 12th, 2020|Corporate Culture|

The opening plenary session at Day 3 of the Canada Ethics Summit, featuring leaders from Panasonic Avionics, WSP, and Ethisphere. The panel discusses the challenges of promoting a culture of integrity across an organization, and advice for approaching that problem.

Building and Sustaining a Robust Policy Framework

By |2020-10-21T20:56:31+00:00August 7th, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture, South Asia|

Download the full 2020 BELA South Asia Magazine here. Ritu Jain, Chief Compliance Officer, Asia, GE The fundamental basis of any company’s compliance programs is its Code of Conduct and its suite of compliance policies. Having ‘policies and procedures’ in place is such a basic requirement, that we almost take it for granted. The ...

Eli Lilly’s Take on High Performance with High Integrity

By |2020-10-21T20:55:52+00:00August 7th, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture, South Asia|

Download the full 2020 BELA South Asia Magazine here.  Today, most multinationals have been able to successfully create a compliance framework within their organization. Gunjan Singh, Director, Ethics and compliance, Eli Lilly & Company India These robust compliance frameworks generally encompass a dedicated team of compliance professionals, well-written policies and procedures, and well-executed ...

Ethical Leadership: Winning the Right Way

By |2020-10-21T21:15:37+00:00August 7th, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture, South Asia|

Download the full 2020 BELA South Asia Magazine here.  Anand Kripalu, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Diageo India In 2013, I was approached to lead the integrated businesses of United Spirits Ltd. and Diageo in India. While I knew it would be a great opportunity to lead a key market for a ...

EPIC Journey in Setting Global Compliance Program for Biocon Biologics

By |2020-10-22T20:29:59+00:00July 16th, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture, South Asia|

Akhilesh Nand (L); and Karthik K. Saravanan Download the full 2020 BELA South Asia Magazine The revised US Federal Sentencing Guidelines, as revised, make specific reference to the need to promote a culture that “encourages ethical conduct” and a “commitment to compliance with the law.” The inspiration for this is that having an effective ...

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