• Risk Assessment

    Design and deploy your ethics and compliance risk assessment.

    Develop action plans to focus resources on mitigating high-priority risks.

  • Standards of Conduct

    Develop, revise or update your Code of Ethics and Conduct.

    Develop and communicate ethics and compliance-related policies and procedures.

  • Ethical Culture

    Assess your organizational culture.

    Support your efforts to foster a culture of integrity and organizational justice.

  • Communications and Training

    Create your communications and training plan.

    Develop and deliver communications and training – to employees, managers, and all stakeholders – or facilitate selection of external training vendor.

    Develop training and engagement strategies for supervisors and managers.

  • Communication Channels / Helpline

    Determine your optimal Helpline structure and facilitate selection of external vendor.

    Implement and communicate your Hotline/Helpline.

    Support the creation of a work environment in which retaliation is not tolerated.

  • Metrics and Measurement

    Determine what to measure and what to report depending on the audience and the purpose.

    Analyze data and produce meaningful formats for monitoring, auditing, and reporting.

  • Investigations and Enforcement

    Plan and conduct internal investigations, working with internal or external counsel as needed.

    Establish case management standards and monitoring protocols.

    Support processes regarding appropriate disciplinary / corrective action and follow-through.

  • Ethics and Compliance Organization Design

    Determine what ethics and compliance staff you need; define roles and responsibilities.

    Support selection, training, and development of your ethics and compliance staff.

  • Ethics and Compliance Program Assessment / Audit

    Assess your program against basic standards, regulatory requirements and best practices.

    Recommend required enhancements and desirable upgrades.

    Conduct an audit of your program against regulatory requirements to verify compliance.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Assess ethics and compliance culture and programs in acquired or merged businesses.

    Develop and implement strategies for timely and smooth integration of ethics and compliance programs.

  • Globalizing your Ethics and Compliance Program

    Define objectives for your globalization initiative.

    Determine applicable rules and regulations of the countries where you operate.

    As applicable, modify your Code of Conduct, policies and procedures, Helpline operations, communications, training, etc. for compliance, accessibility and relevance.

  • Third-Party / Supplier Risk Management

    Assess third-party compliance risks and existing risk management processes.

    Recommend improvements and provide training and communications.

    Develop and deploy your Supplier Code of Conduct.

  • For US Government Contractors

    Assess your program’s compliance with the FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation) rules on ethics and compliance programs and other requirements specific to US government contracting.

    Develop policies and deliver training on topics such as Gifts and Hospitality, Conflicts of Interest, Mandatory Disclosure, Whistleblower Protection, etc. or facilitate selection of external training vendor.

    Support preparation for a government audit.

  • For Ethics Officers

    Provide coaching and advice on ethics and compliance program strategies and planning.

    Help you engage and win support of key organizational colleagues.

    Provide information on available external resources and information.

    Serve as an ongoing resource to advise you whenever you need help.

  • For Small Businesses

    Provide consulting support on a one-time or occasional basis.

    Serve as your outsourced ethics and compliance office.

    Support your organization to meet regulatory requirements.

    Implement a creative, practical and budget-sensitive ethics and compliance program.