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The accountant’s role in human rights due diligence
Recent legislation, such as the UK Modern Slavery Act, makes it increasingly important for businesses to understand how human rights risks affect their operations.
Published on July 20 2016
6 ethical questions about Big Data
A briefing by the Institute of Business Ethics outlines the responsibilities organisations which collect and use personal data have and the questions to ask to evaluate where your company stands.
Published on June 15 2016
5 principles of high-quality ethics and compliance programmes
Organisations with strong ethics and compliance functions do more than check the box. They employ a strategy that is documented, measured, evaluated, and improved, according to a report from the Ethics and Compliance Institute.
Published on April 26 2016
3 tips for setting executive pay
Executive pay and perceptions of inherent unfairness are key elements in the lack of public trust in business. The Institute of Business Ethics has issued recommendations for remuneration committees on how to establish fairer and more sustainable executive pay.
Published on February 19 2016
Corporate tax avoidance tops list of UK public’s ethical concerns about business
Corporate tax avoidance is the primary concern the British public have with business behaviour, according to a survey conducted for the Institute of Business Ethics, and companies must increase transparency to regain public trust.
Published on December 23 2015
Fraud costs UK companies an estimated £103 billion per year
In a competitive marketplace, companies could gain a significant advantage by measuring, managing, and minimising their losses to fraud, which are equivalent to 5.6% of expenditure, says a report.
Published on August 18 2015
PODCASTS: Managing responsible business
We live in an ever-interconnected world with an unprecedented amount of data and information available at our finger tips. Supply chains are more complex and global than before and social media has added a new element to public scrutiny that
Published on August 12 2015
How internal audit can assess and support culture
Although measuring culture is a difficult task, internal auditors are well-placed to provide boards with useful insight into the cultural health of their organisation by examining the cultural aspects that influence and affect the criteria that are being audited.
Investors are demanding ethics management information, but organisations struggle to collect it
New CGMA research highlights a number of contradictions with regard to business and ethical issues. While there is increasing investor demand for ethical management information, companies struggle to collect and report such data.
Published on July 31 2015
2015 Managing responsible business
Ours is an increasingly interconnected world, with an unprecedented rise in data and information flows and ever-more complex and extended global supply chains. As a result, organisations are facing more risk than ever, whi
Published on July 26 2015