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CEO J. Harold Chandler on the Fabric of Ethical Innovation at Milliken

By | 2017-04-14T01:36:41+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Corporate Culture, RSS ETH Events, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

Earlier this week, Ethisphere visited the Milliken & Company headquarters in Spartanburg, South Carolina. We caught up with President and CEO J. Harold Chandler and discussed the company’s 150-year commitment to “doing good”. (L-R) Agnes Peele; John Milliken; J. Harold Chandler; Tim Erblich; and Jan Russell. Milliken recently celebrated its 11th year on Ethisphere’s Read More

What You Missed At The 2017 Global Ethics Summit

By | 2017-04-06T20:20:41+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Global Ethics Summit, RSS ETH Events|

On March 15th and 16th, I joined my colleagues from SAI Global at the 2017 Global Ethics Summit, hosted by Ethisphere in New York City. It was fitting that an event for ethics and compliance professionals would find itself face-to-face with an unexpected risk, in the form of Winter Storm Stella, and that the Ethisphere Read More

CA Technologies: Driving an Ethical Business Culture in the Digital Age

By | 2017-04-05T17:43:58+00:00 April 5th, 2017|RSS ETH Events, World's Most Ethical Companies Insights|

Recently the Ethisphere Institute released a list of the 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies, and included standard-bearers like Starbucks, Target and Visa. Those are all well-known names with recognizable business models, but why is this so important in the digital age? Selling the “value” of ethics and compliance can be a difficult task in the Read More

Microsoft’s Office of Legal Compliance: Peeking Through the Windows

By | 2017-04-05T17:09:22+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Ethics & Compliance Programs|

Twentieth-century philosopher Albert Schweitzer said: “The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.” As evidenced by the notorious actions of Enron and Bernie Madoff in the decades at the beginning of the current century, his words ring truer today than ever before. Gone are the days Read More

A Chat with Accenture’s General Counsel on Accountability and Transparency

By | 2017-04-05T14:35:30+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Ethics & Compliance Programs|

While Accenture rapidly rotates its business to “the New” – digital, cloud and security-related services – corporate citizenship remains central to its vision to improve the way the world works and lives, from closing employment gaps to advancing client sustainability to accelerating gender equality in the workforce. Now, the company is gearing up to issue Read More

Tax Audits: Improving Compliance and Reducing the Tax Gap

By | 2017-05-03T02:46:01+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Ethics & Compliance Programs|

Ahmed Abdelhalim CPA, MS, is an Assistant Professor, Business and Technology Department, LaGuardia Community College. More on the authors below. The tax gap is the amount of tax dollars that could go uncollected due to both intentional and unintentional errors. The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) describes the tax gap as the amount of income tax Read More

Wipro CEO Says this ‘Regulatory Environment is Dynamic’

By | 2017-03-28T17:08:14+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Ethics & Compliance Programs, Uncategorized|

Ethisphere had the opportunity to catch up with Abidali Z. Neemuchwala, Chief Executive Officer & Member of the Board of Wipro Limited. Neemuchwala, combines deep operational knowledge with broad strategic insight and has a track record of building and scaling businesses. He is passionate about driving change and believes simplification of processes, belief in people & Read More

U.S. Bancorp: Manage, Protect and MEASURE Your Reputation

By | 2017-03-28T17:14:40+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Featured Expert, Reputation|

Katherine B. Quinn is Chief Strategy and Reputation Officer of U.S. Bancorp. Ms. Quinn has served in this position since joining U.S. Bancorp in September 2013 and has served on U.S. Bancorp’s Managing Committee since January 2015. More on Ms. Quinn below.  Reputation is one of the greatest assets for any organization. A strong reputation Read More

DHL Supply Chain GC: Maximizing Success & Embracing Change

By | 2017-03-28T17:15:04+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Corporate Culture|

Mark Smolik is VP, General Counsel, at DHL Supply Chain Americas where he leads the legal, commercial contracts management, compliance, and economic development teams. More on Smolik below.  I’ve learned through experience that it can be hard to let go of a cherished initiative or goal. Lawyers are typically conservative by nature. I’m no exception. Read More

Avoid Beastly Outcomes – Embrace Princely Corporate Ethics

By | 2017-03-23T18:27:24+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Corporate Culture|

Like millions of Americans, this weekend I took my family to see Beauty and the Beast, the latest adaptation of the Disney classic animated film. While viewers were left in delight as they made their way through the trials and tribulations of the Beast, Gaston, and of course, Belle, I was thinking about something altogether Read More