No stakeholder is more vital to a company’s success than its own employees, which is why leaders have reignited conversations about what ethical companies owe to their employees. Our contributors discuss the ways that companies can accommodate and attract a diverse workforce, as well as keep them engaged in its broader purpose,.

WSP: Tone through Dialogue

By |2020-06-11T22:03:46+00:00June 9th, 2020|Compliance and Ethics, Employee Engagement|

Cascading Leadership Tone Using a Dialogue-Based Approach Julianna Fox, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, WSP Ethics and compliance professionals know that tone from the top is a quintessential component of a successful ethics and compliance program. As a first step, an organization’s leaders must set a tone that is aligned with organizational ...

Special Edition Magazine: BELA Asia Pacific

By |2020-03-06T21:05:19+00:00March 6th, 2020|Asia-Pacific, Cyber Security, Employee Engagement, Risk and Reputation|

At its core, the BELA Asia Pacific community, in partnership with William E. Connor & Associates is about promoting integrity through shared experiences, enabling companies to improve business performance and transform in accordance with the challenges that ethics and compliance leaders overcome each day—and our latest magazine is a testament to the ...

CareFirst: CEO on Communicating through Change

By |2020-08-27T23:45:26+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 executives. ...

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 ...

Engaged around the World: Five Principles for Increasing Employee Volunteerism

By |2019-12-06T23:09:42+00:00December 6th, 2019|Employee Engagement|

When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in 2017, five members of the Intel Employee Service Corps—our flagship skills-based volunteer program—ventured to the island’s Mayagüez region, determined to help. They visited 161 schools in just nine days to assess the impact of the worst natural disaster in the US territory’s recorded history. After developing an assistance ...

Personalization & Data: Preparing for the Workforce of the Future Takes New Approaches

By |2019-12-06T21:19:36+00:00December 6th, 2019|Employee Engagement, Equity & Social Justice|

U.S. Bank’s Chief Human Resources Officer Ismat Aziz is on a mission to blend the art of personalization and the science of data to provide a best-in-class employee experience at U.S. Bank—both for current employees and for the workforce of the future. She knows well the importance of providing a customized experience for employees’ ...

Allianz Life: Reaching Our Audience with an Ethics Blog

By |2019-12-30T23:56:30+00:00November 26th, 2019|Compliance and 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. ...

Hiring Skills, Not Diplomas: How to Ignite the Next Generation of Talent

By |2021-04-12T23:41:17+00:00March 26th, 2019|Corporate Purpose, Employee Engagement|

Ginni Rometty, CEO, IBM In order to remain one of the world's leading technology companies, at the forefront of cloud and quantum computing, IBM also needs to employ the world's leading technologists. That's why the company has been heavily invested in efforts to promote STEM education and career preparation. Here, IBM CEO Ginni ...

Trust at Work: A More Trusting World Begins with Employers

By |2019-12-06T23:40:18+00:00March 15th, 2019|Employee Engagement|

Fostering the trust of stakeholders has always been at the heart of ethical business leadership. Customers and consumers want not only a partner that will provide them with innovation, expertise, and value, but also one they can trust—a partner that behaves honestly, acts responsibly, and is guided by a set of solid values. ...

[WATCH] General Electric on the Growing Value of Business Ethics Worldwide

By |2019-12-31T17:37:56+00:00November 5th, 2018|***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture, Employee Engagement, South Asia|

September, 2018 will mark the one-year anniversary of the launch of Ethisphere’s Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) South Asia Chapter in India. Together with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the largest industry association in India, whose mission is to create an environment conducive for the growth of industry in the country, the BELA ...

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