Aarti Maharaj

About Aarti Maharaj

Aarti Maharaj is Executive Editor and Director of Communications at Ethisphere. Maharaj covers ethics, compliance, risk, and corporate governance. She can be reached at

[WATCH] Diversity: A Company Culture and Performance Imperative

By |2018-04-26T19:56:43+00:00April 26th, 2018|***News and Announcements, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

There is no denying that the political and social movements in the past year have led to more questions about diversity progression than praise for any accomplishment. Whether the issue is gender pay gaps, board representation, or the perception of equality across the organization, companies are in a unique position ...

Interview with Boeing’s Dennis Muilenburg

By |2018-03-22T17:25:21+00:00March 22nd, 2018|***Featured Expert|

Mr. Muilenburg Studio & Environmental Portraits. Dennis Muilenburg (pictured right) is chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company. He oversees the strategic direction of the Chicago-based, $93.4 billion aerospace company. Muilenburg became chairman of the board in March 2016, chief executive officer in July 2015 and president ...

Protiviti: 2018 Audit Committee Agenda Continued: Corporate Culture

By |2018-03-22T17:01:11+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Internal auditors often talk about the “tone at the top” — the idea that corporate culture begins with the example set by senior management. But while conduct at the top is where it all starts, it does not end there. An increasing number of companies are beginning ...

Kroll Report: Opaque Ownership Fastest-Growing Concern

By |2018-03-22T15:57:58+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Compliance & Ethics, Value Chain & Third Party|

The new 2018 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Study by Kroll and the Ethisphere Institute shows how companies are hitting a 'third party data refresh' for effective risk mitigation and defense. For the second consecutive year, third-party violations of anti-bribery and corruption laws top the list of perceived risks for compliance professionals surveyed for the 8th annual Anti-Bribery ...

Join PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi on a Journey Exploring Culture, Diversity + “Performance with Purpose”

By |2018-03-08T18:41:22+00:00March 8th, 2018|***GES Podcasts, ***RSS ETH Events, Global Ethics Summit, Podcasts|

The Ethisphere Institute recently had the opportunity to interview PepsiCo Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi. Recorded at PepsiCo’s world headquarters in Purchase, New York, Mrs. Nooyi discussed her role as a CEO and how PepsiCo drives business results in a way that is responsive to the needs of the world around us ...

Mitigating Risks Using A Game-Based Approach

By |2018-02-19T21:05:58+00:00February 19th, 2018|Corporate Culture|

Emerging risks on unethical behavior across business cycles require innovative approaches to create awareness on expected behavior, besides internal policies and controls. The Game-Based Ethics Engagement Approach (GEEA) is a measure which helps in engaging participants/stakeholders in influencing them by either acting as a deterrent or by encouraging them to blow the whistle. The following ...

WilmerHale’s Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: Predictions for 2018

By |2018-01-29T18:23:51+00:00January 29th, 2018|Value Chain & Third Party|

Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on  This past year marked the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). Since its enactment in 1977, the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) has brought approximately 300 FCPA enforcement actions, while the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has brought approximately 200 ...

A Closer Look: Kao’s Commitment to Compliance and Ethics

By |2018-01-25T15:57:54+00:00January 24th, 2018|Compliance & Ethics|

Kao Corporation an eleven-time World’s Most Ethical Companies ® honoree examines the importance of the executive leadership role in elevating compliance. When Kao Corporation’s Executive Officer and Senior Vice President for Legal and Compliance Ted Sugiyama (pictured right) speaks, people tend to listen. In his 37 years at Kao, Mr. Sugiyama has learned through ...

[WATCH] Accenture’s Code of Business Ethics Through Intelligent Technology

By |2017-12-20T17:52:13+00:00December 20th, 2017|***News and Announcements, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

Accenture is reinforcing its commitment to ethical business practices by transforming its Code of Business Ethics for the digital age.  By applying design thinking and integrating intelligent technology, the company has reinvented its Code from a legal document into an interactive, mobile-first tool that helps its global workforce act with integrity.  Accenture developed a ...

WilmerHale Honored With Dell’s Legal Diversity Award

By |2017-12-19T15:15:56+00:00December 19th, 2017|***RSS BELA Member|

As a Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) Supporting Partner, WilmerHale will provide research and thought leadership to help drive conversations across ethics and compliance practitioners. BELA an exclusive membership community of multinational companies focused on sharing best practices with one another and developing best-in-class ethics and compliance programs. Find out more by clicking here. Editor's note: This post originally ...

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