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ECI Fellows Membership

For organizations lead by seasoned E&C practitioners who manage advanced-level programs and are seeking to improve the quality of programs as well as prepare their staff and organizations for the future.

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What is a Fellows Member?

Founded in 1997, the ECI Fellows program is THE forum for meaningful discussion related to emerging ethics issues, leading to key collaborative research to prepare for tomorrow’s ethical challenges. The ECI Fellows program brings together a select group of nearly 100 global thought-leaders, including senior practitioners with mature programs in Fortune 500 corporations, government organizations, non-profit and educational institutions who share an expertise and interest in business and government ethics, both internally and in the public arena.

Why become a Fellow?

  1. ECI Fellows lead the conversation about ethics and compliance through research, Fellows Meetings, forums and more –all with the specific purpose of leading the movement for responsible organizations worldwide.
  2. ECI Fellows gather twice a year in January and July and participate in dynamic dialogues with their colleagues, industry and subject matter experts and other influential thought-leaders who serve as panelist for the Fellows meetings. The meetings result in research working groups and resources that are relevant and meaningful in enhancing ethics and compliance practitioner and program performance.
  3. ECI Fellows drive E&C thought leadership. Some recent publications include are included below to download for free.

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Fellows Profile

ECI Fellows are senior E&C practitioners and their direct reports, including the chief ethics and compliance officers and general counsels with the responsibility for advancing their organizations’ ethical culture and leadership, affecting hundreds of thousands employees around the world. Complementing the corporate members are leading scholars specializing in research in organizational behavior, ethics and management, senior ethics officials from the Federal sector and related non-profit executives.

The ECI Fellows program is geared to experienced professionals charged with advancing sophisticated ethics and compliance programs in a global economy.

Fellows Members receive:

Leadership Opportunities

  • Two Seats at each of the biannual Fellows Meetings ($4000 value)
  • Eligibility to Serve on ECI Board

Staff Access

  • Unlimited staff access to fellows-level membership benefits

Professional Development and Training

High Quality Program Assessment Tools

Research and Information

Certification and Continuing Education

  • Member savings on ethics training for LPEC Certification
  • CLE, CPE and CEU credits on all applicable ECI programs

Advisory Services

Annual Membership Fee

Fellows Membership

$13500 per year

  • Access to ECI's Research Documents

  • Join ECI's Working Groups

  • Talking the Walk Case Study Subscription

  • Watch ECI Live Webcasts

  • Limited Number of Complimentary Event Passes

  • Participate in ECI's Online Community

  • Member's Only Discount on LPEC Certification

  • Participation in Two Fellows Meetings

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How to Apply for Fellows Membership or Attend a Fellows Meeting

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