Tag: anti-corruption compliance

  Photo Credit: Gleb Garanich, Reuters   Last year’s election of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his pledge to curb corruption in the public and private spheres has brought about a shift in the Armenian business community’s attitude towards anti-corruption compliance. This new government openness has encouraged businesses to look towards transparent business practices and… Read More

Photo Credit: Wikimedia  A recent Foreign Affairs article by Chris Miller highlighted how “the three-pronged strategy of Putinomics” has worked to keep the current resident of the Kremlin in power: “First, it focused on macroeconomic stability—keeping debt levels and inflation low—above all else. Second, it prevented popular discontent by guaranteeing low unemployment and steady pensions,… Read More

Photo Credit: ahslifeofpi5 via Wikispaces Originally posted on the “Ethic Intelligence” blog, Wendy Addison, Founder and CEO of SpeakOut SpeakUp Ltd, discusses the process of self-deception as it relates to corporate compliance and ethics. According to Addison, self-deception is the ethical bleach that removes the willingness to speak up.The “should self” behaves according to ethical principles… Read More

Photo Credit: Wikipedia The challenge of improving ethical standards in global supply chains begins with the complexity of today’s commodity networks. Richard Locke, responsible for supply chain management in such leading firms as Nike, Cola-Cola and HP, indicates current challenges come from two major shifts from supply chains in the past: changes in the geography… Read More

  Photo Credit: Micklefield Grade 4 (https://micklefieldgrade4.wikispaces.com/around+the+world) Anti-corruption compliance remains a big challenge in Brazil, as corruption is embedded throughout Brazilian society, weakening government institutions and the economy as a whole. Brazil currently ranks 79th out of 168 countries in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index. In the private sector, “the majority of businesses surveyed as part… Read More

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Uruguay) Soccer (or “football” depending on your geographic orientation) is often referred to as the “beautiful game.” Of late, as recently as this month, the sport has become a bit less beautiful. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (known as FIFA), the international governing body of soccer, has been embroiled in a… Read More

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