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Best Practice Forum

Content provided by the Ethics & Compliance Association (ECA), the membership community of ECI.

Embedding Ethics & Compliance in Third Party & Supply Chain Relationships

July 11 - 12, 2016
Westin Crystal City, Arlington, VA

Organizations have complex relationships with hundreds, if not thousands, of suppliers, vendors, partners and agents—both domestically and internationally.  A failure in just one part of a supply chain or on the part of a vendor, partner or agent can be detrimental to the organization.  It can result in reputational damage, onerous regulatory sanctions, financial losses or more. The 2016 ECI Best Practice Forum will examine these and other critical strategies in an interactive dialogue that will help participants manage E&C risk in third party & supply chain relationships.

The ECI Best Practice Forum will explore: 

  • Challenges specific to different forms of third party relationships and how to deal with them effectively;
  • Ways to develop and optimize relationships with internal strategic partners on third party issues;
  • Models for developing alliances with other organizations to deal with third party ethics and compliance issues; and
  • Risk-based and proportionate approaches to managing ethics and compliance in third party & supply chain relationships.

Registration is now open.

View list of organizations that attended ECI's 2015 Best Practice Forum.

About the Best Practice Forum

ECI's Best Practice Forum (the next generation of the Sponsoring Partner Forum) is a unique immersion experience where you will get expert analysis on your ethics and compliance program, and valuable input from your industry peers. Multiple members of your team are encouraged to attend to participate in high-level interactive sessions from leaders and peer-to-peer sharing. Attendees will walk-away with your own action plan to bring back to your organization.

This event is open to ECI Fellows and Organizational Members.

ECI Spotlight: We're looking for a few good practices!

Tell ECI about your organization’s dynamic and emerging E&C best practices in the area of Embedding Ethics & Compliance in Third Party & Supply Chain Relationships, and you could be one of six organizations selected for recognition in front of your peers at the upcoming ECI Best Practice Forum. Tell us how you effectively...

    • Monitor third parties & supply chains for compliance with company values.
    • Resolve conflicts or other E&C issues involving third parties and supply chains.
    • Prevent E&C third party and supply chain issues.
    • Build good governance around third party & supply chain relationships.
    • Engage others (internally and/or externally) in regard to third party & supply chain E&C issues.
    • Other?

Entries due May 31, 2016.  Enter today!