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Culture Matters: The Advantages of a Strong Ethical Culture are Manifold

By: Erica Salmon Byrne

By | March 11th, 2017|Corporate Culture, RSS BELA Member|

Erica Salmon Byrne is the Executive Vice President, Governance and Compliance at The Ethisphere Institute and the Executive Director of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA). She’s responsible for Ethisphere’s data and services business and works with the BELA community to advance the dialogue around ethics and governance. She has been in the governance and compliance Read More

Byrne on Governance: Culture and Purpose

By: Erica Salmon Byrne

By | January 5th, 2017|Corporate Culture, RSS BELA Member|

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the January 2017 issue of SCCE’s Compliance & Ethics Professional. Purpose is not what you do or even how you do it—it’s why you do it. The what and the how will change over time. Just think of how different the way you get things done now is from 5 Read More

2016 Europe Ethics and Compliance Series: Key Takeaways

By: The Ethisphere Institute

By | December 21st, 2016|Ethics & Compliance Programs, RSS BELA Member, RSS ETH Events|

Compliance and ethics leaders from top global companies gathered together in London in 2016 as part of a NAVEX Global and Ethisphere Institute co-hosted roundtable and discussed the latest trends they’re seeing in compliance, ethics and governance activity across UK and Europe. The following outlines the key thoughts and best practices shared as part of Read More

On the Huffington Post: Wells Fargo, Measurement and the Path Forward

By: Tim Erblich, CEO, Ethisphere

By | November 1st, 2016|Corporate Culture, RSS BELA Member|

Editor's note: This column originally appeared on the Huffington Post. A crisis always hides a lesson. In the case of Wells Fargo, we see that once again what gets measured gets done – and Wells Fargo measured the wrong things. Cross-selling was touted as a key driver of company performance. While employees were measured at Read More

BELA Roundtable: Automation within the Ethics & Compliance Function

By: The Ethisphere Institute

By | October 28th, 2016|Ethics & Compliance Programs, RSS BELA Member, RSS ETH Events|

In our latest BELA Executive Ethics and Compliance forum, co-hosted by Houston-based Noble Energy, we gathered more than a dozen compliance executives from top-performing companies to talk about how automation could help drive overall performance. BELA roundtable participants. Held at Noble Energy, a global independent oil and natural gas exploration company, the event featured C-level Read More

A Guide to Increasing Collaboration

By: PRSA and Ethisphere

By | September 21st, 2016|Ethics & Compliance Programs, RSS BELA Member, Special Reports, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

Success in business today requires organizations to engender trust in its management of complex technological, regulatory, social and economic challenges. To avoid unethical behavior in meeting these challenges and nurture cultures where all stakeholders gain, ethics and communications officers must work together to ensure that employees, vendors and other stakeholders understand that ethical behavior is Read More

The Intersection Between Ethics, Improvisation and Gaming

By: Erica Salmon Byrne and WGN Plus

By | August 8th, 2016|Corporate Culture, RSS BELA Member|

In a recent podcast aired on WGN Plus and hosted by Second City Works, the B2B arm of The Second City, the world’s leading comedy theatre and school of improvisation, Ethisphere's Erica Salmon Byrne, ‎EVP and Executive Director of Business Ethics Leadership Alliance joined Kelly Leonard, EVP, The Second City; and Jen Ellison who teaches ethics at DePaul University to Read More

BELA NYC: Experts Say A Dose of Data is the Best Medicine For Your Ailing Culture

By: Aarti Maharaj

By | July 25th, 2016|Corporate Culture, RSS BELA Member, RSS ETH Events|

Hosted in New York City, our most recent Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) roundtable provided an interactive forum for compliance and ethics executives from top global companies to delve deeper into key strategies for building an open and transparent culture. Companies represented at the roundtable included, Bertelsmann, CDP International, C. R. Bard, Dun & Bradstreet, Read More

CHS Roundtable: Hot Topics in the Boardroom

By: The Ethisphere Institute

By | July 13th, 2016|Board Oversight & Governance, RSS BELA Member, RSS ETH Events, Uncategorized|

CHS Inc., a leading cooperative, owned by farmers, ranchers and co-ops across the United States recently hosted an Ethisphere Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) roundtable at its headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota where Corporate Compliance and Ethics Executives and General Counsel convened to discuss tactics for engaging the Board and promoting compliance-driven conversations. Companies present Read More

Case Study: PepsiCo on Building A Long-Term, Sustainable Company

By: Aarti Maharaj

By | June 26th, 2016|Corporate Culture, Employee Engagement, RSS BELA Member|

Earning a social license to operate is not something that happens automatically, said PepsiCo’s Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Tony West during an interview with Ethisphere’s CEO Tim Erblich. “If a company wants to be a long-term, sustainable company… you have to do things which bring value to Read More