‘We talk about corruption as a concept, but in practice, it’s driven by human behaviour.’

A brief AretéThoughts Q&A with Christian Hunt… What one thing would you change about anti-corruption regulation or enforcement? We talk about corruption as a concept, but in practice, it’s driven by human behaviour. I’d like to see solutions that reflect this. We often think of “bad” people who intentionally set out to do “bad” things,Continue reading “‘We talk about corruption as a concept, but in practice, it’s driven by human behaviour.’”

Kalifa FinTech Report: Ethics mentioned in passing, and only once…

The Independent report on the UK Fintech sector by Ron Kalifa OBE has just been released by HM Treasury. My quick take in the context of Ethical Business Regulation: The call for close working between the regulator and the regulated makes sense – as they suggest through ‘enhancing the Regulatory Sandbox, making permanent the digitalContinue reading “Kalifa FinTech Report: Ethics mentioned in passing, and only once…”

2021 World Values Day

Just in from our friends at World Values Day: Our theme this year is Reconnecting.  We are all living through a time of enormous uncertainty and disruption. This has been very hard for all of us. A time of upheaval is also an opportunity to deepen our understanding of values and how they connect us with our sense ofContinue reading “2021 World Values Day”

COVID-19: Crisis or Opportunity for Corporate Culture?

Implications for Why and How Ethics and Compliance Should Thrive in This Evolving World • Assess culture and use the information to build new paradigms• Shift role of functions, including ethics & compliance, to more collaborative work focused on corporate purpose• Help leaders better communicate in a time when new working practices demand quality leadershipContinue reading “COVID-19: Crisis or Opportunity for Corporate Culture?”

2021 European Compliance & Ethics Institute

Though we are all disappointed we will not be together in-person, SCCE remains dedicated to providing a first-class learning experience while keeping the health and well being of everyone a top priority.  The 2021 European Compliance & Ethics Institute will have the great speakers and content you’ve come to expect at the in-person event. Learn about the challenges facingContinue reading “2021 European Compliance & Ethics Institute”

Building a Common Language for Skills

Sometimes it is the basics that matter most. The World Economic Forum (WEF) recently published its A Global Taxonomy, Building a Common Language for Skills at Work. It does nothing less than outline the skills, attitudes and abilities required for the future of work. The WEF estimates that 50% of all employees will need newContinue reading “Building a Common Language for Skills”

Compliance is the outcome

Join top legal professionals with discussion on the latest developments – at the Global Life Sciences Law Conference. The conference, which will take place virtually over two days in March. Session on Day 1: Compliance is the outcome of an effective ethical culture How to achieve balance so that compliance does not undermine ethical behaviour:Continue reading “Compliance is the outcome”

2021 World Economic Forum

So many sessions, so little time. If you only have time for one, here’s a session related to the broader debate around Ethical Business Practice: Stakeholder Capitalism: Building the Future Speakers: Edward Felsenthal, Mariana Mazzucato, Klaus Schwab, Alexander De Croo, Angelique Kidjo, Dan Schulman Further sessions that may be of interest… Implementing Stakeholder Capitalism Reorienting Boards for the Long Term ReassessingContinue reading “2021 World Economic Forum”