Set and Beat Your Benchmarks
See how your compliance program stacks up against your peers and learn new strategies to increase the effectiveness of what you’re already doing.
Achieving an effective ethics and compliance program requires more than simply adding rules and additional layers of controls. There must be an integrated effort that aligns financial and compliance requirements with the organization’s mission and values. The steps you take as a compliance professional should not be in isolation of your organization’s larger business objectives but in support of them.
Along with aligning with organizational goals, your compliance program can compound its impact by focusing on industry best practices that maximize efforts. This section will highlight the latest best practices in the use of technology, program automation and industry benchmarks to amplify the impact of key compliance program elements.
Employee complaints of workplace misconduct, harassment, discrimination and retaliation are regular occurrences for most organizations. Failing to handle complaints properly can result in significant legal liability and reputational harm to the organization
Misconduct investigations are inevitable and each one is different. When a situation arises where an investigation is required, it must be approached and handled with care and confidentiality. It's not fun, or easy, but it is necessary and important.
For more information, check out the 12 Steps for Communicating with Reporters & Whistleblowers