In the spirit of sharing leading practices, Ethisphere has launched a new report series: Insights from the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

In this first report–Remotely Managing a Global Program Effectively—you’ll learn how leading companies manage global programs through the effective use of internal steering committees. The report also covers how to maintain a global liaison program, and why both incentives and transparency matter to a fair and ethical culture.

Here’s a sneak peek:

WME Honorees have increasing seniority and growing authority.

Over the previous five years, the number and types of authorities granted to the program have increased. Our data shows:

  • Significant input in process for organizational strategic business development decisions (e.g., M&A, new market entry) – has increased to from 78% five years ago to 90% today
  • Significant input in product/supplier sourcing decisions has increased from 76% five years ago to 95% today

About the World’s Most Ethical Companies

Grounded in Ethisphere’s proprietary Ethics Quotient®, the World’s Most Ethical Companies assessment process includes more than 200 data points on culture, environmental and social practices, ethics and compliance activities, governance, diversity, and initiatives to support a strong value chain. This is the 14th annual recognition of companies demonstrating their dedication to advancing integrity while enhancing business performance. In 2020, 132 honorees were recognized, representing 51 countries and 21 industries.