Strengthening global integrity and ethics

“If young people acquire sufficient and appropriate education, they will be able to make a significant contribution towards preventing and combating crime and corruption, thus bringing about change for a better future.” – UNODC‘s Corruption and Economic Crime Branch Chief, Dimitri Vlassis It has been exciting to be part of the development of a newContinue reading “Strengthening global integrity and ethics”

How do you create an effective ethical culture?

At a recent Women in Compliance event, hosted by Risk Advisory, we looked at how companies can create an ethical culture that can support compliance. Imogen Haddon, Group Chief Compliance Officer for News Corp UK and I were guest speakers – and Rebecca Palser has helpfully summed up the key take-aways here. Enjoy!

Ethical Business Practice and Regulation [Podcast]

At the 6th Annual European Compliance & Ethics Institute (aka #SCCEecei) where I delivered a session on #EthicalBusinessRegulation and Culture Change – I also had a chance to catch up with Adam Turteltaub. Here’s podcast with our discussion. As Adam says in his post on complianceandethics.org There is a lot written and discussed about ethical business practices.  Not so much, though,Continue reading “Ethical Business Practice and Regulation [Podcast]”

Get your company values off the wall and into employee decisions

A widely reported survey of 2,000 UK employees conducted by Rungway found that 49% could not name their organisation’s values. More than a quarter (27 per cent) feel their organisation’s vision or values have too much corporate jargon and almost one in five (18 per cent) say they don’t reflect what the company is actuallyContinue reading “Get your company values off the wall and into employee decisions”

Collective Action Towards Integrity and Transparency, London, 17 April 2018

Corruption has a crippling effect on countries’ economic and social development and undermines public trust in businesses and governments alike. As an advocate for ethical business, ICC joins global partners to provide a unified voice in support of collective action and encourage greater private-public sector collaboration. Opening remarks Chris Southworth, Secretary General, ICC United Kingdom KeynoteContinue reading “Collective Action Towards Integrity and Transparency, London, 17 April 2018”

How to create an effective ethical culture? Women in Compliance breakfast briefing

  Join guest speakers Imogen Haddon, Chief Compliance Officer, News Corp UK, and Ruth Steinholtz, Business Ethics Advisory, AretéWork LLP, to learn how you can create an effective ethical culture. Whether you have a corporate scandal to use as a burning platform – or you are seeking ways to create and sustain culture change onceContinue reading “How to create an effective ethical culture? Women in Compliance breakfast briefing”

Three things I learned at the 6th Annual #SCCEecei

Reflections from the 6th Annual European Compliance & Ethics Institute – aka #SCCEecei – where I also delivered a session on #EthicalBusinessRegulation and Culture Change. I have always been fascinated by the forces within organisations that come together to create outcomes – especially catastrophic outcomes. I had a parallel career in crisis management, which gave me the opportunity toContinue reading “Three things I learned at the 6th Annual #SCCEecei”

Ethical Business Practice and Regulation Conference @ Wolfson College, Oxford

Ethical Business Practice and Regulation are new concepts that are transforming regulatory performance and business success. This conference, held at Wolfson College, will explain the concepts and share the findings from a series of examples and ongoing pilot studies across a range of contrasting sectors. ​Speakers will include Professor Christopher Hodges, Ruth Steinholtz, and senior officials from Government, OECD, andContinue reading “Ethical Business Practice and Regulation Conference @ Wolfson College, Oxford”

Making a difference

Although one’s values change over time, I think I can reasonably say that one value that has stuck with me throughout my life is my belief in the importance of making a difference. The earliest illustration of this occurred in my last year of high school when I was personally responsible for my high schoolContinue reading “Making a difference”