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Trouble at the Top

By David Childers   |   April 5, 2018

Corporate misconduct is nothing new to the American public. Headlines announcing business transgressions crop up with depressing regularity. According to one survey, only 15 percent of Americans believe business leaders...

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AAG Brian Benczkowski and Pat Harned Q and A Session

Brian Benczkowski, Pat Harned IMPACT2019 Q&A

By Brad Fulton   |   May 14, 2019

At this year’s IMPACT conference, ECI was honored to be joined by the Honorable Brian Benczkowski, Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice Criminal Division. Benczkowski delivered a keynote address where he announced the release of an updated DoJ guidance that effects how the Department analyzes organizations’ ethics & compliance programs. After delivering his remarks, Benczkowski sat down with ECI CEO Pat Harned for a one-on-one interview where he discussed the DoJ’s policies on […]

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Did That Just Happen

By Pat Harned   |   September 20, 2018

What was unimaginable a year ago has occurred: a group of employees actually took to the streets in 10 cities around the country, protesting that their company has not done enough to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Leadership, they said, should provide stronger policies, more training for managers, a more effective way to report incidents, and a committee dedicated to addressing sexual harassment issues. The story took me aback…employees protesting because they actually want […]

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Bad Actors and #MeToo

By Brad Fulton   |   September 13, 2018

As you’ve no doubt read in the headlines this past week, the ousting of Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves is yet another example in the long list of high-profile executives reportedly using power, authority and intimidation to commit unsavory and egregious acts against their employees.  According to a recent Forbes article the tally is up to 701 individuals who have been held accountable for their actions. Moonves is accused by 13 women of sexual misconduct […]

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Brian Benczkowski, Pat Harned IMPACT2019 Q&A

At this year’s IMPACT conference, ECI was honored to be...