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A changing face

Regulators and prosecutors are actively using all the means at their disposal to bring about successful anti-corruption cases. Most countries, if not all, have had laws prohibiting bribery and corruption domestically for decades. Over the last ten years, many countries have strengthened this legislation, driven, to a large extent, by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and…

The ESG Factor

Responsible investing has transformed from a United Nations Global Compact initiative into a mainstream investment trend Our article in the February issue of Governance & Compliance explores the rise of ESG investing which today accounts for over $20 trillion in assets under management, or around a quarter of all professionally managed assets in the world….

Sexual harassment in the technology sector

Tech giants have been accused of having cultures that ignore or perpetuate harassment and gender discrimination. The December issue of HR Magazine looks at the recent walkout by Google workers to protest against sexual harassment, misconduct and a workplace culture that wasn’t working. Commenting in the article, GoodCorporation’s Jane Ellis said, “A wise start-up will…

Foreign Office raises the bar on Modern Slavery obligations

Suppliers to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) will be required to comply to a revised Supplier Code of Conduct which will form part of the standard conditions for FCO contracts valued in excess of £10,000. The new Code contains detailed and prescriptive instructions around the Department’s expectations around the corporate responsibility to manage human…

Europe’s data privacy revolution is far from over

As GDPR came into force, it led to an avalanche of notifications and data protection requests. At the same time, high-profile data scandals helped consumers realise the extent to which their data has become a valuable currency. While growing awareness of data privacy is a good thing, will fatigue set in? Are some organisations already…