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Protiviti: 2018 Audit Committee Agenda Continued: Corporate Culture
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Susan Haseley, EVP, Protiviti

March 22nd, 2018|

Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Protiviti.com Internal auditors often talk about the “tone at the top” — the idea that corporate culture begins with the example set by senior management. But while conduct Read More

Kroll Report: Opaque Ownership Fastest-Growing Concern
ARTICLE

By: Ethisphere

March 22nd, 2018|

The new 2018 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Study by Kroll and the Ethisphere Institute shows how companies are hitting a 'third party data refresh' for effective risk mitigation and defense. For the second consecutive year, third-party Read More

Mitigating Risks Using A Game-Based Approach
ARTICLE

By: Sundar Narayanan, Associate Director, SKP Group

February 19th, 2018|

Emerging risks on unethical behavior across business cycles require innovative approaches to create awareness on expected behavior, besides internal policies and controls. The Game-Based Ethics Engagement Approach (GEEA) is a measure which helps in engaging Read More

WilmerHale’s Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: Predictions for 2018
ARTICLE

By: WilmerHale

January 29th, 2018|

Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on WilmerHale.com.  This past year marked the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). Since its enactment in 1977, the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) Read More

A Closer Look: Kao’s Commitment to Compliance and Ethics
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By: Ethisphere

January 24th, 2018|

Kao Corporation an eleven-time World’s Most Ethical Companies ® honoree examines the importance of the executive leadership role in elevating compliance. When Kao Corporation’s Executive Officer and Senior Vice President for Legal and Compliance Read More

Managers: Your First Line of Ethics Defense
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By: Erica Salmon Byrne

January 2nd, 2018|

In my last blog post on the findings from our Ethical Culture & Perceptions Assessment dataset, I discussed what the data shows about how frequently employees feel pressure to compromise the law, code of Read More

A Director’s Role in Mitigating Harassment Risk
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By: Erica Salmon Byrne

December 29th, 2017|

Editor's note: This article originally appeared on SCCE's Compliance and Ethics Professional January 2018 magazine.  The sexual harassment allegations are coming so quickly these days— from all corners, all industries, the public, and private sector—that Read More

[WATCH] Accenture’s Code of Business Ethics Through Intelligent Technology
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By: Accenture

December 20th, 2017|

Accenture is reinforcing its commitment to ethical business practices by transforming its Code of Business Ethics for the digital age.  By applying design thinking and integrating intelligent technology, the company has Read More

WilmerHale Honored With Dell’s Legal Diversity Award
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By: WilmerHale

December 19th, 2017|

As a Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) Supporting Partner, WilmerHale will provide research and thought leadership to help drive conversations across ethics and compliance practitioners. BELA an exclusive membership community of multinational companies focused on sharing best Read More

Protiviti: The FCPA Resource Guide Is Still the Go-To Blueprint
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Scott Moritz, Managing Director Protiviti Forensic

December 14th, 2017|

Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Protiviti.com On November 14, 2012, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement Division published A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Read More

WATCH: Lilly’s Culture of Trust and Integrity
VIDEO

By: Ethisphere

December 7th, 2017|

  In this exclusive culture spotlight, Melissa Barnes, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of Eli Lilly and Company, discusses the global pharmaceutical company’s culture of trust Read More

From Protiviti: Broadening the Board’s Perspective on Vendor Risk
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Tyrone Canaday, Managing Director, Protiviti

December 4th, 2017|

Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Protiviti.com As the rapidly changing risk and regulatory environment continue to challenge risk management capabilities, cybersecurity is emerging as a key issue for governing boards to consider. Much Read More

Starbucks Culture of Nurturing the Human Spirit
VIDEO

By: Aarti Maharaj

December 1st, 2017|

  At Ethisphere's 2017 Global Ethics Summit we had a chance to spoke to Matthew Swaya, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Deputy General Counsel, Starbucks Coffee Company on nurturing the human Read More

What the Data Says—Pressure: Achieve at all Costs?
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By: Erica Salmon Byrne, Ethisphere

November 21st, 2017|

Creating and maintaining an ethical corporate culture can sometimes feel like taming a hydra: you get anti-bribery protections in place, only to find an issue with conflicts of interest in your supply chain, just as Read More

Bayer Group India: Compliance – The New Sexy Game in Town
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By: Sarita Bahl, Bayer Group India

