Make the Most of the Boardroom
Learn how to prove and communicate the value of your program while becoming a strategic partner to the C-suite and your board.
The value of your compliance program is demonstrated with a mixture of art and science. Hard data and evidence-based information is your scientific proof, while more abstract observations of attitudes and behaviors make up the art of your compliance program. Together the art and science of your work tells its story of effectiveness.
This section will give you the guidance to best tell your compliance program’s story of effectiveness through best practices in program assessment and benchmarking. It will give you the tools you need to package the raw data of your work into a compelling presentation to your CEO, board and senior management. And it will provide expert advice to help guide you through nurturing key relationships across your organization to showcase the value of your program even when it’s not in the spotlight.
Everyone is looking for a powerful competitive advantage. A successful ethics and compliance program supports integrity in business operations and fosters a reputation for conducting business the right way. Learn more about the value customers, and business partners alike, place on conducting business with ethical organizations.
How your compliance program is perceived has the potential to undermine its overall intended purpose of safeguarding an ethical culture. Check out this video and explore why having a clear compliance strategic plan, and compliance communication strategy, can effectively avoid the negative reputation of compliance being the 'behavior police'.
Differentiate your organization from the competition by showing your marketing department the value of building a trustworthy, ethical reputation into the fabric of your business. Here are three suggestions to help you get started.
The #1 secret of successful benchmarking is knowing what to do with the information you discover — taking the results and making them actionable.
Watch this video for recommendations on how to better approach benchmarking at your organization.
The following best practices for board reporting create a strong, mutually-beneficial relationship between compliance officers and the board.
“Know your audience.” It’s a cardinal rule of business communications – and it certainly holds true when determining the most effective ways to communicate ethics and compliance program updates to your board of directors.
New evidence and best practice advice provided by Baker McKenzie suggests different ways to increase your competitive advantage using strategic compliance integration.
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