One Year After the Department of Justice Raised Bar for Corporate Ethics & Compliance Programs: Those Focusing on Values, not Just Rules, Meet DOJ Criteria, LRN Research Finds

2018 LRN Program Effectiveness Report Shows Which Ones Deter and Remedy Misconduct NEW YORK, March 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just over a year ago, in February 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) changed the game for Ethics & Compliance (E&C) professionals. It refocused evaluation criteria for programs on whether, in practice, they prevent […]

Effective Compliance Programs Reject Checklist Approach and Focus on Culture and Behavior

By Lori Tripoli The Anti-Corruption Report By Nicole Di Schino The Anti-Corruption Report Organizations with the most effective compliance programs focus on the presence or absence of ethical behaviors to measure program effectiveness rather than on checklists itemizing the number of training courses, hotline calls or other compliance program elements according to LRN’s 2016 Program […]

The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and LRN Announce Student Winners of the Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

NEW YORK, April 18, 2017 — The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and its partner in the Prize in Ethics Essay Contest, LRN, announced today that Micah Latty, Class of 2017, from Bethel University, is the first place winner of the 2016 Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics Essay Contest. Latty, a philosophy and computer science major, considered the role of […]

Many Companies’ Ethics & Compliance Efforts Focus Too Much on Checklists and Not Enough on Culture and Employees’ Behavior, Says LRN Report

LRN  Effective Ethics & Compliance Programs Don’t Just Focus on Rules and Regulations — They Highlight Their Company’s Culture and Values and the Corresponding Behaviors, Finds New LRN Report on Compliance Program Effectiveness NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – Feb 6, 2017) –  As the regulatory bar gets higher for U.S. corporations, employee and manager behavior and […]