Chartered Banker: Are we getting to the root of what will drive change?

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 societyContinue reading “Chartered Banker: Are we getting to the root of what will drive change?”

Culture and Conduct: The many reasons why things go wrong and what can you do about it

Webcast | Monday 25th February | 1pm (GMT) Presenters: Ruth Steinholtz and Shona Matthews For most of us, compliance might seem something that happens to us, only about interpretations of what legislation and regulation requires of us; necessary but boring – a nuisance even. But what if doing the right thing was actually good for business?Continue reading “Culture and Conduct: The many reasons why things go wrong and what can you do about it”

Ethics Dates for your 2019 Wall Calendar & Desk Diary

Some of the events related to #EthicalBusinessPractice and #EthicalBusinessRegulation coming up in 2019 – any missing? Let us know… add #EthicsDates to your tweet. 7th Annual European Compliance & Ethics Institute Berlin, Germany | 10-13 March, 2019 | @SCCE | Learn more Ethics by Design Conference 2019 NYC, NYC | March 15 | @NYUStern & @EthicalSystems | Learn more… 7th Responsible BusinessContinue reading “Ethics Dates for your 2019 Wall Calendar & Desk Diary”

The 2018 Ethical Leadership Summit

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 wouldContinue reading “The 2018 Ethical Leadership Summit”

The ABC of Anti-Bribery & Corruption

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 onContinue reading “The ABC of Anti-Bribery & Corruption”

The behavioural and psychological dimension of ethics and compliance

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 theContinue reading “The behavioural and psychological dimension of ethics and compliance”

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

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 –Continue reading “#OUTLOOK2018: A behavioural and values-based approach to building trust in business”

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”

Policy Brief: The International Adoption of Ethical Business Regulation

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 ethicalContinue reading “Policy Brief: The International Adoption of Ethical Business Regulation”

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

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 KeynoteContinue reading “Collective Action Towards Integrity and Transparency, London, 17 April 2018”