June 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Starting yesterday, three days of events marking the 15th anniversary of the UN Global Compact are underway at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
With over a dozen focused meetings taking place on 23-24 June, the event will culminate with a plenary meeting in the UN General Assembly Hall on 25 June. The GA session will bring together over 1,000 global leaders from business, Government and civil society to take stock of fifteen years of corporate sustainability, and to map out pathways for the future.
Find out how UN Global Compact sister-initiative Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is helping to foster a culture of transparency and fair competition by educating and supporting future business leaders in the fight against corruption.
March 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Ethisphere Institute announced today that registration is open for the 3rd Annual Latin America Ethics Summit that will offer local perspectives on global issues and will bring together senior leadership, governance, risk management and compliance leaders and government and regulatory officials from companies based or operating in Latin America in Rio de Janeiro on June 17-18, 2015.
The 3rd Annual Summit will offer participants the opportunity to:
According to the UN Global Compact's Guide to Corporate Sustainabiliy, to be sustainable, companies must do five things, which starts with a company’s value system and a principled approach to doing business. This means operating in ways that, at a minimum, meet fundamental responsibilities in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
January 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Ethisphere Institute announced today key faculty confirmed for the 7th Annual Global Ethics Summit focused on Elevating Value Through Integrity: How Leading Companies Accomplish Excellence Worldwide.
On 10 December, the UN Global Compact marked the 10th Anniversary of its 10th Principle against corruption: “Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery." A video produced for this occasion imagines what a world free from corruption would look like - with fair competition and money appropriated to education, healthcare, clean drinking water and services for people who need them most.
New York, December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, the UN Global Compact commemorated the 10th Anniversary of its 10th Principle against Corruption with companies and investors publicly calling on Governments to promote anti-corruption measures and to implement policies to establish systems of good governance.
What do we really know and understand about corruption? How do we track and monitor corruption related issues? With the expansion of globalization and industries being able to reach greater lengths, the possibility of corrupt practices seeping through the cracks is a potential risk. In previous times it was a risk that could be monitored from internal resources and could be done correctly when done diligently. With growing companies and growing markets, what seemed to be a doable task before is quickly becoming more difficult and harder to manage now.
Increased procurement costs due to corruption and cross-border anti-corruption enforcement by the DOJ and SEC is changing aggressively, and companies need to know where they stand in the context of these changes in order to implement an effective solution. Supply chains represent more than 60 percent of corruption cases, and companies that prioritize their supply chain assesment prevent being one of these cases. To overcome these challenges, there are 7 steps an effective anti-corruption management system entails: