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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 ...

The Disability Advantage: Inclusion as a Financial Imperative

By |2020-01-24T23:03:19+00:00January 24th, 2020|Boards & Governance, Diversity & Inclusion|

The year 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the landmark passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), which became law in 1990. The ADA prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities, building on the language and framework of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to make disability status a protected class in the United ...

[LISTEN] TechnipFMC: Case Handling & Resolution

By |2020-01-24T21:52:56+00:00January 24th, 2020|Compliance & Ethics|

In the following interview, Natalia Shehadeh, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at TechnipFMC spoke to Ethisphere's Leslie Benton about the company's case handling and resolution across four government authorities. Natalia Shehadeh is the Chief Compliance Officer for TechnipFMC.  Natalia joins TechnipFMC from Weatherford, a global oil ...

Northern Trust: ESG Transparency & Metrics

By |2020-01-28T22:44:35+00:00January 15th, 2020|Boards & Governance, Risk & Reputation|

Chicago-based financial services firm Northern Trust has three values at the core of its operations: service, expertise, and integrity. These values serve the firm well in its role as both a publicly traded company trying to walk the walk on ESG issues and as an investor trying to hold other companies to those same ...

Dell Technologies: Partnering with Ethisphere for Integrity

By |2020-01-15T22:39:42+00:00January 15th, 2020|Latin America, Value Chain & Third Party|

Henrique Barcelos works in the family business, a technology solution provider called LTA-RH based out of the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre. Many members of Henrique’s family play a role in its operations, and the company sells almost exclusively to the public sector in a country recently notorious for corruption investigations. While it ...

Baker McKenzie: ESG as New Risk Frontier

By |2020-02-05T23:44:34+00:00January 5th, 2020|Boards & Governance, Risk & Reputation|

Baker McKenzie partners Peter Tomczak and William "Widge" Devaney both have extensive experience in corporate anti-corruption matters, and often interface with boards on compliance related topics. As such, they've seen how ESG concerns have trickled up to the board, and how overlaps with anti-corruption mean ethics and compliance professionals in particular are well-suited to ...

SABIC: Promoting Values and Transparency for Growth

By |2020-01-01T21:53:28+00:00December 31st, 2019|Compliance & Ethics, Value Chain & Third Party|

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s national development strategy, “Vision 2030,” is an ambitious proposal that aims to build upon the country’s geographic location, resources, and unique strengths and capabilities. It challenges all Saudis to create an environment that unlocks business opportunities at home and abroad, strengthens the economy, and creates jobs. ...

Investor Expectations on ESG Reporting: Climate Risk Transparency

By |2020-01-24T22:14:43+00:00December 31st, 2019|Boards & Governance, Sustainability|

With the growing interest in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) topics among investors, legal and investor relations professionals are frequently asked to wear a new hat—that of an acting sustainability leader. While it is clear to these “sustainability officers” that investors care about ESG issues in a broad sense, it is usually less clear ...

Tech for Smart Sustainability: ESG Metrics

By |2019-12-31T17:50:06+00:00December 31st, 2019|***Ethisphere Magazine, ***Featured Expert, Sustainability|

While attending this year’s Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit, Ethisphere Executive Editor Tyler Lawrence had a chance to talk with Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Chief Sustainability Officer Chris Wellise. The conversation touched on HPE’s innovations towards a circular economy, the challenges of reducing environmental impact in the supply chain, and the future of ESG metrics for ...

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