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Ford: Guiding Principles are Key to Strong Financial Communications

By | 2017-05-16T15:41:08+00:00 May 16th, 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

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

SCCE’s Scottsdale Regional Conference Recap

By | 2017-05-03T02:26:12+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Ethics & Compliance Programs|

The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics recently returned to Arizona to host the Scottsdale regional conference. The 2017 iteration conference include an evaluation of changes in the cyber security and privacy landscape, developing an effective program in light of the FCPA pilot program, and how sales incentives impact culture. Panelists discuss effective compliance. Read More

Asian Link: The Future of Corporate Ethics

By | 2017-05-26T23:48:55+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Corporate Culture, RSS ETH Events|

Ethisphere Chief Executive Officer Timothy Erblich recently penned a piece on Asian Link magazine on today’s trends in corporate ethics. A few weeks ago I was proud to host Ethisphere’s 9th annual Global Ethics Summit in New York City. The Global Ethics Summit is an opportunity for companies from around the world to celebrate what makes Read More

Overcoming the Challenges of a Global Ethics and Compliance Program

By | 2017-04-20T18:37:33+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Ethics & Compliance Programs|

Maintaining a domestic ethics and compliance program is challenging enough. Constantly changing laws, changes in company structure, a seemingly never-ending list of third parties; need I say more? Now multiply that exponentially for those who run global ethics and compliance programs. With limited resources yet increased demands, clearly the task at hand is not an Read More

Q&A: The Role of Metrics in Ethics, Compliance and Culture

By | 2017-04-20T15:52:21+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Board Oversight & Governance, Featured Expert|

Alan Sauber Talks with Ellen Wolf About the Role of Metrics in Ethics, Compliance and Culture. Wolf  has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Premier, Inc. since October 2013.  More below. Propelled by competition, businesses today are constantly measuring their value. This is largely assessed from the perspective of the shareholder, Read More

Henkel: Creating Value and Maximizing Efficiency Through Metrics

By | 2017-04-20T15:28:11+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Corporate Culture|

Uwe Bergmann heads the Sustainability Management department at Henkel and coordinates Sustainability across the company. More about Bergmann below. Uwe Bergmann, Henkel. Our innovation teams integrate sustainability metrics into the product development process as part of a unique approach that focuses on every single stage in the value chain. Here’s how it works… Read More