Category: Corporate Compliance Program

How Compliance Training helps to Mitigate Compliance Risk

If you work for a large multinational organization, then you will almost certainly have taken a selection of corporate compliance training courses over the course of your employment. Some courses (e.g., Sexual Harassment) may be required every year! Why, in that case, do we still hear that one of the key reasons for compliance breaches...

A Learning Guide to Recognising Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

It is very important for everyone to learn what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace so that it can be recognized immediately. Everyone should have the right to work in an environment that is free of harassment, and in order for companies to achieve this goal, employees have to understand the basic rights of the workplace. There...

Integrity and Compliance – Hand in Hand in Workplace Training

Scenario 1: Breakroom Chat Three colleagues are in the kitchen during their lunch break. Two are engaged in private conversation, although they are speaking quite loudly. Marie asks Claire why it is so hard to find someone to date. She makes reference to behaviors in which she has engaged in the past—in vivid detail—and her...

Integrity At The Heart of Your Brand

When you hear the word “integrity,” you probably think of values and ethics. Integrity is part of a culture. It is a moral compass. It is ingrained in a person’s entire being, not just exhibited in the way she or he acts around other people. Now think about the word “compliance.” Chances are, you’re having...

Nine Challenges with Compliance Training in Biotechnology

It is perhaps inevitable that an industry closely involved with people’s wellbeing, indeed with their life and death, should be subject to particular scrutiny with regard to its legal and ethical standards.  The biotechnology industry, more than most, needs to be able to demonstrate its adherence to good practice.  Compliance must, therefore, be a major...

Ethics vs Compliance Training-  Compliance-Based Ethics Programs

In today’s business world, it is essential to have a strong ethics program in order to form and maintain a positive rapport with customers. Due to the instant and global nature of the media, customers are more aware of business practices than ever before. The two main types of ethics programs revolve around either integrity...

Workplace Ethics Training

Ethical Standards A company’s ethical standards are a major part of its identity, and one of the factors upon which customers will base buying decisions.  A company that does not give proper priority to its ethical stance on important matters will suffer in the marketplace, so selecting the best type of ethics and compliance training may be one of the most important decisions a company can make. Public Perception and Advertising Marketing and public relations will look to leverage ethical business practice as a major component in publicity and advertising.  Plastic-free packaging, minimal waste and humane farming are not

The Tone from the Top – Modeling integrity, ethical behavior and compliance through compliance training

Most businesses consider a strong commitment to performing with integrity a "must have." However, some struggle to put it into practice when compliance is left purely to the compliance professionals. A company-wide culture of integrity, not just on a corporate level, but also on a social and environmental level, begins with the board and the CEO, and cascades down through an organization to its most junior employees.

3 Essentials for Nurturing a Positive Compliance Culture

According to a recent Deloitte study, 94-per cent of executives and 80-per cent of employees believe that corporate culture is important. Within a workplace culture, employees share assumptions, attitudes, beliefs and values. Companies with a strong culture of compliance perform better, retain staff longer, and elevate their brand every single day. That’s why integrity should be at the heart of your culture and your brand. There are many ways to reinforce integrity in your organization, but training and communication and training are paramount.

2019 Integrity Compliance and Ethics Learning – 134 Firm Benchmark study

In early 2019, the Integrity compliance training team gathered insights and compliance training trends from 134 global firms who collectively train 2.7 million learners each year.