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Unilever and Nestlé biggest improvers in Oxfam sustainability report

Unilever and Nestlé biggest improvers in Oxfam sustainability report | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
Many major food companies are slowly improving their sustainability policies but all still have a long way to go, according to an updated ‘Behind the Brands’ sustainability report from Oxfam.
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Leesa Soulodre's curator insight, February 16, 2:15 AM

Will improving disclosure drive greater sustainability?

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Ethics panel blasts NY lawmakers' refusal to share data

Ethics panel blasts NY lawmakers' refusal to share data | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
In a rare united front, New York's Assembly Democrats and Senate Republicans refused Friday to provide detailed records of their private employment, a position that the state anti-corruption commission requesting the information called "ethically ...
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NY state politicians refuse to share the details of their private employment - a deeply disappointing relfection of the depths of possible conflicts of interest and corruption in this state

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Corruption Scandal Shakes Philippine Politics

Corruption Scandal Shakes Philippine Politics | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
The Philippines has charged five current and former lawmakers and a businesswoman with misusing more than $200 million in state funds.

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Chinese Company Shares Details of Corruption Investigation - New York Times

Chinese Company Shares Details of Corruption Investigation - New York Times | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
Yahoo!7 News Chinese Company Shares Details of Corruption Investigation New York Times HONG KONG — A Hong Kong-listed company embroiled in a corruption investigation focused on China's biggest state-owned oil conglomerate said on Thursday that...
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JP Morgan Chase hires 3000 new staff in its compliance department - The Guardian

JP Morgan Chase hires 3000 new staff in its compliance department - The Guardian | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
The Guardian JP Morgan Chase hires 3000 new staff in its compliance department The Guardian The US banking group JP Morgan Chase has employed an extra 3,000 staff in its compliance department during 2013 in its latest attempt to prepare the market...
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French milk firm to investigate China corruption claim

French milk firm to investigate China corruption claim | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
Beijing (AFP) Sept 16, 2013 - French baby formula manufacturer Dumex promised Monday to investigate allegations that its staff bribed Chinese hospital officials to provide its products to newborns.

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Supply chain integrity - one of the most critical concerns global companies need to tackle successfully - from a governance, risk and reputation standpoint as well as a logistical and operational standpoint.

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DOJ hunts for possible fraud in background check of Navy Yard shooter - NBCNews.com (blog)

DOJ hunts for possible fraud in background check of Navy Yard shooter - NBCNews.com (blog) | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
DOJ hunts for possible fraud in background check of Navy Yard shooter NBCNews.com (blog) Authorities in Newport, R.I., were so concerned about an encounter with Aaron Alexis that they contacted a nearby naval station, describing in a report his...
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This tragedy and the Snowden matter both lay bare how broken the background checking process may be for the country's secret and top secret clearances. The checkers need to be checked...

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Dimon Vows to Fix JPMorgan's Compliance Problems - New York Times

Dimon Vows to Fix JPMorgan's Compliance Problems - New York Times | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
Housing Wire Dimon Vows to Fix JPMorgan's Compliance Problems New York Times As the price tag swells for JPMorgan Chase's multibillion-dollar trading loss, Jamie Dimon, the bank's chief executive, offered an unvarnished message to employees on...
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Throwing lots of money and people on a huge compliance challenge may not be enough.

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Do Nice People Succeed In Business? It Depends

Do Nice People Succeed In Business? It Depends | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
The business world is often depicted as a gladiatorial contest where only the selfish survive. If that’s what you think, then Wharton professor Adam Grant’s Give and Take is the next book for you.
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The Honey Launderers: Uncovering the Largest Food Fraud in US History - Businessweek

The Honey Launderers: Uncovering the Largest Food Fraud in US History - Businessweek | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
The Honey Launderers: Uncovering the Largest Food Fraud in US History
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Magnus von Buddenbrock and Stefanie Giesselbach arrived in Chicago in 2006 full of hope.
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A new form of supply chain food fraud: Honey Laundering

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Siemens and the battle against bribery and corruption

Siemens and the battle against bribery and corruption | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it

"Sustainability is about survival," says Siemens general counsel Peter Solmssen, who argues that global cooperation is key to winning the fight...

