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Time for Companies to Establish an Independent Corporate Ombudsman
May 18, 2018, JD Supra | Corporate commitment to speak up cultures is suffering. The Ethics and Compliance Initiative’s recent Global National Business Ethics Survey contained a critical finding – corporate instances of retaliation against employee for raising concerns doubled in the last five years.

Whistleblowing in Corporate America Can Lead to Retaliation
May 9, 2018, Lawyers.com | A recent ethics survey has revealed that whistleblowers typically face many challenges when they choose to do the right thing. The legal definition of whistleblowing is the disclosure by a person, usually an employee in a government agency or private enterprise, to the public or to those in authority, of mismanagement, corruption, illegality, or some other wrongdoing. It takes courage to report your employer, both before and after you file a complaint.

Episode 37 — Ethics and Compliance Trends from Recent Surveys and Studies
May 6, 2018, Volkov Law | Two recent ethics and compliance surveys and studies provide important information on ethics and compliance program trends. The first is LRN’s 2018 Ethics and Compliance Program Effectiveness Report. The second is the Ethics and Compliance Initiative Global Business Ethics Survey.

Dispatches From ECI 2018
May 3, 2018, The Radical Compliance | The Ethics & Compliance Initiative held its annual conference (now breathlessly known as IMPACT2018) in Baltimore this week, drawing more than 300 ethics and compliance professionals from all over the place.

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GBES 2018
The State of Ethics & Compliance in the Workplace
US Rates of Reported Misconduct Sets National Record; Retaliation Has Doubled

Reporting of suspected wrongdoing in organizations nationally has reached a historic high, while rates of retaliation for reporting of suspected wrongdoing have doubled in the last two years. The entire survey's findings, including the executive summary and global trends are available at ethics.org/gbes.


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