The Ethics of Events during a Pandemic

In this impromptu episode of Christian Hunt’s Human Risk Podcast, Richard Bistrong, Christian and I discuss the ethics of holding an in-person event at the time of a pandemic. The discussion arose because the three of us were due to attend an Ethics Conference together next month. That Conference has now been switched to becomeContinue reading “The Ethics of Events during a Pandemic”

Risky Women Radio Podcast: #Ethics of Compliance – podcast & transcript

Risky Women Radio is a show that sets out to connect, celebrate and champion women in risk regulation and compliance. Listen in to this exchange on the Ethics of Compliance – and find the full transcript on riskywomen.org – as well as many more podcast episodes. I saw my career as one big black skiContinue reading “Risky Women Radio Podcast: #Ethics of Compliance – podcast & transcript”

Latest Risky Women Annual Report – including so far in 2019…

This just in from the good people at Risky Women: “Live events flourished and our own community podcast launched giving even greater voice to our community of experts and inspiring emerging talent.” Read all about it in the latest Risky Women Annual Report – which also has brief mention of some of progress from 2019Continue reading “Latest Risky Women Annual Report – including so far in 2019…”

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

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 aContinue reading “The Big 5: Secrets to Driving Cultural Change in Your Organisation”

Shared values contribute to safe landing – the case of Southwest Airlines

There is no point in sitting in the Board room and choosing values in a vacuum; no matter how well you think you know your business, unless… The view from the C suite is different from the view from other vantage points. It can be a reality distortion field. I’ve seen it for myself. NoContinue reading “Shared values contribute to safe landing – the case of Southwest Airlines”

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

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, beingContinue reading “Did you miss out? The first edition of AretéWork Quarterly is out”

Are we facing an ethics crisis?

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/e4jContinue reading “Are we facing an ethics crisis?”

Strengthening global integrity and ethics

“If young people acquire sufficient and appropriate education, they will be able to make a significant contribution towards preventing and combating crime and corruption, thus bringing about change for a better future.” – UNODC‘s Corruption and Economic Crime Branch Chief, Dimitri Vlassis It has been exciting to be part of the development of a newContinue reading “Strengthening global integrity and ethics”

Get your company values off the wall and into employee decisions

A widely reported survey of 2,000 UK employees conducted by Rungway found that 49% could not name their organisation’s values. More than a quarter (27 per cent) feel their organisation’s vision or values have too much corporate jargon and almost one in five (18 per cent) say they don’t reflect what the company is actuallyContinue reading “Get your company values off the wall and into employee decisions”

Three things I learned at the 6th Annual #SCCEecei

Reflections from the 6th Annual European Compliance & Ethics Institute – aka #SCCEecei – where I also delivered a session on #EthicalBusinessRegulation and Culture Change. I have always been fascinated by the forces within organisations that come together to create outcomes – especially catastrophic outcomes. I had a parallel career in crisis management, which gave me the opportunity toContinue reading “Three things I learned at the 6th Annual #SCCEecei”