By Martina Manzone President Maatangi Analytics, Inc. email@example.com I have a unique perspective that focuses on best practice by envisioning and developing the most efficient, mindful operations, resulting in the highest quality of care and lowest corporate risk. What is Mindful Operations? That term resulted from me thinking about how to integrate my profession and […]
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By Paul P. Jesep, JD, MPS, MA From ethikos magazine As important as ethics and compliance officers are in companies and many non-profits, it’s time to consider an expanded role. Empower them to provide a genuine organizational conscience and awareness beyond legalisms. Consider a “corporate ethicist,” “business ethicist,” or “organizational ethicist” (collectively CEs) as part of […]
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By Roy Snell firstname.lastname@example.org We have a problem and we are going to fix it For those of you are too young to young to know, the Pointer Sisters were fantastic singers from a bygone era. The pointer sisters you are more familiar with now are those that point to ethical or regulatory problems but […]
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by Stephen Paskoff, JD email@example.com I had breakfast recently with a longtime friend and colleague, Al Capristo, who is the Executive VP and CAO for STP Energy in Texas. Al’s passion is leading safe, efficient, nuclear power operations; for a long time, he’s been a champion of making sure that […]
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By Stephanie Gallagher, JD firstname.lastname@example.org I had the pleasure of attending my first Basic Compliance & Ethics Academy in San Francisco in February. While I expected to learn a lot about compliance, I walked away with way more material than will fit in one post! I’m kicking off a series of posts with this one, […]
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By Stephanie Gallagher, JD email@example.com Two executives of Smith & Ouzman Limited, a UK printing company, were sentenced for bribing foreign government officials, following a trial by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in a case brought under UK’s pre-Bribery Act of 2010. This decision sheds light on the importance of “adequate” compliance programs, including […]
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By Roy Snell firstname.lastname@example.org I found these ethics related quotes on BrainyQuote.com. A search on “ethics” resulted in about 200 hits. “Ethical” had about 200 hits. Interestingly there were only 4 quotes on “ethical culture” and frankly none of those 4 are very relevant. “Ethical behavior” resulted in 6 hits. Please do not quote me […]
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By Kortney Nordrum, JD, CHC email@example.com We know that corporate directors and officers hold fiduciary responsibilities. One of these responsibilities is the duty to maximize profits for their shareholders. While making money is great, companies must do so within the bounds of ethics. For some companies these ethics follow the letter of the law—nothing more, […]
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By Stephanie Gallagher, JD firstname.lastname@example.org Goodyear settled charges by the SEC, holding it accountable for failing to prevent or detect improper payment by its subsidiaries because, according to the SEC, it did not implement adequate FCPA compliance training and controls. Goodyear has commenced disciplinary action against employees who had oversight for failing to […]
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By Roy Snell email@example.com S&P Settlement is 1.4B but people are asking where’s the beef? USA Today reported that moments after the 1.4 billion dollar settlement with S&P was announced, some complained it was not enough to penalize them for the past acts. USA today quoted Congressman Brad Sherman, “Penalizing for past offenses is always […]
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