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The ROI of an Effective Ethics and Compliance Program

For decades, executives have seen their ethics and compliance program as a cost center within their businesses. But that view is dated—and it’s on us, as compliance leaders, to demonstrate why. Fortunately, there’s  a landslide of data on our side. […]

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The EU-US Privacy Shield Ruling: Staying Compliant

“Although the ruling invalidated Privacy Shield, the SCCs remain valid protecting our customers.” On 16 July, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) invalidated Privacy Shield, a framework that allowed personal data transfers from the European Union and Switzerland to the […]

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The New Normal: An Ethical Revolution in Business

At Convercent, we’ve talked for a long time about an ethical revolution in business. And we’re not the only ones—last year’s statement by the Business Roundtable was a high-profile moment in an ongoing conversation between consumers, companies, and communities. There […]

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Today we CONVERGE in a new way: The CONVERGE community

If you’ve attended our CONVERGE conferences in Denver or Brussels, you know they are different and they are special. CONVERGE creates a community, and the feeling that we’re all on the journey to drive ethics to the center of business—and […]

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Meet Asha Palmer, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

This spring, Convercent welcomed Asha Palmer, former Assistant U.S. Attorney with the Department of Justice, as our new Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Executive Vice President of CONVERGE. Watch the video below to hear Asha’s vision for the future […]

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Ethical Companies Perform Better

Do ethical companies perform better?

MSCI published this study on June 22nd that compares event risks and erosion risks as they relate to ESG issues. It is a comprehensive look at which Environmental, Social and Governance issues have had the greatest impact on companies’ financial […]

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Driving Efficiency into Compliance & Ethics Processes

Managing compliance and ethics has become a complex web of processes and information. The modern organization is constantly changing: new employees, shifting employees and responsibilities, evolving business processes, new and changed regulations/obligations, growing ethical concerns, and greater scrutiny from stakeholders, […]

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How to conduct remote compliance investigations

Remote compliance investigations have become a challenge since the onset of COVID-19 nearly six months ago. Ethics and compliance teams everywhere—plus legal teams and HR teams—have been talking about how to conduct remote compliance investigations, and the topic is showing […]

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Cutting-edge policy portal now expected by the DOJ

Have you put much thought into your policy portal? If not, maybe it’s time to start. Buried deep within the DOJ’s recent updated guidance are two new sentences that deserve special attention: “Have the policies and procedures been published in […]

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DOJ 2020 Update: Key takeaways for compliance

Last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ), without fanfare, released an update to its 2019 Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs. For simplicity, I’ll call this new document the DOJ 2020 Update. The DOJ 2020 Update is most welcome news for […]

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