November 17th, 2017|

Editor's note: This post was submitted by Bayer Group India and it was originally published here. Sarita Bahl is the Country Group Head - Communications & Public Affairs, Bayer Group India. In the following article, she Read More

Andrea Illy on Ethics, Sustainability and its Link to Performance
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By: Ethisphere

October 27th, 2017|

After rounds of blind tastings at the United Nations by an international independent jury of top culinary and coffee experts, illycaffè, the global leader in high-quality coffee and a pioneer of large-scale, directly-traded coffee, announced Read More

WilmerHale: DOJ Challenges $4B Merger Months After HSR Filing
ARTICLE

By: Greenfield, Schneider, Khanduja

October 10th, 2017|

Earlier this week, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit seeking to unwind Parker-Hannifin's $4.3 billion consummated acquisition of Clarcor.1 This is a notable challenge for two reasons. First, it is Read More

Q&A with Chief Compliance Officer Mike Ward on Third Party Risks
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By: Ethisphere

October 2nd, 2017|

Mike Ward, VP and Chief Compliance Officer at Juniper Networks, recently sat down with Ethisphere to chat a bit about third-party risk, his latest compliance initiatives, and what he wants to see from regulators. He Read More

Featured Expert:

Interview with Boeing’s Dennis Muilenburg
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By: Tim Erblich, CEO, Ethisphere

March 22nd, 2018|

Mr. Muilenburg Studio & Environmental Portraits. Dennis Muilenburg (pictured right) is chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company. He oversees the strategic direction of the Chicago-based, $93.4 Read More

Ethisphere Podcasts:

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A biweekly, business podcast series hosted by the Ethisphere Institute. It features interviews with members of the C-Suite, Corporate Governance, Compliance and Ethics Officers from industry leading companies and provides listeners with new insights and practical advice on corporate ethics, governance, culture and much more.

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Join PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi on a Journey Exploring Culture, Diversity + “Performance with Purpose”
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The Ethisphere Institute recently had the opportunity to interview Listen Here

A Conversation with Human Rights Advocate Cindy McCain
PODCAST

In our most recent Ethicast series, Stephen L. Brown, Listen Here

Convercent: Corporate Culture in Mergers & Acquisitions
PODCAST

Patrick Quinlan, CEO of Convercent, a leading global provider Listen Here

Lucy Fato, Nardello & Co., Discusses Compliance Under A New Administration
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Lucy Fato, General Counsel, Managing Director and Head of Listen Here

Around the Circuit:

Fostering an Effective “Speak Up” Culture was one of the many standing-room-only sessions at this year’s Global Ethics Summit. This panel shared insights from experts at Littler Mendelson P.C., Bayer AG, and Western Union. Here’s more about the session.

Special Reports:

Your Copy: 2017 Ethics and Compliance Survey
WHITEPAPER

June 28th, 2017|

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 Read More

9th Annual Global Ethics Summit
WHITEPAPER

June 28th, 2017|

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 Read More

Anti-Corruption:

Kroll Report: Opaque Ownership Fastest-Growing Concern
ARTICLE

By: Ethisphere

March 22nd, 2018|

The new 2018 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Study by Kroll and the Ethisphere Institute shows how companies are hitting a 'third party data refresh' for effective risk mitigation and defense. For the second consecutive year, third-party Read More

WilmerHale’s Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: Predictions for 2018
ARTICLE

By: WilmerHale

January 29th, 2018|

Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on WilmerHale.com.  This past year marked the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). Since its enactment in 1977, the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) Read More

Are Opioid Pharm Manufacturers Ready for the Enforcement Spotlight?
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Gary Giampetruzzi, Paul Hastings

August 29th, 2017|

Reproduced with permission from Paul Hastings. Authors: Gary Giampetruzzi is Global Vice-Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense and Life Sciences Departments and a partner in the Litigation Department of Paul Hastings in New Read More

Asia Ethics Summit to Address AML Compliance in Singapore
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The Ethisphere Institute

August 9th, 2016|

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently launched two new departments to help the country identify and address lapses in anti-money laundering controls. According to news reports, one area of the new division will assume Read More

Corporate Governance & Audit:

Laura Lang on Long-Term Strategy and Fostering A Culture of Integrity
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By: Laura Lang, VF Corporation Board of Directors

