Regulation in the pipeline on reporting and governance focuses on ESG, bringing workforce issues to the fore.
Companies seeking competitive advantage in uncertain times will find that effective governance allows much sharper focus.
Encouraging staff to speak up and stop harm can reduce legal and reputational risk—both for the organisation and its board members.
Research finds FTSE 100 firms are still rejecting the 2018 proposal of improving workforce engagement by appointing a worker to the board.
Formal whistleblowing means trouble, not only for the obvious reason, but because it shows the organisation failed to address valid concerns.
The right policy and reporting channel for whistleblowing increases awareness and offers protection. But the board also has to listen.
Aviva CEO faces “inappropriate” remarks at shareholder meeting; warning for Twitter board over free speech; speaking up on whistleblowing.
The chief executive of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI) on rising unethical behaviour, reporting and retaliation.
The asset manager has filed a shareholder resolution calling for Alphabet, Google’s parent company, to review its whistleblowing policies.
The pressures of the Covid-19 crisis are leading companies around the world to compromise ethical standards, researchers warn.