Every crisis is an opportunity

In an article for the Institute of Business Ethics, four well-respected ethics practitioners (Sally March, Jane Mitchell, Robert Smith and Ruth Steinholtz) argue that now is the time for ethics and compliance practitioners to lift their horizons, leverage their unique perspective of risk, governance and sustainability across their organisations, and take a more central roleContinue reading “Every crisis is an opportunity”

Recruiting and Training Your Ambassadors: It’s All About the People

All your burning questions answered – including how to: Recruit the right people Formalize the network to reflect your organization’s culture Ensure your ambassadors have the skills and resources they need to be effective At the one-day virtual SCCE conference on Leading an Effective Ethics & Compliance Ambassadors Program – I’ll be there alongside: JenniferContinue reading “Recruiting and Training Your Ambassadors: It’s All About the People”

Leading an Effective Ethics & Compliance Ambassadors Program

Extend the reach of your compliance and ethics 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 14 October 2021 for thisContinue reading “Leading an Effective Ethics & Compliance Ambassadors Program”

Westminster eForum: Policy priorities for supporting emerging technology

Matt Hervey and I are on a panel at an upcoming Westminster eForum this November – and it’ll be a wide-ranging discussion – the full title for the exchange is: Legal, policy, security, and regulatory priorities – supporting innovation while understanding risks, regulatory agility, IP, and strategies for effective knowledge sharing across sectors Matt isContinue reading “Westminster eForum: Policy priorities for supporting emerging technology”

Ethical Business Practice Capacity Building Commitment

At AretéWork we are primarily committed to SDGs 16 and 17 (and within that sub-targets 16.5, 16.6. 16.7 – and 17.17 which, for us, tie them all together). We encourage, promote and contribute to effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships. Building on the experience from our work with OECD, UNODC E4J and other globalContinue reading “Ethical Business Practice Capacity Building Commitment”

The latest issue of AretéWork is out…

We’re mixing things up and moving the AretéWork Quarterly to a new shorter format which will instead arrive a little bit more often. I hope you’ll want to follow along – and share with others who might benefit. In this new issue you’ll find: The latest from AretéWork – Including a new book I’ve contributed aContinue reading “The latest issue of AretéWork is out…”

‘there is generally in my experience far more corruption in countries with very rigid rules and very limited discretion…’

A brief AretéThoughts Q&A with Florentin Blanc: What is the most important thing that regulators must learn from the pandemic? Outcomes are what matters, not processes. And to achieve outcomes, you need to keep focusing on assessing, understanding, detecting risks. You need flexibility, and data. But this a lesson even more for those who make the rulesContinue reading “‘there is generally in my experience far more corruption in countries with very rigid rules and very limited discretion…’”

Proceedings: 13th Conference on Good Regulatory Practices

In case you missed, the proceedings from the APEC 13th Conference on Good Regulatory Practices are now available: Emerging technologies have been and will be impacting all areas of social and economic activities, including transportation, education, finance, and health care.  While offering great promise, they also present unique challenges for regulators to strike a balanceContinue reading “Proceedings: 13th Conference on Good Regulatory Practices”

Countering Corruption through Collaboration: Youth Perspectives and Engagement

Just in from our friends at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC): Coming up from Monday 24 – Wednesday 26 May 2021: Youth Forum on “Countering Corruption through Collaboration: Youth Perspectives and Engagement” . The event is being held virtually – learn more here: Concept note   Programme The Youth Forum is being organised as aContinue reading “Countering Corruption through Collaboration: Youth Perspectives and Engagement”