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The Ethics of Lockheed’s Sustainable Business Practices
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By: Dr. Leo S. Mackay, Jr., Lockheed Martin

May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Dr. Leo S. Mackay, Jr. is Senior Vice President of Internal Audit, Ethics, and Sustainability at Lockheed Martin. The core values of Lockheed Martin are:  do what’s right, respect others, and perform with excellence. Our Read More

4th Annual Asia Ethics Summit: Best Practices & Key Takeaways
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By: Ethisphere

May 24th, 2017|0 Comments

At the 4th Annual Asia Ethics Summit, attendees had the opportunity to connect and hear from the most respected and diverse class of company leaders who gathered to inspire integrity and responsible business performance across Read More

[WATCH] The Evolution of Wyndham’s Culture and Ethics
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By: Ethisphere

May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

  At our 9th Annual Global Ethics Summit this year, we had a chance to catch up with Korin Neff, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Wyndham Worldwide about Read More

Ford: Guiding Principles are Key to Strong Financial Communications
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By: Bob Shanks, Chief Financial Officer, Ford

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Bob Shanks is Ford Motor Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In the following article, he discusses opportunities facing the company and the industry. There are a few constants in life. The sun Read More

From the Global Ethics Summit: Companies that Shine Focus on Ethics
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By: Ethisphere

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

In March, Ethisphere hosted its 9th annual Global Ethics Summit in New York 
City. The Summit provides an opportunity for companies from around the world to celebrate what makes them great businesses and share best Read More

A Conversation with Human Rights Advocate Cindy McCain
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By: Ethisphere

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Cindy Hensley McCain has dedicated her life to improving the lives of those less fortunate both in the United States and around the world. McCain serves as co-chair of the Arizona Governor’s Council on Read More

Effective Integration: A Practical Guide to Third Party Risk
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James E. Williams and Jill M. Williamson

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

There is more to a successful Third Party Risk program than risk rankings and questionnaires. A successful program relies on buy-in at all levels and integration with existing processes and controls. If your third party Read More

SCCE’s Scottsdale Regional Conference Recap
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By: Douglas Allen

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics recently returned to Arizona to host the Scottsdale regional conference. The 2017 iteration conference include an evaluation of changes in the cyber security and privacy landscape, developing an Read More

Asian Link: The Future of Corporate Ethics
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By: Timothy Erblich, CEO, Ethisphere

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Ethisphere Chief Executive Officer Timothy Erblich recently penned a piece on Asian Link magazine on today’s trends in corporate ethics. A few weeks ago I was proud to host Ethisphere’s 9th annual Global Ethics Summit in Read More

Overcoming the Challenges of a Global Ethics and Compliance Program
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By: Ethisphere

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Maintaining a domestic ethics and compliance program is challenging enough. Constantly changing laws, changes in company structure, a seemingly never-ending list of third parties; need I say more? Now multiply that exponentially for those who Read More

Henkel: Creating Value and Maximizing Efficiency Through Metrics
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By: Uwe Bergmann, Henkel

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Uwe Bergmann heads the Sustainability Management department at Henkel and coordinates Sustainability across the company. More about Bergmann below. Uwe Bergmann, Henkel. Our innovation teams integrate sustainability metrics into the product development process Read More

CEO J. Harold Chandler on the Fabric of Ethical Innovation at Milliken
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By: Aarti Maharaj

April 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Earlier this week, Ethisphere visited the Milliken & Company headquarters in Spartanburg, South Carolina. We caught up with President and CEO J. Harold Chandler and discussed the company’s 150-year commitment to “doing good”. (L-R) Agnes Read More

What You Missed At The 2017 Global Ethics Summit
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By: Sean Freidlin, Marketing Manager, SAI Global

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

On March 15th and 16th, I joined my colleagues from SAI Global at the 2017 Global Ethics Summit, hosted by Ethisphere in New York City. It was fitting that an event for ethics and compliance Read More

CA Technologies: Driving an Ethical Business Culture in the Digital Age
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By: Joel H. Katz, SVP, CECO & Managing Attorney, CA Technologies

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Recently the Ethisphere Institute released a list of the 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies, and included standard-bearers like Starbucks, Target and Visa. Those are all well-known names with recognizable business models, but why is this Read More

Microsoft’s Office of Legal Compliance: Peeking Through the Windows
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By: Aarti Maharaj

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Twentieth-century philosopher Albert Schweitzer said: “The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.” As evidenced by the notorious actions of Enron and Bernie Madoff in the Read More

