“Risk Management from a New Perspective” Ensuring that the most pertinent risks to the viability of an organization are being addressed adequately is critical to an organization’s success. Many organizations have some form of a risk management program to help them manage and mitigate risks; however, understanding whether their program employs best practices and whether [...]
Periodically monitoring the effectiveness of an organization’s compliance program is a well-known element of the Organizational Guidelines. As the Department of Justice has noted, one of the purposes of the compliance assessment should be to determine if any new elements of an effective compliance program have been developed in the past year and if they [...]
Corporations increasingly recognize the correlation between ethical business practices and long-term market success. The critical consumer, both individuals and businesses alike, is choosier. Studies have demonstrated that the modern “knowledge worker” prefers to work for an organization that he/ she feels pursues its mission and profits in an ethical manner. Companies spend billions on brand [...]
Recent studies show that up to 75 percent of the value of an organization is based upon its intangible assets. As a result, a company’s brand reputation, including how ethical that company is perceived to be, has rightfully become top of mind for leading executives and directors. More than ever before, organizations realize that ethical [...]
A World-Class Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Translates Into Every Language Never before has there been greater emphasis on, or enforcement of, international anti-corruption and anti-bribery regulations around the world. As companies continue to expand and compete in the global marketplace, they are met with constant reminders of the importance of maintaining a robust anti-corruption compliance program. [...]
The Ethisphere Code of Conduct Dataset is an online, searchable aggregation of code of conduct content and policies from the 500 largest corporations by revenue. The information contained in the dataset breaks down key aspects and content areas within each code of conduct by 42 criteria.