Corporate Culture

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.

Seeking Business Success? Focus on Fostering an Ethical Culture

By |2020-02-06T23:34:47+00:00February 6th, 2020|Compliance & 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 ...

[WATCH] Highlights from Ethisphere’s Culture Data

By |2020-02-01T22:43:30+00:00January 31st, 2020|Corporate Culture|

In this brief video, Ethisphere's Erica Salmon Byrne walks through the highlights of the second volume of our Insights from Our Culture Quotient Data Set, with information gleaned from Ethisphere's global culture surveys for multinational clients. This second volume focuses on the role of managers and manager training in building and maintaining an ethical ...

CareFirst: CEO on Communicating through Change

By |2020-02-25T04:38:04+00:00December 28th, 2019|Corporate Culture, Employee Engagement|

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the largest health insurance provider in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, is a member of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance and a seven-time World’s Most Ethical Companies® honoree. CareFirst’s President and CEO, Brian D. Pieninck, is particularly engaged with matters of ethics and compliance—a trait not common among chief ...

Culture Champions: The Emotional Wellness Revolution at Booz Allen Hamilton

By |2020-01-28T22:40:12+00:00December 9th, 2019|Corporate Culture, Employee Engagement|

If you read a certain genre of business journalism, you might be forgiven for thinking that the most important factors governing your happiness as an employee revolve around amenities. Does this office have nap pods? How many different kinds of non-dairy milk are the break rooms stocked with? Can I bring my corgi to ...

JLL: Steps to Diversify the Leadership Pipeline

By |2019-12-18T21:07:59+00:00December 6th, 2019|Corporate Culture, Diversity & Inclusion|

We’ve worked to address inequality in the workplace, but not enough is changing. We still see harassment, misconduct, unequal pay, a dearth of female role models in C-suite and board positions, and an unclear path to success. Despite more research and public discussion, the chasm remains. We need to Move The Needle (MTN). ...

7 Questions with Western Digital Corp on Innovation

By |2019-12-31T18:26:37+00:00October 31st, 2019|Corporate Culture, South Asia|

In the following interview, Aarti Maharaj, Managing Director of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance South Asia Chapter, spoke to Supria Dhanda - Vice President and Country Manager at Western Digital India about innovation in India and why companies need to pay attention to the growing trends and best practices in this area. Dhanda leads India’s ...

[WATCH] Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) Report Discussion

By |2019-12-31T22:42:09+00:00September 1st, 2019|Corporate Culture, Diversity & Inclusion, South Asia|

Moderator Erica Salmon Byrne, EVP and Chair of BELA, Ethisphere Panelists Nanjappa B.S., Vice President, Human Resources, Infosys Ritu Jain, Chief Compliance Officer, Asia, GE Sheetal Raina, Ethics Advisor, India, The Boeing Company Shukla Wassan, Executive Director, Legal & Corporate Affairs, South Asia, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd

The Next Step? Companies Evolving from Ethical to Purpose-Driven

By |2019-12-31T21:46:41+00:00August 16th, 2019|Corporate Culture, Purpose|

At Ethisphere, our mission over the past decade has been “defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.” At first glance, it seems entirely possible that a company can be ethical—doing business the right way, following the rules, and generally doing the right thing—and still not be driven by anything other than maximizing ...

U.S. Bank’s Global Chief Ethics Officer on Embedding an Ethical Culture

By |2019-05-16T17:58:36+00:00May 16th, 2019|Compliance & Ethics, Corporate Culture|

At the 2019 Global Ethics Summit, Ethisphere spoke to Katie Lawler, Senior Vice President and Global Chief Ethics Officer, U.S. Bank about embedding culture and increasing transparency across the company. In this interview, Lawler also provides advice to new Ethics and Compliance Officers and explains how resources such as the Business Ethics Leadership ...

Parsons’ Chief Legal Advisor on Business Integrity in Mexico

By |2019-05-16T17:57:13+00:00May 9th, 2019|Compliance & Ethics, Corporate Culture|

At the 2019 Global Ethics Summit, Ethisphere spoke to Mike Kolloway, Chief Legal Advisor, Parsons about ethical leadership and Parsons role at the Mexico City Ethics Summit. "Ethics and integrity are critical to us just as the safety of our employees," Kolloway said. "The board reviews our metrics report at every quarterly meeting ...