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A Clear Correlation: Ethical Companies Outperform

By | 2017-06-09T19:34:48+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Ethics & Compliance Programs, Featured Expert|

For over a decade, Ethisphere has annually been recognizing companies on the World’s Most Ethical Companies list. Year after year, we’ve found that publicly traded companies on that list consistently outperform the markets, with firms in last year’s edition outperforming the S&P 500 by 3.3 percent. What’s the cause? The debate continues. Do these companies Read More

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

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Report: CECOs Struggle With Outdated Tech; Siloed Data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 | 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found that Chief Compliance and Ethics Officers are struggling to effectively aggregate and analyze data due in part to outdated technology and a lack of available tools at their disposal.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 | 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

The Ethics of Lockheed’s Sustainable Business Practices

By | 2017-06-02T16:34:18+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Board Oversight & Governance|

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 commitment to integrity, built on these values, drives us to hold our 98,000 employees, our board of directors and our Read More

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

By | 2017-05-26T17:38:20+00:00 May 24th, 2017|RSS ETH Events|

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 the region. Held at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore, the event attracted close to 200 attendees and provided participants with Read More

BlackRock’s Take on Sustainability in the Boardroom

By | 2017-05-16T15:29:22+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Featured Expert|

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 engagement and proxy voting activities in relation to the companies in which BlackRock invests on behalf of clients.  She also Read More

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

By | 2017-05-23T21:50:46+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Corporate Culture, Global Ethics Summit, RSS BELA Member, RSS ETH Events|

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 practices on how to create a corporate culture that shines above the rest. Every year more than 450 executives from Read More

A Conversation with Human Rights Advocate Cindy McCain

By | 2017-05-09T19:14:30+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Corporate Culture|

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 human trafficking and on the McCain Institute’s Human Trafficking Advisory Council. She recently chatted with Stephen L. Brown, Senior Advisor Read More

Effective Integration: A Practical Guide to Third Party Risk

By | 2017-05-03T03:57:13+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Ethics & Compliance Programs|

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 risk program is administered by the legal and/ or compliance team working in a vacuum, you may be doing more Read More