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Managing responsible business
Global commentators look at the findings of the CGMA’s Managing Responsible Business report.
Published on September 11 2012
Companies do poorly managing corruption risks in emerging markets
Emerging markets have great potential for rapid growth, but corruption can run rampant. Existing processes exist to identify and mitigate corruption risks, but fewer than 40% of companies doing business in countries most prone to corruption use them well in mergers and acquisitions, with third-party agents or when establishing new
Published on November 01 2012
How to interpret the increase in corporate whistleblower reports
Employees’ reports about unethical and non-compliant incidents have gone up in the past five years. Two benchmark reports suggest how companies may interpret the numbers.
Published on November 21 2014
CGMA case study: Navigating ethical issues
This case study places you in the role of corporate controller for a larger public company, making decisions that will not only affect your future, but the future of many others. The facts of this case cover integrity and objectivity, confidentiality, internal accounting controls, and procedures for investigating and reporting
Published on May 30 2012
Combating corruption across the value chain
There is a global demand for increased transparency in order to prevent corruption and improve fair and competitive conditions for business. As international efforts to combat corruption intensify, organisations must have effective internal compl
Published on May 21 2014
How to become one of the world’s most ethical companies
US toy and game manufacturer Hasbro has been one of the world’s most ethical companies three years in a row. Being transparent and sharing its best practices is part of its culture of ethics.
Published on March 27 2014
Ethical performance moves up on the corporate agenda
Ethical performance is an increasingly important consideration for companies, and its prominence is set to grow further over the coming years, according to new CGMA research. Though the majority of companies do have an established policy on ethical conduct, many fail to regularly communicate it to their staff.
Published on November 03 2014
The future of ethics
A panel of experts discuss ethical culture, accounting for ethics, dilemmas, pressures and business issues.
Published on July 23 2012
WEF global risks report 2013
The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2013 analyses 50 global risks in terms of impact, likelihood and interconnections.
Published on February 08 2013
The most business-friendly countries off the beaten path
Small and mid-size companies looking for business-friendly markets overseas could check out a World Bank report that tracks regulatory reform efforts in 185 countries. Many of the top improvers are rarely found among up-and-coming economies.
Published on November 22 2012