A Chat with Accenture’s General Counsel on Accountability and Transparency
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By: Ethisphere

April 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

While Accenture rapidly rotates its business to “the New” – digital, cloud and security-related services – corporate citizenship remains central to its vision to improve the way the world works and lives, from closing employment Read More

Tax Audits: Improving Compliance and Reducing the Tax Gap
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By: Ahmed Abdelhalim and Rajendra Bhika

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Ahmed Abdelhalim CPA, MS, is an Assistant Professor, Business and Technology Department, LaGuardia Community College. More on the authors below. The tax gap is the amount of tax dollars that could go uncollected due to Read More

Wipro CEO Says this ‘Regulatory Environment is Dynamic’
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By: Sue Lyon-Boggs

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Ethisphere had the opportunity to catch up with Abidali Z. Neemuchwala, Chief Executive Officer & Member of the Board of Wipro Limited. Neemuchwala, combines deep operational knowledge with broad strategic insight and has a track record Read More

Featured Expert:

BlackRock’s Take on Sustainability in the Boardroom
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May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Michelle Edkins is a Managing Director at BlackRock and Global Head of its Investment Stewardship team of 22 specialists based in five regions. Edkins, who spoke to Ethisphere’s Aarti Maharaj, is responsible for the team’s Read More

Ethisphere Podcasts:

Ethicast

A biweekly, business podcast series hosted by the Ethisphere Institute. It features interviews with members of the C-Suite, Corporate Governance, Compliance and Ethics Officers from industry leading companies and provides listeners with new insights and practical advice on corporate ethics, governance, culture and much more.

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A Conversation with Human Rights Advocate Cindy McCain
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In our most recent Ethicast series, Stephen L. Brown, Listen Here

Convercent: Corporate Culture in Mergers & Acquisitions
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Patrick Quinlan, CEO of Convercent, a leading global provider Listen Here

Lucy Fato, Nardello & Co., Discusses Compliance Under A New Administration
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Lucy Fato, General Counsel, Managing Director and Head of Listen Here

Melissa Nandi Explains Rockwell Automation’s Integrity Core Value
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Melissa Nandi, Vice President, Law, and Chief Compliance Officer Listen Here

Around the Circuit:

Bill Bradley, Author and former U.S. Senator served as the keynote speaker at the annual celebration of Ethisphere’s 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies. In this exclusive interview, Senator Bradley discusses the importance of public purpose. He says, “your purpose is to make people’s lives better by protecting and growing the money that allows them to cover healthcare costs and their kid’s college and their retirement.”

Special Reports:

2016 Middle East Ethics Summit
WHITEPAPER

By: Ethisphere

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

In September, Parsons Corporation and Ethisphere partnered to host the 2016 Middle East Ethics and Compliance Summit, an event that brought together more than 100 leaders from more than 80 different organizations to share lessons, Read More

Integrity in Technology: Dell Inc. Leaders
WHITEPAPER

By: Ethisphere

November 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Ethisphere is excited to partner with the Dell team to present this special edition of Ethisphere Magazine, an issue which focuses on how leaders in roles across an organization can work in concert to create Read More

Anti-Corruption:

Asia Ethics Summit to Address AML Compliance in Singapore
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The Ethisphere Institute

August 9th, 2016|0 Comments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently launched two new departments to help the country identify and address lapses in anti-money laundering controls. According to news reports, one area of the new division will assume Read More

Investigating with Integrity: Lessons Learned & Ways to Avoid Bias
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By: Max Roche, Anti-Fraud Unit, STMicroelectronics

August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Maximilien Roche, STMicroelectronics. As professionals tasked with examining and reporting on the activities of others, investigators are expected to operate with a high level of integrity. As a matter of fact, “integrity” is Read More

A New Standard: A Preview of ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management Systems
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By: Leslie A. Benton and Worth D. MacMurray

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Leslie A. Benton is the Vice President of Advocacy and Stakeholder Engagement of the Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade (CREATe.org). Worth D. MacMurray is the former Senior Vice President - General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer Read More

Corruption in Latin America: Is 2016 A Watershed?
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By: Thomaz Favaro, Control Risks

June 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Thomaz Favaro, Control Risks. Thomaz Favaro is the Sao Paulo-based lead analyst for Brazil at Control Risks, the global political, integrity and security consultancy. The final unfolding in 2016 of the “Car Wash” Read More

Corporate Governance & Audit:

The Ethics of Lockheed’s Sustainable Business Practices
ARTICLE

By: Dr. Leo S. Mackay, Jr., Lockheed Martin

May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Dr. Leo S. Mackay, Jr. is Senior Vice President of Internal Audit, Ethics, and Sustainability at Lockheed Martin. The core values of Lockheed Martin are:  do what’s right, respect others, and perform with excellence. Our Read More

Q&A: The Role of Metrics in Ethics, Compliance and Culture
ARTICLE

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Alan Sauber Talks with Ellen Wolf About the Role of Metrics in Ethics, Compliance and Culture. Wolf  has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Premier, Inc. since October 2013.  More below. Read More

Royal Caribbean Cruises CEO Discusses Leading the Way
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By: Ethisphere

March 11th, 2017|0 Comments

When it comes to being passionate about what you do, Richard D. Fain is among the highest ranks. After nearly three decades with Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. (“Royal Caribbean Cruises”), one of the 2016 World’s Read More

General Data Protection Regulation: Are You Prepared?
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By: Ethisphere

February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Last year the EU approved its General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, the latest regulation designed to protect citizens’ privacy amidst a seemingly endless flood of data breaches worldwide. This new regulation reinforces Europe’s reputation Read More

Ethics & Compliance:

Effective Integration: A Practical Guide to Third Party Risk
ARTICLE

James E. Williams and Jill M. Williamson

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

There is more to a successful Third Party Risk program than risk rankings and questionnaires. A successful program relies on buy-in at all levels and integration with existing processes and controls. If your third party Read More

SCCE’s Scottsdale Regional Conference Recap
ARTICLE

By: Douglas Allen

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics recently returned to Arizona to host the Scottsdale regional conference. The 2017 iteration conference include an evaluation of changes in the cyber security and privacy landscape, developing an Read More

Overcoming the Challenges of a Global Ethics and Compliance Program
ARTICLE

By: Ethisphere

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Maintaining a domestic ethics and compliance program is challenging enough. Constantly changing laws, changes in company structure, a seemingly never-ending list of third parties; need I say more? Now multiply that exponentially for those who Read More

Microsoft’s Office of Legal Compliance: Peeking Through the Windows
ARTICLE

By: Aarti Maharaj

April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Twentieth-century philosopher Albert Schweitzer said: “The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.” As evidenced by the notorious actions of Enron and Bernie Madoff in the Read More

Corporate Culture:

[WATCH] The Evolution of Wyndham’s Culture and Ethics
VIDEO

By: Ethisphere

May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

  At our 9th Annual Global Ethics Summit this year, we had a chance to catch up with Korin Neff, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Wyndham Worldwide about Read More

Ford: Guiding Principles are Key to Strong Financial Communications
ARTICLE

By: Bob Shanks, Chief Financial Officer, Ford

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Bob Shanks is Ford Motor Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In the following article, he discusses opportunities facing the company and the industry. There are a few constants in life. The sun Read More

From the Global Ethics Summit: Companies that Shine Focus on Ethics
ARTICLE

By: Ethisphere

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

In March, Ethisphere hosted its 9th annual Global Ethics Summit in New York 
City. The Summit provides an opportunity for companies from around the world to celebrate what makes them great businesses and share best Read More

A Conversation with Human Rights Advocate Cindy McCain
ARTICLE

By: Ethisphere

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Cindy Hensley McCain has dedicated her life to improving the lives of those less fortunate both in the United States and around the world. McCain serves as co-chair of the Arizona Governor’s Council on Read More

Reputation:

U.S. Bancorp: Manage, Protect and MEASURE Your Reputation
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March 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Katherine B. Quinn is Chief Strategy and Reputation Officer of U.S. Bancorp. Ms. Quinn has served in this position since joining U.S. Bancorp in September 2013 and has served on U.S. Bancorp’s Managing Committee since Read More

What it Takes to Make it to the World’s Most Ethical Companies List
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By: Ken Daly, President, NY Operations, National Grid

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Ken Daly (pictured right) is President of the New York business of National Grid, which serves 4 million natural gas and electric customers in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island and Upstate New York. Over Read More

Sharing Citizenship: Unleashing the Skills and Passion of Your Employees
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By: J.P. Bilbrey, CEO, The Hershey Company

June 14th, 2016|0 Comments

J.P. Bilbrey is Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer for The Hershey Company, the largest producer of quality chocolate in North America and a global leader in chocolate and sugar confectionery. More Read More

From Diligent: 10 Practical Guidelines to Improving Board Communications
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By: Diligent Corporation

June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Mark Twain once said: “I didn’t have time to write you a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead”. As corporate secretaries, we regularly face this challenge in relation to board communication: management Read More