E&C Reporting and Whistleblowing Trends in Our Current Environment

This year, organizations are navigating unprecedented challenges with COVID-19 causing a disruption in where and how some employees work. Conversations about race, discrimination and social justice have come to the forefront of public discourse due in part to the killing of George Floyd earlier this year, which set off worldwide protests that continue to this day. How have these new challenges and conversations changed the workplace? Are employees in organizations reporting the same types

By |2020-10-02T14:25:36-04:00Wednesday, September 30, 2020|Corporate Culture|

Together4Integrity: Overcoming Crisis with Hiltrud Werner, Tobias Heine and Dr. Katja Nagel

Earlier this year, Hiltrud Werner, Board of Management, Integrity & Legal Affairs for Volkswagen AG, gave an insightful keynote presentation at ECI's IMPACT Virtual Ethics and Compliance Conference. Werner's presentation delivered a detailed look at Volkswagen AG's Together4Integrity (T4I) program, a strategic undertaking that strives to ensure ethics and compliance is top of mind across all business sectors and to position the organization as a role model for integrity. Volkswagen AG is staunchly transparent and

By |2020-10-15T04:43:09-04:00Friday, September 4, 2020|Corporate Culture|

Top 5 Reasons You Should Conduct an Employee Survey Now

Hearing from your employees is always important, and now is no different. In fact, with many employees working remotely or differently, it is more important than ever to check-in with your employees and assesses their experiences with the changing workplace. Below are the top 5 reasons why it is essential to conduct an employee survey now, even during the COVID-19 pandemic and all of the workplace changes it has thrust upon organizations.1. You don’t know

By |2020-09-03T10:44:11-04:00Wednesday, August 26, 2020|Corporate Culture|

2020 Global Business Ethics Survey Report: Pressure in the Workplace

Organizations cannot effectively function if the rules and policies that serve as the guidepost for employees’ actions and behaviors are not followed. Over the years, Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) research has found that the pressure employees may experience to compromise their organization’s ethics standards, policies or the law is linked with an increased likelihood to observe misconduct. In brief—pressure goes hand in hand with higher prevalence rates of misconduct. GET THE ALL NEW

By |2020-09-03T09:45:18-04:00Wednesday, August 19, 2020|GBES|
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