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SBI’s Take: Coffee with Aristotle

By |2020-06-24T22:30:56+00:00June 22nd, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture|

Atul Kumar, Chief Ethics Officer, State Bank of India ‘If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.’ I was ruminating the words of Henry Ford when I hit an oddball. Deep diving the numbers, I noticed that one of my 44 outlets fading in sales. With a new manager ...

Engaging Remote Employees with Break-Through Communications

By |2020-06-15T21:41:26+00:00June 15th, 2020|Compliance and Ethics|

Bumper Carroll, Vice President, Creative, Second City Works In these unprecedented times, companies and employees are navigating new ways of working and facing a host of related challenges. There are specific risks associated with today’s work environment—data security and inappropriate social media posting, for example—in which it is important to communicate about ...

Secure for Life: How Sun Life Empowers Employees and Communities

By |2020-06-10T18:27:00+00:00June 9th, 2020|Employee Engagement|

Melissa Kennedy, Chief Legal Officer, Sun Life Financial The best employees are those who feel secure and balanced in their lives, and employers are finding more and more ways they can help employees attain that security. For Sun Life Financial, that has meant supporting employee financial literacy and wellness, as well as ...

Can a Party be Excused from Contract Obligations by Citing the COVID-19 Pandemic?

By |2020-06-11T22:20:43+00:00June 9th, 2020|COVID-19, Legal and Regulatory|

Matthew J. Latella Earlier this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) assessed COVID-19 as a pandemic. The rapid spread of COVID-19, combined with the impact of various government responses  have caused unprecedented disruptions to business on a global scale, including commercial travel, supply chains, and other commercial operations and relationships. As a result, ...

Intact Financial: Guardrails for AI? Collaborating to Set New Principles

By |2020-06-17T21:18:28+00:00June 9th, 2020|Compliance and Ethics, Digital Innovation, Risk and Reputation|

  Maryann Besharat VP, Legal Affairs & Compliance Services, Intact Financial Corporation With advances in machine learning and other forms of big data and artificial intelligence, more and more corporations are using massive data lakes to better target and serve their customers. However, the standards for ethical data use are still being ...

George Weston Limited: Staying Top of Mind

By |2020-06-18T18:16:23+00:00June 9th, 2020|Compliance and Ethics|

Erin Legge, Vice President, Compliance at George Weston Limited As the compliance lead for George Weston Limited, the owner of Weston Foods and majority shareholder of Loblaw Companies Limited and Choice Properties REIT, Erin Legge must tackle the challenge of communicating and fostering awareness of compliance across a large and complex organization. ...

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 ...

Parsons: Chuck Harrington, Chairman and CEO

By |2020-06-11T21:20:02+00:00June 8th, 2020|Corporate Culture|

Dear Readers, The uncertainty of today’s business environment has unlocked new risks, opportunities and complexities as the world navigate the balance between economic benefit and corporate social responsibility. However, as companies like Parsons know well, those two factors are not in competition; they are aligned. Chuck Harrington, Chairman and CEO, Parsons As ...

Continuous Improvement: DOJ Updates Compliance Guidelines

By |2020-06-04T17:53:56+00:00June 4th, 2020|Legal and Regulatory|

Geoff Martin, Litigation and Government Enforcement, Baker McKenzie "One hallmark of an effective compliance program is its capacity to improve and evolve" (DOJ Compliance Program Evaluation Guidelines at Section III. A.) The U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") is following its own advice in maintaining and reviewing its Guidance on Evaluating Corporate Compliance ...

[WATCH] World’s Most Ethical Companies Third-Party Risk Management

By |2020-06-04T04:42:35+00:00June 4th, 2020|Value Chain and Third Party, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

Ethisphere is excited to launch of volume two of its 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies® Insights Report series. The report covers Third-Party Risk Management and offers insights into how World’s Most Ethical Companies honorees are addressing the selection and onboarding of third parties and ongoing compliance oversight. It covers due diligence, third-party codes, communications and ...