South Asia

Multi-national companies and local organizations share the approaches they’re taking to solve compliance challenges in a dynamic region.

Uber Guest Editor: Purpose-Driven Companies Operating as a Unified Force

By |2020-09-09T09:19:15+00:00September 9th, 2020|Corporate Purpose, South Asia|

Pradeep Parameswaran, Regional General Manager, APAC, Uber Dear Readers, Over the past few months, it seems the world itself turned upside down. Everything changed. But the one thing that hasn’t changed is our commitment to the well-being and safety of our communities. Even as the pandemic impacted businesses and millions of lives ...

TATA Steel: Responsible Corporate Citizenship & Expectations During the Pandemic

By |2020-09-23T23:05:15+00:00September 9th, 2020|Corporate Purpose, South Asia|

Soni, Chief Ethics Counsellor, TATA Steel Limited The world today is witnessing unprecedented circumstances making survival and safety of paramount importance. An organization that stands by its values and principles and the character it demonstrates during difficult times becomes the hallmark of its brand. How it treats and responds to the needs ...

Nexdigm: Emerging Risks for Ethics and Compliance Leaders

By |2020-09-09T09:01:48+00:00September 9th, 2020|Risk and Reputation, South Asia|

Sundar Narayanan, Nexdigm The scope and responsibilities of Ethics and Compliance are being modulated extensively in current times. A dynamic market environment, characterized by rapid technological development, government sanctions and regional enforcement, and more specifically, COVID-19 have impacted the role of ethics and compliance. In this article, we will cover six key ...

Data Security Assessments: A Two-Fold Approach

By |2020-09-09T08:55:26+00:00September 9th, 2020|Cyber Security, South Asia|

As the second most populous country in the world, India continues to grapple with the impact of COVID-19 on everyday life. In this interview, Ethisphere’s Scott Stevenson spoke to the company’s Executive Vice President, Craig Moss about the nuts and bolts of data security assessments and maintaining an ethical culture as businesses across the ...

Is Remote Work Spurring a Rise in Social Media Compliance Risk?

By |2020-09-09T08:47:01+00:00September 9th, 2020|COVID-19, Risk and Reputation, South Asia|

Jaghdeep Singh, Partner, Assurance, EY The impact of COVID-19 has swept across global businesses, affecting all sectors and industries. Lockdowns of various degrees have disrupted the traditional way of doing business. Organisations have responded by moving to working from home (“WFH”), which has become a new normal. Interestingly, a recent media article ...

2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies: Due Diligence Continues to Expand

By |2020-09-09T08:38:00+00:00September 9th, 2020|South Asia, Value Chain and Third Party, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted and decimated the global supply chain leading to a renewed focus on sourcing from developing countries such as India. While research suggests that India stands to gain from this new wave of supply chain re-construction— a myriad of potential risks continues to threaten the business landscape. In fact, between ...

DELL: How India’s Government Affairs Pros Cover the 3 Ps – Politics, Polity and Policy

By |2020-09-09T08:28:46+00:00September 9th, 2020|South Asia|

Diana Philip, Senior Advisor, Government Relations, DELL Government Affairs professionals of a corporate entity in India engage in the crucial work of being front line responders within the commonly known trifecta of politics, polity and policy. As such, the rules of ethics play a critical role in introducing checks and balances within ...

Ethics: The Unifying Thread at Polaris: Change Happens Fast

By |2020-09-23T23:07:51+00:00September 9th, 2020|COVID-19, South Asia|

Ash Mishra, Senior Assistant General Counsel, Polaris Industries Polaris Inc. is a company that is known for making off-road vehicles and snowmobiles in the United States.  It also makes motorcycles and boats under the Bennington and Hurricane brands and vehicles used in the commercial and defense industry. The company was started by ...

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

By |2020-08-31T18:35:19+00:00August 31st, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture, Legal and Regulatory, South Asia|

The Third Ring A Simple Description of an Ethical System 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.  Visualize a target with three rings; the center of the target is labeled ...

A Peek Inside’s Bayer’s Privacy Diary

By |2020-08-27T16:38:57+00:00August 27th, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Cyber Security, Digital Innovation, Legal and Regulatory, South Asia|

Dear Diary, Today, I found myself asking “how do people really get to me?” Not that I live under a rock, but in the sense, why do I receive so many calls? SMS Messages? Emails? Asking if I would be interested in products and services I’ve never subscribed to! These unprecedented times of COVID-19, have ...

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