August 1st, 2017|

Laura Lang has served on the VF Corporation Board of Directors since 2011. Ms. Lang has been the Managing Director of Narragansett Ventures, LLC since January 2014. More about Lang below. The best boards provide Read More

Confidence in Boards: A Positive Main Street Investor Survey
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By: TK Kerstetter, Boardroom Resources LLC

June 12th, 2017|

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 Read More

Compliance Officers Still Concerned About Personal Liability
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By: Ethisphere

June 2nd, 2017|

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 Read More

The Ethics of Lockheed’s Sustainable Business Practices
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By: Dr. Leo Mackay, Lockheed Martin

May 25th, 2017|

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 Read More

Ethics & Compliance:

Kroll Report: Opaque Ownership Fastest-Growing Concern
ARTICLE

By: Ethisphere

March 22nd, 2018|

The new 2018 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Study by Kroll and the Ethisphere Institute shows how companies are hitting a 'third party data refresh' for effective risk mitigation and defense. For the second consecutive year, third-party Read More

A Closer Look: Kao’s Commitment to Compliance and Ethics
ARTICLE

By: Ethisphere

January 24th, 2018|

Kao Corporation an eleven-time World’s Most Ethical Companies ® honoree examines the importance of the executive leadership role in elevating compliance. When Kao Corporation’s Executive Officer and Senior Vice President for Legal and Compliance Read More

WilmerHale: DOJ Challenges $4B Merger Months After HSR Filing
ARTICLE

By: Greenfield, Schneider, Khanduja

October 10th, 2017|

Earlier this week, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit seeking to unwind Parker-Hannifin's $4.3 billion consummated acquisition of Clarcor.1 This is a notable challenge for two reasons. First, it is Read More

Broad Lessons from the Wells Fargo Report
ARTICLE

By: Erica Salmon Byrne

August 1st, 2017|

Editor's note: This article was originally published in Compliance & Ethics Professional July 2017 edition. Last month, the Wells Fargo board released its lengthy investigative report into its sales incentive issues. Much has been written Read More

Corporate Culture:

Mitigating Risks Using A Game-Based Approach
ARTICLE

By: Sundar Narayanan, Associate Director, SKP Group

February 19th, 2018|

Emerging risks on unethical behavior across business cycles require innovative approaches to create awareness on expected behavior, besides internal policies and controls. The Game-Based Ethics Engagement Approach (GEEA) is a measure which helps in engaging Read More

Managers: Your First Line of Ethics Defense
ARTICLE

By: Erica Salmon Byrne

January 2nd, 2018|

In my last blog post on the findings from our Ethical Culture & Perceptions Assessment dataset, I discussed what the data shows about how frequently employees feel pressure to compromise the law, code of Read More

A Director’s Role in Mitigating Harassment Risk
ARTICLE

By: Erica Salmon Byrne

December 29th, 2017|

Editor's note: This article originally appeared on SCCE's Compliance and Ethics Professional January 2018 magazine.  The sexual harassment allegations are coming so quickly these days— from all corners, all industries, the public, and private sector—that Read More

WATCH: Lilly’s Culture of Trust and Integrity
VIDEO

By: Ethisphere

December 7th, 2017|

  In this exclusive culture spotlight, Melissa Barnes, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of Eli Lilly and Company, discusses the global pharmaceutical company’s culture of trust Read More

Reputation:

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

March 24th, 2017|

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 Read More

What it Takes to Make it to the World’s Most Ethical Companies List
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By: Ken Daly, President, NY Operations, National Grid

August 3rd, 2016|

Ken Daly (pictured right) is President of the New York business of National Grid, which serves 4 million natural gas and electric customers in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island and Upstate New York. Over Read More

Sharing Citizenship: Unleashing the Skills and Passion of Your Employees
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By: J.P. Bilbrey, CEO, The Hershey Company

June 14th, 2016|

J.P. Bilbrey is Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer for The Hershey Company, the largest producer of quality chocolate in North America and a global leader in chocolate and sugar confectionery. More Read More

From Diligent: 10 Practical Guidelines to Improving Board Communications
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By: Diligent Corporation

June 2nd, 2016|

Mark Twain once said: “I didn’t have time to write you a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead”. As corporate secretaries, we regularly face this challenge in relation to board communication: management Read More

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