In Memoriam: Brent Scowcroft, Foreign Policy Expert and Former ECI Board Member

The Ethics & Compliance Initiative and Ethics Resource Center communities are saddened to learn about the loss of Brent Scowcroft. Scowcroft, a foreign policy expert and former Ethics Resource Center board member died today at the age of 95. Scowcroft served in the United States Air Force before continuing his career  in international relations, eventually going on to serve as a White House policy  advisor under seven presidential administrations. In addition to his foreign policy [...]

By |2020-08-07T16:58:28-04:00Friday, August 7, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Q&A with the DoJ: Featuring Brian Rabbitt, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division

ECI is excited to announce a monumental event for the E&C community. In his first public speaking engagement since his appointment earlier this month, Brian Rabbitt, Head of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division will discuss the recent updates to two guidance documents on corporate compliance. Rabbitt will answer your questions in a Q&A-style discussion facilitated by Pat Harned, Chief Executive Officer, ECI. The session will be followed by a panel discussion with David Ogden, former [...]

By |2020-07-09T09:00:29-04:00Thursday, July 9, 2020|Categories: Legal Questions|

An Important Message to Our Members and Stakeholders

At the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI), we share the grief and anger felt by so many at the senseless killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many others whose lives have been needlessly ended. We also have a sense of hope as we see people around the world joining together to call for an end to the deeply-rooted injustice of racism that has persisted far too long in our society. We condemn [...]

By |2020-06-10T23:15:40-04:00Friday, June 5, 2020|Categories: Leadership|

George Floyd and the Rule of 88

ECI regularly publishes articles and op-eds by contributing writers. The opinions expressed and reflected in these articles are those of the authors and not necessarily those of ECI. by Steve Priest Steve is Founder of Integrity Insight International, an ethics and compliance consulting firm. (Context. I have been a white man my whole life. I have been a business ethics consultant half of that. Although I have done work in 51 countries, the majority [...]

By |2020-06-10T23:16:06-04:00Wednesday, June 3, 2020|Categories: Leadership|

Five Questions Every E&C Professional Should Ask Themselves

The ethics and compliance space is a rapidly shifting, accelerating field of work and study that is affecting an expanding number of industries and organizations. In order to thrive during this time of expansion and change, it is crucial for the industry to attract talent with diverse backgrounds and experiences. It is also important that E&C practitioners develop a wide array of soft and hard skills, continuing their professional development throughout the course of their [...]

By |2020-07-06T09:31:01-04:00Thursday, May 28, 2020|Categories: Research|

Optimizing Risk Management Using Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive analytics have changed the ways in which organizations create products and do business. In the tech industry, AI lets self-driving cars know how to stop at red lights, while in the medical field it is being used to detect and develop vaccines for COVID-19. Big data is powerful and if you learn to leverage it correctly, it could help ethics and compliance practitioners develop complex risk management procedures and [...]

By |2020-07-23T16:39:28-04:00Friday, May 22, 2020|Categories: Risk Management|

IMPACT 2020 is now available on-demand! Stream sessions that you missed from our Annual Conference!

Our IMPACT 2020 Virtual Conference delivered three days of powerful keynotes and benchmarking sessions as well as critical continuing education credits at the industry’s premier annual ethics and compliance conference this past April. With the COVID-19 crisis transcending the way the world does business, IMPACT 2020 delivered content and insights from smartest strategists and leading thinkers in the field. A quick recap of some of the content covered: The Neuroleadership Institute's Dr. David Rock delivered [...]

By |2020-05-21T22:55:47-04:00Monday, May 18, 2020|Categories: Event News|

COVID-19 and the ECI Annual Conference

COVID-19 has changed the way we work and live. In this dynamic environment, IMPACT 2020 moves online for the first time and announces a powerful roster of thought leaders headlining Ethics & Compliance Initiative’s (ECI) premier annual ethics and compliance conference next Tuesday, April 21st. While this incredible global crisis is transcending the way the world does business, E&C professionals are uniquely prepared to lead in a time of crisis. The very nature of issues [...]

By |2020-08-04T15:45:34-04:00Friday, April 17, 2020|Categories: Event News|

IMPACT 2020 is now an all-virtual conference.

Important Information Regarding the IMPACT 2020 Benchmarking Conference As you know, the IMPACT 2020 Annual Benchmarking Conference was originally scheduled to take place in Boston, Massachusetts from April 21-23, 2020. In light of the unfolding situation involving the coronavirus (COVID-19), and in an effort to protect the health and safety of all our attendees, IMPACT 2020 will now be a virtual, online-only event.  The conference will take place during the same timeframe from April 21-23, [...]

By |2020-03-19T13:21:44-04:00Monday, March 16, 2020|Categories: Event News|

Pulse Survey March 2020 – COVID-19 Coronavirus

With crisis plans in place and many organizations going to complete remote-work status, the COVID-19 Coronavirus has led to some drastic last-minute changes in the way we work. Take the latest ECI Pulse Survey and let us know how your organization is faring, and how you plan to tackle situations like these moving forward.   Interested in taking the survey?   Click on the button below to take the survey, it takes less than a [...]

By |2020-03-13T11:51:43-04:00Friday, March 13, 2020|Categories: Research|