Tag: ethics

Beyond Compliance: How Boards Should Think About An Ethical Culture

Boards are increasingly expected to ensure that the corporations they direct are not only profitable but sustainable, not only compliant but ethical. What do you need to know to ensure a culture of ethical decision-making at all levels of the corporation? 

Board Oversight: Fostering An Ethically Competitive Company – Part 3

Larry Thompson, Chairman of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative and board member with The Southern Company & Graham Holdings Co., returns to emphasize the critical nature of core values–and the board’s role in creating a culture of integrity.

The Board’s Role In Curbing Ethical Issues

Pat Harned, CEO of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI), joins Corporate Board Member for part two of our conversation with her about ethics....

Ethics and Compliance Initiative CEO On The Dispiriting Trend of Retaliation

Pat Harned, CEO of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI), talks to us about the organization’s business ethics survey, trends in ethics—both good and bad, and more.

The Importance Of Leadership In Startup Culture

While Silicon Valley has grown to have global influence, in many ways the cultural leadership from the venture community has dramatically shrunk in the last decade.

Wells Fargo Board Sanctions A Shot Across The Bow

Regulators are paying closer attention to how management and boards run their organizations—and holding them accountable when things go wrong.

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.