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About Aarti Maharaj

Aarti Maharaj is Executive Editor and Director of Communications at Ethisphere. Maharaj covers ethics, compliance, risk, and corporate governance. She can be reached at aarti.maharaj@ethisphere.com

Are Opioid Pharm Manufacturers Ready for the Enforcement Spotlight?

Gary Giampetruzzi, Paul Hastings

By | 2017-08-29T15:48:54+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Anti-Corruption & Bribery|

Reproduced with permission from Paul Hastings. Authors: Gary Giampetruzzi is Global Vice-Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense and Life Sciences Departments and a partner in the Litigation Department of Paul Hastings in New York. Jane H. Yoon is of counsel in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings in New York. Sandra Gonzalez is Read More

Laura Lang on Long-Term Strategy and Fostering A Culture of Integrity

By: Laura Lang, VF Corporation Board of Directors

By | 2017-08-01T18:07:37+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Board Oversight & Governance, Corporate Culture|

Laura Lang has served on the VF Corporation Board of Directors since 2011. Ms. Lang has been the Managing Director of Narragansett Ventures, LLC since January 2014. More about Lang below. The best boards provide a strategic compass for their organizations—helping to oversee their future direction in the near and long term. I believe deeply Read More

Ford: Guiding Principles are Key to Strong Financial Communications

By: Bob Shanks, Chief Financial Officer, Ford

By | 2017-08-21T19:31:42+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Corporate Culture, Employee Engagement|

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 rises and sets. The moon revolves around the earth. And once a week, early in the morning, each member of Read More

Opinion: Is There A Sense of Strong Organizational Justice?

By: Stefan Linssen

By | 2017-08-08T18:44:43+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Corporate Culture, Ethisphere Magazine|

Culture could very well be the ‘compliance word of the year’ for 2017. The best ethics and compliance leaders today are becoming more and more focused on the ‘why’ of compliance, and how ethics and compliance programs help enable business operations around the globe rather than being an onerous box to check. One of the Read More

The CRM of Ethics and Compliance

By | 2017-07-31T15:37:39+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Ethics & Compliance Programs, Featured Expert|

Hui Chen served as the Compliance Counsel Expert at the United States Department of Justice’s Fraud Section. More on Chen below. Toward a New Cross-Cultural Approach for Global Organizations As a compliance officer in global corporations, I had often been on the frontlines of culture clashes, trying to implement corporate compliance requirements that were perceived Read More

Experts Take On Cultivating A Diverse Boardroom

By: Ethisphere

By | 2017-07-05T23:33:19+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Corporate Culture, RSS ETH Events|

At a recent gender diversity forum hosted by Ethisphere, in partnership with the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), Equilar, Voya Financial and Norton Rose Fulbright, several experts were on hand to discuss the emerging value attached to prioritizing equity issues. In fact, one participant, Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director at CAQ, an autonomous, nonpartisan, and nonprofit Read More

Leaders Focus on Integrity Across an Evolving Latin America Landscape

By: Ethisphere

By | 2017-06-29T18:59:39+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Latin America Ethics Summit, RSS ETH Events|

Ethisphere introduced its 5th Annual Latin America Ethics Summit to an assembly of senior business and compliance leaders in Miami for the very first time, following four consecutive years in Brazil. Connecting Chief Legal Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, LATAM region compliance leaders, and outside industry experts, the Summit served as a platform for peer-to-peer benchmarking Read More

Your Copy: 2017 Ethics and Compliance Survey

By | 2017-06-28T20:49:46+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Special Reports|

The 2017 Ethics and Compliance Survey engaged more than 335 business ethics leaders across the United States and abroad. The report, released this week by the Ethisphere Institute and compliance services firm Convercent, found that respondents use up to ten different systems to collect and quantify data. But just 7 percent are connected through automated Read More

9th Annual Global Ethics Summit

By | 2017-06-28T20:48:46+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Special Reports|

With ethical culture and performance perennially at the heart of conversations during the Summit, a renewed dialogue focusing on topics such as leadership diversity, sports integrity and a rigorous commitment to human rights inspired the delegation to move beyond traditional compliance and governance to enhance company values, social character, stakeholder trust and collective action. The Read More

Gender Diversity: The New Business Imperative for Success

By: Aarti Maharaj

By | 2017-07-05T23:29:23+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Corporate Culture, Ethics & Compliance Programs|

It’s hard for today’s business person to imagine the days when the boss would actually whistle to the secretary, saying, “Hey sweetheart, bring me a cup of coffee.” But there was also a day when sexism in the office was the standard, rather than what would now seem like a boorish remnant of our less Read More