Leading an Effective Ethics & Compliance Ambassadors Program

Whether you call yours an “Ambassadors Program”, “Champions Program”, or “Liaison Program”, they all do the same thing—spread awareness and broaden the reach of your compliance and ethics program by using businesspeople as extra arms, legs, and ears. Join us on December 8, 2022 for this one-day virtual conference, Leading an Effective Ethics & ComplianceContinue reading “Leading an Effective Ethics & Compliance Ambassadors Program”

The EU Whistleblowing Directive – does it matter to me?

The good people at the Institute of Business Ethics are putting on a timely discussion on the EU Whistleblowing Directive: The EU Whistleblowing Directive, adopted by the European Parliament in October 2019, is gradually being implemented across EU member states but this is lagging well beyond the original deadline of December 2021. Is the approachContinue reading “The EU Whistleblowing Directive – does it matter to me?”

Registration is now open for the 2022 EU Consumer Alternate Dispute Resolution Conference

In case you haven’t seen, you can now register for the Alternate Dispute Resolution conference of the year – it will run 9 & 10 NOVEMBER 2022 at WOLFSON COLLEGE, OXFORD. Programme Highlights Keynote: Modernisation of Regulation of Business Practice and of Dispute Resolution Professor Emeritus Christopher Hodges OBE, Oxford University Current and Forthcoming EuropeanContinue reading “Registration is now open for the 2022 EU Consumer Alternate Dispute Resolution Conference”

Culture and code of ethics: Connecting the dots through measurement

Article excerpt – By Ruth Steinholtz and Teri Quimby, JD, LLM in Ethikos Volume 36, Number 4. October 2022: Organizational culture seems to be discussed daily, yet few can define it. For our purpose, we can use a simple definition: the way we do things around here. Edgar Schein’s three components are useful for a more precise andContinue reading “Culture and code of ethics: Connecting the dots through measurement”

Last chance to respond to the Governance & Innovation – Call for Evidence

The IoD Centre for Corporate Governance is running a Public Inquiry: Governance & Innovation – Call for evidence – the deadline is the 31st of August 2022 and I encourage you to have your say. To get you thinking, here are a couple of my answers to their timely questions around regulation. Apart from rulesContinue reading “Last chance to respond to the Governance & Innovation – Call for Evidence”

Pre-order now: Outcome-Based Cooperation: In Communities, Business, Regulation, and Dispute Resolution

Out this September – a new timely book from my co-author Chris Hodges: How do we cooperate – in social, local, business, and state communities? This book proposes an Outcome-Based Cooperative Model, in which all stakeholders work together on the basis of trust and respect to achieve shared aims and outcomes. The Outcome-Based Cooperative ModelContinue reading “Pre-order now: Outcome-Based Cooperation: In Communities, Business, Regulation, and Dispute Resolution”

New Chair of the UK Regulatory Horizons Council

This just in from the UK RHC – and with that congrats to my longtime #EthicalBusinessRegulation co-author Chris Hodges: The Business Secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, has appointed Christopher Hodges OBE for a term of three years from August 2022 as the new Chair of the Regulatory Horizons Council, an independent expert committee established to ensure thatContinue reading “New Chair of the UK Regulatory Horizons Council”