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

The behavioural and psychological dimension of ethics and compliance

30th October 2018By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Speaking & Events

My co-author, professor Christopher Hodges, and I will be at the 9th Annual IFBEC Conference in Paris, November 14-15, 2018. If you’re in the aerospace industry, we hope to see you there – here’s a brief preview: The International Forum on Business Ethical Conduct (IFBEC) was created to exchange information on best practices in the … Read More

#OUTLOOK2018: A behavioural and values-based approach to building trust in business

18th October 2018By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Speaking & Events

ETHICAL BUSINESS PRACTICE AND ETHICAL BUSINESS REGULATION A Behavioral and Values-based Approach to building trust in business • Culture eats compliance for breakfast! • It’s not the “bad apples” you need to be concerned about • All for one, and one for all – in literature and in industry sectors Find the full programme here – … Read More

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

19th June 2018By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Ethics Ambassadors, Leadership, Speaking & Events, Thoughts, Values

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, being … Read More

Policy Brief: The International Adoption of Ethical Business Regulation

31st May 2018By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Speaking & Events

This Policy Brief is the latest in a series on Ethical Business Practice (EBP) and Ethical Business Regulation (EBR). It summarizes current thinking on these topics, based on a Conference held at Wolfson College, Oxford on 4 May 2018. Big thanks to all who contributed. An excerpt  What are ethical business practice (EBP) and ethical … Read More

Collective Action Towards Integrity and Transparency, London, 17 April 2018

6th April 2018By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Speaking & Events

Corruption has a crippling effect on countries’ economic and social development and undermines public trust in businesses and governments alike. As an advocate for ethical business, ICC joins global partners to provide a unified voice in support of collective action and encourage greater private-public sector collaboration. Opening remarks Chris Southworth, Secretary General, ICC United Kingdom Keynote … Read More

How to create an effective ethical culture? Women in Compliance breakfast briefing

4th April 2018By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Speaking & Events

  Join guest speakers Imogen Haddon, Chief Compliance Officer, News Corp UK, and Ruth Steinholtz, Business Ethics Advisory, AretéWork LLP, to learn how you can create an effective ethical culture. Whether you have a corporate scandal to use as a burning platform – or you are seeking ways to create and sustain culture change once … Read More

Three things I learned at the 6th Annual #SCCEecei

4th April 2018By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Leadership, Speaking & Events, Thoughts

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 to … Read More

Ethical Business Practice and Regulation Conference @ Wolfson College, Oxford

22nd March 2018By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Speaking & Events

Ethical Business Practice and Regulation are new concepts that are transforming regulatory performance and business success. This conference, held at Wolfson College, will explain the concepts and share the findings from a series of examples and ongoing pilot studies across a range of contrasting sectors. ​Speakers will include Professor Christopher Hodges, Ruth Steinholtz, and senior officials from Government, OECD, and … Read More