 

Siemens is well versed in the high cost of corruption: in 2008, following a string of high-profile bribery scandals, it agreed to a record $1.6bn legal settlement with American and European authorities. Solmssen, in fact, was part of the group Siemens CEO Peter Löscher brought in to help clean up the company's institutional culture.

Löscher's team quickly went to work. In an article for the Harvard Business Review, Löscher explained how – in a few months – the company cleaned house, replacing 80% of its top-tier executives, 70% of its second tier and 40% of its third tier.

But Siemens' culture of corruption extended far beyond the executive suite. As one German investigator later put it, "bribery was Siemens' business model". In fact, the company even had a handy accounting euphemism for its bribes: "nützliche Aufwendungen," or "useful money".

Given the corruption that permeated Siemens, it was clear that Löscher's team needed to fundamentally change the culture of the firm. The trouble was, the employees who knew the most about the company's bribery culture and methods were the same ones who were actually involved in it. Changing Siemens' way of doing business would require enlisting help from the very employees who had the most to lose.


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A great example of a company that has turned a material risk - bribery and corruption -- into an opportunity for better business in many different ways - better processes, community engagement, support of NGO and governmental programs, etc.

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Murray Grainger's comment, September 21, 2013 2:07 AM
Hindsight is powerful, but this is also a great example of what can be avoided if you embed integrity upfront at all levels, in all contexts.
Leesa Soulodre's curator insight, February 16, 2:16 AM

The real cost of bribery and corruption. An event that occurred in 2008 still permeates the halo on the global brand today.

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Teenager becomes first person arrested under China's new anti-gossip law - Telegraph

Teenager becomes first person arrested under China's new anti-gossip law - Telegraph | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
A 16-year-old pupil at a school in west China has become the first person arrested under the country's draconian new anti-gossip law.

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MPs to start 'major inquiry' into BBC governance - Financial Times

MPs to start 'major inquiry' into BBC governance - Financial Times | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
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Senior directors from the BBC and its governing body are to be recalled to parliament to answer questions in a “major inquiry” into governance at the broadcaster.
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Brazilian Court Allows Appeals for Political Figures Convicted of Corruption - New York Times

Brazilian Court Allows Appeals for Political Figures Convicted of Corruption - New York Times | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
BBC News Brazilian Court Allows Appeals for Political Figures Convicted of Corruption New York Times RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's highest court on Wednesday allowed a new round of appeals in a trial over a vast vote-buying scheme, a decision that may...
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Federal prosecutor: Corruption in New York 'appears rampant' - Washington Post (blog)

Federal prosecutor: Corruption in New York 'appears rampant' - Washington Post (blog) | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
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Federal prosecutor: Corruption in New York 'appears rampant'
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That was U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara.
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Hundreds of Wall Street Execs Went to Prison During the Last Fraud-Fueled Bank Crisis | Connecting the Dots, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com

Hundreds of Wall Street Execs Went to Prison During the Last Fraud-Fueled Bank Crisis | Connecting the Dots, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
September 15th marked the fifth anniversary of Wall Street giant Lehman Brothers going into bankruptcy, which precipitated the Great Recesion that lingers on today -- it remains the largest bankruptcy in U.S.
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Money, Sex, Drugs, and Academic Fraud: Sports Illustrated Exposes ...

Money, Sex, Drugs, and Academic Fraud: Sports Illustrated Exposes ... | Global Governance Risk & Reputation Trends | Scoop.it
According to a Sports Illustrated investigative project released Tuesday, cheating at Oklahoma State University comes in pretty much every way imaginable: under the table payments, no-show jobs, academic fraud, drugs, and ...
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