Listen with no thought of replying

17th April 2019By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Thoughts

Some thoughts from one of my recent workshops… Try to be fully present without judgment. Listen with an open mind; focus on what the person is saying, not on how you are going to respond. Remember that everyone has his or her own separate reality. What might that mean for listening? Try listening to a … Read More

Chartered Banker: Are we getting to the root of what will drive change?

13th March 2019By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Speaking & Events

I recently participated in a webinar for the Chartered Banker Institute, focused on the importance of culture and conduct. It was a great opportunity to talk about something we are both passionately promoting in our respective lines of work: individual engagement with improving organisation culture and our accountability. Not only to our customers, and society … Read More

The 2018 Ethical Leadership Summit

12th November 2018By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Ethics Ambassadors, Speaking & Events

ETHICAL LEADERSHIP IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD   Are we in an ethical crisis today? Does ethical behaviour reduce competitiveness? What are the ethical implications of AI for HR? These and other pertinent questions will be explored at the Ethical Leadership Summit 2018. Whether you work in the private, public or third sector, if you would … Read More

The ABC of Anti-Bribery & Corruption

1st November 2018By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Ethics Ambassadors, Speaking & Events

This 15 – 16 November 2018 I’m participating in the 7th Annual Anti-Bribery & Corruption Forum in London. There will be essential updates from the G20, European Public Prosecutor’s Office, International Anti-Corruption Coordination Centre, Interpol, Transparency International and many more. And I look forward to joining Gaon Hart and Sterl Greenhalgh for a breakout session on … Read More

Did you miss out? The first edition of AretéWork Quarterly is out

19th June 2018By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Ethics Ambassadors, Leadership, Speaking & Events, Thoughts, Values

I thought it would be useful to pull together things that have caught my attention and that relate to Ethical Business Practice and/or Regulation in some way. That gives me quite wide leeway to bring things to your attention that I think are relevant to your mission. AretéWork Quarterly a-re-té [Ahr-et’-ay] noun – virtue, excellence, being … Read More

Are we facing an ethics crisis?

11th June 2018By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Leadership

I’ve written earlier about the work I’ve been doing focused on Strengthening global integrity and ethics – as part of a team of 70 experts from 30 countries across the globe. I’m excited that the education modules we’ve worked on are now available – you can find them, and much more about this work, here: unodc.org/e4j … Read More