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

More #ethicsdates for your 2019 wall calendar and desk diary…

6th May 2019By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Speaking & Events

Some of the events coming up in 2019 – any missing? Let us know… add #EthicsDates to your tweet. Refinitiv ASEAN Regulatory Summit Singapore | 8 May | @refinitiv | #RefinitivSummit |  Learn more… Refinitiv Australian Regulatory Summit Sydney | 4 June | @refinitiv | Learn more… Can we regulate for innovation and can we innovate … Read More

Acronyms, abbreviations – and mnemonics

17th April 2019By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation

Plain language is always preferable. Yet, sometimes acronyms and abbreviations arise – both as shorthand and sometimes as helpful mnemonics. Confused about those used in the context of #EthicalBusinessPractice and #EthicalBusinessRegulation? Don’t suffer in silence. Here’s a print-out-and-keep reference guid to common abbreviations and acronyms – adapted from Ethical Business Practice and Regulation – A … Read More

#EthicalBusinessPractice: Cultural and Leadership Framework – The Foundation, People and Ethos, Systems and Processes

20th March 2019By Ruth SEthical Business Practice

The Foundation, People and Ethos, Systems and Processes: The Foundation A belief that ethics is everyone’s responsibility. An articulated and inspirational social purpose. Thoughtfully identified core ethical values, whose meanings are clear to all employees, and continuous communication and training for all (including the board) to reinforce the values. A public commitment by leaders and … 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