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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

RepRisk: Oil & Gas Sector

By: RepRisk

By | 2017-07-10T19:29:42+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Risk Mitigation, Special Reports|

June 2017 marks the seventh month since the Paris Climate Agreement came into force on November 4, 2016. The Agreement, which has been ratified by 148 member states of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), was drafted in 2015 as a global effort to combat climate change by limiting the rise in 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

Confidence in Boards: A Positive Main Street Investor Survey

By: TK Kerstetter, Boardroom Resources LLC

By | 2017-06-12T17:54:15+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Board Oversight & Governance|

TK Kerstetter is CEO of Boardroom Resources LLC and host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” which is filmed at Nasdaq Marketsite. Most of us have annual events we look forward to. For some it might be homecoming at their alma mater or maybe an annual family trip to a location filled with memories. Among the many Read More

Key Trends & Highlights From The 9th Annual Global Ethics Summit

By: Ethisphere

By | 2017-06-12T12:35:06+00:00 June 9th, 2017|RSS BELA Member, RSS ETH Events|

In March, Ethisphere hosted its 9th annual Global Ethics Summit in New York City. The Summit provided an opportunity for companies from around the world to celebrate what makes them great businesses and share best practices on how to create a corporate culture that shines above the rest. "The belief that you’ve arrived when it Read More

Report: CECOs Struggle With Outdated Tech; Siloed Data

By: Ethisphere

By | 2017-06-06T17:26:53+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Corporate Culture|

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on the FCPA Blog. A new survey found that Chief Compliance and Ethics Officers are struggling to effectively aggregate and analyze data due in part to outdated technology and a lack of available tools at their disposal. The 2017 Ethics and Compliance Survey engaged more than 335 business ethics Read More

Compliance Officers Still Concerned About Personal Liability

By: Ethisphere

By | 2017-06-02T16:36:25+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Board Oversight & Governance|

Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) are less concerned about personal liability as their role has gained a significant amount of independence, traction and prominence within the last year—that’s according to a recent report by global law firm, DLA Piper. The 2017 Compliance & Risk Report also found that CCOs feel that much more work is needed to Read More