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Risk Mitigation 2017-01-15T20:42:51+00:00

Failure to mitigate risk can have devastating effects on your organization. This section includes articles, videos, whitepapers and more from Ethisphere and other thought leaders that will help you navigate the complex area of risk mitigation.

RepRisk Special Report: ASEAN Series: Philippines
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By: RepRisk

In August 2015, CNN Money forecast that the Philippines would be the fourth fastest growing economy in 2015, after China, Qatar, and India. The Asian Development Bank reported a 5.8 percent growth in the country’s Read More

By | June 7th, 2016|Risk Mitigation, Special Reports|

The Rising Risk Tide
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By | June 17th, 2015|Categories: Anti-Corruption & Bribery, Ethisphere Magazine, Risk Mitigation|Tags: |

Compliance professionals have long known that doing business with state-owned enterprises poses a potential risk under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Under the FCPA, the term “foreign official” includes officers or employees of a department, agency, or instrumentality of a foreign government.

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Mapping Water Risk
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By | June 17th, 2015|Categories: Board Oversight & Governance, Ethisphere Magazine, Reputation, Risk Mitigation|Tags: |

Imagine you’re at a meeting and the topic of risk arises. You would naturally expect data security, labor, or safety to be among the first topics to come to mind. While those are top priorities at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, I’m finding it harder and harder to ignore a risk that is far more basic. Water.

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Brazil’s Internet Governance and Data Protection Legislation
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By | June 17th, 2015|Categories: Anti-Corruption & Bribery, Ethisphere Magazine, Privacy & Cyber Security, Risk Mitigation|Tags: |

In the past year or so, Brazil has taken significant steps towards enacting a comprehensive legal framework governing the use of the Internet and the protection of personal data. Many questions remain to be answered about the final form of the contemplated legislation and its regulations, and the impact it will have both within Brazil and on organizations or businesses operating in Brazil; however, it is clear that this set of new laws is an important development in Latin America and in the area of privacy law.

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A Perspective on Corporate Risk and Culture
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By | June 17th, 2015|Categories: Corporate Culture, Ethisphere Magazine, Risk Mitigation|Tags: |

I encountered an organizational approach to risk using probability and statistics many years ago as the newly appointed Director of Inspection and Enforcement at the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). I read a report by a panel of experts on nuclear power plant safety which concluded that US power plants were likely to be very safe due to conservative design and redundancy.

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The Path to Risk Advantage
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By | May 19th, 2015|Categories: Board Oversight & Governance, Ethics & Compliance Programs, Ethisphere Magazine, Risk Mitigation|Tags: |

Risk management is high on the C-suite agenda, consistently ranked as a top priority by participants in PwC’s annual Global CEO Survey in recent years. In response to increasing regulatory scrutiny, business complexity, and a growing list of high-profile security breaches, many companies are striving to strengthen their risk management capabilities and create a supportive internal culture—one based on a foundation of ethics and the right risk mindset.

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Cyber Risks and the Board
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By | May 19th, 2015|Categories: Ethisphere Magazine, Privacy & Cyber Security, Risk Mitigation|Tags: |

The past several years have seen a cascading set of circumstances that have placed cyber risks squarely in the crosshairs of a company’s board of directors. The cyber risks facing today’s industries include the perils of collecting and handling data and the vulnerability of dependence upon technology in nearly every aspect of their operations.

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