The Big 5: Secrets to Driving Cultural Change in Your Organisation

28th June 2019By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Ethics Ambassadors, Leadership, Speaking & Events, Values

Wonderful and intimate event this morning. And what a setting (thank you St. Barnabas for the work you do). And great to be in conversation with Pauline Blondet, VP at GAN Integrity and Isabelle Meyer, Deputy General Counsel at Just Eat. And here, in reverse order… the big 5 keys: 5. It is not a … Read More

3 Quick Quotes from the Global Legal Group Fireside Chat: Beating the compliance gap

25th June 2019By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Speaking & Events, Thoughts

3 Quick Quotes from the Global Legal Group Fireside Chat: Beating the compliance gap “We are here to discuss the intersection of risk, innovation and regulation and the role of integrity and compliance in helping the Board successfully navigate these treacherous but critical waters.” “Compliance can only grow in a strong ethical culture. A strong … Read More

Driving a focus on ethical behaviour in your organisation

3rd June 2019By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Speaking & Events

Coming up at the #RefinitivSummit in Sydney this week: Driving a focus on ethical behaviour in your organisation ● Is influencing activity on the front line more important than changing corporate policy? ● Are rules or principles more conducive to driving ethical behaviour? ● What role should deterrence have in embedding a values-based ethics system? … Read More

The Ethics of Compliance

2nd June 2019By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Speaking & Events

Looking forward to the next Risky Women® network lunch on June 4 during the Australian Regulatory Summit 2019… At the Sydney event the topic is the ethical culture of compliance. I’ll be in conversation with Gillian Cameron, Director of Client Services at Refinitiv. Join us: The importance of taking a behavioural and values-based approach to … Read More

Culture, conduct & accountability – some follow-on reading & resources…

8th May 2019By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Values

A quick five – follow #EthicalBusinessPractice for more every week… Chartered Banker: Are we getting to the root of what will drive change? Are we facing an ethics crisis? What is Ethical Business Practice and Regulation? A primer… (has a downloadable PDF you can print) Get your company values off the wall and into employee … Read More

#RefinitivSummit: Culture, conduct & individual accountability

7th May 2019By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Speaking & Events

Panel discussion ● A review of individual accountability frameworks in Asia: what worked, and what could be improved upon? ● Restoring trust in the financial sector: what can ASEAN learn from Australia’s Royal Commission and developments in Europe? ● How will a heightened enforcement climate change the way financial institutions approach culture and conduct? ● … Read More

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