Essential Resources for Strengthening Your Code of Conduct

A powerful, relevant and engaging code of conduct can create a positive ripple effect across your organization. The opposite is also true: a code of conduct that is hard to find, difficult to read and disconnected with your organization’s values can undermine your ethics and compliance program efforts.

To help you bring your code of conduct into better alignment with your E&C program goals, we’ve compiled our top resources in one place.

Building a Code of Conduct Step By Step

1) White Paper: Updating Your Code of Conduct—A Step-by-Step Approach: Created by industry veteran Ed Petry, this comprehensive guide walks you through the key steps and considerations for a new code of ethics—from making the business case for a code through leveraging the rollout process to increase awareness and support your culture.

2) Code of Conduct Compliance Training: A cornerstone of compliance training, training on your code not only helps raise awareness and your employees’ understanding of what it looks like to live out strong ethics in the workplace, it also reduces the risk of behaviors that pose legal, financial and reputational risk. Our Ethics and Code of Conduct training course is designed to help inspire ethical behavior.

Code of Conduct Examples

3) Code of Conduct Template: NAVEX Global’s Code of Conduct: Doing the Right Things Right: NAVEX Global’s corporate code of conduct embodies our organization’s culture and values. Use this is a sample code of conduct—along with other code of conduct examples—to get ideas for building or refreshing your own.

Keys to Creating & Maintaining a Best Practice Code of Conduct

4) Blog Post: 6 Keys to Creating a Best Practice Code of Conduct: What are the must-have elements in a code of conduct that remains a vital part of your E&C program? This article shares what it takes to keep your code vital and relevant

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Achieving Greater Whistleblower Protection: New OSHA Best Practices for Whistleblower Compliance Programs

The new guidelines issued by the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee are geared toward protecting whistleblower rights, which can address employee concerns before they spiral out of control. The public can comment on the guidelines until January 2016, meaning employers should learn about them and consider commenting and take steps to bring their compliance protocols in step.

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DOJ’s New Compliance Expert Brings Private Practice Insights to the Role

The Fraud Section of the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it has hired a “full-time compliance expert”—the first position of its kind within the DOJ. The move seems to speak to the DOJ’s objectives for this new position: that it wants to bring private practice insights into the department to foster more realistic expectations of what corporate ethics and compliance programs should contain.

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